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Ming Dynasty Chinese Restaurant

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Chinese, Asian, Cantonese
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Shop 6 | 47 Williams Esplanade , The Drift Complex, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia (Formerly Marilyn's @ the Cove)
0740592185
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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Take away

Decided to have a take away , lovely beef dish very good flavours and really nice special fried rice . Discount on the bill for take aways and friendly quick service

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
978Cairns
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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94 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My partner and I decided to have some lunch along the beach and stumbled on this restaurant. After looking at the ridiculously expensive prices the lady claimed they weren't "an average chinese restaurant, they were special". The lady claimed this was the chef of the Flower Drum in Melbourne. The meals were entree sized and just average, we had the... More 

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Melbourne, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This restaurant was great. The service was excellent. The owner was very friendly and efficient, and the food was delicious. While the prices were slightly higher than what we are used to for a Chinese meal, it was well worth the cost. We will definitely dine here again.

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Cairns Region, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Main meals start at $28 and in most cases you had to pay extra for rice and vegetables $15.00 for a bowl of fried rice. Well over priced would not return.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The food is outstanding. The children rejoice when say chinese palm cove. Fresh and really fine quality. I don't mind paying for this. Attentive family business.

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north yorkshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We were looking for a nice takeaway for our last night in Palm Cove , we went into the chinese looking for a take away menu , they had none. We looked at the menu and were astounded to see Chow mien for $38 , WE went to the Indian next door and it was fab

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Wickford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

This was one of the best Chinese meals we have ever had the food was excellent and the service was as good. The food was served hot and perfect portions. I would certainly rate this restaurant one of the very best in Palm Cove.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Regular customers to ming dynasty always excellent food recommend the san choi bow and duck pancakes love spring rolls too. Mia is always friendly and provides excellent customer service would be happy to recommend ming dynasty to anyone

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Decided to have a take away , lovely beef dish very good flavours and really nice special fried rice . Discount on the bill for take aways and friendly quick service

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

we had takeaway, great food, large serves, fantastic service. tasted nice and real. we have 5 different dishes, all good.

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

now I know why the menu is not displayed!overpriced for what we ate. food and service okay but disappointing experience.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 6 | 47 Williams Esplanade , The Drift Complex, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia (Formerly Marilyn's @ the Cove)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: 0740592185

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 120
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Cantonese

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?