Chinese Cultural Center

Phoenix/Tempe Metro, Arizona

Closed as of Feb 17 11

668 N. 44th St.
Phoenix, Arizona


4.2 / 2 votes

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An absolute smorgasbord of Cultural and Vegetarian Delights!


The Chinese Cultural Center is a genuine Phoenix cultural and culinary gem; with 4 veg-friendly restaurants, a grocery store (Ranch 99 Market), and romantic Chinese Gardens (which include a fabulous pond with colorful, exotic oriental Koi fish). Click on pics below for detailed views of the grounds.

Lao Ching Hing (Shanghai)
11am-9:30pm Daily
AE,Visa, MC, Discover
Features Veg Chow Mein, Eggplant dishes, Assorted Veggie meals, and Fried Tofu.

Szechwan Palace
11am-2:30pm; 5-9:30pm, M-F
11am-9:30pm Sat-Sun
AE, MC, Visa, Discover, DC
Features Veggies and Bean Curd, Eggplant, Tofu, Spinach in Garlic Sauce, Moo Shu Veggies.

Garden Buddha (Catonese and Mandarin)
11am-10pm M-F
10:30am-10pm Sat-Sun
AE, Visa, MC, Discover
Features exquisite fine dining and a full bar; and Vegetables, vegetables, and vegetables!

Quizno's Sub
10am-9pm M-Th
10am-7pm Fri-Sat
Closed Sunday
AE, Visa, MC
Features veggie sub on whole grain with avocado (with or without cheese)

Ranch 99 Market
9am-9pm Daily
AE, Visa, MC
Features reasonably-priced produce (the usual staples), as well as exotic Asian treats not typically seen at other grocery stores in town (such as durian fruit see for more details about this amazing fruit, Thai coconuts, Bok Choy, and numerous root vegetables). There's also a ton of rice, noodle, and tofu products available in the produce department.

Chinese Gardens
9am-9pm Daily
Featuring oriental Koi fish and numerous areas to get very cozy in...

Added by Steve Carlson on Aug 1 05 (last updated Aug 8 12)

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On 44th St, just north of Van Buren, on the west side of the street.


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