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Mr. Ning's Chinese Garden

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127 Sumner St, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-1161
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
127 Sumner St, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

I like this restaurant and whenever I"m in Catalina will go there for lunch. Portions are big even if you are really hungry. Ambient of restaurant has not being changed for years, maybe it's time. Staff can sometime be blunt, especially lady that works on...More

Thank VelSim
Reviewed September 7, 2016

When we have a house full of family we traditionally have one night of Mr. Nings. Last time, with toddlers in tow we decided to do take out. Eight entrees was enough food for 10 adults and 3 kids. Is was much easier to eat...More

1  Thank Janet B
Reviewed August 29, 2016

This place reminded me of the more traditional Chinese restaurants not unlike you would find in San Francisco's China Town. In LA there are very few real Chinese sit down restaurants as most now have become Asian fusion or have evolved away from the comfortable...More

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Typical selections. It's a slice out of history & nothing has changed for years. You will find the service is excellent.

Thank SMOgal
Reviewed August 13, 2016

This is my favorite Chinese restaurant ever, the food is always fantastic as is the service, it's so good, its even on the Avalon food tour! Highly recommended, THE place to go in Avalon for great food for a reasonable price

Thank Rocky W
Reviewed August 9, 2016

We love Mr. Ning's! The food was fresh & the service was great! Our only regret was that we didn't give ourselves enough time to sit and enjoy our meals (as we quickly stopped in before catching a movie at the Casino). So make sure...More

Thank SBayKat
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Got takeout from here one night. I wouldn't have minded eating on-site--the decor is a bit above the standard Chinese-American restaurant decor, what with the numerous whimsical upside-down parasols hanging from the ceiling. Staff was friendly and spoke Cantonese. I ordered the combination lo mein...More

3  Thank pillowsofwanderlust
Reviewed July 26, 2016

I love this restaurant and have for 20+ years. On a recent 3 day trip to the island I had to eat there twice to get in all the dishes I wanted. It really is the best deal in Avalon.

Thank lanuvie
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Mr. Nings is so great because is about as good a Chinese food as you'll find anywhere, and it is at a great price. You have 3 price options in Avalon.. High priced awesome food(about $30/ plate), burger stand fast food($7/plate), and Mr. Nings(avg $8/plate...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed July 24, 2016

They are open for lunch and then again for dinner. The staff was very nice and we enjoyed the food. We were a family of 8 and they had plenty of seating for us to all eat at one table. Good for a group. Not...More

1  Thank janice385
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Sumner St, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-1161
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