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Lim's Cafe

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592 N Market St, Redding, CA 96003-3610
+1 530-243-2991
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good26%
  • Average23%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible13%
Feb 25, 2017
“Average food, average service”
Feb 2, 2017
“Decent breakfast but took a while”
Open Now
7:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Chinese, American, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
592 N Market St, Redding, CA 96003-3610
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed July 2, 2017

Want authentic Chinese? Fancy vibrant sauces and fresh veggies? Siracha and other "hip" condiments. Not here. Nope. So, what do you get? My wife's family moved to Redding in the 50's. This was the first place they went to eat at. My own grandparents traveled...More

Thank oregonjaf
Reviewed May 24, 2017

I've been eating here my whole life, and I absolutely love their food. The egg foo young is the best I've ever had. I wish they'd move to Colorado so I could have it more often.

Thank Kayla L
Reviewed May 6, 2017

We ordered chinese food. Which was mostly celery and sprouts. Won ton soup had soured old won tons. chow mein was in a gelatinous goup mostly made up of corn starch. I don't believe I have EVER had such awful chinese food.

Thank Laura W
Reviewed May 4, 2017

This is a landmark place in Redding for many years. However the place had a very bad sewer like smell that pretty much ruined our meal. I would hope that this was an unusual occurrence. The place was in need of a good cleaning as...More

Thank Jon L
Reviewed February 25, 2017

We had the chinese food for 2 which was average. We didn't go back although we did see the place packed a couple of times when driving by so maybe it was our choice of food. It's very convenient to the Travel lodge if you...More

Thank Mumma2015
Reviewed February 2, 2017

This place opens at 7am, which is convenient. The prices were a tiny bit high, but it was a good amount of food. It took them a while to cook our food, so I figured maybe there was only 1 person working. The waffle was...More

Thank casabear
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

The Chinese food had no taste whatsoever, even after soaking in soy sauce. We couldn't tell if the chow mein noodles were supposed to be soft or crunchy. Chicken noodle soup tasted like Campbell's. i brought leftovers home to my husband who took a few...More

Thank Missi B
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming up to Redding at least once a yr in the past few yrs. This time we wanted to try out Lim's. I'm not necessarily a fan of fast food chinese--but I don't have anything against new chinese either. There is nothing...More

Thank ricsandimas
Reviewed August 31, 2016

This restaurant apparently is an institution in Redding, it is run by the same family in the third generation. I must say we found the food bland and uninspired, and the decor is faded and boring.

Thank niemand
Reviewed August 2, 2016

After reading all the reviews I had really looked forward to eating here...not only was it not special..it was not even what I'd call "alright".

Thank renolil
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 592 N Market St, Redding, CA 96003-3610
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redding
  • Phone Number: +1 530-243-2991
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