City Wok

Chinese Restaurant
718 West Washington Street, San Diego, CA 92103 718 West Washington Street, San Diego Directions
This place has not been rated by customers.
85% of 649 customers recommended
This place is closed.

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About this Business

  • Cuisine
    Chinese, Asian, Noodle Bar, Fast Food, Seafood
  • Meals
    Lunch, Dinner
  • Price
    <$15
  • Cuisine
    Chinese, Asian, Noodle Bar, Fast Food, Seafood
  • Meals
    Lunch, Dinner
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Parking
    Available
  • Delivery
    Yes
  • Takeout
    Yes
  • Reservations
    No
  • Vegetarian Options
    Yes
  • Gluten Free Options
    Yes
  • Catering
    Yes
  • Good For Kids
    Yes
  • Good For Groups
    Yes
  • Kids Menu
    Yes
  • Vegan Options
    Yes
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Tips

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Report | 2 years ago
Good table service during the meal
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Report | 2 years ago
I enjoyed my visit very much. The server & waitress were very polite & helpful and the food was great! The restaurant was clean, which is a big plus!
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Report | 2 years ago
Walnut shrimp was good. Spicy bean chicken was good but not spicy.
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Report | 2 years ago
free tea with meal would be nice.
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Report | 2 years ago
Staff were very friendly and helpful.
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Report | 2 years ago
I was there to pick-up an order. Since I was early, my order hadn't yet been started. I told Sonny I needed change of a dollar for the meter outside, and he responded that there was free parking in the back of the restaurant. I said that I'd only be parked at a meter for a short while and he simply handed me two quarters. My pick-up order took under ten minutes to prepare. Everything was perfect. Thanks!
Verified
Report | 2 years ago
Nice everyday dining experience. A cut above other restaurants of the same genre.
Verified
Report | 2 years ago
Great service. Friendly & quick. Great food. clean
Verified
Report | 2 years ago
Keep on doing what your doing, and keep the great staff.
Verified
Report | 2 years ago
Excellent tomato beef dish
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From Our Editors

When Stuart Davis opened the first City Wok in North Hollywood in 1990, he had already been honing the restaurant’s concept for three years. He envisioned a stylish, casual restaurant where chefs created fresh, healthy versions of authentic Chinese dishes to order in an open kitchen. The problem? Davis lacked a background in traditional Chinese cooking. Enter Hing Fan Chan, a professional chef trained in Kowloon, China. “It was a 50-50 collaboration,” Davis told Restaurant Hospitality magazine in 2003: Chan brought traditional recipes to City Wok, and worked with Davis to create healthy, MSG-free versions of authentic dishes. Their collaboration paid off: in 2011, City Wok earned _Palm Springs Life_’s award for the area’s Best Chinese Restaurant.

Today, flames surge as chefs tend woks in chrome-lined open kitchens. In the dining room, customers relax as they wait for servers to arrive with dishes such as a spicy kung pao combo or house lo mein. A breakfast menu features creative wok scrambles and moo shoo burritos, bringing Chinese flavors to morning meals without the hassle of stealing a Concorde.

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Many people described the Atmosphere as Comfortable.
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Many people described the Appetizer as Good.
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Many people described the Amount as Generous.
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Many people described the Beef as Gross. Others thought:
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  • Love
- 75%

  • Gross
  • Not Love
  • Tough
Many people described the Broth as Nice. Others thought:
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  • Nice
  • Excellent
- 25%

  • Weak
Many people described the Chinese Cuisine as Best. Others thought:
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  • Best
  • Fresh
  • Good
  • Authentic
  • Convenient
- 46%

  • Americanized
  • Boring
  • Odd
  • Overpriced
  • Sub-par
Many people described the Chicken as Delicious. Others thought:
+ 64%

  • Delicious
  • Excellent
  • Fresh
  • Good
  • Like
- 36%

  • Tough
  • Overcooked
  • Stringy
  • Tasteless
Many people described the Chow Mein as Bad.
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Many people described the Cooking as Fresh.
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- 33%


Many people described the Combo as Great.
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