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Emerald Chinese Cuisine

) #1,935 of 3,981 Restaurants in San Diego €€ - €€€ Chinese, Asian, Seafood
3709 Convoy Street, #101, San Diego, CA 92111
+1 858-565-6888
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good20%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“sticky rice” (3 reviews)
“pot stickers” (3 reviews)
“dumplings” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
Chinese, Asian, Seafood
€€ - €€€
3709 Convoy Street, #101, San Diego, CA 92111
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chinese cooking is all about 'Wok Hei'. The essence of this technique of cooking has never been perfected by any other nation; that is the use of very high temperature with little oil to break down the tissues of the ingredients and release the molecules...More

Thank 165Doc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

New remodel!! Very pricey for Chinese food. Below average service. 95% of my reviews are great, menu hard to follow. I had lunch for $28. Not sure I will go back. Of course the Dim Sum was great!!

Thank djlightning93
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I've traveled the US quite a bit and take pride in being positive 95% of the time but this place may not get my best review. I've enjoyed Dim Sum for 30 years, but the service & high price takes alot of the enjoyment out...More

Thank djlightning93
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We just have to go to Emeralds to get our Dim Sum fix!! We are never disappointed and always leave fully satisfied and Happy!!! And Julie our favorite Server is a delight!!! We always have to have her, she takes great care of our family...More

Thank JEFF H
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Nothing too fancy but very good authentic Chinese food with plenty of choice of traditional Dim Sum. Including a great selection of Premium tea with my favorite Chrysanthemum. The service is fast and attentive which is always a plus for your average Chinese place. You...More

Thank Patrick Alfred ... D
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Okay, so I am not Chinese and didn't grow up eating Chinese food. Maybe someone else can speak to the authenticity of the cuisine here. But for me, it doesn't get any better! Order the green been plate and a plate of the beef rice...More

Thank WhatCaliGirlSays
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

My family went to Emerald for our dinner in Christmas. We had a reservation and everything. As soon as we sat down we asked if they were out of anything. We ordered the Peking Duck, the reason we went there, before anything else knowing it...More

Thank Munish A
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I have found that I love being able to order dim sum from a menu, instead of waiting for the right cart to roll bye. Although it is a different experience, it is much more efficient, and allows for a wider variety of choices in...More

Thank Syounghatfield
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Went there at lunch time I ordered beef balls, fried rice and shrimp balls. Everything was served hot and fresh and shrimp balls I had never had before Redecorated a year ago it is nice atmosphere and wonderful food Don't hold back because it occupies...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

A must try if you love Chinese food, its pictures in the menu appear smaller than the actual size. 👌

Thank Robin W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3709 Convoy Street, #101, San Diego, CA 92111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-565-6888
  • E-mail
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