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Chow's Contemporary Chinese Restaurant

) #277 of 404 Restaurants in Santa Fe ₱₱ - ₱₱₱ Chinese, Asian
720 Saint Michaels Dr Ste Q, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7639
+1 505-471-7120
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
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“fried rice” (4 reviews)
“pot stickers” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
720 Saint Michaels Dr Ste Q, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7639
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Chow's has a warm inviting ambiance that belies the fact that it's in a strip mall. It can't really be seen from the outside but, once inside, one realizes that the blinds that are the reason for this are a positive point. The wait staff...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Schlocky hyper-theatrical waiter, really mediocre sweet and sour pork, won-ton soup had little flavor, luckily did not encounter the old lady who is rude beyond description. Wanted to like it again, because Santa Fe's Asian is so sorry compared to ABQ, but I could not.

Thank Docwahoo
Reviewed May 19, 2017

We had an A-OK dinner. Our tofu dish with basil and asparagus was good, but the szechuan duck was dry, dry like it had been sitting around for a couple of days. Want rice with your dish? That's an extra $1.50.

Thank LesDye
Reviewed February 2, 2017

This is a compact restaurant, close seating, decently decorated. The service is good to very good. The sauces are interesting and appeasing. The shrimp dishes get good sized shrimp most of the time...The chicken dishes tend to be over cooked and tough. The new wave...More

Thank doss777
Reviewed January 24, 2017

I called to order a takeout. When I got there I was told that they were out of what I offered. They were really nasty. The food is pretty ok. This is the same restaurant that is double listed in your review as 2 restaurants...More

Thank joel h
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Unfortunately, Santa Fe does not have a top notch Chinese restaurant. Chows, which bills itself as the top of the line, may be the bottom. The hot and sour soup was neither, but rather filled with vegetables and crunchy mushrooms with little of that delicate...More

1  Thank TravelbeeSantaFe_NM
Reviewed December 15, 2016

As many probably know, this town is plagued with mediocre restaurants. I had lived here almost 3 years before I gave Chow's a try. The food was excellent. My first experience was when I entered, the small waiting area was crowded with those waiting on...More

1  Thank usndoc
Reviewed December 14, 2016

This used to be our favorite chineese place: no longer ! Had dinner there last nite - and we wont be back. The room was ice cold, the duck was tough and the food took forever to arrive. Reason: a constant stream of take-out food...More

1  Thank mleuth
Reviewed November 20, 2016

The menu stated that certain dishes were spicy hot. They were not spicy hot - especially the spicy eggplant - however it was tasty. Tried the Vietnamese fresh spring roll - the rice wrapper was a bit chewy indicating they might have been prepared earlier...More

2  Thank Abirami C
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Located in a non descript shopping center that belies the quality of experience within. Really delicious interpretations of Chinese dishes, The specials such as the lamb dish are particularly desirable. Their different takes on pot stickers are also quite interesting including the one with the...More

1  Thank shelterform
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Saint Michaels Dr Ste Q, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7639
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-471-7120
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