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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, Takeout

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    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
Service fast and on time.

When you order just make sure that they repeat your order so that there is no confusion. Very busy on Friday's so if you want to sit down to eat you need to arrive early. No reservations.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
222Grace
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Somerset, New Jersey
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Somerset, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When you order just make sure that they repeat your order so that there is no confusion. Very busy on Friday's so if you want to sit down to eat you need to arrive early. No reservations.

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Thank 222Grace
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100 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

An old-reliable restaurant anchoring a strip mall and offering both table service and, more popularly, take-out. (I say anchoring because it may very well be the only constant in that mall that has hosted many tenants over the last 30 years.) The same wonderful family has been here forever and we've watched one another--clients and patrons--get older, have children, etc.... More 

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Thank Vicarmuddlebush
New Jersey
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56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

They only take cash but its worth a stop at the ATM! The #1 thing to me are their egg rolls. They make them fresh. They aren't those tiny frozen egg rolls all the other spots sell. These ones are large and DELICIOUS! THE BEST EGG ROLL I'VE EVER HAD! I sometimes go just for the egg roll alone. The... More 

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Thank ndennifer
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

Ok, let's start by adjusting our expectations. Mei Mei has a few tables, but it's really take out. The Cantonese food is fine, but the Szechuan leaves a lot to be desired. They've been there for probably 40+ years and have a loyal following. They must be doing something right. It's family owned and operated and has been passed down... More 

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Thank Michael R
Somerset, New Jersey
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Many people rate restaurants by the napkins, the plates, the fancy menu, the wine list, and heresay! Mei Mei has been in business since 1975, yes, 40 years, and by the same family. They work together as a team, something like 8 family members or more! they caree about what they do! and what they serve. It is BYOB, so... More 

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Thank Dan M
Florida
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196 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We drove half an hour to go here based on Tripadvisor reviews. And to be fair we only ordered three things one was the dumplings which had been raved about. & I found them heavy yes lots of food, but I had no idea what I was eating and the dumplings at Dollar Tree, yes you read that right, the... More 

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Thank Katya m
Somerset, New Jersey
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82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We live just down the street from Mei Mei, and I have passed by it for years as I run errands around town. I was put off by the strip mall location, so never tried it. Well, I see now what I have been missing! They've been in business for 40 years, and the restaurant was jumping the whole time... More 

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Thank TheCatherine
Glen Burnie, Maryland
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

I would agree with much of what Opcal listed but I would definitely come back the next time I am in the area. The food was freshly prepared for our oder. It was hot and very tasty. The portion sizes were quite large. We had the General Tso's and Chicken Chow Mein. Both were very good and very satisfying. Yes,... More 

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Thank gwa26
Massachusetts, United States
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I've heard about this place for years as simply the best chinese food. People apparently travel for hours and hundreds of miles to get food from here. My friend from Michigan has been telling me about this place for several years now. I finally had an opportunity to be passing somewhat close to Somerset, flying into Newark and driving to... More 

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Thank Mark E
Chicago, Illinois
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358 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

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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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, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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