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CaiE's Oriental Cafe

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700 South Meadows Parkway #101, Reno, NV
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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
For quick Chinese food fix...

I was hungry and looking for someplace easy for carryout. I noticed CaiE's Oriental Cafe in the same shopping complex as Smith's Groceries and suddenly decided that Chinese food sounded good. Upon entering, although the space set aside for dining in was clean and inviting, the "cafe" also clearly... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2014
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Searched for dim sum in Reno and found this. Sadly the dim sum we were served must have been leftover from at least the day before and then reheated. Some actually tasted bad like spoiled

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Denver, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I was excited to try a local eatery and looked forward to having a good experience. We got 2 dishes to go. I was hopeful that the bustling to go business was a precursor to a good diner. Well, not to be. The Toa's chicken was ridiculously over cooked and salty. Uneatable.

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We stopped here because it was close to our hotel and we were too tired to go farther. It's located in an unremarkable supermarket strip mall. Didn't have too high a hopes, but was proved wrong. It doesn't seem like the menu has been as americanized as most chinese restaurants. Food was excellent and more authentic. Surprisingly, the crab rangoon... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

pork ribs - were horrible just fat and bone egg roll - could not swallow the firs bite (vegetables not fresh at all)

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I was able to select several different entres that were not only healthy but tasty and their portion sizes were more than adequate!

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Seattle, WA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I was hungry and looking for someplace easy for carryout. I noticed CaiE's Oriental Cafe in the same shopping complex as Smith's Groceries and suddenly decided that Chinese food sounded good. Upon entering, although the space set aside for dining in was clean and inviting, the "cafe" also clearly did a carryout business given the several plastic bags already lined... More 

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La Vernia, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Nothing excitingly different than any other restaurant. Tastes fried. Had the lunch special tangerine beef. The pot stickers were good.

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We regularly order from this restaurant for Chinese take-out, often calling in an order and grabbing it on the way home from work. The food is very good quality and if you decide to dine in, I recommend trying the Dim Sum since there are not many places in Reno that offer the same variety. The wait staff service during... More 

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Reno
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I've eaten here many times in the past and have had good experiences, with the food and service. I now realize that what has made the experience good has been the presence of a young man I believe to be the owner's son. He's friendly, attentive and present at your table frequently. The food here is consistent, not great, but... More 

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Cypress, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This restaurant has more authentic Chinese food than the fast food type. Reno has few authentic Chinese restaurants and there others that are just as good. It is not like the Chinese restaurants in Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley or Irvine, CA which have great Chinese food and great dim sum.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 700 South Meadows Parkway #101, Reno, NV
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno

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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