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The Little Kitchen Asian Cafe

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24831 Del Prado, Dana Point, CA 92629-2852
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Laguna Niguel, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a lovely family restaurant serving excellent Chinese food. The service is superb and fast. The food well prepared and cooked. Am looking forward to visiting it again when on holiday in a couple of months.

Thank Ann W
Dana Point, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We love this place and are never disappointed. Food always perfectly cooked and service very efficient. We like that it's open late for this area.

Thank sukiewest
south shields
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88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Ate in this wonderful little find last night with my family. When we arrived around 7pm it was very busy but the waiter soon sorted us out with a table and even a pair reading glasses as my husband had left his behind. The food was so fresh, wonderfully presented and huge portions we struggled to get through it all.... More 

Thank eddySouthShields
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We tried a bunch of Chinese, Thai, etc. and these guys claim to have no MSG which is probably true because nobody's mud gun went off in a loose fashion the next day after eating there. Food, oh so good. Some indigent folks have claimed it is expensive, but portions are large and quality is really high. Go there, you... More 

Thank LiveinCharlotte
Dana Point, California
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

These folk work hard to please with authentic cooks working an open kitchen. They tend to use too much pepper and way too much onion. That been said they do turn out a consistent product. We are frequent take out dinners, DP does not have a better Chinese restaurant, so this place does a pretty good job.

Thank DPKH
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

This is a small family friendly restaurant in a strip mall. It has no frills, but the food and service was very good. We could see a lot of locals eating in or picking up food while we were dining here. We would definitely recommend it.

Thank arizonagalpal
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Went there a couple of nights ago and was impressed with the service and the food was excellent. So nice that we are going to return another night. Price was good and portions large in fact we could have had 1 between us but that is typical America. They should give a little less food and charge a little less.

Thank Fiona C
Dana Point, California
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Ok we have done carry out from this place many times. The food is healthy (but not organic) and really tasty. Prices are a little high but portions are big and there are always leftovers. This time we ate in the restaurant and had the most amazing fried asparagus we have ever had. Lightly coated with panko and perfectly cooked... More 

Thank mark b
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Best for late hours when you're craving awesome hot food. Also great any time of the day where you start with a traditional appetizer and wrap up with the highly recommended Brick Toast - any entree can keep you guessing what you'll want to try next time, because it's so tasty. I can't get enough of their Honey Walnut Shrimp.... More 

Thank Gildea G
Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Food is fresh. And they bring the food quickly. Honey walnut shrimp was very good. We also ordered a plate of vegetables with asparagus. Menu is reasonably priced. We went to Riteaid next door for ice cream.

Thank kaa7755

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24831 Del Prado, Dana Point, CA 92629-2852
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: 949-276-7799
(949)276-7799 New Restaurant

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