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Chef Chu's

1067 N San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022-1323
+1 650-948-2696
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (23 reviews)
“chow mein” (14 reviews)
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1067 N San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022-1323
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on the celebrity pictures on the wall and the restaurant decor, Chef Chu's pretty old school. Some of the dishes have been updated, but nothing inventive. Patrons are a mix of Asians and Caucasians, many seniors. My colleague who used to live in the...More

Thank SpringT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place servers good, near authentic Chinese food both for dinner and lunch. This place attracts quite a bit of crowd at all times, so reservation is usually recommended. They also do takeaways and there is a good number of people do that

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm always amazed that Chef Chu's gets such rave reviews. I suppose it's in the top 25% of Chinese restaurants in the U.S., but I'd rate it about average compared with what else is in the Bay Area. Good food, lots of choices,a bit overpriced,...More

Thank Milpitas_traveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate a variety of dishes here; each was well-prepared and reasonably authentic; a significant Asian clientel was present.

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I have been coming here for years. The staff is friendly and accommodating. I call in for take out and Nicole knows my voice and my order with individual requests. Both Larrys always charming. Very good, consistent food. Wide selection to accommodate most palates.

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We were seated in a circular booth seat by a pleasant older women. As I started to slide closer to my husband towards the middle of the seat, I noticed a pile of food in the seat. Not just a few pieces but a small...More

Thank kimt645
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I have guests from out of town who insist on eating here every time they visit. Amazing prawns with pecans. Chicken salad is delicious.

Thank Rivers R
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Enjoyed a multi course meal in a private room in the restaurant. Unique experience with delicious food. Staff was friendly and accommodating.

Reviewed 21 January 2018

Phone ordered to-go, lady said 40 minutes. We know Chef Chu's is wonderful food! OMGosh, when we arrived the to-go was very busy. we needed to wait about 7 minutes before our order was complete. we had, Snow white chicken, Hong Kong style crispy angel...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We had to try Chef Chu’s simply because it was rated the best restaurant in Los Altos on Trip Advisor. While we had a good meal it was not the best we had on our visit. There were five of us and we all ordered...More

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Questions & Answers
1 April 2016|
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Response from LenaCDoll | Reviewed this property |
An AUTHENTIC Chinese restaurant will open at lunch and legal holidays.
28 July 2015|
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Response from Marcia K | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you just call the restaurant! Faster for an answer. Chef Chu and his son are al out always there. Ask them directly
28 July 2015|
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Response from baergrizz | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely call ahead, although there is a Crispy Fried with Spicy Sichuan Garlic Sauce option under "Fish" on the regular menu. Calling ahead would allow you to clarify the meaning of "whole fish," too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1067 N San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022-1323
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Altos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-948-2696
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