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Far East Cafe

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5014 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95822-2737
+1 916-456-9835
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10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sacramento, California
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

Have eaten here many times, though this is the first time in over a year. Got the asparagus chicken with white meat - a favorite for all of us. Mushu (?) chicken is always good.

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Thank PGNevis
Rutherford, California
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112 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

Had lunch here on a Tuesday with the locals. The menu lists old fashioned home style Cantonese food which is more mild than other China regions. This is my comfort food where I cannot master the hot/spicy/peppered food served in the newer Asian/Fusion restaurants. Located in a strip mall with free parking along the cafe's side on Freeport Blvd. with... More 

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Sacramento, California
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114 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2015

They boast authentic flavoring a, but I find their food to be mediocre no better that most mall food take out. Quite disappointed with service and roast meats. Will not be returning.

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Thank NancyAndrew
Sacramento, California, United States
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126 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2015

If we want something quick and good my husband and I always go to this place to eat. We have not been disappointed with their food and the value is also great.

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Thank Orpah H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

Sammy is missing I grew up going to his cafe hopefully his accessor's take E his example food and service was fantastic.

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Sacramento, California
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95 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2014

We have eaten here several times over the years. Food selection is varied and we have never had a lousy meal. Service is attentive. A popular location for Asian diners so that was a plus knowing the cuisine wouldn't be typical Americanized Chinese food.

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Thank Sheila916
Elk Grove, California
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2013

Food is great here and service also. They have lunch specials and great combos. Always good and the fried rice and chow mein are the best I have ever had. It has been in the same place for many years and has regular loyal customers. This should speak for itself!

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Thank Deborah S
Roseville, California
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

Went yesterday with a large group, and food was outstanding, good service. Best dishes included sticky rice chicken, baked sea bass, three kinds of mushroom, walnut shrimp. Portions are large, tasty, and value priced.

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Thank elmuchacho958
Sacramento, California
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013

I love coming here for dinner, it's my favorite hole in the wall restaurant in Sacramento. You will not find fancy decorations or the extras that some restaurants put in their food to make you think that you are "eating out", if you know what I mean. Nothing too spicy, oily, or salty to punch it up. Just good old... More 

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Thank EastSacTraveler
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2012 via Local Picks

This place reminds of the old days (1950s & 60s) in San Francisco's Chinatown. Tasty food, low prices, variable service. I think most of the diners are regulars. We like it and always order enough that we have a meal to take home.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5014 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95822-2737
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-456-9835

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