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Golden China Restaurant

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1115 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3311
626-799-8867
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Description: **Temporarily closed due to fire**

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Enjoyed food and service

Good food, fun times, great service, good price. Brought my visiting mother and she loved it. If you ask for spicy, it is just that. Got the lunch special for best value.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2012
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Lake Elsinore, California
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Pasadena, CA
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91 reviews 91 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

My wife and I went there for Xmas dinner (Jews traditionally eat Chinese on Xmas day). We ordered sizzling rice soup,which didn't sizzle, and was okay but a bit bland. We next had the pu-pu platter for two which was lots of food but was kind of hit-and-miss. The spareribs were delicious, the spring rolls were ordinary and not very... More 

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Lake Elsinore, California
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

Good food, fun times, great service, good price. Brought my visiting mother and she loved it. If you ask for spicy, it is just that. Got the lunch special for best value.

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2010

We LOVE Golden China! Nice, relaxing atmosphere. Everyone who works here is helpful and will put together any dish you like. We make the drive from Huntington Beach every month!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2009

Best lunch special in town. Choice of >30 dishes, including soup, tea, and fortune cookie under $7. Have tried 50% of dishes and all were good to excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2008

I have yet to find a place that makes better Gourmet Won Ton Soup, Chow Fun or Shrimp Fried Rice. Each dish is distinct and flavorful. My parents and in-laws are elderly and they are hooked on the Won Ton Soup. When asked where they would like to go out for Sunday dinner it is alwasy Golden China. Hope they... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2008

Small family restaurant. Food is OK.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2007

The food and the atmosphere are so good here. My family and i always eat here for major occasions, and they always can accomodate for our party for 20+

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2007

Hands down, the best Chinese food in the area. Closed temporarily due to fire in September, but I can't wait for the grand re-opening.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2007

The food is classic American-Chinese. But Golden China execute it better than anyone I have ever seen. One of those places that you can go every week and expect to be well fed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1115 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3311
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South Pasadena
  • Phone Number: 626-799-8867

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

**Temporarily closed due to fire**
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?