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China Express

723 N China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3514
+1 760-371-9868
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good52%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“in town” (2 reviews)
“buffet” (8 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
Chinese, Asian, Thai
€€ - €€€
723 N China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3514
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe because the owners were gone, but noticeably off its game. Panang Curry used to rock the house Now, meh. Other dishes uninspiring too.

Thank ChinaLake1
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Opted for the buffet which at first for $11 it seemed like an OK price but then there was not a lot to choose from. The mandarin chicken was probably the best thing on the buffet, my wife said the Panang Curry was very good....More

Thank Hhonorsreview
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Our food was very good, wait staff were very efficient and friendly. Will return there if we're ever back in the area

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This has always been a favorite for me. No water, even after they asked if we wanted it. Cashier away from cash register. Food tastiness slipping. It's still good, but short of excellent. Hoping it turns around. This place used to be one of Ridgecrest's...More

Thank ChinaLake1
Reviewed 24 August 2016

When ordering from China Express, I always have the orange chicken, it is very good. We order as a group and share several dishes, but my favorite is always the orange chicken.

Thank Pauline S
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Great food at a good price served by efficient friendly servers. Also has an ice cream bar for a cool desert

Thank mctraps
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

After lengthy discussion with the waitress who was pleasant, and understood the menu well, I ordered the eggplant dish. The problem with the curries is that (as explained by waitress) the sauces contain pre made spice mixes.... So we can't make them without fish sauce........More

Thank Royal B
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I like China Express, the service is quick and the food is always hot. They offer a buffet but I always order off the menu. I like the home pan fried noodles. Staff is generally attentive and refills are fast.

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 15 November 2015

When we arrived on a Friday night, we were seated immediately. The server was very nice and came over promptly to take our drink orders. We ordered off the main menu and did not do the buffet. I was very disappointed with the Wor Won...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 24 August 2015

we had bacon rolled shrimp,(appetizer) orange chicken, hot n spicey soup, and walnut shrimp we were going to have it delivered but then my husband decided to go get it. there was enough food there to feed 4, everything was very good, I would definitely...More

2  Thank dnbnaz
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 N China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3514
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Ridgecrest
  • Phone Number: +1 760-371-9868
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