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1401 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2666
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Ranked #629 of 1,586 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Price range: $12 - $30
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
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese
Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Delivery
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Delivery
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Iowa City, Iowa
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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58 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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107 reviews 107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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43 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
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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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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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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

My wife and I have been going to Ping's since the 90s...no comparison...it is the best in Asian "Cuisine"...service is outstanding, more than enough food, nice quiet atmosphere, excellent Cosmos as well!

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