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Golden Chef

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600 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5007
+1 847-537-7100
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Bedford, Texas
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160 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three of us for an evening meal. chicken kow, cashew chicken, and sweet and sour pork., with white and brown rice and hot tea. Great size portions. Took home almost half of what we ordered. The place may not have a great atmosphere, but you can't beat the price and friendly staff. They do a tremendous take out business. Have... More 

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Thank Robert W
chicago
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are lifetime Wheeling residents and this restaurant has always been a go to. We ordered delivery tonight and the delivery was fast...the food was hot and very good! Many times restaurants use carrots as fillers but not here. Plenty of veggies and meat in each dish. Don't believe every review the new owners serve some really good dishes!!

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Thank mjrdnx
Mount Prospect, Illinois
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Ordered 57.$$$ worth of food for 3 people..... Ordered pad Thai. Lacked peanuts, carrots and egg. Called to complain of missing ingredients and the lady laughed at me. We also had coupon for fried Rice for free. The charged us for fried rice and gave extra for free. That's not what coupon says... Nor what coupon means.....When asked about it... More 

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2016

For years this has been our go to site for quality Chinese food, but no longer. After the death of her husband, the keystone of their kitchen, Ester has sold their landmark restaraunts. The new owners are now proving there is so much more to good food than recipes. The new owners have tried to increase the menu to include... More 

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Thank William H
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2015

First things first: The rating says four stars -- only because there does not appear to be a way to mark it 3 1/2. So why not a 3? Because Trip Advisor says a three-star rating is "Average" and a four-star is "Very Good". I'm in-between. We dined at Golden Chef and unlike some other reviews, found the staff pleasant... More 

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Thank SEZ60089
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2015

I was in town for business and actually ordered delivery twice from Golden Chef. The first night I tried the Sweet and Sour Wonton with Chicken and Pork. It had delicious chunks of pineapple and real peppers - non of that sugar dyed red stuff you find at other restaurants. The Crab Rangoon was perfection - perfectly crispy on the... More 

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Thank Cynthia R
Chicago, Illinois
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

In the past, Golden Chef served more than acceptable Cantonese dishes. Took my step daughter, her daughter and my son for lunch today. I couldn't even eat mine. Horrible Shrimp in Lobster Sauce. Horrible fried rice. Passable egg rolls. The egg drop soup was good. End of a tradition. They now serve Thai dishes. The red curry is awful. Also... More 

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Wheeling, Illinois
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

It boggles my mind how bad this restaurant really is and how it stays busy. There is so much MSG in the food it's really disgusting. The staff isn'y really all that friendly. There is something to say when you go into a chinese restaurant and there are no chinese people eating there (not even the staff).

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1 Thank Beedo
Gurnee, Illinois
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2015

New owner, higher prices, no lunch menu, taste and quality of food has gone down. Atmosphere and 1 very friendly mature server nice/friendly.

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2 Thank Debsgoldenmom
Wheeling, Illinois, United States
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

atmosphere is not very good they need to update. Nothing has changed on the menu for years won't be back. Also, over priced

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5007
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wheeling
  • Phone Number: +1 847-537-7100

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