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1002 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340
+1 209-722-1485
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This restaurant is located in the original part of China Town in Merced. The food is good and the prices are very reasonable. Service is good, they always make sure your water is full.

1 Thank Toula Moua E
Las Vegas
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

It was my first visit. I usually order something simple to see how well they do and know if it will be worthwhile to return. I ordered curried chicken. I wanted to order soup but they only had large bowls and I wasn't that hungry. The waitress bought me a small bowl of what appeared to be an egg flower... More 

Thank Steven E
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went out to eat there and I ordered the steak chow mein and when I got it it looked very plain. I had expected some other things to come with the noodles but it was only chow mein, steal and taugé. The chow mein tasted like it had been there for a day and there was... More 

Thank Marieke S
Los Angeles, California
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34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

I'very been going to this great Chinese eater for 60+ years! This is the yardstick that I measure all Chinese eating establishments by. None can beat their fried chow me in noodles! Don'the let the outside of these old building and small front parking lot fool you. Even my deceased mother's doctor recommended the outstanding menu!!!

Thank JEFountain
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Eat in or take out, the service is quick, the staff is attentive and the food is great. This is our go to Chinese place in Merced. The Won Ton soup is a fave, full of meat and veggies, and the Brocolli Beef is delish!

Thank Lonjea
Los Angeles, California
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

I compare all other Chinese restaurants with this. It is my go-to restaurant in Merced. Their chow mein noodle are pan fried unless many others of this type. Warning: be careful not to order too many dishes as you have a lot to take home!

Thank JEFountain
Merced, California
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

I like this place, when I only have about $10 in my pocket. You can eat really well there, and the food is good as well. The wait staff is friendly, and it is easy to find. I would recommend this place to anyone with a large appetite and only a little bit of money.

Thank Michael H
Merced, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

I have had the pleasure of eating the food here for many years. It has never disappointed and always taste wonderful. No matter what you order you won't be disappointed. My favorite there is the Won Ton Soup and Chicken Mushroom.

Thank xmorobertson
Merced, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

Great Chinese food. Excellent homemade noodles! Large portions that are just so yummy. Their chicken noodles are a must try as well as the BBQ fried rice. A dish I always order...triple sizzling delight. Chicken, beef and shrimp stir fried with veggies in a sweet and spicy sauce.

Thank Traylor2840
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97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

been eating here for years, staff is very friendly and the food is super great. great prices and great menu, you an eat in or take out. try the orange chicken i love it. very very clean palce and in a nice location, near movie theater and greyhound staion.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Merced
  • Phone Number: +1 209-722-1485

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?