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Hunan Garden

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1120 7th St NW, Northgate Shopping Center, Rochester, MN 55901-1732
+1 507-285-1438
10:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Rochester, Minnesota
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! Such a freshly prepared meal. I ordered the almond chicken lunch and it was the perfect amount, flavorful, and loved the healthy brown rice that accompanies the meal. Friendly staff and fast service. I've lived in Rochester for 8 years and I don't know what took me so long to discover this wonderful restaurant. I will be back!

Thank Anjanette B
Kansas City, Missouri
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Not by a long shot. In fact, the other Hunan (the one by K-Mart on Broadway) is head and shoulders above this place, yet it's the best kept secret in town. So please, all you people who love this place, keep eating here while the rest of us enjoy better Chinese.

Thank Heywood G
Raleigh, North Carolina
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915 reviews
439 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 424 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is another place we like to stop at when visiting Rochester and the Mayo Clinic. The food is consistently excellent, and the service is quick and accommodating. We really like the attitude of the people who work here.

Thank John M
Madison, Wi
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I bet all the ingredients came out of cans or the freezer. We had the family special for two, was a generic Chinese meal. Oh well.

Thank lovethebayarea
Decorah, Iowa
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Awesome service, treat you like family, Food is excellent and uplifting music in the back ground or tv with a game on. They also have a bar area if that is your thing.We had the meal deal that was two crab ragoons, the best spicy sour soup I have ever had, and two chicken wings that beat any chicken wing... More 

Thank Ty H
Rochester, Minnesota
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I met a friend there and was seated immediately since she was already there. We both had the $8.50 lunch special. Lots of food, which also included a cup of soup. I am allergic to shellfish, and they didn't have any problem substituting the crab rangoon for chicken wings. I will definitely be returning!

Thank Kathleen S
Raleigh, North Carolina
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915 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 424 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Every time we come to Rochester, we make it a point to stop here. They are very accommodating and make dishes to your requests. For example, I asked for tofu in a vegetable dish, and I got more than I could eat. And it was full of Chinese veggies. My wife had an excellent noodle soup that was huge and,... More 

Thank John M
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I'm not much for Chinese, but my bride is. Hunan Garden does it right. Service was outstanding and the food was great. And only $1 for a soda. Great deal. Very affordable night out.

Thank Aaron E
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I eat out for lunch almost daily M-F. We try to keep our bill at $14 or less for the two of us. Also, we try to eat vegetarian. We can accomplish all here! We never order off the menu---usually we ask for assorted veggies including green beans & mushrooms with Tofu in a spicy sweet sauce... More 

Thank girlwithwings
Rochester, Minnesota
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Ordered carry-out. Was done on time and temperature of the food was hot. Enough food for left overs. In my view the best restaurant of this type in Rochester, MN

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 7th St NW, Northgate Shopping Center, Rochester, MN 55901-1732
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-285-1438
Has won best Chinese resturant in Rochester for many years, small and family run. Phone number 507-285-1438

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?