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Chef Choy

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548 Contra Costa Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-1286
+1 925-671-0655
11:00 - 21:30
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Martinez, California
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91 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Been coming here over 20 years! Everything is good, but I always order hot and sour soup vegetarian. The best soup in the world!!!!!!!!!! Husband likes egg flower. Everything is really good!

Thank themermaidrach
Modesto, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

They have the best Chicken won ton soup along with many of their plates. My family and I have been coming here for more than 15 years and now share the tradition with my own family.

Thank mannyr921
Arvada, Colorado
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We came here specifically for their vegan menu. We ordered the following: Dry Saute Green Beans (recommended by the server and was a GREAT dish), Bok choy with mushrooms, veggies with chow mein, Salt and pepper tofu, and General Tsao Chicken. All were really great dishes, especially the salt and pepper tofu and the green beans. The staff was very... More 

Thank Greekipina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Hidden in a strip mall behind Lamps plus stoe is this little gem of a restaurant. Lunch special is a great value! I have easily eaten here over 100 times never had a bad meal.

Thank bmom91
Concord, California
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Chef Choy is tucked away at the back of a shopping area, and is easy to miss if your not looking carefully. We have eaten here several times and the food is always above average and the portions are generous. The wait staff is pleasant but not overbearing. Chef Choy has become our go to place for Chinese food.

Thank Diane C
San Francisco, California
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120 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

We have been going to Chef Choy for many years. The food is consistently good, and the portions are generous. We often order take-out, and they have it ready to pick up within 15 minutes. Our favorites are the house special Wonton soup, potstickers, General Tsaus chicken, beef and broccoli, and many others. Love it!

Thank Linda T
Walnut Creek, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Really good food. The staff is very attentive. The portions are generous and the price is right. My family sampled the pot stickers, chow mein (BBQ pork), egg rolls, honey walnut shrimp, and orange chicken. Everything was delicious. A friend recommended this place and I'm glad he did...it's a semi-hidden gem. We'll be back.

Thank Thoughtleader
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

A friend moved to a town called Pacheco ad I wanted to find a decent Chinese restaurant for his birthday. My search landed on Chef Choy in this unfamiliar area. What a find! Booths abound in the dining area, it is quiet and relaxing; the staff was attentive, the dishes were prepared quickly with fresh ingredients, everything was tasty! I... More 

Thank djdulac
Kamloops, Canada
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015

Dining out can always be a hit or miss when you're traveling but this quirky joint is definitely a hit. The food was excellent, best Chinese we've had in ages. Our waiter was a little odd but the food more than made up for him. If we lived here we would being getting their take out weekly.

Thank Patricia H
Walnut Creek, CA
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

We have been to Chef Choy's several times with our son and his family, and the food is consistently delicious. The atmosphere is traditional without being as showy as many Chinese restaurants are. The staff is especially friendly and courteous, and very patient when we often take time to decide what to have. We have been there for lunch and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 548 Contra Costa Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-1286
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasant Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 925-671-0655

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