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Oriental Wok

21 Essex Way Ste 110, Essex, VT 05452-3386
(802) 878-6688
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Ranked #21 of 57 Restaurants in Essex
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
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English first
Essex, Vermont
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Great Chinese food for the area. I grew up in NY, and have had my share of good Chinese food. This place reminds me of some of the best NY Chinese food places!

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Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Plan on waiting 20-25 minutes when ordering takeout, but it's worth the wait. The food is very good and very sizeable portions. Have the sesame chicken, it's the best I've had!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Take out from Oriental Wok is routine when I come visit the family here in Vermont. Love the Eggplant with Garlic Sauce and House Lo Mein. House Fried Rice I don't quite get as the rice is not fried but they aren't the first restaurant to prepare it this way,

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Atlanta, Georgia
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

There was a steady stream of take-out customers while we were there. I would say that it is just an average chines take-out restaurant (though they have a few tables to dine-in which we did). I ordered the Kung pao chicken. It was LOADED with celery which I don't like, but other than that it was pretty good.

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Montreal, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I usually don't mind very average food if it is cheap and served quickly. The food was ok, the most standard Chinese food you can wait. We decided to do a sit-down dinner. I have never waited this long for Chinese food to come out.... It took 30-40 minutes to get a stir fry dish!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Usually have ordered from chinese take out place in the past with much disappointment. However, gave this place a shot and have not stopped going back!!! It is not the fastest take out but every minute worth the wait!! The food is fresh, delicious and with the nice clean open kitchen you get to see whats going on. Not one... More

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Underhill, Vermont
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

I work on the local ambulance crew. We've been getting take-out from Oriental Wok for years. As the title of my review says, they are consistently good. It's not a fine dining establishment, it's a quick meal. Always hot, always good. What more can you want from a $6 entree?

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This is the only Asian food restaurant we will get General Tsaos from, we have been getting takeout from there for ten years. One combination dinner will feed three people, always good and nice people!

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Burlington, Vermont
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

The food here is nothing to write home but it wasn't horrible either. I usually go to Joyce's Noodle House but I think you get a better deal at Oriental Wok. The combo specials are all under 7 bucks where as Joyce's they are almost $9. Don't get me wrong I don;t mind paying for quality but if I want... More

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Colchester, Vermont
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

If you like hearing "15 minutes" for about 2 hours, and then get only warm, average food, this is the place for you. No matter how long they tell you the wait will be, it is no less than twice that amount of time. You can only talk to the one person that speaks English there who has no control... More

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Additional Information about Oriental Wok

Address: 21 Essex Way Ste 110, Essex, VT 05452-3386
Phone Number: (802) 878-6688
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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