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Joy Yee's Noodle Kitchen

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519 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201-4619
847-733-1900
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • 22
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  • 35
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Solid Asian eatery

There is a huge selection of Chinese, Korean , Thai Vietnamese dishes. Portions are generous. You can find better elsewhere but not as varied a selection or as reliably done well. Their smoothie, bubble teas etc come in so many combinations it covers couple pages in the menu. Decor is not fancy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

There is a huge selection of Chinese, Korean , Thai Vietnamese dishes. Portions are generous. You can find better elsewhere but not as varied a selection or as reliably done well. Their smoothie, bubble teas etc come in so many combinations it covers couple pages in the menu. Decor is not fancy. Tables can be very cozy to almost effectively... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Lots of options, and very good oriental food. This place is one of my favorites and always busy at dinner time!

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

We ordered 3 dishes. We started with a bowl of wonton noodle soup and finished off with 2 other dishes. A lemongrass chicken and a spicy chicken. Both delicious with huge portions!

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Wilmette, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

If your eyes are sensitive to light make sure you bring your sunglasses because it is really bright with lots of CFL lights. Okay, you can't go wrong here at lunch time. You get plenty of food and the lunch specials come with 3 choices of soup and a spring roll. I have had only one bad experience here and... More 

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Boston, MA
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40 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

a huge menu with lots of options (although the menu is overwhelming to process) .... All food is delicious and the portions are enormous so best to share ... Fabulous noodle dishes snd the fried rice is delish too

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San Francisco, California
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67 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Is this restaurant an Evanston institution yet? Huge portions, every Asian dish imaginable, fast service and a cast of wait staff characters! This place is not to be missed if you're visiting Northwestern University - it's filled with students, faculty and admin. On top of pretty good food, it's VERY easy on the wallet!

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Evanston, Illinois
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49 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The menu selection at Joy Yee's is very extensive covering the Pan Asian cuisines. Once you order, your item comes out fast and the service is superb. You get huge portions at a reasonable price. The noise level is a little high, but the food makes up for it.

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chicago
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15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is one of my favorite lunch spots in downtown Evanston. I especially love what they do with tofu and vegetables. Their smoothies with tapioca balls are delicious. I am a vegetarian, so I cannot rate their meat and chicken dishes, but I was there with friends last week, and they loved the sweet and sour chicken they ordered, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

a communal atmosphere with terrific food - the waiter was very helpful - described the many menu selections and suggested things he thought would please us after learning what we liked and disliked - it was noisy and fun and quite inexpensive - a wide variety of drinks and on my several visits I've tried many and liked them all

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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Visit every year for large family meal. Love the hustle and bustle. Great menu, good portion size, good value. Yet I have a feeling that things are slipping. Service a little off, dishes not as zesty. Dont fail us now guys.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 519 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201-4619
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: 847-733-1900
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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