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128 Penhallow Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 319-8809
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Near Bow St. Ma Po To Fu, 8.95, could feed 2. Silky tofu in savory - not...
Near Bow St. Ma Po To Fu, 8.95, could feed 2. Silky tofu in savory - not too salty, sauce that's medium spicey with pork grounds, then topped with a sprinkle of sliced, fresh, green onions. Menu includes: Hot Pot starting @ 13.95, Hot & Sour Soup 2.95, and 21 lunch specials until 3pm starting @ 5.95. Regular menu dishes for chicken, seafood, and beef start @ 9.95, 11.95, & 10.95, respectively. Clean. Dark tables. Zen-ish. Gracious service. Ask them re: Ladies' Night. Will return for lunch or appetizers and cocktails.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent crab rangoon

Have only been there once or twice since it has been under new ownership. We dined there frequently in the past, in the restaurant and take out. Fresh ingredients, clean restaurant, good food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Marie K
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Have only been there once or twice since it has been under new ownership. We dined there frequently in the past, in the restaurant and take out. Fresh ingredients, clean restaurant, good food.

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McPherson, Kansas
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98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We ordered Pad Thai; Crunchy noodles w/shrimp; and Hot & Sour soup. None of these should be bland, but all were. The hot & sour soup wasn't too bad compared to the others though. The Pad Thai was white and flavorless. The Crunchy noodles were marked as hot/spicy but were anything but. Chinese take-out is everywhere and these are common... More 

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Kittery, Maine
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

One more time a restaurant slides in. This time, id guess for the long haul. They softened up the previous cold,fluorescent decor, making this a way more cozy spot to enjoy some of the most delicious fresh tasting thai/szechuan/asian fare around,

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Osterville, Massachusetts
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10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

The food was... Not very good. Not what I was expecting. When you order seseme chicken, you are expecting seseme chicken. What I got was not. It was small stripps of soggy chicken in a tangy, sour sauce with some seseme seeds On top. The broccoli was sour. I have tried this place a number of times, and different things... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The wonton soup may be the best I have ever had. Set us up for being disappointed. My entree was good, but my wife's was bland and mostly celery. Pleasant atmosphere. Good prices. But won't be hurrying back.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The food here is excellent. The fried rice is not the usual greasy variety and the wonton soup is perfect on a chilly day. The only issue is the timing of the food delivery to the table; it arrived one dish at a time, and I had to ask about my final item well after everything else was on the... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We recently stayed at the Wentworth and decided we wanted some delivery for dinner instead of going out or getting room service. The reviews for this place were good so we decided to try it. They delivered to our hotel in the time that they said that they would; the food was fresh and hot. We ordered chicken udon noodles,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Always fresh vegetables, still crunchy, not soggy when they reach you! Clean place with super friendly staff. I order delivery often and it's always hot and delicious!

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love the dumpling and Salted triple green here,It Is so yummy...They do have full bar diner..Drink here is awesome...

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NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

This is by far the best Asian food in town hands down. Not only is there food great but they work very clean too. Having food allergies eating Chinese is always a bit risky. Usually if I can find something that won't make me Ill it has lost all flavor. However I have never had that problem here. All the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 128 Penhallow Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: (603) 319-8809

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

Near Bow St. Ma Po To Fu, 8.95, could feed 2. Silky tofu in savory - not too salty, sauce that's medium spicey with pork grounds, then topped with a sprinkle of sliced, fresh, green onions. Menu includes: Hot Pot starting @ 13.95, Hot & Sour Soup 2.95, and 21 lunch specials until 3pm starting @ 5.95. Regular menu dishes for chicken, seafood, and beef start @ 9.95, 11.95, & 10.95, respectively. Clean. Dark tables. Zen-ish. Gracious service. Ask them re: Ladies' Night. Will return for lunch or appetizers and cocktails.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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