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Chop Suey Peking Restaurant

2877 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-2929
+1 619-295-2610
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“pea pods” (3 reviews)
“egg foo young” (3 reviews)
“chow mein” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2877 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-2929
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

I usually am a fan of Egg Foo Yung so came for that reason. It is truly an old style Chinese place. I did not like the complimentary tea with loose leaves in the cup. The egg foo young itself was plentiful and reasonably priced....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank vagabondginger
Reviewed August 23, 2018

If you grew up eating Cantonese Food in your childhood, this is the real thing! The total experience was what it was suppose to be! I went here with my relatives, it is my father's favorite Chinese Restaurant in the State of California! We ate...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Brian R
Reviewed July 18, 2018

This place took me back to the days when I ordered a good chow mein. Iit included all the major ingredients of bean sprouts, pea pods, and water chestnuts. It was delicious and I want to return! Service was good and portions were more than...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank DrDSanDiego_CA
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I are from the Midwest, new to San Diego. Since being here, we have struggled to fall in love with the food here. We googled top Chinese restaurants in the area and this one was an option. Definitely in a great neighborhood....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank SoniaB238
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

It was okay...not the schezchuan chicken I expected and the egg foo yung was blah...egg rolls were yummy though

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Rachael L
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Our party of 10 all thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Chop Suey Peking Restaurant. Surprisingly authentic no frills Cantonese cuisine. Warm and accommodating service. Everything we ordered tasted delicious but in particular, I highly recommend the chicken fried rice, black bean beef noodles and sweet...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank RobynCL11
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Been coming here since 1982. Best there is. If your looking for old school cantonese food this is your place. Family owned and operated since 1935. Doesn't get any better than this.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Johnabs2009
Reviewed January 23, 2017

Chop Suey was the perfect end to a day jam packed with adventure, from the San Diego Zoo's Safari Park, to a ghost tour from the Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House, to After Hours at the San Diego Museum of Art. It was cold...More

Date of visit: January 2017
2  Thank Stew R
Reviewed December 26, 2016

I located this spot via Yelp, simply looking for a location for Chinese food. We arrived just after they opened for the day and had a fantastic lunch. Everything was delicious and fresh - especially their fried rice. It was wonderfully fluffy and not at...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank lvnative_63
Reviewed December 4, 2016

This is perhaps the oldest operating restaurant in San Diego. The facade takes you back decades with its fancy lighting. We ordered Kung Pao chicken, Chop Suey, Vegetable rice, and Vegetable Chow Mein. The feast came out quickly and we ate as much as possible...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Creeping_Death_LA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
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.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2877 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-2929
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-295-2610
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