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“Chinese Restaurant” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hai King

Hai King
Route de Lome, Haie Vive, Cotonou, Benin
21 30 60 08
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Ranked #18 of 43 Restaurants in Cotonou
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mangalore
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Chinese Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

If you feel like eating some chinese food then head to this place. It is a small but elegant place situated on the main road and is a good place to spend sometime and soak in the vibrant colours and noise that is around it while enjoying your meal.

Visited April 2012
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Seattle, Washington
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50 reviews 50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Who would have guessed? Authentic Chinese in Cotonou (only if you can read the Chinese menu though)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

A friend of mine brought me here for dinner and I have been back a few times since. If you want real Chinese food, get a Chinese friend to go with you and ask for the Chinese menu. The "tung choi" was really fresh and the "lions head" was very good.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“Nice place for a quick chinese meal”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

Located at a busy intersection, Hai King does some good basic chinese food; soups are good tho mains tend to be rather greasy at times; lots of options in seafood as well as beef/chicken, even some veggie food;
Service is quick & efficient; the upstairs terrace is a better seating option, tho a bit noisy; the aircondioned room below can get claustrophobic;
Its the go-to place for a satisfying, not too expensive chinese meal;

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Cotonou, Benin
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“Good food, but very noisy environment”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011

Hai King is situated on a busy corner of 2 main streets. On the balcony the good food which comes quick unfortunately gets mixed with traffic fumes and -noises which lest the reatsurant a little down. Inside of course you do not have that problem

Visited November 2011
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france
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“2nd in benin VERRY GOOD RESTAURANT”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2009

Notice to all tourists, all those who love good food make a tower this Chinese restaurant is the best I would even say that some resto here in France who does not prepare meiu that it is really excellent, a friendly atmosphere, good Chinese dishes and a good price then I say unbeatable compared to other Asian restaurant in Benin, will eat their egg rolls, fried rice and then their famous cast or there is anything you like, in fact with this restaurant you can eat our fill with only 10 euro wouahouuuuu !!!!!!!!!!!!! and after dinner there is a surprise waiting for you!
when I went to Benin I really loved this restaurant I keep going there with all my mates

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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