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Grandma's Kitchen

2/F Blue Caribbean Plaza, 143 Kehua Bei Lu, Chengdu

Phone: (028) 85242835

Western food. Good service and comfortable ambience.

RUNNER UP - "Best Western Restaurant" - CHENGDOO citylife Magazine Annual Readers' Poll 2009

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  • helsic
    April 28, 2014
    I used to go there many times, because I live in longquanyi, kind of like a town with not other option in western food to choose from. The staff have been always very friendly and noce towards us but last time I ordered tacos and sea food pasta abd i felt so disappointed:
    The pasta was oily, like seriously? Italian pasta oily? And just have like 4 small shirmp and mostly heads. The tacos tasted like Sichuan spice food... Oh my... we couldn't finished. I know Mexican food is spicy but is Not the same spicy as Sichuan in terms of flavor and intensity, so I felt like I waste my money v_v
  • mevbla
    April 27, 2014
    pasta and burrito were okay but the soup tasted like can soup and that lavander milk tea was a nightmare, bitter and tasted like syrup. When i complained about the milk tea the manager said to me i should have ordered something else because other drinks taste better than the lavander milk tea and i was like ... =.=

    i would say not once not again
  • cgoldcheap
    February 8, 2014
  • SadeqAmeenAbed
    February 2, 2014
    what a lot of people say here is true, I've been there twice and both times i had to wait a ridiculous amount of time for my burger (close to 45minutes) and the place wasn't even packed. when the burger comes it tasted like a cheap burger back home nothing special and certainly did not make up for the long waiting

    please Grandma's kitchen, hear us out and change your ways..
  • Ozius
    January 30, 2014
    I give this place two stars. Some of the entrees are alright, and the specialty sodas are nice. In its defense, I have to give it credit for nice deserts. That having been said, the service is usually bad, it's over priced, and most of their food is pretty lousy.
  • Lou Grey
    January 28, 2014
    whats with the haters?
    grandma;s has stepped it up within the last year or so. had the superburger there...was good. the bbq burger is good too. my girl loved the lasagna. service was prompt enough. but i have loooooong since stopped going to restaurants at peak times. i prefer to go in the quieter hours. give grandma's another shot, y'all....
  • garrison
    January 27, 2014
    Completely worthless. There is no reason to visit this restaurant. Long waits to get the food, poor service and far from cheap. Lousy.
  • KeithBoedker
    January 27, 2014
    Went there for pasta, waited 35min for it to arrive and it was cold. Good job!
  • wigglyton
    January 11, 2014
    Went there last week, took them 30 minutes to get my dish, and 10 minutes more to get my friend's food to the table. The flavor was not good either
  • Ruzhen
    January 8, 2014
    I went to Grandma's Kitchen for the second time today. I was in the area, and the Spot was being renovated, so I made a last-minute detour. I wasn't impressed with my first meal at Grandma's Kitchen (a soggy bacon sandwich), but I thought I'd give it another shot. Either I'm ordering the wrong thing, or the restaurant doesn't really cater to Western tastes. It certainly seemed like a Western food for middle-class Chinese people restaurant to me. Today I ordered asparagus soup and was presented with a green, bland, lukewarm pudding with an indefinable taste of "blah." Like eating paste. Definitely not worth what I paid. Maybe I'll give this restaurant one more chance if someone can introduce me to a worthwhile menu item. Otherwise, I'll pass.
    February 23, 2013
    Slightly better than Peter's Tex Mex but still overpriced western food - which is not satisfying at all. Service is usually poor. I won't be going here anymore, there are far better options close by.
  • Ricos
    July 26, 2012
    Expensive, poor service and the food is not very satisfying. With places like Kaffetugan, Le Sud, The Spot and Lazy Pug there is no need to go to a place like Grandma's or Peter's for a western meal. Save your money and have something better to eat instead!
  • 成高
    January 17, 2012
    Last time they moved me to a different table because they were drilling holes on the walls and they needed my table for that as well. It was really noisy.

    Today service was awful. They said they didn't have cooks, that's why it took them over 30 minutes to bring my food.
  • Penningnites
    January 13, 2012
    We were really happy and surprised by the breakfasts. Yummy and huge and we ordered the cheapie!

    The service though was not exceptional at all.

    Will def go back for the breakfasts again
  • misubi
    November 16, 2011
    I've been to the Renmin Nan Lu branch a four or five times and everytime I've been disappointed at the food. Their portions are small first of all. Next the food tastes like it is cooked by Chinese cooks trying to western after a weekend cooking class. I went for the weekend brunch which is advertised in this magazine and utterly revolted. Terrible dried wads of sausages, reheated dense circular hash browns that were obviously frozen, garbage pancakes. They didn't even try. They should just give up and spare everyone. Something tells me there really isn't a grandma running the joint.

  • Thorny
    August 18, 2010
    Grandma's Kitchen used to be the best Western restaurant in China. The menu was chock full of home recipes and Texas-style dishes that were unique in China as well as authentic, hardy, and delicious. But the new owners have ruined it. They've turned it into just another run-of-the-mill Chinese Western restaurant. It no longer has the homestyle cuisine or the Texas items on the menu, and the quality of the meals has seriously declined.

    The breakfast I had recently was very disappointing. Instead of real breakfast sausage like the old Grandma's used to serve, they now serve hotdogs which they lie about on the menu by calling "breakfast sausage". Do they think expats are so stupid we don't know our own food? And they no longer serve real home fries or hash browns. They serve these frozen potato-based oily triangles. My breakfast was missing the biscuit as well the explanation as to why it was missing. Though when i complained, the staff did take care of me with a slice of apple pie, which is still delicious.

    If you crave Western food in China, Grandma's will give you as good a fix as any standard "Western" restaurant in China. But if you remember the old Grandma's, avoid this place and avoid the disappointment. It ain't what it used to be.
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