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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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76 reviews 76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

After searching for a local place not in Mall of America we found this place. No question it is a bit rundown but the kitchen is very clean. White tablecloths are changed for each diner. The generous portions are full of vegetables and whatever protein you order (chicken beef, pork). There are vegetarian dishes on the menu. The wonton soup... More

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The restaurant could definitely use a makeover as it does appear to be a little on the dirty side. The food is quite good though. We used to visit the restaurant whenever we were spending the night in Minneapolis before a flight out of MSP. It was probably more than 20 years ago since our last visit to the restaurant... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I would have labeled this is terrible but the food was very good. The staff was friendly but the facility was extremely rundown and filthy. I will not go here again without Lysol.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I love this restaurant. The staff is friendly and the food is amazing. Doesn't taste like your typical "fast food" chinese and portions are plentiful.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We've been eating at 1st Wok for about 25 years. We've never had better Chinese food anywhere in the country. Lunch specials range from $6.25 to $8.25 and include soup and fried or white rice. The portions are huge. Try the chicken and peanuts in hot pepper sauce (aka kung pao chicken)--it's the best! Everything here is delicious. The interior... More

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

If you want a great Asian restaurant, look no further! 1st Wok is by far the best in the cites. Take the time to stop in for a great meal. Anything on the menu is great.

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Wisconsin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Food was okay. Chicken w/ Broccoli was exactly that. No other veggies were included. Taste was average. Nothing spectacular. Fried rice came with our meal, but I'm a white rice fan so I was a bit dissapointed. I'm usually asked if I want fried or white rice if there is a choice. Price was okay. $10 or so for the... More

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Suffern, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

The service was friendly and the portions were huge and great value for the money. The taste was not quite as good as it was the first time. Perhaps it was an off night. It may be worth a try if you are in Bloomington and want to avoid mall food.

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Minneapolis, MN
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This little Asian restaurant is one of my all time favorites, and I eat Asian several times a week. Try the Hot & Sour soup, and Hunan Shrimp (or Chicken). I get it extra spicy. It's a stir fry, with sauce to die for, broccoli, mushrooms, etc. Love the service and wait staff, too - they've all been there since... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012 via mobile

I am a vegetarian. This establishment not only caters to veggies like me, but will alter any entrée to satisfy my dining preferences. The staff is alwsys friendly and calls me by name whenever ordering pickup. My favorite dish is #13 tofu delight. Also be sure to try the cream cheese wontons with sweet and sour sauce. The portion sizes... More

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Additional Information about First Wok Chinese Restaurant

Address: 415 E 78TH St, Bloomington, MN 55420-1251
Phone Number: (952) 881-2413
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bloomington
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese

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