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The Kitchen

€€ - €€€Chinese, Asian
279 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2607
+1 650-692-9688
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (30 reviews)
“tofu skin” (2 reviews)
“duck” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
279 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2607
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

It seems like yesterday.The last time I came to this restaurant was back on January 6, 2015 for lunch with six of my friends. This time was totally different. My wife and I went out to dinner with family of five here. "The Kitchen" at...More

Thank Quasarsoujourner01
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

My sister had raved about this restaurant when she first tried it with friends. We were in the area on the weekend so we decided to try it, too. We ordered 4 types of dimsum, crispy duck, a bowl of steamed rice and pan-fried noodles....More

Thank Travel_Fan2007
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I live in the area. The last time I was here was about 25 years ago. I went with my out of town guest. This place always seems to be busy so I had high expectation. Overall the food quality was okay, not a destination...More

Thank sfosmd
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Met a couple associates for a quick lunch. Cool atmosphere and the food was delivered quickly with nice portion size. Service was very good and would recommend this place.

Thank Silvo62
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Recommended by my friend. The soup is good. The roasted pork is not so good. We ordered bean curd, vegetable,clam with noodle

Thank Jeffrey_Teh_2000
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This was the first time I visited. We went to this Restaurant after stopping by 5 restaurants where they were all closed. They call themselves XIAO YE Restaurant open from 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM for lunch; 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM. Atmosphere was quite...More

Thank Ray H
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Being an Asian and have lived in different countries, I can tell you that this restaurant has one of the worse service that i have ever encountered. We have ordered 2 tables of food that worths more than$600 per table, all the service we get...More

Thank Oenbb
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Went there for a birthday celebration, ordered some expensive dishes. Unfortunately, the kitchen made a total mess of the dishes. After the second dish, my tongue and lips began to swell from the bucketful of MSG used in the dishes. The food was rushed out...More

Thank LonelyTraveller_7
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The service used to be very arrogant and disappointing, but the food made the restaurant worth visiting in spite of that. Now the food is as disappointing as the service, the resent refurbishing of the restaurant did not address the filthy carpets and takes away...More

Thank Oerelius
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The tea and food are much better here, but it is difficult for non-Chinese to order or order off menu.

Thank cal48boy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Millbrae
  • Phone Number: +1 650-692-9688
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