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Sang Kee Peking Duck House

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
City Center East
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238 N 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-1822
+1 215-925-7532
11:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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Seattle, Washington
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150 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Their Peking duck with pancakes and Plum sauce is an absolute must!!! The rest of the food is very well done, but that is the true highlight of their menu. Their is ample seating, the tea is delicious and the folks there are always polite and prompt. This was our one and only place for Chinese food in Philly.

Thank Elizabeth A
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was my go to place when I lived in Yardley, PA. So many amazing dishes, too many to list. However, I remember that one soup was so good that eating it was a "religious experience", hence we called it sacred soup :) This soup had delicate won tons (that were made with shrimp) and also had roast pork. The... More 

Thank Ken P
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for the second time Friday after the flower show. It was pretty awful. My friends had never had Peking Duck but they were game. We ordered other dishes as well. The duck looked right but it was served room temperature. It had not been rendered properly and it was way to fatty. The skin was not crispy as it... More 

Thank Timothy S
Henry C, General Manager at Sang Kee Peking Duck House, responded to this review

Hi Timothy, I'm so sorry you didn't enjoy the food at our restaurant. We value your feedback and appreciate you taking the time to review your experience. We've been serving our customers for 37 years and certainly understand that everyone who visits us has different preferences and tastes. We also recognize that chefs across the world serve dishes in different... More 

Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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176 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Picked up take out here on a friend's recommendation. Everything was very good and the sauces were all a little different from Chinese main fare. I don't know about the dine-in experience, but as far as their food, I recommend. Place was busy with a local crowd, so.. can't be bad.

Thank Marco B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Busy, friendly, but not outstanding. Get the Peking duck and the flounder with pork dish. Those were worth the trip! Note that even dishes labeled as spicy don't really have heat.

Thank Anne S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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195 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Usually order the same items. Shrimp dumpling noodle soup and half Peking duck. Better Peking duck than I had in Beijing. Friendly staff. Ice cream and fortune cookies are complementary after the meal. Sometimes we get a "special" entree or shrimp dumpling soup without noodles. Bur a great restaurant experience. Join the club for free meals. We eat here twice... More 

Thank ebfk
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

I'm big into traditional AUTHENTIC Cantonese Foods and I love this little place! The food is always consistent and fresh. Love their soup, shrimp dumplings and house special Cantonese Chow Mein with crispy fried Noodles! The staff could take a lesson in being more curteous and friendly but thats part of being in a restaurant that caters to mostly Asians... More 

Thank Anthony N
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We ordered the half duck- so juicy yet still had crispy skin. It destroyed Han Dynasty's duck from the night before- no competition. The beef chow fun was also on point and the garlic bok choy made a mild counterpoint for all the hot sauce I wanted to put on it. But seriously, the duck is the star here. Eat... More 

Thank Rachel N
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Thru had a special menu for the occasion the food was outstanding as the service.we went to upenn location so a lot of street parking there. The price is moderate.

Thank sararefaeli
Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Best Chinese in Philadelphia! Wonderful Peking Duck but also very good noodle dishes, vegetable dishes and great side dishes. You can't go wrong eating here. Restaurant is clean and waitstaff is patient and tries very hard. Enjoy!

Thank William M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Chinese, Asian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 N 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-7532

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