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Chinese in OC

Hello all. We're looking for great Chinese in OC. Have been traveling to Dana Point to Peking Dragon, but we want to find something closer to Costa Mesa. Thanks!

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  1. How about Golden Dragon on Harbor. Just down from Marvac electronics store.
    I had food to go from there last Friday. Orange Chicken, Broccoli Beef, eggrolls and a thing called Chinese Kentucky Delight. Fried chicken with a garlic / chili sauce. Very good.

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    Golden Dragon Restaurant
    2023 Harbor Blvd Ste A, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

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    1. re: stuartmm

      Have had some bad experiences at Golden Dragon over the years.

      1. re: stuartmm

        We always liked Golden Dragon too and have been going there for years. Nice family owns it.

      2. Wei's Chinese in Huntington Beach on the corner of Warner & Magnolia - I had lunch there today for the 1st time, after reading several positive recs from Wonginator. I really enjoyed their Salt & Pepper Pork chops, nice little crispy coating and just the right amount of spiciness to get my sinuses cleared out. Friendly service too.

        1. You could try Fu Wing Low at the corner of Brookhurst and Heil (across from Mile Square Park) in Fountain Valley. Not much for atmosphere but the food is great and the people are very nice.

          Everyone I have taken there has loved the food.

          1. Try Mandarin in Fountain Valley.

            1. Hey ryfanf,

              You can also try Phoenix (on Culver, near the 5 in Irvine); Chef Chen's on Jeffrey & Walnut (Irvine); and Tri-Village on Jeffrey (just north of the 5 Freeway). All three are pretty authentic places.

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              Chef Chen's Restaurant
              5408 Walnut Ave, Irvine, CA 92604

              Tri Village
              14121 Jeffrey Rd, Irvine, CA 92620

              Phoenix Restaurant
              14310 Culver Dr, Irvine, CA