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Cafe Chino

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3285 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77027-7503
+1 713-524-4433
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Apr 18, 2017
“Best dumplings in town!”
Dec 27, 2015
“Desperate for dinner....”
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
3285 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77027-7503
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

My husband and I went here with friends on Saturday night…we ordered the steamed vegetable dumplings as well as the steamed pork dumplings for an appetizer. Both are great—lots of flavor in the vegetable dumplings, full of cabbage and secret spices! Entrees were Mongolian beef,...More

Thank margaret m
Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

When we found ourselves with a moldy smoked turkey (yuk!) on Christmas day, we were desperate. Guests coming. No food. So we found the closest Chinese restaurant that was open and ordered take out. Cafe Chino used to be in the West University Village, but...More

Thank Theodore R
Reviewed October 25, 2015

We stopped in for lunch on a Saturday. The service was prompt and the menu selection was good. Lunch prices range from $13-$15 but the portions are mostly meat with some vegetables and some rice - usually that is the other way around - limited...More

Thank drsped
Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

The owners are here all the time, the wife is the chef and the husband is the host. Their son is the bartender. Delicious authentic Chinese food that is lighter in fat and sodium than traditional Chinese food. Tonight my spouse and I had grilled...More

Thank mamaof4Thibodaux_la
Reviewed July 13, 2015

When I moved to Houston to marry my wife I thought I had had pretty decent experiences with Chinese restaurants being from the east coast. But when she took me to her favorite Chinese restaurant, Cafe Chino, I was knocked out. This used to be...More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed March 26, 2014

This used to be my go to spot for Chinese, but took my Mom and wife there for my B'day lunch. Service was bad and the food wasn't nearly as good as it used to be.

1  Thank Kyle T
Reviewed March 15, 2014

We were so disappointed, we do not know what happened, not like before, we went there 2 time in 10 days, we had new face, look like they do not know what they are doing , we could not have our waiter even we asked...More

Thank john w
Reviewed November 5, 2013

My family has been going to Cafe Chino since they opened in Rice Village and followed them to the 59 and Edloe location. It is and always was our go to Chinese restaurant. We especially like the eggrolls (both soft and crispy), the General's Chicken...More

Thank Kyle T
Reviewed January 10, 2013

Cafe Chino used to be a great little secret in the village if one sought Chinese food. They have moved on the frontage road of Highway 59 and although the physical space is better the food is no longer as fresh tasting or special. We...More

Thank zepper50
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Couldnt have had a better meal. The overly friendly staff served me and my family the best chinese dishes Ive ever had. Try the cruspy quail... amazing!

Thank luffi
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
$15 - $20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3285 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77027-7503
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-524-4433
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