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Ming Dynasty Chinese Restaurant

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Shop 6, 47 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
61 7 4059 2185
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Gove, Australia
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150 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2016

Our family of three at here in December 2015. The restaurant is quite small with only room for 2 groups of 4 or 5 inside and some other seating for maybe another 10 outside, we sat inside. The restaurant only had 2 other tables eating when we ordered and it looked like there was only one waitress and one cook... More 

1 Thank Bungchow
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190 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Looking for dinner last night we found this "open 7 days" place all locked up when others around were open, so this is a non-review. The premises looked occupied but no explanation was displayed for the locked door.

Thank ConstantTraveller77
Aurora, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2015

First of all the restaurant has a lovely setting on the Esplanade in Palm Cove. The food is first rate as the chef has extensive experience in a major hotel chain. Although a bit pricey it is well worth it - friendly and competent service

3 Thank John F
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2015

Wow all I wanted was Rice and one other dish, I think I nearly fell over when told it would cost me over $45 for it, told them thanks but no thanks, will drive another 20 mins to get the same dish for $18 and taste just as good if not better. Would be the most expensive place to eat... More 

4 Thank Kaz O
Kewarra Beach, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

We are regulars at the Ming Dynasty. Every time we have been there has been a great evening with warm and friendly service and excellent food. Our last visit was for lunch on Melbourne Cup Day. The Szechwan Coral Trout was perfect. The chef knows what he is doing in the kitchen and the honey prawns topped off with fried... More 

Thank David H
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2015

We recently had dinner at the restaurant with a lot of skepticism, after reading mixed reviews on trip advisor, however we were pleasantly surprised to find that the food was very good. The host were quite good and catered to our specific needs. The food arrived quickly and was hot and to our expectation, although the chef had gone overboard... More 

1 Thank Rajesh S
Cairns, Australia
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

We ate lunch here one Sunday afternoon, it was the only place that had tables available and was cool inside. We didn't want to traipse around looking for a place to eat with two kids in tow so we decided to eat here. The waitress was very friendly, the menu was a bit more expensive than we were expecting but... More 

1 Thank Liz8154
Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

I should have read the reviews before I went. As a chinese myself I support local chinese wherever I travel in the globe. The chef looked chinese and hostess speak fluent mandarin. How wrong it can be, I thought before I sat down. But I was wrong for the first time in my life with a chinese restaurant. I wont... More 

2 Thank Mitch S
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2015

this was a real disappointment, the waitress was lovely but the food was just so below what we would have expected for the very high prices.

4 Thank Pins77
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal at Ming Dynasty, sitting opposite the beach with the waves hitting the shore. It is the perfect setting to enjoy this great home made Chinese meal, with excellent and helpful hostess.

Thank Ruth29Melbourne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $120
Chinese, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 6, 47 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: 61 7 4059 2185

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?