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Crouching Tiger Restaurant

173 reviews
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$30 and under
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Top Tags:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies

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The restaurant is located in downtown Redwood City, offering Authentic Sichuan, Hunan & Mandarin Cuisine. It was honored by Michelin with a Bib Gourmand, reserved for restaurants with high-quality food and good value. It was also reviewed by Mercury News for superior food and truly fine dining. It has received reward from Mayor's beautification recognition program.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Chinese, Asian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday -Friday: 11:00AM - 3:00PM,
Saturday & Sunday: 11:30AM - 3:00PM.
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 3:00PM - 9:30 PM
Friday & Saturday: 3:00PM - 10:00PM
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Phone number
(650) 298-8881
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Si Ming Zhang
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Private party facilities
We offer a vast array of Chinese dishes, from simple and healthy to our traditional spicy, sizzling platters. Between the variety of menu choices and friendly service, you’ll be sure to come back and visit us again soon.
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Private party contact
Private Dining Coordinator: (844) 830-2103
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check website www.crouchingtigerrestaurant/com for details Hot Line: (650)483-8881 or email:
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Cross street
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Parking details
Parking lot in rear on Perry Street or street parking is available.
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Public transit
The Redwood City Caltrain stop.
Banquet, Beer, Takeout, Wine
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4.0  based on all time ratings
Noise · Moderate
92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Camperkat (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on October 14, 2017

Excellent, fresh, quality food and friendly service. General Tsao's Prawns were *outrageously good* as were the Asparagus in Black Bean Sauce. Light, fresh, hot...fabulous. Good mixed drinks and a nice wine list. Would go back. Tables could be cleaner, however...ours was sticky and smeared when we arrived, as were other neighboring tables.

vipJane (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on September 20, 2017

Great cold sesame noodles and chicken with mushrooms. The Buddhist soup was somewhat bland so I would stick to wonton or the hot and sour soups.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on September 18, 2017

Delicious varied menu.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on August 5, 2017

Food is good and staff are good about accommodating special requests. Would recommend to friends. Would go again.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on August 4, 2017

I've been here several times, and the service is always quick & dependable and checks regularly to make sure your meal is going well. The food comes out quickly, even when busy. It is very good, but can be a little salty and greasy at times. I really enjoy the food here-- it's a comfort food place (lots of options that go far beyond American Chinese, too, e.g., food like poached fish soup, mapo tofu, etc.). It's not a get-dressed-up to go out place, and it knows that.

Tony (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on July 29, 2017

We are at the restaurant on a recommendation from a friend. It was a tasty family meal. We'd come again soon.

LostinRedwoodCity (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on July 21, 2017

Solid dinner spot for the family.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

Always a pain to check in here, as there is no hostess table. Place is busy, but always seems understaffed. There were a bunch of tables open, but all were waiting to be bussed. The food is always great here, but the service is subpar.

PunaPaul (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on May 3, 2017

Great value, very good for the large family dinner. There will be something for everyone.

viplove2eat (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on May 2, 2017

Nice and spicy

vipokay (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on May 2, 2017

been looking for a great chinese food. i read the reviews on this and so we decided to try it. not impressed and i will not be back. this place is tired, looks and cuisine.

lester (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on April 20, 2017

I ordered the Chicken chow mein. The chickem had a weird texture to it and there wasn't much of it in the dish, mostly noodles.

I did feel very "rushed" the servers a woman acted like she was on a marathon to get as many tables served as possible. She needs to slow down a bit.

vipArleigh (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on April 15, 2017

Greatest food.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on March 10, 2017

This was our first visit to Crouching Tiger and we were very impressed. The food was delicious with a good amount of spice. We arrived about 6 PM. My wife and I also appreciated that it was not too loud even though the restaurant filled up later in the evening. We will definitely be back.

vipLene (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on March 4, 2017

Dumplings are good.
We had whole fish with spicy sauce, it's NOT good.
Fried fish, tastes like fish old fish sitting around.
I thought it was poach or steam.
Would NOT recommend this fried whole fish.

vipTxFoodie (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on February 20, 2017

Foodie's delight. We especially enjoyed the Magic Chili Shrimp and would like to try the Magic Chili Chicken next time. The curry fish soup was a very large portion of delicious fish morsels for the price.

vipSookiez (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on February 4, 2017

It's a good thing we've been here before otherwise we would NEVER come back. Usually the food and service is really good. Today the service was extremely SLOW and the food was mediocre. The soup came out lukewarm and flavorless. The main dishes came out 15 minutes apart and were bland and if we hadn't been starving we wouldn't have eaten them.
We will wait a few months before we try it again.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on January 30, 2017

Uneven service at lunch time. Despite simplicity of lunch special menu, the service was too slow for it to acceptable as a lunch break from work. Inadequate staffing appears to be a problem at lunch.

jdrrc (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 3, 2017

Orange beef was outstanding, as was the eggplant. Mu Shu pork was very good. Good service and great value. We'll be back.

vipOpenTable Diner (Austin)
1.0  Dined on December 26, 2016

We waited at least a half hour to get our drinks. It took them 45 mins to bring the appetizers to our table, of which the calimari was icy cold. Waited another 15 mins for the waiter to come back to the table. He told us the food wasn't cold when he brought it (I assure you it was). We ended up leaving after an hour having never seen our actual food order.

We ended up leaving early and going across the street.