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China Bistro

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3250 Yorba Linda Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831-1707
714-993-4670
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Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Tried the lunch buffet. Not many dishes offered. I found the food to be too salty and most of the selections were lukewarm. Egg rolls and wontons were tasteless. I've ordered off the regular menu before and enjoyed the food. I wouldn't go back for the lunch buffet.

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Thank MPP214
Placentia, California
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161 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by China Bistro for an early dinner and we loved every bite. The restaurant needs a little love and decor but the food is great. We ordered vegetable egg foo young, szechwan tofu and veg fried rice. The food came out piping hot and authentic. My favorite was definitely the tofu. The staff are friendly and accommodating.

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Thank vegout2
Placentia, California, United States
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Went once for lunch. Not much of a selection. Food temps not hot. Old style seating/tables. Dark, unfriendly atmosphere.

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Placentia, California
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110 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

I was hesitant to order food here based upon the mixed Yelp reviews but I'm glad I put my fears aside to try China Bistro. I ordered food to go last night and I was pleasantly surprised. For $25.00 I was able to order egg foo young, vegetable lo mein, and vegetables. The food was tasty, the restaurant appeared to... More 

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Placentia, California
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

We went for a quick lunch, and at least it was that. They are open for lunch from 11-2 and we were there about 1:15. Seating is immediate and so is getting the food. All that is good. However, the food was lukewarm at best, and some was almost cold. Consistency was listless---very blah. The server asked what we wanted... More 

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Thank Gil M
Long Beach, CA
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454 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Been going here for years. Lunch buffet is tasty and consistent. Great deal for the money. Everything tastes good if not a bit similar, but it fills the gut and is flavorful. All you can eat for 6.95! Fried chicken is excellent.

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Thank Jon M
Fullerton, California
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

China Bistro has been our family favorite for many years. We were in for a surprise recently when we went in for a late supper after a school concert at our granddaughter's school. My daughter had called ahead, because we were just going to squeak by getting there before 9:00pm. The place had been transformed completely into a sleek, modern... More 

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The O.C.
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79 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Mongolian beef was EXCELLENT! Unfortunately, shrimp in lobster sauce didn't have water chestnuts and had a TON of bamboo shoots. And you can't ask for it without (I don't think so, anyway...hmmm, much check...) Veggie chow mein excellent. Won ton soup very good. Chix fried rice very good. One thing, though-you know how you can get some of those little... More 

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Thank schmink45
Orange, California
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125 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

My parents have been going here since they opened. I never thought to write about them, but if you have been searching for great Chinese food, this is the place. The War Won Ton soup is a favorite and so is the Chicken Chop Suey, Orange Chicken Peel, Sweet and Sour Pork, Pea Pod Beef, Egg Foo Young and pretty... More 

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Placentia, CA
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326 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Sorry but this place has poor food. I had to go there for a birthday party but I usually avoid this place. Food is mostly tasteless and service was slow.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3250 Yorba Linda Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831-1707
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Fullerton
  • Phone Number: 714-993-4670

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