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Spicy City Chinese Restaurant

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4690 Convoy St, San Diego, CA 92111-2317
+1 858-278-1818
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
2 days ago
“You have to go at here!!”
4 weeks ago
“Our new favorite restaurant”
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
4690 Convoy St, San Diego, CA 92111-2317
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Being a New Yorker, I thought I knew what Great Chinese was, but after eating here, I have come to realize that New York has nothing on San Diego. This food is insanely great!! The best I’ve ever had. We originally order food we normally...More

Thank danfriedmanmd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been here a few times and the food is always good. The place is small and always super crowded, not the cleanest space but the Sichuan food is amazing. The spicy fish, chicken with peppers and the tomato fish soup are yummy. There are...More

Thank Paantha
Reviewed September 21, 2017

My wife was out of town, didn't feel like cooking, and a co-worker told me about this place. I'm a little more adventurous in my eating so thought I would check it out before taking my wife there. We will definitely be back. There are...More

Thank David W
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Great food, very spicy. Fair service. Decent prices. No atmosphere but who cares. Wired hours. Call to make sure open. Try Kung poa watch the bones. Real Chinese.

1  Thank pjsandiego1
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This is a popular spot for Szechuan-style Chinese food. Be prepared to wait upwards of 30+ minutes for a table during peak hours. More if you have a large party. The restaurant is small and seating is limited. Go during the week and you will...More

Thank Rommel D
Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

We visited Spicy City for the 1st time. Soon after being seated we were asked to move to a different table so another group with kids could sit at our table. We ordered hot and sour soup and 3 entrees--tofu with leeks, eggplant with spicy...More

Thank Simerjot Kaur J
Reviewed December 31, 2015

We were visiting relatives in San Diego and wanted them to see our children speak Mandarin. We found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and Yelp, and it had decent reviews, but more importantly it had dishes on the menu that we loved when we were...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed December 22, 2015

The Asian food scene is somewhat limited in San Diego. Spicy City as the name implies is hot food. Expatriate Chinese highly recommended this authentic place. So we were gamed. Spicy City is located in a strip mall with other Asian restaurants. Plain looking on...More

Thank Wood77
Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

We ate family style with 7 dishes between 6 adults. So many great tastes. Started out with scallion pancake which is crispy on outside and soft inside. The wanton soup broth is very flavorful and wontons are plump and tasty. Sweet and sour chicken is...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed October 6, 2015

We were surprised with the service here and the attitude of the waitresses. As most people expected, service in this kind of restaurant would be mediocre. We rather found the waitresses friendly., perhaps we arrived early for lunch on a weekday before the crowd came....More

1  Thank truthfultravel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4690 Convoy St, San Diego, CA 92111-2317
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-278-1818
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