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1335 Solano Avenue (at Pomona Avenue)
Albany, CA 94706
Parking: Street (easy)

Phone: 510-525-2285

Restaurant Owner: John Yao
Executive Chef: John Yao

Type of Cuisine: Traditional Szechuan
Signature Dishes: West-Style Fish Filet, Deep-Cooked Pork Shoulder, Szechuan Drycooked Beef, Cumin Lamb, Sesame Pancake Flatbread
Vegetarian Options: 3+ items (Full vegetarian dinners are possible.)
Alcohol Served: Full bar
Corkage Fee: $8
Bottle Limit: None

Restaurant Hours:
Monday: 11:30am- 9:30pm
Tuesday: 11:30am- 9:30pm
Wednesday: 11:30am- 10:00pm
Thursday: 11:30am- 10:00pm
Friday: 11:30am- 10:30pm
Saturday: 11:30am- 10:30pm
Sunday: 11:30am- 9:30pm

Meals Served: Lunch, Dinner, Mandarin Dimsum on weekends
Take-Out: Yes
Delivery: No
Average Lunch Price Range (per person, full meal, tax, 15% gratuity, w/o alcohol): under $15
Average Dinner Price Range (per person, full meal, tax, 15% gratuity, w/o alcohol): $15-$25
Payment Options: Cash, Visa, MasterCard
Accept Reservations: Yes
Need Reservations: No, except on major holidays
How far in advance do you require reservations be made? One week

Accommodations for Children: Kid-friendly
Dining Style: Casual
Disabled Access: Yes
Restaurant Size: Large (100 +seats)
Accommodate Groups (10+): Yes, especially traditional Szechuan banquets
Private Dining Room: Yes, semi-private
Tables with Scenic Views: No
Outdoor Dining: No
Entertainment: No

China Village: Restaurant Info 21 July,2015Check, Please! Bay Area

  • Greg

    Amazing Szechuan food. Must try the 1000 pepper soup, it is only a little spicy.

  • Mark Wo

    This restaurant has old menus posted outside the entrance and a stack of carry-out menus on the cashier’s counter. They have never been updated to show the restaurant’s now much-higher prices (at least $1 or $2 more for each dish). I complained to the cashier about this several months ago yet the restaurant has done nothing to correct what amounts to their false advertising.

    Besides this, I have repeatedly found the food and service to be mediocre at best. The staff is rude and obnoxious. There are several much better Chinese restaurants nearby further up Solano Avenue & on San Pablo Ave.

  • OwnerJohn

    Restaurant is currently closed for renovations. We expected to reopen July 2012 under same management and chef. Thanks for all your support and see you all then!

  • Shauna

    The pork shoulder is one of the best dishes in the Bay Area. Their cumin lamb is also delicious.

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