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50855 Washington St Ste 2F, La Quinta, CA 92253-5823
+1 760-564-4469
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 16:30 - 21:00
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Appleby, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were renting a house in the area and decided to have a carry out meal. It was so good we went back again later in the holiday. The service was efficient and the staff were very friendly. The food was tasty and of excellent quality. One of the dishes we had was chicken and cashew nuts. For once there... More 

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La Quinta, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We were expecting great Chinese from the 4+ star rating. Excited upon entering: quiet (we were first there at 5:15 pm), nice ambiance with low lighting, table cloths and orchids on tables. Unfortunately the meal was not nearly as good. We had won ton soup, veggie egg rolls, Buddha Garden vegetable and shrimp in lobster sauce. Everything was VERY bland.... More 

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Thank Jim E
La Quinta, California
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We have been going to Soul of china for years. Their food and service is always excellent. My husband loves the garlic fish and I prefer the shrimp and vegetables or with the cashew nuts. However we have tried most of the dishes they serve and have always been satisfied...

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Ashington, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Don't be put off by the location as this little restaurant offered us great service and really tasty food. The restaurant is tucked away in the back corner of the car park and doesn't look much from the outside but the friendly welcome more than made up for our initial doubt. It was quiet the night we dined here, only... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

I hate I didn't take pictures of our meal but I assure you the homemade citrus salad dressing was EXCELLENT. Don't let the little restaurant or the outside fool you. It has a nice ambiance and we were able to get in and out within 40 minutes. If you're looking for something quick and not far from your hotel, check... More 

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Thank Terry W
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Ordered Peking Duck 24 hours ahead as told. It was so dry could not eat it. They offered no excuse. Have been 7 or 8 times over the last 6 years and it has gotten steadily worse. Will not ever go again. Service terrible.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

We are staying in Indio and wanted Chinese for dinner. This was close by, so we ventured there. Not much from the outside, but once indoors it was quite nice. Cloth tablecloths and intimate setting. Perhaps a dozen tables. We had Chicken with Vegetables and Honey Walnut Chicken, as well as soup. Delicious. We'll go back. Cost was appropriate. Don't... More 

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Indio, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

My family has been going there since 2006. We are from N.Y. so we were searching all over. Found this little restaurant and never go anywhere else!! It is the best!!! There prices are reasonable and the food is delicious, I'm so glad we found Soul of China, nothing else compares.

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Thank NYChinesefoodlover
Sagle, ID
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

This quiet, spotless little place is in a strip mall, but the food is authentic and delicious. The service is always super friendly and they serve beer & wine. White table cloth and linen napkins, but prices are reasonable. We go here often (as well as call in to go orders sometimes) because it seems to be overlooked and is... More 

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La Quinta, California
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151 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Perhaps people don't think of Soul of China since the Ralph's Store closed, but they should visit. Soul of China has terrific lunch specials and you can make it out of there for less than $10/person. Their Kung Pao Chicken is very spicy. If you like that sort of thing, go for it! It's centrally located for most of La... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50855 Washington St Ste 2F, La Quinta, CA 92253-5823
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-564-4469

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