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1401 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2666
612-874-9404
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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: Dinner, Delivery

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cross the street - you can do better.

Truly average. The prices aren't great, the food is only ok. Why wouldn't you cross the street to the best bar/pan-asian food in town?

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Cridzler
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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100 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I have not been to Ping's in years, but had loved their Moo Shoo Chicken. Friends told me that the food is still great. My spouse and I went there for lunch on a Saturday. There is no off-street parking, so we had to hunt for a meter on a very busy traffic day. Our first impression when we walked... More 

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Nopety, nope, nope, no way. I steer the Christmas outing my family enjoys (endures) each year. My parents, my sister and her family, and my husband and kids had all just about forgotten the horrific mess that was last year's Murder Mystery Dinner when we rolled into Ping's on a Friday night. It should be noted that I chose this... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Truly average. The prices aren't great, the food is only ok. Why wouldn't you cross the street to the best bar/pan-asian food in town?

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

If you are in the area of Eat Street (17 blocks on Nicollet Ave filled with great restaurants) you should give Ping's a try if you are on the downtown side of Nicollet. The atmosphere is basic but the food choices are plentiful and delicious. We sampled the egg rolls, crab puffs and pot stickers. All were yummy. My favorite... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We picked it out the first time because we wanted Chinese food and it was just a few minutes walk from our hotel. We went back a couple of days later, because we knew we'd be getting something decent at a reasonable price and with good service. The portions were pretty enormous (but then they were everywhere we went) and... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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20 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Pings, Pong, Gone! A poor choice. They are serving a 2009 Clos Du Bois Chardonnay. It's the color of straw and the flavor of vinegar. When I inquired of the date on the bottle after nearly spitting out what I sipped of the glass the server said it was a 2009 and should be good because it is older. It... More 

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Minneapolis
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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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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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84 restaurant reviews
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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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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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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: Chinese, Asian

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?