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“Yum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Foo Kin John

Foo Kin John
48-50 Pioneer St, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1250
607-547-2868
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Ranked #44 of 57 Restaurants in Cooperstown
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Chinese
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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Yum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Fabulous Chinese food! Nice staff and interior. A great family eat out.

Visited December 2011
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  • English first
  • Any
English first
New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Foo Kin awful”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Disgusting food. Fried mystery meat in tasteless mystery sauces, thrown together without care or concern of the quality. A five year-old at the cash register and lots of yelling from the kitchen... where is Gordon Ramsay when you need him? Most of the food is unidentifiable.. cleanliness questionable.

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Media, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Wish I could give this a zero!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

I can only guess the couple of good reviews were given by family members
Dirty, poor service, tables not bussed, no adults around, only kids taking orders. The young lady could take an order and ring people out but that was about it. She was maybe 10-13?

As to the food: stale noodles, wonton soup that was obviously days old because the pork filling was overly dark. The noodle wrapping was also dark. It nearly made me retch! I remarked to my companion that my stomach started to grumble so I didn't finish it. The curried shrimp entree wasn't as bad but it tasted like it came out of a box.

I've dined at chinese restaurants hundreds of times and never have tasted food this bad nor have I seen a chinese establishment that was so understaffed . We dined at 5pm so there was no excuse for the lack of an adult presence nor the obvious disregard for quality food.
We left all our food, paid and left.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

The food is excellent and owners are friendly. Atmosphere ? So-so.

Visited September 2011
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Chicago
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great place, fast service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

During a family travel, we entered this place since it was the only one open late. despite avoiding there because of some of the reviews posted, the food was great and the service was very fast

  • Visited January 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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