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404 #Z East University Drive, College Station, TX 77840
79-696-8383
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We didn't want to cook so decided to try the new Chef Cao's by HEB. Compared to our usual takeout place, it fell short. The fried rice was tasteless, had no egg or any veggies in it and looked like white rice with a splash of soy sauce. The Happy Family had nice broccoli and carrots but no mushrooms, meat... More 

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Thank Interpreter77845
Florence
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit. Clean but really no atmosphere and I don't know that I would care to dine in. But when I arrived home an hour later, the food was still piping hot, well packaged and delicious. Ample portions and the service was super fast. Contrary to what other reviewers said, the two young women working tonight spoke... More 

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Thank Toni D
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Food was hot that is a plus but food lacks flavor. The employees do not speak that good of english so it was hard to try and order something new

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Thank ana0210
McAllen, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

This is restaurant we manage to visit every time we are in College Station. Very good food! It's also fun to see the native Chinese gather at the end of the day to eat around a table together.

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Thank shanr327
Dallas, Texas
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166 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Made to order fresh Chinese food. Duck was excellent, also tried General Tso's chicken and sesame chicken all were excellent. The vegetarian in our group was happy with the tofu vegetables. Portions were large and price was very reasonable.

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Thank Roger F
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374 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Pros: eggdrop soup was good. Wine portion is almost double what it should be. Cons: looks like family owned and that would be a great thing, except that they were constantly fighting and shouting. Even as we were paying they were shouting in their language. The roasted duck was so roasted that it was charred. Super salty and super burnt.... More 

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Thank Melissa C
Henderson, Nevada
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Chef Cao's offers a nice dining environment, friendly service, and a very good variety of Chinese dishes. It is a great place to go for a nice, quiet, and filling meal.

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Thank Maggie H
College Station, Texas
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

The place isn't much but it is clean. The food is good and fresh, and employees are decent people. Nothing complicated here to worry about. It would be a great place to join friends for lunch or a place to take the family for dinner.

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Thank TexanBigRed
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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140 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

We ate here with our son and grandsons. Everyone had a different dish and not one was particularly good. I usually like Chinese food and ordered a tofu dish that is usually quite good. Not this time. The others in our party had similar experiences - the "seafood" dish didn't have any recognizable seafood, the egg foo yung was greasy,... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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155 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015

I was starving after a long drive and it was around 8:30 on a friday night. The restaurant is large, but not huge. I was pleasantly surprised to see that all the other tables were filled with asians, so I thought that this was the real deal. Since I was alone, I wasn't able to sample more than one dish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 #Z East University Drive, College Station, TX 77840
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  College Station
  • Phone Number: 79-696-8383

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?