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La China Restaurant

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2852 Fletcher Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92020-2111
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

The food was awesome and the portion sizes we're huge. Everything was made fresh and tasted awesome plus had plenty to take home later. Was here visiting family on vacation and would recommend to anyone

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Payson Az
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Reasonably priced Chinese food in a strip mall. Has beer and wine and a large selection of dishes either a la carte or per person. Take our also available

Thank Pam J
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

I've eaten here for both dine in and take out numerous times. Their food is good and hot! A favorite entree is their Pecan Shrimp. We also enjoy their House Soft Noobles and Orange Chicken. I highly recommend La China for a delicious Chinese meal. Their service is great and they always aim to please. They have several lunch specials... More 

Thank ToppingTravel
San Diego
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016

We have tried the restaurant and the take-away. Both were very good. I can't recall the name of my recent choice but is was better than the other Chinese restaurant we have frequented. It is a go-back place for us.

Thank Jay A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

The place was dirty dirty dirty, food on the floor in the waiting area, we could see the dining room, napkins under the table, greasy table cloth. we ordered take out but wanted to leave right away. Two big rice cooker near the register with steamed rice in them. Walls dirty, carpet nasty. First and last time, broght the food... More 

Thank Valentina G
Lakeside, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2015

We love this place. Best food ever. We enjoy this place so much. Best sweet and sour shrimp, chicken and so much more. Great almond shrimp. No miss this pace for great food.

Thank Charleen J
San Diego, California
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2015

Excellent Family owned restaurant! The food is always fresh. They also have a great lunch menu. The owners are so friendly and make you feel right at home! Best food and best value around!

Thank Cheryl W
San Diego, California
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2013

I have been eating at this place for more than five years. It is family owned, and they will remember you by name. The food is healthy and prepared fast. The price is economical. The adjacent Vons store often has $5.00 coupons off on the back of the cash register receipts. I highly recomend the kung pao shrimp and just... More 

Thank Russell B
san Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2013

Ive' recently started trying out some local Chinese restaurants in the area.La China was an excellant choice.They offer a Pecan Shrimp that has about 20 huge dipped shrimp with sweetened pecans.The price was great for the amount of food you get.Also, the have a great vegetable chow mein with big chunks of mushrooms and snow peas.Everything was fresh and tasted... More 

Thank sanDiegoTrippy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2012

The food is delicious. They have recently remodeled and the atmosphere is very nice. The owners are very friendly and will make special dishes upon request. I have absolutely nothing negative to say about this place, go now!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2852 Fletcher Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92020-2111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: 619-465-8525

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?