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Szechwan House Chinese Restaurant

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500 1st St Ste A, Benicia, CA 94510-3210
+1 707-745-4743
Today
11:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Benicia, California
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Altho' most friends choose the Buffet...I like to choose from the menu...(no msg in food from the menu).

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Thank 481elly
Tigard, Oregon
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678 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Good location on First Street. Interior was very bland and lacked atmosphere. Had the house scallops and the Szechwan velvet chicken and both were average. Would also rate the service as being average as we had to track down our server to refill drinks. Overall, I would rate our experience as average.

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Thank HARRY M
Benicia, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Went here for my birthday today. Best meal yet in Benicia, CA. Gad the meal for two with hot and sour soup. Absolutely delicious and we've been to a lot of authentic Chinese.

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Thank bodegabaylover
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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144 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

We were visiting from out of town and we to dinner with some friends who are locals. What a great discovery. Downtown Benicia is very quaint. Our friends felt this would be the best place for dinner. Great food and plenty of it to share. As with most Chinese Restaurants, you expect to order a plate and pass it along.... More 

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Thank BearGuy60
Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
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196 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

We all thought our meals were very good. Portions are very generous. Brown rice is offered as an option over white rice. Great for the vegetarians at our table of 6. Servers were very nice too. Criticism: Skip the spare ribs unless they change the recipe--tasteless & dried out.

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Thank Lisa T
benicia,ca
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

This the best Chinese food restaurant in Benicia. Food, service can't be beat. That's all you need to know.

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Thank jimmytheshoe
Benicia, Ca
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

They have a good lunch buffet. I love the Chinese chicken and sweet and sour pork. Good variety and it's good for large parties.

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Thank Lyn S
Benicia, California
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79 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

We dine in and often take out here. The food has always been great. It is family owned and operated. Will return.

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Thank Ccmgogo
Benicia, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

All the food is fantastic and I've eaten a lot of Chinese. Walnut prawns are to die for. Always a table available. A great Benicia secret.

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San Diego, California
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

My family go here every time we visit. Great food and great service! We got a lot of different dishes!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 1st St Ste A, Benicia, CA 94510-3210
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Benicia
  • Phone Number: +1 707-745-4743

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?