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Golden Island Chinese Cuisine(Chiu Chow food), Milpitas report (w/ pics)

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Golden Island Chinese Cuisine(Chiu Chow food), Milpitas report (w/ pics)

hhc | Sep 15, 2006 01:14 AM

P. and I went here Thurs 9/14/06 for lunch. I read the reviews and was looking forward to the lunch.
Melanie's post Aug 11, 2002: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

They have dim sum by filling out the form weekdays, weekends they have the carts. Dishes for dim sum are $3 each. Expensive in my book.

We got from the dim sum list: black sesame soft ball-it's a mochi dessert w/ black sesame goo. It was pretty good. A-

Another dish was steamed meat dumpling in supreme broth $3-it's a giant dumpling that's in a soupy broth. I didn't try it, but P. seemed to like it.

The lunch specials are $7.30 which includes soup and steamed rice. That's one of the more expensive lunch specials in the area I think.

I got # 21 lunch special-braised bean curd w/ pork. It comes with bok choy, about 6 big slabs of braised tofu and some minced pork in it. Rated a B.

P. got # 58 lunch special chicken chow mein in soya sauce. They noodles are thin, short, and crispy, with some chicken. Not much flavor, kinda boring to eat. Rated:C

About $21 before tip. Dishes just ok, but I probably won't be back. They take credit cards.

Golden Island Chinese Cuisine
282 & 286 Barber Ct (next to Darda's @ Milpitas Square
)Milpitas, CA 95035
(408) 383-9898

Open 7 days a week:
Mon-Fri, 11am-2:30pm
Sun-Thu, 5pm-10pm
Friday, 5pm-10:30pm
Sat-Sun & Holiday, 10:30am-10:30pm

pictures: http://www.kodakgallery.com/Slideshow...

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