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Chong's Szechwan Restaurant

485 Tyler St, Monterey, CA 93940-3039
+1 831-373-5153
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (4 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
485 Tyler St, Monterey, CA 93940-3039
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

We ordered what we usually do here. They tried but it didn't taste good...the sweet and sour soup wasn't. The egg foo young was tasteless...and the chop suey was also tasteless....too bad since our friend recommended this place. Will never go back....

Thank CheapEats019
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This has been my favorite Chinese restaurant in Monterey for over 30 years. It is almost a weekly stop. Good service and they always know what I want to eat and drink. Great service and food in the downtown area of Monterey. The # 10...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I have been eating here monthly for nearly 30 years. It is my favorite place in Monterey. Great Szechawan spicey pork with fried rice.Great combos and specials. Not to mention the waitress always knows what I want to eat and drink.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 6 October 2016

There are quite a few Restaurant choices on the Monterey Peninsula. And, as you can imagine, many are Seafood style and/or Steak choices. The food is plentiful, the prices are fair.

Thank Kent S
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Love their food! It's hot, freshly prepared and has a good balance of flavours. I always get the beef with black bean sauce on rice, and I tell them to make it spicy. Their spicy shrimp is also really good. I haven't tried their noodle...More

Thank Sansar L
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Like most really good Chinese restaurants, it's about the food, not the decor. We went, on the recommendation of a Chinese Tai Chi student of mine, for the steamed fish. It was, naturally, great. We also ordered the Garlic Eggplant, which is labelled "Hot" but...More

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 5 March 2016

tHEIR won ton soup is a local favorite!!!Locals inhabit the business during lunch and gets somewhat busy

Thank petey11monterey
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Not what you would think of as a place you would want to eat when you see it from the outside; 70's anyone? With that said, no ambiance, but reasonable food at fair prices when you need a bite. They seem to do a brisk...More

Thank seek_save
Reviewed 11 July 2015

The meals are delicious! Fast, friendly, efficient service will delight you. The food is good old fashion Chinese family style; that every American town used to have. Yes! many Americanized Chinese food dishes that are delicious, but also many truly ethnic spicy dishes are available....More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 22 May 2015

We were regulars here in the 70s and nothing's changed. Same menu, chairs, tables, statues...you know what you're getting, because it's the same as you got. Dependable, fairly fast: a Chinese equivalent of a NY deli.

Thank WorldSki
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 Tyler St, Monterey, CA 93940-3039
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-373-5153
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