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“pancakes that disintergrate before you can eat them”

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UNCLE Chen Restaurant
Ranked #19 of 76 Restaurants in Carpinteria
Cuisines: Asian
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Reviewed February 11, 2013

I called in two dishes to take away. Never again. The chicken chow mein was disgusting, stuck together in a glob of nothing but noodles, not even the right type of noodle for this dish. No flavor at all, so awful. The Moo shoo pork was about the same, not much pork, dripping with liquid. Not a good experience, and it was our second time trying this out in hopes that we had found a chinese experince that we could return to time and time again.

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Thank carol c
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Reviewed November 1, 2012

Uncle Chen's was a quaint restaurant. They had entrees or you could order dinners that came with soup, fried shrimp, fried wontons and eggrolls along with whatever entree you choose. When you first come in you are greeted right away and seated. The drinks and free fried won ton strips come quickly. After you order, your soup and sides come right away. The main course came soon after that. There was only two of us, but the food could have easily feed 4 adults. The price was great. We will be going back for sure!

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Thank andrea l
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Reviewed June 15, 2012

Food, service, ambience acceptable; prices OK. Walking distance from everywhere

Thank equally
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Reviewed June 13, 2012 via mobile

Family owned I believe. They make you feel like you have been going there for years even on first visit. King pao chicken excellent, I didn't love the sweet and sour pork. Would go back for Kung pao chicken and try something else. Got menu for take out also. Nice find.

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Thank deartori
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Reviewed March 19, 2012

As a local I can always count on a good meal at Uncle Chen's.Wide variety in the buffet lunches. Friendly staff, good service.

Thank clayfulness
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