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China Palace
Ranked #10 of 105 Restaurants in El Centro
Cuisines: Chinese
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

Excellent Food American and Chinese. Owner and wait staff are friendly. Usually visited daily by local Professionals. Judges, Dr's Attorneys, Law Enforcement, and Farmers. Looks a little older but very clean and well maintained. The Tri-Tip Sandwich is a lunch special and is excellent. The Bar is always open :)

Thank Mike B
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Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

Food ok. Over priced especially for the area. Atmosphere ok. Very good service...probably the only reason we dine out here.

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Reviewed May 14, 2013

We were told when ate here-no substitutions. I understood this, but being on a low-salt diet, I said, I just need to have my order without salt or MSG. the waiter wrote it down, and never said anything else to me. The dinner was ok-nothing fabulous. My friend agreed. She had the regular order with salt. I was shocked to find that $5 was added to my charge for a SUBSTITUTION. I asked for the manager and explained i didn't ask for a substitution; merely that salt and MSG be left out. The manager immediately became irate, stating loudly, that there were no substitutions
and since I'd INSISTED on this SUBSTITUTION I must pay $5 extra and right now. I was embarrassed, so I ended up paying the extra money, but I added I would never go back, because the restaurant was not understanding of people on diets.
I recommend( Fortune) Garden Restaurant at the IV Mall. The food is excellent, and so is the service and my friends and I have made lots of substitutions and we are always welcomed when we go there.

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Thank Scott A
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Reviewed October 12, 2012

We always enjoy having family birthdays and other special events at China Palace. We get the big table with a lazy susan turntable in the middle so we can get at the food easier. We like their family dinners and add a couple of extra dishes. Always have lots to take home. Food is well prepared and the sauces are great. Highly recommend.

Thank Diedre B
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Reviewed June 15, 2012

I am a local and this place is what my title says "hit or miss" Sometimes you will walk in and it will be clean & inviting and the food will be excellent or others you will walk in & it will be so smoky because someone overcooked something & the food will taste like fish. Be careful.

THE STAKEHOUSE NEXT DOOR IS SO MUCH BETTER!

Thank Blonde L
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