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Chow's Asian Bistro Restaurant

) #293 of 403 Restaurants in Santa Fe ₱₱ - ₱₱₱ Chinese, Asian
St. Michael's St., Santa Fe, NM
471-7120
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“pot stickers” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (19 reviews)
“lemon fish” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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Value
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LOCATION
St. Michael's St., Santa Fe, NM
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Twenty years, Chow's served pretty good, upscale Chinese food, which at the time was something Santa Fe lacked. Now they are living off the fumes of their former reputation. The food is a rather bland, lackluster offering of dishes that masqueraded as Chinese, but could...More

Thank William H
Reviewed April 12, 2017

With menu items such as Nuts and Birds, Coconut Curry, and Volcano Fish you know you are not in a traditional Chinese restaurant. Their Coffee Chicken is a delight.Vegetarians and Canirvores will find gourmet quality dishes that are not easily found. Every dish we tried...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Been a Chows customer for years but a carry out order error gone bad led to an argument with Lucy in which she refused to replace a dish that we were told on the phone was gluten free but was not. My wife called the...More

1  Thank rickb824
Reviewed April 4, 2017

This place has reliably good quality - food is very good yet not exactly like big city Chinese eateries.

Thank HannaKathryn
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Visited here with old friends and ordered three dishes - Almond (and Raisin) Chicken, New Wave Scallops, and Lemon Fish. All were excellent - hard to say which was best. The scallops and chicken were unique and innovative, both very tasty. Prices were a bit...More

Thank Jerome B
Reviewed December 16, 2016

We just had a small birthday party at Chow's. The signature dish is the coffee chicken. It's amazing. We also had the prawns with walnuts in a sweet/sour sauce and the delectable fried wontons stuffed with a light cheese that came with a lime/ginger sauce....More

Thank rainb0wmaker
Reviewed October 14, 2016

I don't know what to call it, but Chinese food is the wrong nomenclature. This is some the worst Chinese food I have ever eaten. Everything I have ever tried here has been awful except for the glasses of tap water. Avoid it.

Thank BSS9878
Reviewed August 30, 2016

They call themselves contemporary Chinese but that's just total baloney. From the crabby husband to the pushy wife at the front of the house, this place screams "go elsewhere." (Go to Yin Yang!) The food is only average Chinese, with nothing special, in spite of...More

Thank kushka53
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Went to Chows on a very slow evening. There were maybe 2 or 3 other tables with customers. Had a variety of foods including Mongolian beef, Cashew chicken, beef Kung Pao with an appetizer of Ranch Spring Rolls. Most of the meals are between $11...More

Thank wilecoyote2015
Reviewed June 23, 2016

A friend recommended this place, so we tried it for lunch, and decided to have all appetizers. We happened to pick a very busy day when there was a large group there for lunch, so that may have impacted our experience. The pot stickers were...More

Thank Wohlerguy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Michael's St., Santa Fe, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: 471-7120
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