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Mountain King Chinese Restaurant

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469 S Old Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009-6652
248-644-2913
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Stale, gross, and RUDE

I ordered from Mountain King for the first time yesterday, 2/27/2014. I can say without a doubt that it will be my last time. I ordered 4 meals and paid way too much ($40) for what I received. To start, when I got to the restaurant, they did not have my carry-out order ready by the time they told... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2014
Mr_Esq
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Birmingham, Michigan, USA
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Birmingham, Michigan, USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I ordered from Mountain King for the first time yesterday, 2/27/2014. I can say without a doubt that it will be my last time. I ordered 4 meals and paid way too much ($40) for what I received. To start, when I got to the restaurant, they did not have my carry-out order ready by the time they told me... More 

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Detroit
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Mountain King is kinda the only game in town for B'hamites. Since many of them won't leave the city limits, MK secures enough business to stick around. Bad food, bad service, dirty restaurant (most just get takeout, so you miss this important detail). There was a day when they made some decent dishes, but when they moved to the current... More 

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Birmingham, Michigan
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112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

I am desperate for good Chinese food in the Detroit area. Since this is the local Chinese restaurant to my home, I have tried it a few times. It is average at best, and I always find myself driving further or paying more for better food.

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

Mt. King was a family favorite of ours 20-25 years ago and we gradually dropped it is better alternatives appeared. We stopped by for an early Christmas dinner. Food was Ok. We had good Kung Pao Chicken. The General Tso, instead of breast meat was a mix of white and dark and had a lot of gristle. Disappointing. The hot... More 

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Shelby Township, MI
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

I work in Birmingham and have gotten takeout a couple of times and have been very disappointed. Food is kind of pricey and very bland. Luckily there are 2 really good Thai places nearby

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2010

Mountain King is a typical American Chinese restaurant with a bit more variety that standard. I have alway found their food to be of very good quality and the dine in servie very good. Carry out seems to be what I use most and the value is very good. Friendly staff and quick food turnaround make this a local standard.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 469 S Old Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009-6652
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: 248-644-2913

Price and Cuisine

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

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