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Yan Flower

617 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4426
+1 831-423-2574
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good33%
  • Average31%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
6 Apr 2018
“Good basic Chinese menu”
6 Feb 2018
“Good Chinese Food”
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
Asian, Chinese
617 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4426
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

We stopped by 3 minutes after lunch was over, and ask the server if we could still order from the lunch menu and told us no we could not! Three minutes after!!! I had to admit that turned me off right away!!! Then i order...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank José P
Reviewed April 6, 2018

We ordered pork fried rice and vegi chow mein. They honored our request to prepare low salt versions of these dishes. They did a great job accommodating our request.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank teryl341
Reviewed February 6, 2018

We ordered food to go. The service was very good. When requested, they gave us plates, forks and napkins to take along.

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed January 24, 2018

Yan Flower has been in buisness for over 20 years- Yan is a very nice person. I go there when I can because it is so popular and the chinese food is so very good and healthy to eat. it is a local Santa Cruz...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank WillS1706
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Our family shared a lunch there for the first time and it was just OK. I ordered a spicy chicken strip dish that was very tough chicken breasts thinly cut strips and they shouldn't have been at all tough, but they were and I can't...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank John B
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Yan Flower has the best Chinese food I've ever had outside of Taiwan, which is widely recognized to have the best in all of Asia. Ingredients are fresh, flavors are subtle and natural, unlike so much bland fare at most Chinese restaurants in the US,...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank SWSally
Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

Favorite local spot. Clean and friendly waitstaff. Lunch specials really affordable & tasty. Choice of Hot n Sour soup or Egg Flower. Select your lunch special entree. After your meal you get the customary fortune cookie. I have the Sweet n Sour pork usually. The...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank SusheOne1
Reviewed February 20, 2016

It's decent but I find it depends on what you order. Some dishes are awesome, others are not so great. Sweet and sour chicken was really yummy.

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Crystal K
Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Food was enjoyable at a basic level. Mixed plates proved good value and inoffensive, plentiful in quantity. Decor very tired but clean and with very friendly and helpful staff. They don't take Amex.

Thank David D
Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

'Yan Flower' has yet to let me down. They sure know how to keep customers regular happy & content. Delicious Chinese cuisine they use no canned ingredients just fresh fresh fresh. You know the difference when u taste it. I don't bother going anywhere else...More

3  Thank Autumn W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
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.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 617 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4426
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-2574
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