We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

China 8

31855 Date Palm Dr Ste 8, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-3100
+1 760-324-3323
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“chop suey” (3 reviews)
“wonton soup” (3 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
Chinese, Asian
31855 Date Palm Dr Ste 8, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-3100
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (44)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has been a couple of years since my last review of China 8, but we are still amazed that the quality, abundance, flavors and service still rate A+. The restaurant is very plain, but clean.. The servers are very prompt and proper, without the...More

Thank SJM921
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

I had the single serving plate dinner. Lots of food and main course choices. Food came hot. Food came fresh. Food was properly cooked. But flavour was only 5/10 trending to bland sauce. It is a bargain though. Good value for the money. But do...More

Thank Cl1kker
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I visited here on a recommendation and was really happy I tried it. No, it is not a really region specific style of Chinese. Yes, the food flavorful, has a little kick, and is a great value for what you pay. We had been on...More

Thank Fred R
Reviewed 30 December 2017

This may be a cookie cutter Chinese restaurant, but it sets the standard for an inexpensive, well managed eatery. Really good food (wife says it is the best Moo Goo Guy Pen in her experience), excellent value, huge portions and very very tasty. I like...More

Thank SJM921
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Food can be very greasy not there is not a lot of choices for real Chinese. Buffets in the valley a joke.

1  Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I have gone here many times for lunch and supper. The food is excellent the service is fast and the value is the best. What more is there to say?

Thank X9289ZNharryd
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We were driving back from the Bay Area in Northern California, we were not sure where to have lunch so my 9 year old son picked the spot. China 8 it was, located in Cathedral City, CA. We decided to order traditional Chinese style al...More

Thank Zaidros
Reviewed 26 February 2017

First of all, this is not a fancy place, but the food makes up for it. Dinner the other night saw us enjoying a hot and sour soup, a won ton soup, our remembered favourite, the spicy eggplant - a dish we talk about throughout...More

Thank Pamela J
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Food was tasty and well priced. Staff was friendly. Meals are plentiful and great for sharing. All 6 of us enjoyed.

Thank Terrylyn1
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a hearty sized dinner here for less than $20 for the 2 of us...tip included. I assumed the food would be mediocre due to the price but I was definitely mistaken. The Kung Pao Chicken was very tasty and the...More

Thank v1nsanitee
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Cathedral City
Staybridge Suites Palm Springs Cathedral City Golf Resort
111 reviews
2.30 km away
Cimarron Golf Resort
87 reviews
2.56 km away
Welk Resorts Palm Springs
342 reviews
2.78 km away
Holiday Inn Express Cathedral City (Palm Springs)
293 reviews
3.38 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Don & Sweet Sue's Cafe
301 reviews
.14 km away
El Portal Restaurant
35 reviews
.22 km away
Bubba'a Bones & Brews
14 reviews
.69 km away
Edoko all you can eat sushi
29 reviews
.43 km away
Nearby Attractions
Big League Dreams
23 reviews
1.52 km away
Patriot Park
6 reviews
1.69 km away
Leslie Jean Porter Gallery
10 reviews
3.73 km away
Desert Ice Castle
7 reviews
3.52 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Ann L
26 December 2017|
Response from Ann L |
Can I see a Menu
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31855 Date Palm Dr Ste 8, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-3100
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Cathedral City
  • Phone Number: +1 760-324-3323
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing