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Yenchim Garden Restaurant

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13297 Black Mountain Rd, San Diego, CA 92129-2658
+1 858-484-7277
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

We go every once in a while to this restaurant because we live in the neighborhood. It is okay as a restaurant, serving basic Chinese/Cantonese food. It is not a gourmet place but it hits the spot. There is sometimes a tendency to overdo some standard sauces, like Hoisin, but because we also cook Chinese/Cantonese at home, we can taste... More 

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Thank Liars N F
San Diego, California
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136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

The food here is pretty good. We usually get the Yenchim soup, pan fried noodles, Yenchim chicken, and Mongolian Beef. The soup is minced chicken with minced water chestnuts in a dark flavorful broth. The entrees are cooked to perfection every time we order. Service is friendly and fast. The restaurant décor is kind of dated and they use a... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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94 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Always a consistently well done meal. Menu is extensive with something to please all. Staff is friendly, quiet and efficient. Food is prepared as ordered and is fresh and tasty. Been there many times with extended family and they always seem happy to set up for larger party and treat the kids as honored guests.

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Thank Linda M
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2014

Was this one of my best dining experiences - no. Is this the most requested restaurants from my children? Yes! Not even a close contest. We frequented this restaurant once a week as my children love the food here before moving out of the area. The service is second to none. My children loved the fact the waiters knew what... More 

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Thank Jackip123
Cape Carteret, North Carolina
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221 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014

Not a mainstream eatery, not easy to find but worth the effort. Friendly staff, quick and efficient service during a busy Friday night a great choice for a family evening. I ordered the Yenchim Combo with shrimp, chicken, and pork in a basic brown sauce. For $12 It came steaming on a large platter with enough food for two or... More 

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Thank Harold J
San Francisco, California, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2012

The Chciken Lo Mein is excellent and AWESOME Value. Pre order and have have everything ready by the time you arrive.

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Thank John L
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2012

This is one of the few restaurants in town where you can get authentic northern style chinese food. The green onion pancakes, pot stickers, and yang chow fried rice are awesome. To get the authentic stuff, you need to order from the chinese menu. There's a more american style menu and that food is good as well. It just depends... More 

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Thank cjting
San Diego, California
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2012

I have been eating here since i was in high school and now I take my kids here. The food is consistent and the service is great. I am hoping my kids will be taking their kids here. It's Chinese comfort food. Their pork fried rice is pork fried rice. Nothing special or crazy - just good old fashioned pork... More 

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Thank MissyBissy
san marcos
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2009

This place is great i love there lunch specials but there is a lot of times my g/f and i go here for dinner or even after work i might stop on by. Kung poa extra spicy please or the szechuan green beans are great as well. If you like noodles the Lo mein has great texture and flavor. Great... More 

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Thank northcountyfoodie
San Diego
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2009

Great lunch special for about $5-$7 served with soup (egg drop or hot n sour), main dish, rice, & egg roll. They have been in PQ for over 20 years and it is good family style food at dinner. Yenchin beef or chicken is a great dish to share or have for a lunch special.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13297 Black Mountain Rd, San Diego, CA 92129-2658
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-484-7277

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