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333 S Sutter St, Stockton, CA 95203-3508
+1 209-466-4561
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Stockton, California, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

have taken many friends here for the food and atmosphere, they loved it... The friends say it's the best Chinese food they've had, even the friends from San Francisco!! the location is safe and any in Stockton.. LOL

Thank Mike S
Stockton, California, United States
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2017

The food was great. Ordered the lemon chicken and it came with pork fried rice and deep fried asparagus. There was plenty of food, so much that my husband and I brought some of it home. He had Cashew chicken and he said that it was very good also. They give you lots of food. The price is very reasonable... More 

Thank Shirley B
Stockton, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 29, 2017

One of Stockton's standard places for Chinese food. Most other Chinese restaurants in Stockton were started by staff who have worked here. Not the best part of town, but I think they have security in the parking lot at night.

Thank IrishLad052
Escalon, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

My wife an I had one of our first dates here. Many years later it's still very good. The food tastes fresh and comes to your table hot.

Thank BERnardfyock
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Haven't been to this restaurant in 20+ years. Pleasantly surprised by same great quality/quantity of food at very reasonable prices.

Thank 11curtiss
Merced, California
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91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2015

Late afternoon, commuter traffic looming on my mind, I decided to stop there rather than brave the afternoon gauntlet that is Hwy 99 during rush hour and construction zones.My auntie introduced me to it when she worked at the county center, Dept. of Aging. It was still within walking distance for her. It still provides a tasty repast and a... More 

1 Thank Clyde H
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Back in the day this was the place for great Chinese food. Today it's just ok. There are plenty of serious looking staff because the place was empty at the peek of dinner time. It may be different at lunchtime. There's a large banquet room for gatherings & a full bar. The decor is historic from the 1960's. It's sad... More 

Thank njoynlifeCalifornia
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 9, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great food, service. Mom loved it for her birthday lunch! When my dad was alive, they dined there so being there was very special! WE WILL BE BACK!

Thank LouisaMcCullough
Northern California
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I went last night for the first time. The food was delicious. We had a meal for 2 that was $9.50 each. It came with a cup of soup (chefs daily), pork fried rice (delish), almond chicken (delish), pork chow mien (awesome), and fried chicken (really good). Since it was our first time we decided to get... More 

Thank LovelyLou777
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

I grew up in Modesto and On Lock Sam was my grandfather's favorite Chinese restaurant, so much so that he would always take the family there for special dinners, etc. I am not sure if the food is as good as it was growing up, but if so, this is a restaurant worth the drive. I will have to try... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 333 S Sutter St, Stockton, CA 95203-3508
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Stockton
  • Phone Number: +1 209-466-4561

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