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 Chen

400 S 3rd St, San Jose, CA 95112-5713
+1 408-294-2525
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent0%
  • Very good84%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 Mar 2018
“Great lunch place”
15 Feb 2017
“Not Just for Immigrants!!!”
Closed Now
Chinese, Asian
400 S 3rd St, San Jose, CA 95112-5713
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (6)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I came here with a coworker for lunch. Some might call it a hole in the wall, but the food in the hole is great. I had the Cashew Chicken and it was really good. I have been back since and it was consistently good.

Thank kguzzetta
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I've been coming to China Chen more than ten years. We, in the Vietnamese immigrant community, at one time or another, have been to it. Their amazing egg noodles are cooked perfectly - al dente style - and the broth is quite flavorful. My favorite...More

Thank Anais A
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Noodles are ok,a little salty. It was not a clean restaurant, but crowded.The waitors can speak English,Vietnamese and Chinese. Wonton soup with shrimp is ok. BBQ pork is ok but those slices are too thin. Fried rice cake (banh bot chien) is not as good...More

Thank popo_kuki
Reviewed 7 May 2013

You get 2 things here. Shrimp Wonton noodle soup which has the options of thick or thin noodles, dry or wet (which means soup in with the noodles or soup on the side, better when it's hot days). And the Bo Chien, which is a...More

Thank SDunn59
Reviewed 21 December 2012

One block away from San Jose State, this could be a typical diner with a twist. There are half a dozen hard plastic tables. Patrons sit in front of large glass panes and order their choices from a server in a stained t-shirt. It is...More

1  Thank Lapster2011
A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
Reviewed 20 December 2007

Must try the roasted chicken and they have the best chinese chilli oil in town

Thank A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
Nearby HotelsSee all 75 hotels in San Jose
Pacific Motor Inn
389 reviews
.18 km away
Convention Center Inn and Suites
21 reviews
.20 km away
City Center Motel
1 review
.37 km away
The Westin San Jose
175 reviews
.40 km away
Nearby Restaurants
La Victoria
129 reviews
.18 km away
Cafe Stritch
54 reviews
.21 km away
Iguanas Burritozilla
66 reviews
.14 km away
Sa by Thai Cuisine
34 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
California Theatre
79 reviews
.32 km away
The Tech Museum of Innovation
860 reviews
.56 km away
San Jose McEnry Convention Center
83 reviews
.52 km away
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
64 reviews
.32 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from China Chen staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 S 3rd St, San Jose, CA 95112-5713
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-294-2525
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