We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 253 Rochester Restaurants

Hunan Garden

1120 7th St NW, Northgate Shopping Center, Rochester, MN 55901-1732
507-285-1438
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #70 of 253 Restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Description: Has won best Chinese resturant in Rochester for many years, small and family run. Phone number 507-285-1438
Write a Review

50 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    26
    17
    2
    3
    2
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Owatonna, Minnesota
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have been eating at this restaurant for almost 30 years. Service has always been good. Food has always been great. If you like Szechuan don't miss this place!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rochester, Minnesota
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This used to be the only place I'd head to for Chinese food in Rochester -- and it's probably still the best in the area, but "Best of Rochester" isn't saying much...

Was this review helpful? Yes
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This was a disappointment. I saw that they were the highest rated Chinese restaurant in town so we ordered some takeout here. I had Happy Family (shrimp, scallops, chicken and pork) and my friend ordered the plum pork. Both of us felt that the dishes were very bland. They need to do something to get some flavor into these dishes.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Minnesota
Top Contributor
328 reviews 328 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Our waitress was excellent. The appetizers arrived very quickly. For some reason our entrees arrived later than anyone else's around us, even though we ordered first and they also had appetizers. Even so, I would still say the service was very good. The egg rolls were good and the crab ragoons were ok. Excellent general tso Chicken. The sesame chicken... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Raleigh, North Carolina
Top Contributor
346 reviews 346 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
266 helpful votes 266 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Chinese restsurants are usually a good bet for vegetarians like us. Where else can you get a healthy serving of vegetables? We started out with a very good hot snd sour soup, here called spicy and sour soup. This is the first time we saw it called thus - a more appropriate name, I think. We had mixed vegetables with... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dodge Center
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I ordered a lamb dish, the lamb was so tough, and chewy, I could not eat it. Told the waitress and she didn't do anything. Also told the cashier about the food, and only thing she would offer is a discount on a future purchase. My wife didn't like her food either it was mostly water chestnuts. Terrible food, poor... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My bride and I have been enjoying the Hunan Garden since before we got married 20 years ago. We usually dine at least once on each trip to Rochester. The food is authentic and amazing. Try the Crab Rangoon...its the best anywhere. I love the duck dishes and the 'fragrant' items as well. The prices are low and the portions... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dodge center
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

You can't go wrong with hunan's, we always have a great meal each time we go. The egg rolls are the best I've ever had. When I'm craving Chinese food, this is the place for me!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rochester, Minnesota
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Hunan Garden food is good for Rochester Chinese food. The problem is that they don't pay attention to food allergies. The person next to us had the paramedic's come take her away. She was passed out at the table. Our server said it was probably a food allergy. Our food came with corn in it. Our server told them I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oronoco, Minnesota
Top Contributor
185 reviews 185 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Had our food to go. The order only took 10 minutes. We ordered hot & sour soup (tasty but not the best ever), egg rolls (o.k.), fragrant shrimp with extra vegetables (really yummy with lots of pea pods, mushrooms, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots and plenty of shrimp) and almond chicken (which I did not try).

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Hunan Garden also viewed

 

Been to Hunan Garden? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hunan Garden

Address: 1120 7th St NW, Northgate Shopping Center, Rochester, MN 55901-1732
Phone Number: 507-285-1438
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Hunan Garden staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?