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Oolong Chinese Bistro

12411 Bandera Road, Helotes, TX
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Ranked #12 of 37 Restaurants in Helotes
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
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San Antonio, texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I gave this place a 3 out of 5 mostly because of their service and the convenience to our home. The wait staff and hostess are always friendly and accommodating. We are a family of 5 from age 12 to 63 and have always had a good experience. Not bad, but nothing special, fast and convenient location to where we... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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105 reviews 105 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This Chinese restaurant received good reviews which was the only reason we decided to get take out from here but now we're left scratching our heads wondering who on earth left such rave reviews because the food was as bad as bad gets. It neither resembled or tasted like any Chinese food I've ever had in my entire life and... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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254 reviews 254 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The location is very well kept -- and when we stopped in for lunch was full with many ordering take-out. The food is average in taste -- as is the service. The quantities are quite large and a very diverse lunch menu with what I'd consider good prices. So if you are looking for a local place to grab a... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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513 reviews 513 reviews
406 restaurant reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

By age 50, over 50 percent of your taste buds are gone. That might be one explanation for folks finding the food bland here. I fit into that quinquagenerian continuum, yet I find the food to be fresh, hot, and very flavorful. The wait staff is friendly and accommodating and are perfectly willing to make culinary changes to suit individual... More 

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Mission, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We had the lunch specials, hot and sour soup was good and the rest was just average. The food was kind of bland and the fried rice had no flavor. I have no complaints but I will probably will not eat there again.

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San Antonio, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I'm not chinese and have never been to China. I don't know and probably wouldn't enjoy much "authentic" chinese food, especially based on what's presented on the Food and Travel channels. So when comparing with Pei Wei/PF Changs and other chinese restaurants of that nature, this one stands above the rest. Atmosphere is quaint and pleasing, not trying too hard.... More 

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San Antonio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Several visits to this conveniently located neighborhood restaurant have all proven great. The service is excellent and the food fresh. It's usually quiet, so chatting with others isn't a chore.

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San Antonio, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

What a great Chinese Bistro ! Lemon chicken is fantastic ! we went back twice it was so good ! I also liked many other things on the menu. no delivery but pick up is available. If you like good chinese try this place !

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San Antonio, Texas
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513 reviews 513 reviews
406 restaurant reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I'm thinkin' I'm ready for some Chinese to ingest at least a few vegetables to assuage my guilt for eating so much Mexican food lately. So I grab my chopsticks and head for the closest red lantern sporting, paper fan hanging, guqin music playing, black laquered room partitioned restaurant I can find. Enter the dragon . . er-r-r . .... More 

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Helotes, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Comfortable seating and quiet atmosphere, but the food is dull, low quality, and heavy on gooey cornstarch-syrup. Some ingredients (shrimp) were not fresh. When we were there, all customers were Caucasian or Hispanic--not a good sign! You can find much better Asian food in a 10 or 15 mile radius.

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Additional Information about Oolong Chinese Bistro

Address: 12411 Bandera Road, Helotes, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Helotes
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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