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Noodles Fresh

10042 San Pablo Ave, Near El Cerrito Bart Station and El Cerrito Theatre, El Cerrito, CA 94530-3927
+1 510-898-1710
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“potstickers” (2 reviews)
“noodles” (12 reviews)
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Chinese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
10042 San Pablo Ave, Near El Cerrito Bart Station and El Cerrito Theatre, El Cerrito, CA 94530-3927
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You might think this was just another Chinese food joint where you might get some of that General's chicken, but no this is a noodle oriented place that serves more of the real authentic stuff. Though they do have $8.95 lunch specials. Soup bowls and...More

Thank Zpack2723
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is tasty, but not all that interesting. Atmosphere is somewhat sterile and stark. Great place to pick up a quick bite.

Thank Marsha W
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This noodle restaurant is on San Pablo across from Pastime Hardware. Parking is available on the street or in their back parking lot. The owners are there and make sure that service is great. They offer a cup of wonderful red tea as an introduction...More

Thank Pansy K
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The service was slow, the menu to big, had to keep asking for more water, hard to get waitperson's attention-place was not busy. Out of 5 people only 1 was happy with the food.

Thank Sharon K
Tom P, Owner at Noodles Fresh, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Sharon We are sorry to now learn of your experience. As a courtesy you may request to speak to the manager on duty about any issues or concerns you may. Thank you

Reviewed 11 July 2017

This restaurant is on El Cerrito's "main drag", San Pablo Avenue, but has a small storefront that makes it easy to overlook. (Also, it was a Comcast office for many years before.) When you walk in, you first see an interesting wall fountain made of...More

Thank 2017sue2017
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

While shopping for vacuum cleaner bags, we stumbled in to this newly recommended spot. It's so unique in the high quality of ingredients, personal warm service, jazz ambience, tableware aesthetics, wine by-the-glass, and precision food craft. Yangzhou Stir-fried rice, Sparrow Tongue green tea, sesame ball,...More

Thank Rich R
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We ordered 3 different items and all were great and we'll prepared. Great flavors and friendly staff.

Thank Dann L
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I'm here in El Cerrito visiting family that just moved here a few weeks ago. They are still settling and had not yet found a go-to place for fresh noodles, etc. The reviewer who called it "modern Chinese" was spot on. I've eaten potstickers so...More

Thank Shelley W
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Second time dinned in this restaurant and will come again. Best of all is they offer no MSG and many gluten free dishes. It is very hard to earn my 5 stars for Chinese food since I am a Chinese. I know what it should...More

Thank Chi T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Delightful menu & great service. The entree choices are quite unique compared to the typical chinese restaurants. The owners are eager to offer different dishes & customer-friendly. The ambiance is airy & smart.

Thank NiranShah
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 4 - USD 13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10042 San Pablo Ave, Near El Cerrito Bart Station and El Cerrito Theatre, El Cerrito, CA 94530-3927
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cerrito
  • Phone Number: +1 510-898-1710
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Noodles Fresh serves gluten-free, imported Chinese noodle plates, soup bowls and rice plates. These dishes offer vegetarian and meat options. In addition, locally produced ramen noodles, craft beers, California wines and Chinese handcrafted pots of tea. Chinese handmade ceramics including tea pots, sets and individual tea cups imported from the porcelain capital of the world (Jingdezhen, China).
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