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China's Alley Restaurant

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170 N Sweetbriar Ave, Lindsay, CA 93247-2456
+1 559-562-4899
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Lindsay, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Fast, friendly, service and good food. China's has been a local favorite for many years! My favorite is the China's tostada--always delicious. Casual atmosphere and bar service.

Thank Linda M M
Central California
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 31, 2016

A family-owned local restaurant, started by the current owner's grandmother. Fast service, good food and good prices. Love the crunchy tacos, tostadas, and enchiladas.

Thank CAorange
Lakeside, California
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90 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016

We had 20 people at our table. The service was impeccable! Very organized order taking and they even let us put the orders on our own check (a total of 9 or 10). A waitress never allows that anywhere else. The food came out so fast that I couldn't figure out how they were able to do that for 20... More 

Thank Laura B
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Always love going out to family night to china's alley food is good and service is always warm and welcoming

Thank adrianleecarabay
Exeter, California
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Order anything and it is smothered in cheese, sour creme, sauces, and swimming on a bed of rice and beans. A long time staple. All the locals keep coming back for good reason.

Thank gunnysmom
Lindsay, California
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

It's been a long time since we'd visted here. Food was okay, service was fine. It really missed the home like atmosphere I remembered it having years ago. We'll likely go back for the friends we visit rather than the food.

Thank DisneyGuru S
Lindsay, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed May 17, 2016

This is my comfort food. The best Mexican American food you can find in the valley. The service is amazing and the atmosphere is laid back and fun.

Thank MArla E
Cincinnati, Ohio
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148 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2015

I went here for a work event and definitely felt like I was getting a good, local experience. The restaurant service was very fast and the food was tasty. As a vegetarian, I had limited options, but there was some food for me. Ignore what other reviews say about the salsa. I thought it was great!

Thank Kate W
Visalia, California
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413 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2015

I'm not a fan. but it's a clean place to eat and the service is great when not many people are there. For me the salsa is to hot and the food is very average (bland). If you want a bar (which I do not) then it might be good for you. I grew up in Lindsay, but even when... More 

Thank Carnutz
1 review
Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

I thought it was fabulous. There's a cool chick named Ruby works there you should go see her. Don't let the name fool you it's Mexican Food and tasty.

Thank ellery m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 N Sweetbriar Ave, Lindsay, CA 93247-2456
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lindsay
  • Phone Number: +1 559-562-4899

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