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Fortune Kookie Restaurant

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570 N Smith St, Palatine, IL 60067-2446
+1 847-776-7770
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Palatine, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Not my favorite place for Chinese- food is greasy for me. And seems to be pretty salty. Egg rolls(which I gauge places by) totally average. Sweet sour has tooo much red food coloring and is bright red!

1 Thank James C
Palatine, Illinois
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

We are longtime fans of this Chinese Restaurant and we do hope that they will reopen very soon. We miss the good food.

Thank Bill E
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2015

Have been eating at this restaurant for years. Used to go more often when I worked in Palatine but still make the trip for their yummy food. The owner and wait staff are very friendly, the prices are good, food is delicious and properly seasoned...no bland dishes here and the menu has a lot of wonderful choices. Going today for... More 

Thank ferndoc
Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015

We made it 25 minutes before closing and we were not allowed to eat in. Really disappointed by the lack in costumer service as were told this. Me and my family had to walk out.

Thank 553Gustavo553
Palatine, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2015

Anyone who gave this place a bad review must have had a hangover. Ate there tonight. Delicious shrimp eggfu yung - will have more tomorrow. Husband had pork tenderloin with sauce, just a little more sauce, but it was verrry tasty. Our favorite Chinese place in Palatine or anywhere for that matter.

Thank john g
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2015

Love the food. Got there Sesame chicken and cannot get enough of it. very friendly staff and can be in and out quickly for a good lunch.

Thank cnutty
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108 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2015

Been craving Chinese food for quite sometime and decided to try somewhere new. Sometimes you should stick with what you know. The food was disappointing. The Veggie egg rolls were not quite up to par. I had the mongolian beef, some of the pieces were tender and some were overdone and the sauce was nothing special. The Veggie lo mein... More 

Thank BethChicago
Surprise, Arizona
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2015

Been going in and also doing takeout since they opened years ago. Food is always adequate but cannot recall ever having a truly memorable meal. Broccoli and beef, Kung Pao chicken, and the Pork fried Rice are a few of the more enjoyable offerings. Engaging and friendly owners.

Thank Gladbaum
Palatine, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2015

Quality food at decent prices and good service. Very friendly management and wonder full combination platters. Awesome rice soup.

Thank Michael O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2015

Please note: open Friday's even though trip advisor says closed. Please correct !! I come here often for lunch and dinner for both dining in and carry out. I highly recommend Fortune Kookie!

Thank Darcoch33

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 570 N Smith St, Palatine, IL 60067-2446
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Palatine
  • Phone Number: +1 847-776-7770

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