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633 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 246-0456
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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My family took me here for lunch on my recent visit to NJ. Tasty dishes that were served fairly quickly, simple restaurant and presentation but a very friendly establishment thats going on 40 years strong! My favorite so far were the crispy jumb shrimp (not sure exactly what it was called) and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
jhnellorx
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Toronto, Canada
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Chicago, Illinois
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244 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Sometimes you go to a strip mall restaurant, walk in the door and one is simply transformed to an awesome interior. Not here. Driving into the parking lot there not only seemed to be a lot of people milling about but also a several people sitting in their cars...Sketchy area, I definitely did not feel altogether safe. Oh well, I... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

My family took me here for lunch on my recent visit to NJ. Tasty dishes that were served fairly quickly, simple restaurant and presentation but a very friendly establishment thats going on 40 years strong! My favorite so far were the crispy jumb shrimp (not sure exactly what it was called) and the Tangerine Beef. Seem to be a steady... More 

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Birmingham, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

To put it simply, 5 stars does not do Mei Mei's food justice. I know so many people who drive hours out of their way to eat here, and you will too. The egg rolls are amazing. Also get the fried dumplings, shrimp with garlic sauce, and chicken with peanuts.

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Metuchen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This place is not appealing and attractive but don't be deceived because their food is amazingly good and authentic Chinese cuisine. Squid with peanut is our favorite here. Order the hot & sour soup and you will feel good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

the best authentic Chinese food in NJ! will keep going back even if it a half hour away from my house!

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Monroe Towhship, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Mei Mei's has the best Chicken Chow Mein around. It is the Cantonese version which is hard to find outside of New York City. Also love the short ribs with black bean sauce, the eggrolls are out of this world and the Chinese Tea is flavorful unlike other restaurants that taste like hot water. The shop is not a very... More 

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Somerset, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

In general, we find that many of their dishes are too greasy for our taste. There are a handful, though, that we order on a regular basis. Their hot and sour soup and their chicken corn soup are some of the best we have had. In addition to the spare ribs, they also have sliced pork in a very nice... More 

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Somerset, New Jersy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I am a regular customer that the employees know by name. I usually call for take out and the order is ready when I arrive. The chicken noodle soup and won ton soup are very good. I love the spare ribs w/black bean sauce, beef w/scallions, chicken w/peanuts, pepper steak, crispy shrimp w/black pepper... to name a few.

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New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We had heard lots of great things about Mei Mei and the food did NOT live up to the hype. Most of the food was actually not very good. Worst wonton soup I've ever had. Some of the main dishes (chicken with peanuts and vegetarian noodles) were decent. It's a complete dive. Definitely not worth the trip. So many better... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I'm a big Chinese fan, and living in central NJ for a few years I tried a lot of places. None of these came close to matching the quality, prices, and service at Mei Mei. Definitely out of the way for where I lived, I would often make the trip up here because the food was just that good. Egg... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 633 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerset
  • Phone Number: (732) 246-0456

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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