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Foo Kin John

48-50 Pioneer St, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1250
607-547-2868
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Ranked #40 of 54 restaurants in Cooperstown
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Aug 5, 2014
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English first
Cooperstown, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We have tried this restaurant a few times, and each time it is about the same. The food flavor is okay, but portions are small and the consistency is a bit thin. It is a small-run operation, and they are friendly with good prices.

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Neshanic Station, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Well we might be too demanding here, but we weren't crazy for it. But we wanted Chinese, so in a pinch, it will satisfy your craving.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

A small, old style tile floor restaurant with diner type tables. The food is lovely and the Boneless spareribs are to die for.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Get some FooKin dinner at this fine Chinese restaurant!!! Oddly, right across the street from Cooley's Tavern.

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Cooperstown, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Nice folks. Tasteless, overpriced, poorly cooked Chinese food. Drive the extra 10 minutes and go one town over for great Chinese food.

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Cooperstown, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Foo Kin John is always the number one choice for Chinese food in Cooperstown. The atmosphere of the restaurant isn't the best, but the food and the service are always phenomenal.

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milford, ny
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

This is the only place you will find Chinese cooking in Cooperstown proper. Restaurant has table seating; service is fairly prompt. A big part of the business is take-out. Food is okay; not up to New York City standards. Varied menu with spicy and mild dishes - the usual Chinese fare. Sometimes the owner's children take your order on the... More

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Cooperstown, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

The name made me laugh, but other than that, it was not a good experience. I should have known when we walked in to find not another person there eating. The food was edible, I guess, but it did not taste like Chinese food. I ordered my favorite which is a very spicey stir fry, but the sauce tasted like... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Fabulous Chinese food! Nice staff and interior. A great family eat out.

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New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Disgusting food. Fried mystery meat in tasteless mystery sauces, thrown together without care or concern of the quality. A five year-old at the cash register and lots of yelling from the kitchen... where is Gordon Ramsay when you need him? Most of the food is unidentifiable.. cleanliness questionable.

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