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Cathay Kitchen Chinese Restaurant

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8049 Connector Dr, Florence, KY 41042-1466
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Florence, Kentucky
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Went in no one was there a young boy waited on us my wife ordered chicken fried rice I had sweet and sour chicken the portion was small from what we did get before when Raymond owned it. well the chicken was spoiled on my wife's meal told the young man he did take it off the bill and told... More 

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Union, Kentucky
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Stopped in on a Saturday. Not really busy, but the food was good and very flavorful. We still can't find a Chinese restaurant in the area that has good egg rolls. I guess we are just use the ones made in Chicago. The egg rolls did not have much flavor. Everything else was good, and service was quick and efficient.

Thank Wendi G
Warsaw, Kentucky
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Nice family style restaurant, always curtious & friendly weather your stopping in to eat or calling in an order. Kung Pao Chicken is my favorite there!

Thank Swood67
Lexington, Kentucky
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We were pleased with our recent visit to Cathay Kitchen. The general tso, bourbon chicken, crab ragoon and egg rolls were all very fresh and tasty. I agree with another reviewer that the food is not greasy like other Chinese restaurants that I have visited. Food is ordered from menu not buffett style which is one reason that it was... More 

Thank Butch G
Florence, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I admit, it doesn't look like much from the outside...but the food is delicious and we love the service. We've tried a variety of dishes, both for lunch and dinner. The portion sizes are just right. Our personal favorites are the spicy beef cashew, shrimp pad thai, fried pork dumplings and the child likes their chicken kebobs. Want something different?... More 

Thank Katrina W
Florence, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

This review is based on the fact I am Chinese and grew up on the Asian diet. Food wise-It is average to me. It is your typical take out Chinese in a sit down restaurant. Service wise, I'd only give 2 star.

Thank ZHvegan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This is a Western Chinese restaurant that gets it. Taste and freshness over "huge portion sizes". I travel extensively and usually regret Western Chinese take out, not here. My hot & sour soup was authentic and spot on; my lemon chicken was typical but well executed, rice was fresh and properly cooked and my steamed vegetables were actually just steamed... More 

Thank Darryl L
Florence, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside - and maybe not even from the inside - but the food it amazing!

Thank gwenmf
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We absolutely love Cathay Kitchen. We try to eat here every weekend, sometimes during the week for lunch. We recommend it to others & no one is disappointed! Best egg drop soup ever! In fact we've never ordered anything we didn't like. They've recently updated the decor, tables & now have booths. If you love real Chinese food, you won't... More 

Thank Pacagirl
Harrison, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Award Winning Chinese, I can taste why...when in Florence there are so many restaurants but if you are craving Chinese food this place is amazing. They are tucked in a long plaza on the other end of the Florence Antique Mall. Very Clean.

Thank M P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8049 Connector Dr, Florence, KY 41042-1466
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: 859-282-0770

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