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267 South Washington Street, Sonora, CA
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Beware of specials

Had dinner there last night. Some of the best Chinese food I have ever had. But, beware. Do not order anything from the specials board without asking the price. We ordered a whole sweet and sour fish. When the bill came the fish alone was $50. About choked! $50 for one plate in a Chinese... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This was our second trip to Yosemite and this time stayed in Sonora, CA. We went to Hong Kong Garden Restaurant for dinner. The menu and prices were what I would expect from any Chinese restaurant. It was around 9:00PM when we sat on our table and ordered. There was nobody else at the restaurant at that time. A Hispanic... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Had dinner there last night. Some of the best Chinese food I have ever had. But, beware. Do not order anything from the specials board without asking the price. We ordered a whole sweet and sour fish. When the bill came the fish alone was $50. About choked! $50 for one plate in a Chinese restaurant. Seriously pissed off, but... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We had dinner with our kids, grandchildren and the other grandma, two times while in Sonora. They have excellent food and the staff are the owners and they are so friendly! Once it was one of my granddaughters birthdays and that's where she picked to eat and her dad and mom ordered some extras for her as it was her... More 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We arrived in a very wet Sonora & booked into the California Inns hotel. Due to the weather we decided to try the first Chinese restaurant we came to & the Hong Kong Garden looked inviting. However, the service wasn't great - the waitress forgot the iced water we asked for & she obviously didn't know the difference between white... More 

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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The food was great! We had classic dishes like fried rice and noodles, as well as delicious dim sum.

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Monterey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Always friendly, quick, service and fun abiance, especially if you're a local. The walls are imprinted with the brands used by the historical families of the area as this used to be a more western flavored establishment, some time back. Rarely crowded, usually quiet and the waiters keep a close eye on you and are quick to be there if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Absolutely Fresh vegetables. A very warm welcome at a family-owned restaurant. We chose the most authentic items we could. They do serve some 'Americanized' Chinese dishes. They even offer Sushi, a pleasant surprised.

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Santa Rosa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Came here as girlfriend wanted Chinese food during our visit. This place is a hole in the w4all, non-descript place located on Broadway in downtown Sonora. Place has been in business here since 1974. Not sure what the decor theme was inside, an old time coal lantern hanging with new, large Christmas bulb, or several stuffed animal heads..anyway, we were... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Just an average Chinese restaurant, there are better places to eat in Sonora, food average, staff average, cheap.

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Sonora, California, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Ordered take out... Large portions of poor food. General chicken was comparable to orange chicken at a mall food square. No flavor.

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Address: 267 South Washington Street, Sonora, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonora
Cuisine: Chinese

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  • Address: 267 South Washington Street, Sonora, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonora

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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