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The Little Kitchen Asian Cafe

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24831 Del Prado, Dana Point, CA 92629-2852
+1 949-276-7799
11:00 - 00:00
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147 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spotlessly clean small restaurant. Sit by the window if you can, or in one of the booths. Very good service. Nice thick paper napkins. Have eaten there a half dozen times and enjoyed it each time. Hot and sour soup is excellent and they give you a generous cup size. Pan fried chicken dumplings are delicious with the ginger-soy sauce... More 

Thank Cinderella_Dearest
Ashland, Oregon
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288 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I eat here often. We recently had their lunch specials of Chicken with Vegetables and Garlic Chicken. I had the Hot and Sour Soup and she had the salad. My soup could have been a little hotter (temperature), but both were delicious just like the entrees. Seating was prompt, service was good and the food was great,... More 

Thank Tapetseb22
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent selection of Asian foods. Enjoyed the fried chicken dumplings as an appetizer followed by Hong Kong beef with shrimp as an entree. Obviously a popular stop given the number of people there. Highly recommended.

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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Would have never stopped at this place had it not been for the Trip Advisor reviews. It looks like a regular strip mall Asian Buffet from the outside and from first observations of the inside as well. The food and service however were amazing. Portions are very large so consider sharing. We ordered Pan Fried Dumplings, (these were just ok)... More 

Thank Kevin R
Trinity, Florida
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156 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

A three person take out order was ready when we arrived. The garlic chicken was very good. My seamen chicken was good. The lo mein was a little lite on the seamen oil flavor.

Thank ParTcake
Glencoe, Illinois
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Looking around Dana Point for decent Chinese food, we chose Little Kitchen because of its silly name. Dinner time and we found the restaurant and walked into an almost empty, dark restaurant at around 6:00 on a Tuesday. Being famished and not having any alternative choice to eat, we sat down. The wait staff immediately made us feel like family... More 

Thank Michael K
San Juan Capistrano, California
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179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Came here with a friend for dinner we ordered lettuce wrap, ahi poke, orange chicken, curry chicken and Hong Kong pan fried noodles. The lettuce wrap was good, the ahi poke was not, it did not taste fresh. the orange chicken was great, the pan fried noodles was ok and so was the curry chicken. This place is pretty popular... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I ordered chicken lettuce wraps and orange zest chicken. The food was fresh and delicious. Very impressed by first visit.

Thank Keith G
Laguna Niguel, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a lovely family restaurant serving excellent Chinese food. The service is superb and fast. The food well prepared and cooked. Am looking forward to visiting it again when on holiday in a couple of months.

Thank Ann W
Dana Point, California
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We love this place and are never disappointed. Food always perfectly cooked and service very efficient. We like that it's open late for this area.

Thank sukiewest

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24831 Del Prado, Dana Point, CA 92629-2852
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-276-7799
(949)276-7799 New Restaurant

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?