On my first visit to First Chinese Barbecue the food and conversation was overshadowed by an aggressive waitstaff. With our menus still open and a friend and I clearly still reviewing the selection, someone was constantly asking if we were ready to order. Between the overly frequent trips, someone always stood too close to the table, waiting, watching, lurking, seemingly rushing people out the door. The food was reas... view moreLike this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
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- NOODLE SOUP, SOUP, BARBECUE & MARINATED SPECIALS, STEAMED RICE, FRIED RICE, Lo-Mein, CRISPY NOODLE/ RICE NOODLE/ FLAT NOODLE, SEAFOOD.
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Been twice now - each time its been a food celebration. The crispy shrimp without shells has me dreaming about the next time I get to go.
Plus my family loved it - the portions are huge, the rice is nice and sticky and BBQ pork is yummy.
We went in as a party of 8 and put our name on a waiting list only to be pasted up several times until they forgot about our party. Their hostee, if they knew what one was, was also waiting tables and busing tables. Last Chinese Barbecue is so unorganized at seating customers properly that the cashier had to ask a busboy for help only to have him seat the party behind us. After complaining to the manager, the onl... view moreLike this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
I got a simple dish of Chicken w/ broccoli and a side of steamed rice, VERY big portions it was very yummy we went on a Thursday at about 5pm and there was hardly anyone there which is something we REALLY like lol. The staff was friendly to.Like this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
I first headed over here because of a review on Austin360 (Austin American Statesman page), and I was not dissappointed. The duck really was wonderful, and they have a lot of hard to find dishes. I was pleasantly surprised when I asked the waitress if she knew what Singapore Noodles were. And the plate she brought out was just what I had remembered from my trips to Chinatown. The most amazing noodles ever! They ... view moreLike this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch