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Hong Kong Restaurant: A Chinese Restaurant in Modesto CA

I was in Modesto, California recently for a certification course on CPR, AED, and standard first aid. After the 3-hour Saturday class, I looked for an Asian place to eat. I first searched for Filipino restaurants in the area. But could only find a Filipino bakery in the city. So I searched for Asian restaurants in Modesto on Google Maps. I got attracted to Hong Kong Restaurant with images of dim sum dishes in my mind. 






First, I went to buy some bread from the Gold'n Fresh, the Filipino bakery. Then I went on to eat lunch at Hong Kong Restaurant at the Crossroads Shopping Center. It's a Chinese restaurant of course as the name obviously states. And it wasn't a dim sum place.

I ordered a combination plate which they called the chef's delight. I also ordered a bowl of shrimp won ton soup. Prices were decent, around $7.00 for each order. I paid less than $15.00 for my meal including a bottled drink. And so I thought I'd devour that entire meal by myself.

Shrimp Won Ton Soup at Hong Kong Restaurant

The shrimp won ton soup got served first and to my big surprise, that thing could feed 4 people. Lots of won ton and shrimps in it. It also had cabbage, bok choy, and carrots. The taste was okay. It not extraordinary but okay. I finished barely a third of that not because I didn't like it but because the portion were just too large even for my big appetite.

Shrimp won ton soup from Hong Kong Restaurant
Shrimp won ton soup at Hong Kong Restaurant



Chef's Delight Combo Plate at Hong Kong Restaurant

Then came my main meal: the chef's delight combo plate. This one had 3 slices of fried chicken, fried rice, and pork chow mien. If you have tried chow mien from China Express, it's probably the same taste profile. I prefer the China Express fried chicken over this one though as it is crispier. But this one was good too.

Chef's delight at Hong Kong Restaurant
Chef's delight combo plate at Hong Kong Restaurant

Location and Contact Information of Hong Kong Restaurant

Street Address: 901 North Carpenter Road, #47 Crossroad Shopping Center, Modesto, California, USA 95351
Telephone Number: 209 577 3888
Business Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. from Tuesday to Saturday

If there are 2 good things that will make me come back to this restaurant, it is the huge serving portions and the decent pricing.

Have you tried the Chinese food at Hong Kong Restaurant in Modesto, California, USA? What are your favorite dishes on their menu? We'd love to hear your comments below.

Contributing writer: Thadz Engaling
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About Thaddeau II Engaling

Brothers Janus and Thadz document their travels around the United States and occasionally around the world.

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