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Fong Chong Restaurant - CLOSED

301 NW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3807 (Old Town - Chinatown)
503-228-6868
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Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Dim Sum
Neighborhood: Old Town - Chinatown
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch

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English first
Seattle, Washington
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

My wife and I have eaten dim sum throughout Asia and North America, some superb, some average, and some not so good. With that as background, I can say without reservation that this was probably the worst we've ever had, and by a comfortable margin. We should have been put on notice when we walked in for Sunday lunch and... More

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Came here for dim sum, I do like how they serve it all day every day although there aren't very many carts going through. The dishes themselves are hit or miss, steam buns and veggies are usually pretty good although the various dumplings we tried seemed to be a little stale and lukewarm. We did try a ginger chicken dish... More

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Richland, Washington
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105 reviews 105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

So I wanted to take some friends who have never had Dim Sum to a place that I had been told was great, so off we went. Long story short, very normal safe options, Average flavors, not bad but would try other places. Just so so.

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Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

My family started coming to Fong Chong when it was basically a small Chinese grocery store that made local deliveries to residences in the Portland area. A fire nearly 45 years ago gutted the small store and a year or so later they re-opened with a brand new restaurant (No longer a grocery store) The restaurant was an instant success... More

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Independence or
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

We have eaten here 4 or 5 times. I have read good and bad reviews. Each time we have eaten here it is right when they open on Sundays at 10AM. The food is piping hot and yummy. Some say that the food gets reheated later in the day, that may be?? We hope they clean up the place and... More

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Chiclana de la Frontera, Spain
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83 reviews 83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

We were recommended to this restaurant and as we love dim sum , went there for lunch whilst visiting the Sunday crafts market. It was great. Quick service and good quality food--would go there again

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

We should have known just by entering this place, but we were new to the Portland Or area and thought we would check out "China Town" eateries. First the entryway was dirty, the gentleman who sat us acted like he could care less if we were there, the sugar and soy sauce containers were grimy. The food was hot but... More

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Tucson
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76 reviews 76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

We lived in Portland and always raved about this restaurant--especially their dim sum. While visiting last month we found that the restaurant is not what it once was. The dim sum was ho hum.. That is the only way to describe it--another way to describe it is to say that it has become Americanized. That is really too bad since... More

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Vancouver, WA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

When I worked near downtown, I used to enjoy dim sum at Fong Chong with some regularity. In those days the food was fresh and generally tasty -- certainly more than ample and consistently good. Today I visited for the first time in about eight years and was disappointed at the uneveness of the food and the service. Some of... More

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Left Coast
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174 reviews 174 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

You want Chinese food / Dim Sum in Chinatown? Then this is the place. There is nothing cool, hip, modern or even really clean (thus the authenticity) about Fong Chong. Fong Chong is about good Dim Sum and huge plates of Mongolian Beef, Sizzling Squid, spicy Ma Pao Tofu and the like. Fong Chong is the kind of place where... More

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Additional Information about Fong Chong Restaurant

Address: 301 NW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3807
Phone Number: 503-228-6868
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Old Town - Chinatown
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Dim Sum

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