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1905 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3500
+1 215-568-0088
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Voorhees, New Jersey
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A great little restaurant. Every time I try something different and find a new favorite. Always enjoy a nice bowl of Wonton Soup to start. Service is always excellent as well.

Thank FirePenguin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Not worth the money, better and more affordable going to a mom/popp Chinese store, food not that great. Also, their main website has an online coupon to use, please see below and it was not valid, I called the store and the gentlemen said they have so many different things out there, he does not know what is valid or... More 

Thank Wphila
Dana Point, California
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

We arrived at lunch time and were promptly seated. The menu had a nice variety of choices, including lunch specials and a full menu at lunch time. The service was attentive, and they were willing to cook to order (no green onions, in my case). The food was very good. Two blocks N of Rittenhouse Square.

Thank DennyCraneEsq
South Brunswick, New Jersey
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

This place is a winner every time. Everything is delicious, I recommend the Mongolian beef with brown rice, scallops and beef, general tsos chicken, eggplant, etc. etc. You get the idea. The price includes soup. Price is super reasonable. Good for inexpensive business lunch. Service is super fast.

Thank Vina A
Dunedin, Florida
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767 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

We adored Andy's musical combo while we dined upstairs on nicely prepared chinese dishes like Peking duck, This restaurant features modern chinese food. Bar too

2 Thank DianneWheatley
Charlottesville, Virginia
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435 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015

Not a very expensive location (10-15$ per person); generally good food, not hot, even if it says spicy. plenty of rice- white of fried. They charge a bit more for brown. Vegetarian menu available.

Thank samtrip12345
Raleigh, North Carolina
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2015

I almost don't want to write this because I don't want the world to converge on this place such that I cannot get a table next time I am in Philadelphia. We first heard about the restaurant because of the classic jazz combo which plays with a classy singer on Friday nights on the second floor. We thought we would... More 

3 Thank acemar27609
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2015

Always the place to go for chinese food with out going all the way down to China Town. But when we went on Friday nite there was a Jazz combo upstairs and as a guest singer they had the infamous Peggy King. Made the whole evening.

1 Thank flossy210
Princeton, New Jersey
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

My beau and I stopped in for a late lunch/early dinner around 4PM on a Saturday and were the only table seated,although others came in for take-out. We had a nice window table,with attentive,but not annoying service. Good food,reasonably priced. Loved the fact that it's a restaurant without TV's...which gets harder and harder to find.Noticed that they were having live... More 

Thank bonvoyage50
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

The food was just okay. The prices are so high. Service was good. I will try another place in the area. Just to add their wonton soup is a little weird and taste funny. Their pork fried rice greasy and burnt. Thanks for reading.

Thank Elliot G

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1905 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3500
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-568-0088

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