7 Best Chinese Food Restaurants in La Jolla, CA

Posted on February 21, 2014 by Tijon Employee
La Jolla is a great place to take in the coastal scenery and enjoy the Southern California culture it offers. If you work up an appetite for some Chinese cuisine, these top Chinese food restaurants in La Jolla offer the scenic atmosphere with a touch of local culture.

1. Mandarin House
The Mandarin House is rated as one of the top Chinese restaurants in La Jolla for its reputation in quality food, quick service, and easy parking. With a full bar, delivery, and reservation services, this Chinese restaurant is revered as one of the best by La Jolla locals.

6765 La Jolla Blvd.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 454-2555

2. Hong Kong Chef
Located at Stadium Street in University City of La Jolla, Hong Kong Chef is known for its lunch specials. Prices typically range between $11 and $30 and open at 11am on weekdays for an easy lunch grab or a dinner visit on weekends between 4:00pm and 8:30pm. Take out is an option for many but delivery services are currently not available to visitors.

3310 Governor Drive
San Diego, CA 92122
(858) 457-3533

3. Shanghai Cafe
For some quick food on the go, Shanghai Café offers a menu with options under $10, perfect for take-out Chinese. Delivery and reservation services are currently unavailable. Other diners who have visited here recommend the fresh and made to order hot and sour soup or fried rice. 

7770 Regents Rd.
San Diego, CA 92122
(858) 452-6888

4. Fugu’s Sushi
This Chinese casual dining experience offers a great mix of cuisine options to include the highly recommended Garlic Chicken & Broccoli and Mt. Soledad dish. If you are looking for wider varieties, Fugu’s Sushi offers some Japanese options and even Korean Bulgogi. Delivery, take-out, and reservations are accepted with a casual quiet dine in environment.

915 Pearl Street
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 456-1414

5. P.F. Chang’s 
Located right off of La Jolla Village Drive, P.F. Chang’s is a known name to choose from when it comes to Chinese cuisine. This location has a great reputation for lettuce wraps, Mongolian beef, and their great quality of service. Open late until 11:00pm, order some take-out or make dine in reservations. 

4540 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA 92122
(858) 458-9007

6. China Chef
This local Chinese cuisine is known for being always great in taste, reasonable in price, with pleasant service. China Chef offers order delivery or pick-up options holding a positive reputation in La Jolla for the last 15 years. They are known for their quick, delicious, and affordable dinners.

623 Pearl Street
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 454-1368

7. Pick Up Stix
A nice option for Chinese, located right off of Villa La Jolla Drive. With pricing ranging under $10, the cream cheese wontons and spicy basil noodles are a favorite of past visitors. Dine in, order take-out, or make reservations to enjoy this casual dining experience.

8707 Villa La Jolla Drive #1
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 552-1566 

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