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China Palace

1070 Coast Village Rd, Montecito, CA 93108-2715
+1 805-565-9380
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (3 reviews)
“beef” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1070 Coast Village Rd, Montecito, CA 93108-2715
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I lived in SB this was my spot, now it's on the must visit places each time. They have non white people Chinese food that I super fresh and tasty. I would highly suggest the king pao, the Shanghi dumplings for sure!

Thank SShirazi
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Attentive people. Always excellent food. Check out their secret Chinese menu. Will customize any dish to your liking.

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Convenient location just off the101 with varied menu. We tried broccoli chicken and fish with black bean and both were good and not heavily seasoned. Everything was fresh. Worth a stop if you are in the area. They also have sit down service for dining.

Thank hannabarbara
Reviewed 12 February 2017

One of my three or four favorite places for lunch. Monday through Friday they serve fixed price lunches for about $10 to $12 dollars, which include a good hot and sour soup, an excellent salad, and the entree with rice and hot tea. Some of...More

Thank billyboy53
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We wanted a Chinese meal and there was no other choice. The reviews seemed mixed and we agree. Some dishes were OK, others not. Service was remarkably poor, surly. Atmosphere was OK, but just.

Thank Frequenttravel1234
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here many times over the years, under different owners and names. For a while, the food was downright awful and looked in disrepair, but it changed ownership again a few years ago and, since then, each time we've ordered takeout or had...More

Thank Mah_Murrini
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I do not recommend the China Palace in Montecito or the one in Santa Barbara as they are very overpriced and the food is always greasy and not very tasty. I see many other reviewers agree with this assessment. Alternatively, may I recommend the Shanghai...More

1  Thank cmkr1969
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Always our go to take out. They never disappoint with their delicious chicken fried rice and wonton soup! It's also great for lunch. Quick and delicious.

Thank Shirley B
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Horrible experience!!! It started when my husband and I walked in. No one to greet us and only 1 tables with 2 guests in whole restaurant. We looked around and finally a lady guided us to table and went to walk away-- no how are...More

Thank Tanya L
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Our family has been going to this restaurant for many years. It is not Monterey Park (LA), or China Town, or Vancouver, but we have never been disappointed either.

Thank mickmankowski
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1070 Coast Village Rd, Montecito, CA 93108-2715
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montecito
  • Phone Number: +1 805-565-9380
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