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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
FEATURES
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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APPETIZERS
Roasted Suckling Pig
combination platter
M USD 32
L USD 40
Special Combination Platter
M USD 28
L USD 35
Three Delicacies
USD 21.95
Two Delicacies
USD 14.95
Minced Squab With Lettuce
USD 12.95
Minced Seafood With Lettuce
USD 14.95
SOUP
Winter Melon Soup
M USD 28
L USD 32
House Special Soup
USD 16.95
Abalone With Chicken Soup
USD 15.95
Crab Meat With Fish Maw Soup
USD 11.95
Dry Scallop With Mushroom Soup
USD 10.95
HOT POT
Assorted Dry Seafood
USD 18.95
Chinese Sauasge And Mushroom
with frog
USD 16.95
Mushroom
with fish maw
USD 15.95
Beef Short Ribs
with eggplant
USD 12.95
Oyster
with honey and chili
USD 12.95
PORK
Sweet And Sour Pork Ribs
USD 9.95
Deep Fried Pork Chop
with spicy salt
USD 9.25
Pork Chop Peking Style
USD 9.25
Sweet And Sour Pork
USD 9.25
Shredded Pork Szechuan Style
USD 9.25
BIRD'S NEST AND DESSERTS
Rock Sugar And Bird's Nest
with coconut milk
Per Person USD 38
Walnut Sweet Soup
with sesame ball
USD 7.95
Rock Sugar
with hasmar and lotus seeds
Per Person USD 6
Souffle
with almond flavor
Per Person USD 3.95
Mango Pudding
Per Person USD 2.1
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Reviewed April 18, 2019

The Irvine China Garden is my go-to dim sum restaurant when I'm craving dim sum. They have the traditional cart serving dim sum, so you can look at what you want to choose to eat at your table. Weekends are busy, and parking at this...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Was at China Garden last Feb 2018 for dinner and wasn’t impressed with the food. We had decide to return someday for dim sum and catch their lunch lobster special. Now one year later, we are here for lunch on a Tuesday. Arrived just when...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Waited about 45 minutes today for a table. Arrived at 11 am on Sunday. Ate various dim sum and was happy with choices such as Siu Mai, Har Gow, mini Char Siu Bao Black Bean Soare Ribs.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

Good location, the parking which can be challenging in this shopping plaza with numerous businesses. Food is average for a Chinese restaurant. Price is a little higher side Service is some what acceptable but not great. Extra charges for tea & rice! you will get...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

Taking account of LA traffic, we left early for a 6 pm meeting at the Irvine Marriott. With time to spare, we decided to take early dinner. Previously, China Garden on Jeffrey Road was recommended to us for their lobster specials, e.g. lobster noodles for...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

Very unorganized. They try to get a lot people in and out. Very busy place. The receptionest had a real attitude when trying to find out the procedure for calling out the ticket numbers for seating. The Har Gau Shrimp shell was very soggy and...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed May 7, 2017

If you are looking for authentic "dim sum" the is the place. Their hours posted on the door 11AM to 2:45PM. My friends that took me there told me you had to get there early, preferably just before 11AM and even then expect a line....More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed March 9, 2017

I used to like this place. Amazingly there is still a wait on the weekend for dim sum. The food quality doesn't seem as good and the service is just 'ok'. Came here because it was close. Bathrooms are gross and the place needs to...More

Date of visit: April 2016
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Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

We decided to have some Chinese while we were in Orange County. This place was large and about half full. It took a while for service and a lot longer for the food. It was OK. I ordered shrimp fried rice. The rice wasn't fried,...More

Date of visit: December 2016
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Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

You know you are in the right place when people from the background of where the food comes from are packing the place. My friend and I were (really) the only people having a conversation in English and from what I could tell English is...More

Date of visit: October 2016
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