Chef Chu’s: Restaurant Info

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Location:
1067 North San Antonio Road (at El Camino Real)
Los Altos, CA, 94022

Parking: Free lot

Phone: (650) 948-2696
Website: chefchu.com
Facebook: Chef Chu’s

Restaurant Owner: Lawrence Chu
Executive Chef: Lawrence Chu

Type of Cuisine: Chinese: Sichuan-Hunan
Signature Dishes: Live Maine lobster over yee mein noodles, Hunan family style tofu, wok-seared basil beef
Vegetarian Options: 3+ items
Alcohol Served: Full bar
Corkage Fee: $10
Bottle Limit: None

Restaurant Hours:
Monday: 11:30am-9:30pm
Tuesday: 11:30am-9:30pm
Wednesday: 11:30am-9:30pm
Thursday: 11:30am-9:30pm
Friday: 11:30am-10:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm-10:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm-9:30pm

Meals Served: Lunch, dinner
Take-Out: Yes
Delivery: No
Average Dinner Price Range (Per person, full meal, tax, 15% gratuity, w/o alcohol): $15- $25
Average Lunch Price Range (Per person, full meal, tax, 15% gratuity, w/o alcohol): Under $15
Payment Options: Visa, Master Card, American Express
Accept Reservations: Yes
Do you accept reservations through OpenTable.com? No
Need Reservations: No

Accommodations for Children: Kid-friendly
Dining Style: Casual
Disabled Access: Yes
Restaurant Size: Large (100+ seats)
Accommodate Groups (10+): Yes
Private Dining Room: Yes
Tables with Scenic Views: No
Outdoor Dining: No
Entertainment: No

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  • Joelwillen

    For five years I lived a few blocks from Chef Chu’SMS and went there often with my wife or with my family. I was very disappointed by how it was presented on your show. The food there is authentic and widely varied. The food shown on the program did not begin to show what is available. I moved away from Los Altos four years ago and try to go there whenever I am in the area.
    It was depicted as the friendly place that it is and that is due to Larry, Jennifer, and the rest of the wonderful staff that works there. For me it is the best Chinese food in the Bay Area and I am sorry that one of the participants had such a bad experience.

  • Steve.S

    Mu-shu pork rocks! It helps to be a regular.. The food is always fresh and hot. It’s a must for your been there had that retort…

  • Nancy Shideler

    Great place….Chuck Heston’s favorite restaurant when he used to visit the Bay Area.

  • Paul F.

    This place is a joke among the local Chinese. You will notice that there are very few, if any, Chinese diners there. Most dishes taste the same with too much soy sauce. This place is about as close to the gringo chop suey joints of the 1960s as you can find today.