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365 S Mountain Ave, Upland, CA 91786
(909) 982-2449
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Be a local and eat here - fabulous food!

Whenever I go to this restaurant, which is nearly every time I'm in the area (I live 70 minutes away), it feels like old home week. I've been coming here about 20 years. The service is warm and gracious. My allergy doctor told me I probably wasn't allergic to shell food anymore, and I couldn't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
Lepha
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Murrieta
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Murrieta
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236 reviews 236 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Whenever I go to this restaurant, which is nearly every time I'm in the area (I live 70 minutes away), it feels like old home week. I've been coming here about 20 years. The service is warm and gracious. My allergy doctor told me I probably wasn't allergic to shell food anymore, and I couldn't wait to try the shrimp... More 

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Riverside, CA
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151 reviews 151 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I almost turned around and left when I saw the condition of the interior. The carpet is worn and dirty, the paint is chipped, the reception desk is cluttered, etc. I'm glad I decided to stay. The service was very warm and friendly. My food was outstanding. I was in the mood for soup, so I ordered the large bowl... More 

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Claremont, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Favorite lunch place for my wife and me. Extensive menu but we are always drawn to the tbree flavor noodle soup. It is a huge serving and although I always get rid of mine, my wife always has enough left over for lunch the next day. Extensive menu and great service should please anybody.

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Murrieta
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236 reviews 236 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I've been going to this restaurant for lunch for about 20 years, and I'm never disappointed. The lunch menu has approximately 35 items on it -- I think the most expensive is $8.95. All entrees are served family style so you can share. The following comes with your meal: soup (won ton or hot and sour), egg roles, paper-wrapped chicken,... More 

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Upland, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The waiters are very attentive, service is quick and food is yummy. They have no problem seating a big group. I like that they have their lunch specials even on weekends.

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Upland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We've been going to this restaurant for more than 25 years. A few years ago the original owners sold the restaurant and the new owners kept most of the menu items, adding a few others. We used to enjoy the House Panfried Noodles and the honey pecan shrimp. We noticed that the staff aren't as nice, so we haven't been... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We've been eating here for over 20 years and the sizzling rice soup (with chicken, shrimp etc.) is the best I've had. They also have an endless list of food choices for both lunch and dinner. The kind of place that you will return to time-after-time.

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Mission Viejo, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Over twenty five years ago I went to this restaurant for lunch with co-workers and loved the food and the value. I moved away and recently was in the area and tried it again for lunch. Fantastic - the same as before and only went up in price a couple of dollars. Freshly made and several courses for less than... More 

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Upland, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I have been going here for over 25 years the food is always excellent not the quick food horrible type of place. I have read some of the other reviews and China Gate is family owned by brothers who are Chinese, some now have gone back to China. The two that still run it are really nice and the one... More 

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Upland, CA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We love coming to China Gate at least once a month - and always for the same thing. Their house special dish is called "House Pan Fried Noodles". We start off with sizzling rice soup with shrimp, then have plain fried rice (no extra charge for this, but you can just have steamed rice if you prefer) and the House... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 365 S Mountain Ave, Upland, CA 91786
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Upland
  • Phone Number: (909) 982-2449

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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