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1401 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2666
612-874-9404
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Delivery
Good for:
Doing business

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  • 3
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Always great to go food

We get food catered from here a few times a year and always consistent over the 20 years I have gotten food from Pings. Like the fried rice and most every other dish. They can be a bit heavy with the dark sauces, but if you are ordering single meals, they should be able to accomodate you.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Delivery
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Minneapolis
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442 reviews 442 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We get food catered from here a few times a year and always consistent over the 20 years I have gotten food from Pings. Like the fried rice and most every other dish. They can be a bit heavy with the dark sauces, but if you are ordering single meals, they should be able to accomodate you.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Been there several times never dissapointed. Location can be tricky if not familiar with the area, but worth the trouble.

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Plantation, Florida
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106 reviews 106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I was in Minneapolis for a trade show. It was incredibly cold while I was there, most days well below zero. I am not a big fan of eating alone in restaurants and did not feel like venturing out downtown. I ordered take out from Pings. The food was very good, portions were generous and the delivery was quick and... More 

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Palm Beach, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Well we used to love Pings, would go with our grown kids for birthdays etc. Last night was a change. It was dead for a friday night, 3 tables and a man at the bar. The place which used to be trendy is now old and sad. The drinks were strong and good, but we waited 8 minutes to get... More 

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Taylors, South Carolina
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121 reviews 121 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

Easy walk from convention center. Lunch buffet was just okay. Price was right and food was cooked in small batches so it was fresh. Soda came in a can with a cup of ice.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

I had not been to Ping's (or to MPLS) in nearly 10 years but was delighted to find that Pings is still fantastic. The food is the best chinese food I have had at any U.S. restaurant, and this includes San Francisco, where I go frequently. The service was very friendly and each and every dish was delicious and fully... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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80 reviews 80 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013 via mobile

The lunch buffet is excellent. Been here many times. One bothersome thing is the dirty ladies room. Makes me wonder what condition the kitchen is in.............

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Mission Viejo, California
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138 reviews 138 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

We were looking for something for dinner during our week long stay downtown and this was one of the restaurants listed on the hotel concierge list, figured it should be good the others we tried were. As we walked up only one other table had diners at it, and after they left a table for two was seated but that... More 

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Richmond
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

The last night of our stay in MSP and we were looking for someplace downtown without a long wait, easy parking and good food. The hotel desk wasn't very helpful, but the bellman suggested Pings as that was his favorite restaurant. It was just far enough away from City Center that parking was no problem. It was not crowded and... More 

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Ely, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

Ping's has a very good lunch buffet during the week. They have a lot of varieties and the food is much better than you find in some of the "regular" Chinese buffet places. The cream cheese wontons have just enough filling and the shells are the best I've had.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1401 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2666
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: 612-874-9404

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
  • Cuisine: Asian, Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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