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

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  • 4
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  • 4
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  • 3
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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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the best authentic Chinese food in NJ! will keep going back even if it a half hour away from my house!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
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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Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
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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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Came here based on reviews. Chicken with veggies tough but tasty. Ginger chicken fried (unexpected) and no ginger taste. Restaurant cooking area filthy and no inspection grade posted.

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Highland Park, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Although the ambience may not be as good as some other restaurants, the food at Mei Mei is delicious. When I am away for a while, I cannot wait to get back to town for good Chinese food.

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Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We had dinner here the other night and found it to be a mixed experience. As others have mentioned, the old strip mall the restaurant is in as well as the scruffy, not-too-clean appearance of the restaurant itself certainly give some pause for thought. The woman who took our order at the counter was unfriendly and impatient when we wanted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is the best Chinese food. Pork fried rice on point!!! Cabbage on point!!! Shrimp fried rice on point!!! All good!!!

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Additional Information about Mei Mei

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

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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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