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Uncle Chen

40 42nd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403-5109
+1 650-572-7989
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  • Excellent0%
  • Very good16%
  • Average51%
  • Poor33%
  • Terrible0%
7 Jan 2018
“Friendly, nice restaurant”
14 Nov 2016
“Uncle Chen”
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
40 42nd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403-5109
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

My son and I went here after a long day of hiking. The menu is large, the portions are good size. My son ordered the shrimp with egg noodles. It didn't have much flavor and was heavy on the noodles. I had the sizzling seafood...More

Thank NinjaGigi
Reviewed November 14, 2016

I hadn't gone here for a while and decided to try it again. The sweet and sour chicken was cooked in a tempura and you had to pour the sweet and sour sauce on top. No flavor. The asparagus chicken was ok. Too much $$...More

Thank Sel S
Reviewed May 24, 2016

The co-owners, Tim & Jay do a very good job of making you feel welcome. The servers are accommodating & always try their best. Food is good, although nothing stands out or is special. Most of the time I go for their lunch buffet, which...More

Thank DCM2015-1
Reviewed November 11, 2015

Food is average in quality, service decent, and prices reasonable. Parking is plentiful. Not a lot to say, but OK for lunch or dinner.

Thank Bart C
Reviewed March 9, 2015

Uncle Chen's has good lunch specials and a lunch buffet. Always fresh and hot. Staff is nice and service is fast. Convenient to others stores in the area. Right off El Camino Real on 41st Ave., across from Mollie Stone's.

Thank B D
Reviewed April 20, 2014

Very good service, but the food was not fresh and the meal was disappointing. Have had better before, so not sure what is going on. A lot of Groupon customers.

Thank canaturelover55
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 42nd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403-5109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-572-7989
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