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Joy Yee's Noodle Kitchen

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519 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201-4619
+1 847-733-1900
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow - serious menu with a ton of options. If i could say 4.5 I would. The food was fresh and well prepared without being too greasy. Huge portions means that even if it seems pricey it isn't because you can share it or have another full meal later.

Thank Matt C
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

food is quite authentic and portions are very large, enough for two girls to share. service is nice and the bubble teas are absolutely amazing and the bubble tea menu selections are so huge it spans across two gigantic pages with pictures. place is clean.

Thank mwongtrpadvrev
San Francisco, California
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Lots and lots of dished on the menu. However, there were many dishes that I wanted to order were not available. A lot of what they have on display at the window (food models), did not look like they were in their menu any more. I get this feeling that the quality is shifting.

Thank CW_from_CA
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

This is a very casual, inexpensive, almost cafeteria-like restaurant. None of those things is a criticism - the place gets a 5 - because it excels at what it is. And I do mean excels - the consistent, speedy, quality of the enormous variety of dishes for the low price is dumbfounding. You can't get expensive restaurants to churn out... More 

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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

It was a place I will not return any more !!! I really like chinese food , but here you must go only when you want smoothie ( they are really good at making different smoothies 🍉🍇🍒🍐🍎) ! At first they brought beef but I had ordered chicken, then I asked to change, after , when I already started to... More 

Thank Ani B
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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79 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

This place is overwhelming, they have more then 100 items in the menu, we try some of their must popular dishes and they were right on point, the food was great, the atmosphere was just perfect and needles to say that the portions were generous, Defenetly a paradise for a Chinese food lover! Highly recommended!

Thank Carlos M
Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Thai is about the most popular Asian restaurant in Evanston. The food menu is extensive and good bubble drinks. The food has nice presentations and large portion, very good for the college students and family meal. The taste is ok, but the variety of the food choices made us come back again and again.

Thank dee203
Columbia, Maryland
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Wide selection of Asian meals and smoothies/bubble teas. I got the jackfruit drink and it was awesome. Food is really good ad value.

Thank jbeaches2014
Evanston, Illinois
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is absolutely the best Chinese food in Evanston area. The service is super fast, friendly and the food you get is overly-portioned. There was nothing we did not find tasty. Everything looks delicious when brought to the table. This is a hot spot and sometimes can be crowded, which I find as a great sign for fabulous food. Must... More 

Thank capizfamily
Charlotte, North Carolina
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

This was by far our favorite place to eat during our month in Evanston. It was the kind of place that after the first time we all kept wanting to go back again and again. The drinks are so fun and delicious with all the different flavors and possible mix-ins. Our favorite was frozen watermelon with mango bobos. We had... More 

Thank danielstravelof4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 519 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201-4619
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-733-1900

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