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30 Pearl St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-0817
712-325-6118
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
My Go-To Takeout Place

This is my boyfriend and my goto takeout place. The staff is always friendly and you don't feel alienated, they have hired a couple of teenagers (maybe early 20s) to run the phone orders and now my orders never get messed up. And they are very polite, uncommon in my experience with my own age... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Erin K
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Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
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Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is my boyfriend and my goto takeout place. The staff is always friendly and you don't feel alienated, they have hired a couple of teenagers (maybe early 20s) to run the phone orders and now my orders never get messed up. And they are very polite, uncommon in my experience with my own age group. They pack the food... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

First let me say this is not Chinese food that you'd get in a major city. I hate it when Chinese restaurants only offer the US version as the real stuff is quite good. However, if you ask for spicy they will do it. Highly disappointing that they do not offer chow fun type noodles. I hope they step up... More 

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Greeley
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

If you have been to Chinese restaurants in NYC, SF, Wash, Boston, or even Denver...this place does not measure up. Inappropriate brown sauces that are more like gravy. Shrimp dishes swimming, dominated by with diced onions. Egg drop soup that is completely forgetable. This is a carry out place, not really a restaurant. Uncomfortable seats, poor service. There is not... More 

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

I love their beef and broccoli.... it tastes great here, I also love their beef fried rice and shrimp egg foo young... When you order food here they get it right... I also like the meal a happy family...

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

I moved from the Omaha/CB area in 2009, every time I go back home this place is on my list of places to eat. Kids love it too!

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

we just loved the beef and broccolii and there crab ragoon and egg drop soup is good also....

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Glenwood, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

the food use to be very good here, but i think with several changes in cooks it has gone down hill a bit. (which is sooooo sad!) i do have to say my favorite item is the crab rangoon. very nice lady behind the counter.

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

Their food tases good nomatter what you get to eat there.......... The service is great............ They have wonderful eggdrop soup also.......

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 Pearl St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-0817
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Council Bluffs
  • Phone Number: 712-325-6118

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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