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First Wok Chinese Restaurant

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3180 Dixie Hwy, Erlanger, KY 41018-1850
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Erlanger, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

I had an urge for Egg Foo Young so headed here to fulfill my urge. The seating is limited but it didn't matter as we arrived before any lunch time crowds. The food has always been good and this time was no exception. I ordered Egg Foo Young which was served hot and with plenty of sauce or gravy on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

More of a take out place. They do have tables but not super relaxing. Ordered Pork fried dumplings - not great I think they came out of a bag frozen Sesame chicken- the sauce was good But more breading than chicken and 4 small pieces of broccoli. To bad could been very than average Pork fried rice was the thing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2015

My favorite Chinese restaurant since they opened! I've been to about 20 different Chinese restaurants in my lifetime and this place has the freshest most flavorful dishes. I'm surprised at all the negative reviews. To me the dishes are generous portions and I wind up taking home half my order. It's no more expensive than other fast food joints around... More 

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Northern Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2014

This has been our go-to family place for years whenever we can't decide on where to eat. We each have a favorite dish, from Lo-mein, to szechuan chicken, to sweet and sour.

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Erlanger, Kentucky
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2014

Poor quality. Poor service. Prices online and on the menu are not the same as when you go in to pay. We were quoted a totally different price. Grocery store egg rolls are better quality than what we received. They were greasy and once past that first bite we found an unidentifiable "pink" crumbly substance. The rest of our order... More 

Thank Tammy M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

Ordered on line when I get there they tell me the price on line was wrong and that they have to charge me more than what was quoted on line

Thank walkingstickrequired
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2012 via mobile

This used to be my go to place for Chinese food. Something has changed and that makes me very sad! The crab rangoons were my favorite until recently! Recently they are cold and soggy. The shrimp in the Pad Thai has been smaller and not as abundant. Please go back to how it used to be!

1 Thank Emilyrsps
Crestview Hills, Kentucky
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2012

What happened to the Lo Mein? It was the best in the area but now just over cooked noodles doused with peanut oil and soy sauce. Used to be made with sesame oil for much better flavor. Cutting corners with cheaper ingredients on all dishes now. Must be the new management.

2 Thank JDS333
Florence, Kentucky, United States
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2012

I had sesame chicken, chewed my food and there was a piece of metal in it. I called and complained, the manager laughed and said, I sorry, I give you credit. Keep your damn credit, I want to keep me life. Thank god I ate it n not my kid because I would be at that place in 30 seconds

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2008

Great, great food.

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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3180 Dixie Hwy, Erlanger, KY 41018-1850
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Erlanger
  • Phone Number: 859-344-8885

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