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429 Wall Blvd Ste 8, Gretna, LA 70056-7771
+1 504-392-3939
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Lo Mein, Love the Combination Fried Rice! Well decorated and authentic food, friendly service as well!

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Thank Kseel
Abbeville, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two great experiences here: one sit-down and the other take-out. We were there first for lunch. For most lunch plates at Chinese places, you get miserable fried rice, and egg roll to match. No so here. The fried rice that accompanied the meal was GREAT! It appeared to be a combination. The egg rolls were great as well... More 

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Thank James R
Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Whenever we visit my family on the Westbank, we have to stop here. I haven't found one good Chinese restaurant worth reviewing in Mississippi, so I always look forward to stopping here. This is the only place that makes Mandarin chicken with FRESH chicken and not frozen battered chicken pieces. The vegetables are crisp and not overdone. The sauces are... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2015

I was served a generous potion of shrimp lo mein. The service was fast and courteous. The food was delious. The only thing I would change are the noodles. The were very thin like angel hair. I prefer a larger noodle.

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Thank MrsJS100
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2015

Husband & I stopped for early dinner. Ordered fried dumplings, egg rolls, triple delight and chicken fried rice. Really disappointed. Dumplings fried nice on outside, but no flavor inside. Same with egg rolls, no crispy veggies inside or flavor. The triple delight wasn't. Pork over cooked, tiny shrimp under cooked. Sauce had absolutely no flavor. Even putting soy sauce on... More 

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New Orleans
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2015

Better than average food and very large portions. Most dishes could feed two people. Nicely decorated.

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Thank David_BNewOrleans
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

We have not been to this restaurant in a year because we are trying to visit various cuisines in the city. We were seated promptly and greeted by our waitress. We ordered 3 entrees to share, Shrimp with lobster sauce, shrimp/chicken/beef lo mein and "garlic delight". The dinner was served in 15 minutes and the portions were large. The food... More 

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Burlington, Kentucky
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014

Have been to this restaurant about 30 times over the past 15 years or so. My last visit I felt that the food has been deteriorating. We were seated pretty quickly on a busy Saturday night. Ordered 4 entrees. Had egg rolls as appetizer. They were crispy on the outside but soft and chewy and almost raw on the inside.... More 

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Thank rjcvg
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

This used to be my favorite Westbank Chinese restaurant for years. Yesterday I bought a dinner plate, General's shrimp with an extra egg role. THERE WAS A FLY COOKED INSIDE THE EGG ROLE!!! I was so grossed out. I called them and they wanted me to bring it back to prove it, and offered me another meal! REALLY??

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Thank A. L
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

There's a reason this place is a favorite. The food is great. Serving portion is liberal (you'll take some home. Good to split). Staff is friendly. Clean. Local favorite. When we want Chinese food we go no where else. I'd put this food up against any in NOLA.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 429 Wall Blvd Ste 8, Gretna, LA 70056-7771
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Gretna
  • Phone Number: +1 504-392-3939

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