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Chef Ming's

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61 Washington St, Santa Clara, CA 95050-6138
+1 408-984-6688
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent service. Family owned where they make you cell like part of the family. Food is great and they are amenable to change things to suit your taste.

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Thank Peter B
Santa Clara, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Chef Ming's is like a lot of small American Chinese restaurants from the 80's: the menu is similar, the speed at which food comes out is very fast, and it's not pricey. It's meant to be a simple place to get a quick meal out. A lot of places like that are mediocre, but this one is very good. Service... More 

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1 Thank floppymoose
Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

So wonderful to have a local neighborhood restaurant that consistently delivers on tasty delicious food and wonderful service. Trying different dishes - and enjoying favorites - I always look forward to my feast from Chef Ming's. And the owners/chef's recommendations always help me discover new wonderful favorites. This place is the real deal.

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1 Thank 138stuartr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

Family owned and run, this restaurant has fantastic food, service, parking, custom orders, carry out or eat in. So glad to discover this gem of a restaurant when I moved to town eight months ago. #supportlocal CHEF MING'S in Santa Clara. 61 Washington St, Santa Clara CA 95050 408-984-6688 Delicious and a total pleasure. I'm Stuart, and I'm a fan!

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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

Love this restaurant. Lots of interesting dishes. Try the 'clams' which aren't clams at all but mushrooms! Delicious!!!

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Thank AC J
Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2013

Alright, so I was staying around Santa Clara U, and looking for food in walking distance. From my hotel, the options were a bit dismal: Quiznos, Starbucks (yippee for my coffee addiction, boo for needing dinner), and then a pizza place which was great, but I had it the night before. I made a bit of a journey, to try... More 

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Thank Patrick F
San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2011

We've been going to Chef Ming's for about five or six years now and love the friendly atmosphere and great service. It's a family run restaurant and the welcome is always very warm and accommodating, even with our two-year-old, and while from outside it looks like nothing special, it's a true gem. If you're willing to be a bit adventurous,... More 

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Thank LimeyHoya
San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2009

This is a 100% family restaurant - run by a family for families. We've been going here for a little over three years and have been made to feel like 30 year regulars from day one. Don't worry about the menu - in many ways you can ignore it and just ask for guidance; they won't put you wrong!

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Thank LimeyHoya
Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2008

Yummy sesame prawns and good green beans.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Washington St, Santa Clara, CA 95050-6138
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: +1 408-984-6688

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