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Dynasty Restaurant

3601 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-5155
+1 831-479-3388
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
21 Jun 2017
“Barely average”
7 Aug 2016
“Very tasty!”
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
3601 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-5155
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Nice staff. Large menu. Standard prices. Barely-Average food, slightly better than Panda Express. Pot stickers--fried average--tasted frozen Dumplings(pork)--average--tasted frozen Chili oil ravioli soup-- average $27

Thank SanMo
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We got the lemon chicken there and it was like eating a chicken donut with lemon glaze. It was very tasty and melted in your mouth. Also their green beans were great and they have an interesting tofu/seaweed soup. It was my first time to...More

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We enjoyed a late lunch in a beautifully decorated restaurant with charming, attentive staff. The menu offered many familiar choices of Mandarin, Sichuan and Cantonese provinces and several special dishes like lamb. Best chinese food in the area.

Thank Shari H
Reviewed 30 December 2015

the staff is very nice. The Dim Sum choices are slim. No red bean bao (bun), no egg custard bao , and the sesame buns were hard instead of soft. The Jiao-Zi was freshly cooked. I would recommend this spot if you're really into PORK...More

Thank Monica Micah R
Reviewed 2 December 2014

This is the only place I know if in Santa Cruz that you can get Dim Sum. Only on Saturdays and Sundays, but still, if you need a quick fix and not wanting to drive to San Francisco, this is your place. The decor is...More

1  Thank BabsSC
Reviewed 19 May 2014 via mobile

Stopped in and got dinner for my family of 6. Service was great. Our server/hostess was very friendly. Food came out fairly fast and was hot and yummy. Price is also very good for what you get. Glad we took a chance and ate here....More

1  Thank Erin D
Reviewed 10 April 2014

We've tried most of the Chinese restaurants in the Santa Cruz area, and so far this is our favorite. They offer a wide variety of dishes, many of which are not found on most menus. The flavor and freshness of the dishes we've tried have...More

2  Thank Greg H
Reviewed 10 September 2013

Growing up there were two places I used to go to/order Chinese food from, the first was Salt & Pepper in Juhu & the second one was Dynasty. This place has maintained it's charm & its consistency for many a years & lot of the...More

Thank Rohit K
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Stopped by to have a light dinner; the service was quite good and the staff was friendly. Typical chinese food menu with an abundance of choices. They did have a couple of local seafood based specials. Food was good and fresh, well prepared. Prices were...More

1  Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 10 July 2013

I mean come on "worst chinese" "go to Guan Zho right down the street?" Hm, pretty suspicious if you ask me, and honestly they have sabotaged their yelp page too by spamming it and now they wont let any good reviews on.I am only posting...More

3  Thank Jane M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3601 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-5155
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-479-3388
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