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1309 Idaho St, Elko, NV 89801
(775) 753-5788
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Amazing Chinese in Elko!

Great food, great prices, great portions! In Elko. Go figure! Enjoyed all the food, but really special was the appetizer sampler that comes with a mini hibachi to keep food warm. This former coffee shop doesn't look that good from the outside, and inside it's clean, but can use a makeover. Still... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I've seen a lot of reviews of this place and was skeptical of going back, but the temptation was getting to me. I went in for their lunch special and oh my god, it was as good as I remembered it. It took them only a good 5-7 minutes to cook my meal n I had no problems with that.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great food, great prices, great portions! In Elko. Go figure! Enjoyed all the food, but really special was the appetizer sampler that comes with a mini hibachi to keep food warm. This former coffee shop doesn't look that good from the outside, and inside it's clean, but can use a makeover. Still, the food is very tasty, service is fine... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I can't say I'm necessarily impressed, but I'm far from disappointed. Food taste is good, though a bit bland, at an OK price. Service is friendly. 4/5, it's worth a visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Visited this restaurant many times. Decided to review. This time had the spicy garlic scallops dish. Scallops were of the defrosted kind and on the smallish side. When arriving at the table you can actually see the water still coming out into the sauces. Sauce although was garlicky and spicy, it suffered from too much corn starch and it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This restaurant was recommended and the Chinese food was very good and very ample. We had chicken and tofu with vegetables and fried noodles, which were cooked in a very different fashion that we had seen before. The staff are pleasant and attentive and the amount of food was generous. The evening meal cost about $11.00 per person.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Great service but the food was mediocre at best. Hot and sour soup was oily, Kung pao chicken came with no rice, forgot plum sauce with mushu as well as to go cutlery. Hopefully this isn't the best chinese in elko!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Easily one of the best Chinese restaurants I have ever eaten at! Don't let the building fool you, it is definitely dated but the food is top quality. The egg flower soup was clear and not yellow like another poster mentioned, but it was the best egg flower I've had! We had Mongolian beef, Asparagus chicken, and Sweet & Sour... More 

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Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

By far, the best Chinese food in Elko. People are always nice and food is prepared fresh and good. Not the cleanest bathrooms though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Not easy to get enough vegetables on the road! Braised green beans, veggie fried rice, eggplant and veggie lettuce wraps - all so very good! If only the offered brown rice option - would be excellent!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Now I have eaten at an abundance of Chinese food restaurants before, we went to chef chengs and it was by far the most horrible Chinese food I've eaten I ordered sweet and sour chicken it came with fried rice and egg flower soup. My chicken was good, the rice was almost identical to seamed rice but had meat and... More 

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Additional Information about Chef Cheng's

Address: 1309 Idaho St, Elko, NV 89801
Phone Number: (775) 753-5788
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Elko
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 - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1309 Idaho St, Elko, NV 89801
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Elko
  • Phone Number: (775) 753-5788

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 - 9:00 pm

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