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Chefs Chinese Food

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233 El Cerrito Plz, El Cerrito, CA 94530-4003
+1 510-525-8737
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El Cerrito, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I used to get take out regularly from Chef's. Then they put in a warming table and the quality went down. Recently I and ordered food to eat there and it still wasn't good. Lack of flavor and salty. No real atmosphere either.

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Thank wrygirl
El Cerrito, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I love this restaurant. The food is delicious and the staff is friendly. The takeout price is excellent and dining in is comparable to other restaurants.

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Thank sschmeyer
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is the go to take out for the family. Get a couple #2 to go and feed your family of 4. The food is constantly coming out fresh and the variety has something to please everyone.

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Thank Phytoman
Albany, California
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74 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

They have quite an extensive array of dishes at the take-out counter. You can get 1, 2 or 3 entrees with chow mein and/or rice. It's always hot and fresh.

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Thank jrosano
Richmond, California
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216 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Chefs Chinese Restaurant in the El Cerrito Mall is basically a take-out place but they also have a sit-down section with a fairly extensive menu. For the most part, the food is pretty good and the price, very affordable. My wife says, the sauteed string beans in black bean sauce are the best she has ever tasted and their Mu... More 

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Thank Jim B
Kingsburg, CA
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108 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

I was suspicious of Chinese food in a mall, but we tried it and loved the food. The Honey Walnut Shrimp was tasty and not overcooked. Good veggies and decent service. Reasonable price too.

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Thank kingsburgguy
El Cerrito, California
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Been going to Chefs for years for quick and delicious lunch and dinner plates actually cooked by chinese chefs who know chinese food. Easy parking, fast, cheap and good. What more could want?

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Thank goyami
California
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78 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014

We like to go to this restaurant for lunch, generally once -a-month, when we go to Trader Jo's. The service is prompt, nice choices for main courses, plus soup/salad. We order corn soup (the other is too hot) and share the delicious salad.

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Thank ghgk
El Cerrito, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2014

I usually get the takeout. They give you plenty, the food is tasty, and it is reasonably priced. Quick service.

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Thank Geno K
berkeley
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2012

Not sure why anyone would patron the Panda Express in the same shopping center when there is this great restaurant. The food is consistently fresh and good. They have a takeout buffet or you can order from the menu. Dining in is pleasant enough. Good service and a good wine selection.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 El Cerrito Plz, El Cerrito, CA 94530-4003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cerrito
  • Phone Number: +1 510-525-8737

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?