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

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  • 3
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Reliable - we went a second time

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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469 reviews 469 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 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
30 helpful votes 30 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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110 reviews 110 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 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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128 reviews 128 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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158 reviews 158 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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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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