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Chinatown, Center City, Center City East
Asian Restaurants, Take Out Restaurants, Family Style Restaurants, Chinese Restaurants, Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch Restaurants, Restaurants
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Best Sweet&Sour soup I have ever had!

This place has the best chinese food around! The chicken is all white meat, the fried pork dumplings are so crispy and warm and served with the best sauce, and the sweet and sour soup is unlike any I have ever had ( and I am a HUUGE Chinese food lover)!! The service is eh, and the atmosphere is nothing special, but it feels like a chinese restaurant should feel and the food alone is worth going for. I can't remember ... view more

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A HORRIBLE restaurant

Service:\r I went here about a week ago and was shocked by their service! The waiter was VERY rude and seemed to be rushing for us to quickly leave. I was so embarrased since I was taking my friends from NY to this place.\r \r Atmosphere:\r Very cramped and unimpressive. Definitely not a place where you can relax and chat with friends. \r \r Food:\r I'm not sure why people like the food here. Nothing really was good ... view more

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best kept secret in chinatown

i was practically raised here, as far as chinese restaurants go. but seriously, i've been coming here for as long as i can remember. this is literally one of the best places in chinatown, and from the outside just looks like a hole in the wall (which it pretty much is). yes, it's cramped and yes, there usually is a wait (the very longest i think we've ever waited is 15 minutes). but there are some big flavors coming ... view more

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amazing food

I'm a regular customer ever Sat. nte for the last 7 years, not just your brown or white sauce, truly the freshest crispest food ever, Chicken wings, that are so crisp no sauce needed, the salt baked shrimp no sauce the chopped hot peppers dance on your tounge a treat. Try the steamed dumplings the best bargin in town. The wait staff are very attentive to your needs, Ask for their sugestion they give an accurate descr... view more

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I'll miss you, Shiao Lan Kung

I'm moving to DC tomorrow, but the salt-baked squid alone is worth a trip back up here. Really though, even the most boring-sounding menu items (I can only read the English names) turn out to be excellent. Definitely gets crowded on weekend nights but the food is well worth the wait. My only complaint is that they aren't open for lunch on Saturdays, or any other day for that matter. I keep forgetting this and showing... view more

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Best Chinese Food in Philly Chinatown Period.

I have to admit, I really like this restaurant. It's a cheap eatery but guarantee good; time and time again. It's not your typical chinese place where you would order General Tso's chicken...forget that. They have a diverse food selection. One favorite that I always get is their to miao (re: toe meow) - it's snow pea leaves sauteed with garlic. It's very good and flavorful. Another one will be their steam sea bass wi... view more

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