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Forbidden City Chinese Restaurant

4024 Bay Road, Saginaw, MI 48603-1201
989-799-9340
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Ranked #22 of 255 Restaurants in Saginaw
Price range: $10 - $25
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • Korean first
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English first
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

We took two bites, paid for our food and left. Worst Chinese food I've ever experienced. My fiancé had Mongolian chicken and it was not edible. Crap cheese was over cooked and had a nasty texture. Do not eat here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Great food and service! Princess shrimp and mongolian beef, crab cheese I like it!

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Saginaw, Michigan, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This smaller restaurant offers a nice selection of Chinese, and the atmosphere is nice. For a long time it was my daughter's and my favorite "go to" Chinese restaurant. We like the white-meat only almond or cashew chicken.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I’ve been a fan of Forbidden City for years, ever since I was a student at SVSU many years ago. I make it a point to visit at least once whenever I’m in town. The décor is a bit dated and the restaurant is tucked away in a quiet strip mall but don’t let that deter you. The food is... More 

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Bay City, Michigan
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is one of our "go to" places.....I highly recommend Forbidden City! The food is very consistent. The service is top notch. The sizzling rice soup is great and I love the Mongolian Beef. I've had a number of different dishes and they all have been great!

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Englewood
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Love the fried won tons & vegi fried rice! Eat there several times a week when I am in town just to get my fix. Love that they make the vegi fried rice to order so I can delete mushrooms & add extra water chestnuts. Love it!

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Topeka, Kansas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I definitely judge a book by it's cover when it comes to restaurants. Although this restaurant is not sketchy, it does not have the cutest facade. Additionally, the inside decor is a tad dated. HOWEVER...the food is delicious!! I definitely judged, but when I received my egg drop soup, it was some of the best egg drop soup I've ever... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This restaurant has been here over 35 years and we have never been disappointed. The food is great and very, very reasonable. It is a bit hidden in the back of a lot off Bay Rd. but well worth the search!

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saginaw, mi
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I was a little negative on a previous review but I felt things had improved at a recent trip here. They were never "bad" , always one of the best but the food is a little improved over previous visits. There were four of us and we had the imperial dinner for four. Sizzling rice soup was great as usual,... More 

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Merrill, Michigan
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96 reviews 96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

This place has been here for years It is a very good place foe Chinese food it Is one of my favorite places for chinese

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Additional Information about Forbidden City Chinese Restaurant

Address: 4024 Bay Road, Saginaw, MI 48603-1201
Phone Number: 989-799-9340
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saginaw
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 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: Chinese

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