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Fortune Kookie Restaurant

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570 N Smith St, Palatine, IL 60067-2446
847-776-7770
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 6
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent service and food

Quality food at decent prices and good service. Very friendly management and wonder full combination platters. Awesome rice soup.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Michael O
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Palatine, Illinois
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Surprise, Arizona
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Been going in and also doing takeout since they opened years ago. Food is always adequate but cannot recall ever having a truly memorable meal. Broccoli and beef, Kung Pao chicken, and the Pork fried Rice are a few of the more enjoyable offerings. Engaging and friendly owners.

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Palatine, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Quality food at decent prices and good service. Very friendly management and wonder full combination platters. Awesome rice soup.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Please note: open Friday's even though trip advisor says closed. Please correct !! I come here often for lunch and dinner for both dining in and carry out. I highly recommend Fortune Kookie!

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Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Good quality Chinese food. This is our go to Chinese place in Palatine. Not great, but consistently very good!

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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Their soup is delicate in flavor, yet robust with ingredients. Their portions are AMPLE - to where you may not finish it all. What I didn't like is the Sweet and Sour is watered down - and comes in a syrup container. Their Hot Sauce is A++++++. Great Wait Staff, Knowledgeable - while one man could stand to smirk a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Great service; delicious food; extremely fresh; clean; wonderful ambiance; terrific value. This is truly a hidden gem worth the experience.

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lake zurich, illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I have no idea who would write a negative review for this place. I've been eating here since it opened and love it. I frequently bring clients here to impress them for lunch. The staff is extremely accomodating. The atmosophere is very relaxing and low key. The lunch prices are fabulous and the food is delicious. I think whoever has... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Excellent Chinese food with fresh premium ingredients and wonderful service. The decor and atmosphere are right out of 1991.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

Second time I've tried and will not go back. Shrimp not fresh, fatty chicken. Gross! I think the rest of the reviews have to be made up.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

We've been eating here for years and the food is always consistently great. We do take-out a lot and our order are always ready on time and hot. I've asked for some changes to be made to some of my order selections and they are happy to oblige. Friendly staff and they're always open!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 570 N Smith St, Palatine, IL 60067-2446
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Palatine
  • Phone Number: 847-776-7770

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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