We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“tasty Taiwanese style Chinese food”
Review of China Bee

China Bee
Ranked #134 of 446 Restaurants in San Mateo
Cuisines: Chinese
Restaurant details
Reviewed September 13, 2015

Family run restaurant with not much atmosphere but quite good regional dishes. Service attentive and menu quite large, one side all Chinese the other side English. Dishes served hot and fresh from the kitchen as done.

    • Value
    • Service
    • Food
Thank frequentraveler13
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (16)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

7 - 11 of 16 reviews

Reviewed August 15, 2015

This small, out of the way chinese restaurant is one of the best on the peninsula. The style is true 'home cooking', portions are good and the price reasonable. There is virtually no ambience, just good food. There steamed pork dumplings are fabulous. A true find.

Thank charliespal2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

There aren't that many authentic Taiwanese restaurants on peninsula. China bee is one of the very few. Not all dishes are done well but for the ones that they do well, they are really good. Their pork and bean curd stir fry is really good. Their pork chop rice plate is pretty good, too. They also serve traditional Taiwanese breakfast food on the weekend, such as Chinese donut stick, savory soy milk, etc. The wait line for weekend breakfast gets long, so if you want to try their weekend breakfast, come early.

Thank MustLoveTruffle
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed May 1, 2014

I am probably a bit biased about this place because I love fried stinky tofu with all my heart so I was over the moon when I had it. The beef noodle soup was decent, worth a try. Overall my experience was very good, no complains.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank I-Shun
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed September 4, 2013

This place is small and simple, but the food's quite good and the service is friendly. Great for Northern Chinese style breakfast or lunch -- they have hot soy milk (sweet or salted), potstickers and xiaolong (steamed pork) buns, as well as regular dishes. They also have something hard to find -- "stinky" tofu (fried tofu pieces) which is much more tasty than it sounds, especially with a bit of chili sauce. Expect a wait on the weekends.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank DuckyO
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed China Bee also viewed

 

Been to China Bee? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing