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Lucky Chinese Restaurant

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500 South 4th Street, El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-7680
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the worst Chinese food we had ever ate! I had an egg roll that tasted like a shoe leather n my husband had teriyaki chicken that was so dry the chicken was crispy !! We had to pay extra to share n we only had plain rice n not Refried rice . My wine was so flat !... More 

Thank Barbara B
El Centro, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good service and really good food too. Fast service the owner is always there to greet you too. Large portions so make sure you're hungry or you have a lot of leftovers for later.

Thank 843stevenv
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Visited this place once. The place is dark and does not provide an inviting look. Very basic inside. Found the portion sizes to large. I ordered roast duck which was nice but the portion size was to large for my liking and the dish was very greasy. Overpriced for the quality but cant complain for the large amount. Regardless, the... More 

Thank Tony F
Casa Grande, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This Chinese Restaurant is consistently good. I particularly like their curried chicken. Service is fast and staff is friendly.

Thank Nancy C
Yuma, Arizona
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

HUGE amounts of GOOD food for a cheap price. The lunch (7.99) was a plate PILED with food - took enough home for lunch the next day. Quick seating, great waiter - all around can't loose if you're looking for good Chinese food.

Thank Traveler1563
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

It's different than the typical Chinese food you find in urben areas. great taste and more variety. Will go again for sure

Thank Sam A
Southern California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Large meals at moderate proces. Atmosphere is not great, but food makes up for it. There is a good variety of lunch specials at a reasonable cost.

El Centro,CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

They have well served combination lunch specials. The service is always good and fast! There are several options for Chinese food in El Centro but this one still takes the cake! Mmm, Mongolian beef!

Thank greenrocs
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

We travel to El Centro every 4 or 5 years to bird at the Salton Sea, and we always return to Lucky's. The food is hot and you can tell the ingredients are fresh. Portions are generous and splitting is no problem. What a gem in this area.

Thank Kathleen M
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

try mah"s kitchen thats good chines food at an affordable price with extras fast take out left overs for lunch

Thank j b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 South 4th Street, El Centro, CA 92243
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: (760) 352-7680

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