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3500 Golden Gate Way, Lafayette, CA 94549-4410
+1 925-284-3500
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Walnut Creek, California
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We had the deluxe "family combo" meal for 2. The variety was good. The food very tasty. The quantity was so ample we took home what didn't finish at the table. The decor was pleasant. The background music was soothing and soft enough to allow intimate conversation.

Thank Erland701
San Frncisco CA
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Always delighted with a meal here. Chef is marvelous, prices moderate. Mix your favorite with a new dish. The prawns with walnut are terrific.

Thank shermanbrown101
Walnut Creek, California
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Came on a very busy Mothers Day and did not have to wait long. Service at the table was spotty but we put it down to not enough staff for a busy holiday. Food was good - hot and delicious. They lost a mark for the tea. The teapots are too big for the one bag they give you and... More 

Thank ukbear
Savannah, Georgia
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here since I was 6 years old. I usually get the Peking spare ribs, chicken fried rice, chicken salad and/or mushu pork. The owners are wonderful, the food is so incredibly good. It's in a pretty weird location so not many people know it's there, but this is the best Chinese food ever. Don't waste your time... More 

Thank Brianna C
Walnut Creek, California
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171 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We have been dining at Great Wall for years, since they opened in Lafayette. Wonderful Chinese food in a warm atmosphere with very reasonable prices. Family operated the servers know the patrons and are personable. Every visit has been marvelous, but our visit in February seemed special. Jimmy, our server, remembers our nine year old grandson by name and asked... More 

Thank John H
Walnut Creek, California
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2015

We have lived here for quite some time and finally tried this restaurant last night. What a wonderful surprise. Pleasant servers, nice, elegant place with a button at your table to summon the waiter. We had the Hot and Spicy Eggplant, Vegetable Chow Mein, Brown rice and Seafood Delight. All were excellent. The eggplant was perfectly cooked to melt-in-your-mouth tenderness... More 

Thank Ann L
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2015

The only reason we don't go here every time is that my husband likes another Chinese restaurant's wine list. If no husband, this is where you'll find my family. Quiet. Attentive staff. Lunch specials are perfect.

Thank 728joanns
Hercules, California
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174 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Hi gang, We ate here for a birthday dinner having previously visited some 5 yrs earlier. Restaurant decor was comfortable, menu basically like all others. Prices were fair. Started out with Egg Rolls (4) which they cut in half to look more numerous on the plate, tasted like any egg roll you've ever ordered. Asked for sizzling rice soup which... More 

Thank Nothreeputts
Concord, California
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful and elegant Chinese restaurant. The food is delicious. The service is very good.

Thank Zdfhj
San Francisco, California
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328 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

I went to lunch here today with a colleague I have seen recently. Nice to catch up. I had the Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings with the Chow Mein. My colleague had a spicy Prawn dish with Fried Rice. The corn chowder-ish soup was quite good, as was the egg roll. Had to ask for the hot mustard. It was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 Golden Gate Way, Lafayette, CA 94549-4410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 925-284-3500

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