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“Excellent” 4 of 5 stars
Review of China Palace

China Palace
1075 Adams Ave., El Centro, CA
(760) 337-8888
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Ranked #13 of 94 Restaurants in El Centro
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Dinner
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Dining options: Dinner
El Centro CA
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Excellent”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Some of the best Chinese food you will find anywhere. Okay atmosphere. Fair fare. Cold Chinese beer.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Avondale, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Gross and over priced”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Paid $30 for dried out meat and not even what I had ordered. The driver was given terrible information so the poor guy got lost. He was the best part of the whole ordeal. The food was a waste, not even edible. Pretty sure the fried shrimp was actually past due.

Visited January 2014
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Redlands, California
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109 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Very good steaks”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I went to the steakhouse side. Wife's ribeye was perfectly cooked, as was my filet. Teriyaki sauce on my chicken was also excellent (I had the combo). Creme brûlée was average--be warned, the rim of the ramekin is very hot.

Visited October 2013
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Imperial, California
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“China Palace”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Excellent Food American and Chinese. Owner and wait staff are friendly. Usually visited daily by local Professionals. Judges, Dr's Attorneys, Law Enforcement, and Farmers. Looks a little older but very clean and well maintained. The Tri-Tip Sandwich is a lunch special and is excellent. The Bar is always open :)

Visited August 2013
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“Date night”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

Food ok. Over priced especially for the area. Atmosphere ok. Very good service...probably the only reason we dine out here.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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