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Yen Yen Restaurant

360 W Half Day Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-6547
+1 847-883-8888
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible21%
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“soup” (2 reviews)
“lake cook” (2 reviews)
“chinese food” (10 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
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360 W Half Day Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-6547
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When this location was owned and run by John and JoAnne Moy, this was a bit further to drive on Mondays (when the Arlington Heights location is closed), but worth it - same food, same excellent service. Since they sold this location, the new owners...More

Thank smck0912
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Great all around. Very clean, updated facility, very consistent, highest quality food, tasty food, very well trained staff. Everything perfect. My wife won't eat Chinese any where else, this spoiled her. She's right. Spring Rolls are great, garlic chicken Lo Mein is great. I'm sure...More

Thank Mr45
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Been going here for over 20 years. Very good Chinese food. Egg rolls are some of the best around. Owners have been doing this over 50 years they know there a Stuff.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 4 June 2017

A friend suggested Yen Yen in Buffalo Grove. we went and it was better than expected. From the soup to the main dishes, everything was outstanding. better than we expected. Place was very clean and waitstaff was attentive and excellent.

Thank Stan K
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We moved away from the area and recently returned. We used to love Yen Yen. We dined recently and were disappointed in the quality. The egg rolls were basically cabbage and the entrees and fried rice had little taste. We spoke to our server and...More

Thank Stargazer52
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Yen yen has the best egg roll in Chicago. They are wonton soup is also very very good. As far as entrées go we love their shrimp and lobster sauce

Thank Phillip F
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

One of my favorites. Cantonese style old fashioned Chinese restaurant. Almost excellent. Service is average to good. I have never had a bad dish. Cost is very reasonable. Portions are large. My favorite is the egg foo young. Great sweet and sour soup. Outstanding fried...More

Thank 84u2c
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Food ended up in the trash - we ordered a take out, rice was too oily, beef lo main comes with those thin dry noodles that are very hard to eat, the meat itself was weird tasting.

Thank Stefka A
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Average Chinese food when you need some comfort food to fill you up. I think the food is okay and nothing special. it has all the dishes you see on most Chinese restaurant menu. I think because the only Chinese restaurant around in the Buffalo...More

Thank Ed T
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Over the years the prices have gone up, but I have such warm associations with this place that I am willing to pay a couple extra bucks to get my Mongolian Beef!

Thank Lina L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 360 W Half Day Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-6547
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Buffalo Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 847-883-8888
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