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759 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3239
505-662-4433
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Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
No flavor

we had three dishes last night . One was spicy so that was the flavor. The other two were very bland. The hot tea was only lukewarm. The wishes come out one at a time.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
connie s
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Boise, Idaho
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Boise, Idaho
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

we had three dishes last night . One was spicy so that was the flavor. The other two were very bland. The hot tea was only lukewarm. The wishes come out one at a time.

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Slow service; not enough waitstaff. Bland food that all tastes about the same. Expensive. There are too many tables crowded in and worse they are those horrid banquet tables and chairs. The decor is 1980 - pink walls and awful huge paintings.

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Lenexa, Kansas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Arrived in Los Alamos mid afternoon and was starving. The local Greek place (Pyramid) was closed midday (what's up with that???), so we went next door for Chinese. Although the buffet ended at 2 p.m., the food was good - just higher per person than the buffet would have been. I'd recommend any of the dishes we had - noodle... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We LOVE their pot stickers! Chicken Fried Rice is so good, I ate up all yesterday's leftovers and am going back for more tonight! Going to try the Shrimp Fried Rice and get more mu shu pork. We had chicken curry yesterday too. It was very fresh, but I wish the curry sauce had been thicker, it was more like... More 

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Los Alamos, NM USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I ordered sweet and sour chicken and vegetable fried rice for takeout. The rice was tolerable, but extremely over-priced. The chicken was mostly soggy breading that tasted like it was a frozen product heated in the oven. Not at all fried and crispy as I expected. The sauce was sweet---period. No tang, no sour, and it was gooey. There were... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Always busy at lunch. Not so much at dinner. Food isn't great, service is even less so. Quick and reasonably priced

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
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83 reviews 83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

For a small town, Los Alamos has a surprising number of decent Chinese restaurants, and this is probably the best of the bunch. The menu is extensive and samples a number of regional Chinese sub-cuisines, with nothing too out of the ordinary (this isn't San Francisco's Chinatown we're talking about) but enough variety to satisfy. Dinners are served seven nights... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

The food is good, but pricey. Every now and then we'll go there just for a change of pace. Service is just ok. Food is good, but nothing special. We usually go to China Moon just because it's fast and for the money you get more.

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Espanola, New Mexico, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The buffet is the best in Los Alamos. They are always very friendly. The food is hot and is constantly being refilled. They place is clean and it's not expensive. I've only been for lunch.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

My father and I went here for some take out. What a mistake. Overly greasy and wasn't hot. Will not be coming back here. The general tso chicken was the worst. It tasted cheap but with an expensive price tag. Won't be going back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 759 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3239
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Los Alamos
  • Phone Number: 505-662-4433

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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