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“Best Crispy Duck” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mr Tongs

Mr Tongs
Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 119-121, 1017 PZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
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Ranked #1,005 of 2,244 restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
Francorchamps, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Best Crispy Duck”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

by far the best crispy duck we ever had, service could have been better but the food is outstanding. Restaurant is situated in the busy area which is very nice. Definitely its a place where i would recommend everyone to visit.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Burlington, Canada
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Just Okay”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Food was okay. Nothing special. Service was subpar.
We went with their special "Crispy Duck" which was overcooked, as well as a vegetarian which was also overcooked.

Visited September 2013
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Israel
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52 reviews 52 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Average food, lousy service”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Mr Tong prides itself on being a veteran restaurant founded in 1948, but you could not tell from the food or service. The food was average at best, and the service was terrible. One waitress actually told us off for placing a plate on an empty table next to us saying "it has already been cleaned". Our table was too small to hold the small number of dishes we ordered.

The "Crispy duck" they advertise was too fatty and the pancakes and other items arrived minutes after the duck itself.

Not recommended.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Amazing crispy duck and sizzling plates!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Stopped here to keep our son happy as he'd seen the 'Crispy Duck our specialty" sign earlier and was desperate to try it. They weren't wrong about this as it was amazingly crispy and huge! My wife and I both had different sizzling plate deals which were big, delicious and came with a number of other things.
This is in a very touristy area but the food was excellent with friendly service and was great value. Ok their English wasn't good, but so what!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Guisborough, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“BEST EVER!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

This was my second visit to Mr Tong's (once last year and once this month). The food is absolutely amazing. Very very tasty. ery good service. Reasonable prices compared to our previous nights meal at a steakhouse.
I will definitely be eating here again on my next visit to Amsterdam!

Visited August 2013
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