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Golden China Restaurant

500 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2218
+1 805-772-1838
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good23%
  • Average30%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
May 4, 2018
“Best Thing? My Fortune!”
Nov 10, 2017
“Don't Bother!”
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
500 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2218
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

Wasn't in the mood for a sit down dinner so I decided to give Golden China take out a try. Suspicious about 4 egg rolls for over $7 but ordered them anyway. Greesy on the outside and inside was some cabbage and lots of air....More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank DianeXit98
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Sadly, a terrible, dark, dirty place. Lousy buffet and poor service. Really gives Chinese cuisine a bad name.

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank William J
Reviewed July 20, 2017

$50 for two??? Better food at Panda Express and much better value. Charsui (BBQ pork) was awful. Pork fried rice was ok. Lemon chicken was gloppy mess of thickened goo. Sweet and sour pork was awful. Again gloppy thick sauce with almost no onion or...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank PaulO987
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Evening meal, selected the buffet rather than the menu. Average steam table setting - green beans, cashew chicken, ribs, beef, and several other mandatory chinese additions. Many usual choices from soups, salad bar, steam table. All good, tasty after their own taste.The ribs were tough....More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank 510dele
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Delivery service was quite fast. Phone was answered courteously and very friendly. Food was good, price was average. Should try it.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank G T
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Friendly staff and decent Chinese food. We ordered ala carte instead of going for the buffet. As with all restaurants, portion size was huge. The food tasted alright. We ordered noodles and fried rice. Fried rice was better.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Webbywabbit
Reviewed June 22, 2016

I eat heart healthy. I don't like or eat fried foods after my triple bypass, so I asked them to cook my order with saki or light oil. The chef was happy to accommodate me and made me a beautiful dinner, steamed and only lightly...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank youngkac
Reviewed June 16, 2016

Called here by chance on a one night stay in Morro Bay. Restaurant looked clean and staff very friendly. Good choice on the menu. Food service was quick and well presented. Tasty food at a reasonable price. Would go back again.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Susan J
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Golden China is da BOMB! Their food is unlike any other Chinese food I have ever had. Fresh and delicious! Their buffet is fantastic! Their take out portions are very big too! They do not use MSG, and Grace, the manager is a sweet heart!

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Candy C
Reviewed May 23, 2016

We ordered this for delivery to our hotel. It came in a timely fashion but food was missing and the brought us drinks different from what we ordered.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Brenda R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2218
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-1838
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