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Fey Restaurant

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1368 El Camino Real, West Menlo Park, CA 94025-4211
+1 650-324-8888
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun 16:30 - 21:30
Sun - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a good sign that I was the only non Chinese patron at the family style restaurant. The menu was extensive, the food good and the service pretty decent. It's not fancy and it should be noted that the decor does not add to the experience.

Thank Dean H
Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like getting take-out from this spot near Palo Alto. It seems quite authentic to me in the atmosphere and many of the dishes. Last time I got some pot stickers that I did not like at all. Not crispy and the sauce was insipid. I got Szechuan Shrimp, which was just okay but not great. I think there are... More 

Thank Virgil_Boulder
Atherton, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant seemed dated. Service was poor, very unfriendly. I also thought food quality was poor, in my opinion. I had sweet and sour chicken it was mostly batter and the chicken was dry, seemed old.

Thank Serena S
Menlo Park, California
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I've been going here for awhile; they have a good menu and the food is very good; the service is just OK

Thank emes9
San Diego, California
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Go for the food, not the ambiance. This joint needs a makeover. The chairs were old and worn. The lighting looked as if it had been bought, at a discount, from a bankrupt disco. There were fake, somewhat dusty plants everywhere and the list goes on. The only reason I ventured inside was the multitude of Yelp review stickers on... More 

Thank JosLoo
San Francisco, California
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158 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I had a hunkering for some Hot an Sour soup and visited Fey for lunch as their soup of the day was what I was craving for. The lunch includes soup and a entree with rice or fried rice or noodles. My friend ordered the Kung Pao Chicken with Noodles and I the Hunan Chicken with steamed rice . The... More 

Thank Samosababa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We ate at Fey's while staying at the Residence Inn right around the corner. We got chicken sichuan and fried rice, which was delicious, and the meal came with a free pot of hot tea and a free dish of fried Chinese noodles. There was a LOT of food. My husband and I shared the chicken and rice, and we... More 

Thank kristinbg
Olathe, Kansas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We ordered a Tofu Fish and pointed at the picture on the menu and he brought a fish without Tofu and never apologized. we ordered two ice water, he brought one glass ice water and another waiter brought a dirty glass on the table and left. When we were nobody came to table and we had to ask for boxes.

Thank f66213
Oahu, Hawaii
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93 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

The restaurant was across the street from Menlo Park Inn and went over for dinner. The service was a little slow but the food was good, generous portions and served quickly. Unfortunately we use a corporate american express at my company and I did not know they do not accept Amex until after dinnre. I prefer using my corporate card... More 

Thank South_Pacific_Seas
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

My friends went to the Fey Restaurant a couple of days ago for dinner. We ordered Sichuen cold chicken noodle and was very pleased. The cold noodle taste like it came out of my mother's kitchen.... I will call it authentic Sichuen food. We also ordered a spicy Tofu dish where the tofu pieces were crisp on the outside and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1368 El Camino Real, West Menlo Park, CA 94025-4211
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: +1 650-324-8888
Fey Restaurant is the heart and gem of it's owners, James and Han Ying. Fey, an acronym of it's well known Chinese name Fu En Yuan, has existed for more than 20 years in the Bay Area. Their reputation for purely authentic and taste bud popping Sichuan and Northern Chinese food is impeccable and a definite must try. Come in for your favorite luncheon special or even have a party in our beautiful and elegant VIP room (advanced bookings please!). We will also be bringing you a new specialty, Chinese Hotpot (Fey style of course!). Instead of sharing a large boiling pot with people around you, you will have the luxury of your own. Come on in and experience Chinese food with style. You won't regret it.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?