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West Lake Chinese Restaurant

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1016 State Route 34 Ste 2, Matawan, NJ 07747-3466
+1 732-290-2988
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“dim sum” (13 reviews)
“peking duck” (5 reviews)
“lobster” (6 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1016 State Route 34 Ste 2, Matawan, NJ 07747-3466
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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

I was disappointed, some of the dishes were not even warm. I will stick with Wonder Seafood in Edison for dim sum from now on.

Thank Haoen Y
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Has always been our favorite Chinese restaurant in NJ. Good food, friendly staff and very clean. They serve dim sum on weekends and holidays as well. Dim sum are also good, portions are bigger than the others I've tried and the price is reasonable.

1  Thank sanskrit88
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

My second review for this place and they gained one star. A wide variety a very fresh and delicious dim sum. On this day the Dim Sum was particularly fresh and delicious. Unfortunately it seemed that the ladies with the carts were trying to hide...More

Thank LepkeB
Reviewed August 3, 2016

This is authentic Chinese food without going all the way to Manhattan to Chinatown. Eat in or take out. Either way the service is wonderful! The Asian community knows where to go for delicious, authentic food, and this is where they are eating! Follow those...More

Thank crcalvan1178
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Popular eatery with daily specials. Good variety and selections on the menu. Authentic cooking. Ask for recommendations that are not even on the menu

1  Thank TheReview2018
Reviewed May 18, 2016

This restaurant was highly recommended. It was well deserved. The food was really quite good. Authentic, not suburban Chinese. Their luncheon specials are real bargains. We had enough left over for a light dinner. Even at 2 pm, the restaurant was about 75% full. Mostly...More

Thank Mary Y
Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

Follow the Asian crowds that dine in here for the most authentic Chinese food. Take out orders usually ready in 10-15 minutes. Everything is good as you'll find, but hot/sour soup is great.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Our family love to eat Dimsum and this is one of the restaurants that we go to. Dimsum is available on weekend only until 3:00pm. Great food. I think their Siomai is one of the bests we love most! The Fried Rice is also awesome!

Thank MsPinkyM
Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Good and fresh but not the best I've ever had. Here in Central Jersey I don't know that I can find better as authentic food choices are very limited . They had a nice variety but not a big enough variety for me as there...More

Thank LepkeB
Reviewed June 1, 2015

I went here with my grandmother for dinner on a Thursday. She ordered the large seafood soup ($18). I didn't really know what the order because the menu is in chinese mostly and the descriptions are vague. I asked the waiter for assistance and he...More

Thank Maryann C
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July 27, 2017|
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Have not been there on a Sunday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1016 State Route 34 Ste 2, Matawan, NJ 07747-3466
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Matawan
  • Phone Number: +1 732-290-2988
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