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Szechuan Restaurant

1994 Cliff Dr, Mesa Center, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-1504
+1 805-564-7651
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good21%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (6 reviews)
“chow mein” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1994 Cliff Dr, Mesa Center, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-1504
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Reviewed 18 September 2015

One of our favorite Chinese restaurants in town because the food is just great. Lots of choices, affordable and fast. We often get their food to-go.

Thank IngridKB
Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

I've been here once in the past while visiting Santa Barbara and without hesitation, I've decided to make this restaurant my preferred lunch destination. I got their lunch special, which I've ordered the Chicken Chow Mein; the entrée came with egg soup, one piece of...More

Thank armysgt1981
Reviewed 27 January 2015

A small restaurant made seem bigger with full wall of mirror. The service was OK. It took a while to get the orders in; however, the food came out really fast after the order is in. The food tasted OK being the typical American Chinese...More

Thank jchen9430
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Consistent high quality foods are politely delivered to your table, or your house-- yes! They deliver (min. $ amount). Clean and predictable restaurant in the Mesa shopping center. Usually open when other places aren't . Great lunch specials too.

Thank oldfresno
Reviewed 21 January 2015

We had lunch there on Sunday. The price for lunch special is typical in the area. The food is so-so, and the canned vegetable in the dish tastes quite stale, perhaps having been out for too long. It was not a busy time, so the...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 5 January 2015

To be fair, it was Christmas night. We tried to place an order for delivery. The background noise on the phone sounded like they were very busy. That said, after several attempts (the line was busy, then they hung up on us and next, they...More

Thank Traveloscopy F
Reviewed 6 April 2014

This place was good, but not great. Nothing special...and rather forgettable. I only tried two Chinese restaurants in town while I was visiting, and this was better than the other, but that's not saying much.

Thank Gregs_out_West
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We were looking for a good Chinese restaurant not far from downtown Santa Barbara; and when we read rave reviews and high marks for this spot we decided to try it. It's a small place; and they were packed. Not only that , but the...More

Thank Dee G
Reviewed 11 December 2013

Best Chinese food in Santa barbara. Enjoyed the Vegetarian Hot n Sour Soup. The Sizzling Pepper chicken was also good.

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 9 October 2013

I've eaten in a lot of Chinese restaurants and this one is really, really ordinary. There's nothing special about it. Service was not so great this time - in the past it has been okay.

Thank rjbouch
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
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  • Address: 1994 Cliff Dr, Mesa Center, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-1504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-564-7651
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