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Yen Ching

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9150 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46268-3144
(317) 228-0868
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good and came quickly however the waitress was not exactly.the friendliest. Owner came and explained the.food we had asked about since she couldn't reply. She paced the floor a bit.before.we were finished and after we paid.she said "you go" .we thought this.was strange. She didn't seem to want to be there at all.

Thank Lisa R
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98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Used to love this place. perfect, affordable and generous lunch special. Several years ago, the restroom started stinking from sewer gas. Owners have done many things to try and stop the smell ( some that people told them to do which was not safe or productive) I finally explained it is an old building and all the new buildings and... More 

Thank Betsy B
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67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

We were staying at the hotel next to this restaurant, so we called in a to go order. The egg drop soup was very good and the szechuan scallops were excellent. Crab rangoon was good, don't know if they don't provide the sauce that usually goes with them or if they forgot to put it in so was disappointed with... More 

Thank Ann K
Carmel, Indiana
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

In the 1990's, it was great to go to Yen Ching on Michigan Rd. The food was good, freshly made, hot, and authentic. The service people friendly, the place buzzing nicely with diners, but still a few tables open -- thus, not frenetic. Even 11, 12 yrs ago, groups like book club had dinner there, and it was fine. We... More 

Thank passingbyagaindc
Indiana, USA
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

We were seated at front booth. It smelled like poop. Waitress was extremely rude and angry and after prodding, FINALLY and reluctantly moved us to a back booth away from the stink. Should have left then. Bad food, appetizers for two was greasy and overcooked. MuShu chicken served in soft taco shells!Poor service, crabby, rude waitress, and it seemed that... More 

1 Thank Stellarcat
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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130 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

This restaurant has started to slowly decline. The food is still edible, but nothing exciting and sometimes it just seems tired--not as fresh and well presented as it should be. Have only done take out recently and even that was sub par.

1 Thank Jill J
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I ate dinner here and we were both very disappointed. For appetizers we ordered crab Rangoon and I had hot and sour soup. The crab filling was not at all sweet, but rather had an off, briny taste. The soup was overly full of black pepper and seemed very floury. My daughter ordered pepper steak which the... More 

1 Thank Leah B
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Solid, traditional Chinese food. Never disappoints. One of our go-to places. Service is friendly and quick.

Thank Tom K
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166 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

If I bought frozen Chinese and reheated it, it still would have been better than this disaster and waste of money. Start with soup - egg drop and hot and sour - metallic and cool temp; pot stickers - burned on one side, cool in middle; crabmeat Rangoon - where's the crabmeat?! Kung pao chicken - where's the chicken???? Waitress... More 

1 Thank Rae Ann P
Indianapolis, Indiana
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151 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We used to make a special trip to the east side restaurant but the recent trip to this north side version left me unimpressed. The place was empty and the food was mediocre. The sizzling rice soup was good but the appetizer tray I ordered for my dinner was uninspiring. Very disappointing. When I asked for some carryout containers to... More 

2 Thank Sharon M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9150 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46268-3144
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: (317) 228-0868

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