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Chen's Chinese Restaurant

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2131 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90803-5704
+1 562-439-0309
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting from out of town and staying on the Queen Mary we found this restaurant. Ken our waiter was fabulous. Food was great portions and we enjoyed the family style won ton soup. Great place for a big group to eat.

Thank Nani L
Fullerton, California
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205 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

If you're expecting PF Chang or Pickup Stix, this is not the place for you. Service is sub par which is typical of real Asian restaurants. If you go to an Asian restaurant and the waiter is nice, beware! Take PF Chang for example. This not real Chinese food. PF stands for Peter Fleming. Recognize the steak house? Yes it's... More 

Thank jt99941
Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Called for takeout at 4:10. Asked for it to be ready at 5PM. Got there at 4:50 pm. Food sitting in window. Felt warm and was plentiful. Everything (shrimp, rice, veggies so very soggy. No flavor on anything. Black mushroom tasted funny & actually spit it out. I would not return.

1 Thank Cynthia S
Bozeman, Montana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Vegetarians rejoice! Start with the mu shu and stay for the orange tofu, bean curd with green beans, and order everything else to eat tomorrow. Everything here is good - lo mein, chow mein, spring rolls, wonton soup. Chen's is a place I starve myself for in advance. Best Chinese in the USA, and I eat Chinese food constantly!

Thank Sara W
Fresno, California
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

I had no where to really go, so stopped in here. It looks like a typical Chinese food place, the staff are friendly, but the portions are just too big. I ended up having to throw away most of it.

Thank crazytracy78
Long Beach, California
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216 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

This place has really good food, but the stay and environment are on the low side. But you can't have high hopes when you go for authentic Chinese food.

Thank Fernand0001
Kansas City, Kansas
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84 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

I've eaten at Chen's both times I visited Long Beach. The prices were reasonable. A combination plate, which includes soup, and egg roll, and crab rangoon, is under $11. You can get less expensive entrees without the combo. The waiter was good about keeping our water glasses full and empty plates cleared. The dining area is clean and is able... More 

Thank Tracy T
Long Beach, CA
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

I love Chen's for their delivery and delicious Hot & Sour Soup. I reviewed this place before but unfortunately, I can no longer recommend it. The physical restaurant location is just too dirty and the carpet is in serious need of cleaning. To top it off, they were recently cited and closed for cockroaches! If they clean this place up... More 

Thank ljinbs
Long Beach, California
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206 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

This was my first visit to Chen's. We were in the mood for delicious Asian flavors. We were not familiar with the menu, so we decided to go with the family dinners which include appetizers and entrees. The appetizers were ok: two ribs, two spring rolls, flattened deep-fried shrimp all on a plate. Our first entrée, shrimp with lobster sauce... More 

Thank Evelina62
Bellflower, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

I liked the family dinners. They give you a large serving. They also have the best wonton soup I've ever tasted.

Thank LinaK1213

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2131 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90803-5704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-439-0309

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?