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China Express

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723 N China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3514
+1 760-371-9868
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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St. George, Utah
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Opted for the buffet which at first for $11 it seemed like an OK price but then there was not a lot to choose from. The mandarin chicken was probably the best thing on the buffet, my wife said the Panang Curry was very good. If I go again next time I am in town I will probably order form... More 

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Earp, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Our food was very good, wait staff were very efficient and friendly. Will return there if we're ever back in the area

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Thank Teresa H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This has always been a favorite for me. No water, even after they asked if we wanted it. Cashier away from cash register. Food tastiness slipping. It's still good, but short of excellent. Hoping it turns around. This place used to be one of Ridgecrest's best.

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Austin, Texas
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

When ordering from China Express, I always have the orange chicken, it is very good. We order as a group and share several dishes, but my favorite is always the orange chicken.

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Inyokern
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Great food at a good price served by efficient friendly servers. Also has an ice cream bar for a cool desert

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Mendooran
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

After lengthy discussion with the waitress who was pleasant, and understood the menu well, I ordered the eggplant dish. The problem with the curries is that (as explained by waitress) the sauces contain pre made spice mixes.... So we can't make them without fish sauce..... Really? How hard is it to make Thai for short order? It's the perfect food... More 

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Thank Royal B
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46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

I like China Express, the service is quick and the food is always hot. They offer a buffet but I always order off the menu. I like the home pan fried noodles. Staff is generally attentive and refills are fast.

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Thank Becky B
Reno, Nevada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

When we arrived on a Friday night, we were seated immediately. The server was very nice and came over promptly to take our drink orders. We ordered off the main menu and did not do the buffet. I was very disappointed with the Wor Won Ton Soup - when it came out is was very colorful and full of vegetables,... More 

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Cornville, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

we had bacon rolled shrimp,(appetizer) orange chicken, hot n spicey soup, and walnut shrimp we were going to have it delivered but then my husband decided to go get it. there was enough food there to feed 4, everything was very good, I would definitely eat there again.

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Ridgecrest, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

I gave this place 5 stars not because it is the best food I have ever had, but because it is consistently the best Asian food in Ridgecrest. The lunch buffet is tops. I guess I would say that the buffet is among the best buffet's I have ever had. When I am there I order off the menu. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 N China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3514
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Ridgecrest
  • Phone Number: +1 760-371-9868

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?