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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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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
Mediocre

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Nevada
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Nevada
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155 reviews 155 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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Carson
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73 reviews 73 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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71 reviews 71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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Oakland, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Susanville, California
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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Senior Reviewer
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is an award winning chef that has opened a Chinese food restaurant in cowboy country ... but the food is Excellent. We found this restaurant 2 blocks from our hotel and got there late at night. We ordered, wondering how this will compare with the restaurants we frequent in the San Francisco East Bay. Wonder no more. The food... More 

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Richland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is the best restaurant for Chinese Food in Elko, NV. Only the Great Wall of China in Seattle, WA can beat this!

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Geneva, Illinois
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26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I've changed my mind. Went with some friends and was very wary about eating anything Chinese. I don't remember the names of any of the food we ate but it was delicious. We had an assortment of about 8-10 different dishes served family style for our group of 12. I think we ordered servings for 8 however and there were... 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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