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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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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
Most recent review
Best Elko chinese

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
Phil S
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Nevada
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Nevada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Beverley, United Kingdom
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Hadn't realised how small Elko was when booking and the dining options are pretty limited. A couple of places we parked outside of screamed "Don't eat here" so we ended up at Chef Chengs. We stupidly ordered Egg Flower Soup and Hot and Sour Soup to start with followed by Fried Wantons and Fried Calamari and then Special Fried Rice,... More 

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Galt, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Edible dessert sculpture! Staff friendly to my kids! Clean. Each dish has unique flavor instead of just chinese food flavor... The best BROCCOLI BEEF I've ever eaten (that is a lot of broccoli beef over 35 years!) Older building but they've made the ambiance inside authentic and comfortable! Each time we go they consistently please us!

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Elko, Nevada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The lunch menu has a list of items you can mix and match any three, for $7.99. Can't beat that for one of the top 100 Chinese restaurants in the country.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

The beef from the pu-pu platter was so dry that it was inedible. Greasy, salty, and overpriced. $40 for very little food.

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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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