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Fortune Palace II

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99 Main St, Essex, MA 01929-1305
+1 978-768-3839
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

bringing over Chinese food for a friend & family -- broke his leg // ordered about $100 Chix teriyaki & boness ribs weredried out and probably a week old. Other appies -- ehh. Main dishes were full of sauce // not much chix/pork/beef No other options for Chinese take out close -- too bad

Thank Phillip G
Alliance, Ohio
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch as we do not eat seafood. We were absolutely surprised at how incredibly delicious the food was. The atmosphere inside is just so so. but the views of the ocean were absolutely incredible. And their fried rice is awesome.

Thank JoshTheTravelGuy
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63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

The bar has improved because they seem to have hired a real bartender. We had fun and so did she. The place could use a little updating but the hospitality was great

Thank Clamlobsterlover
Burlington, Vermont
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

We are vegan and were impressed with the vegetarian/vegan options available. This can be a challenge when travelling as many places haven't caught up with the increasing demand for meatless food. A "10" for the food, the staff, and the setting.

Thank jacquelinec172
Hamilton, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

We have eaten at the Fortune Palace for many years. Our favorite dishes are the pork fried rice with bean sprouts and the Mango Chicken. These dishes are very tasty and most reasonable. The restaurant ha a lovely view, set in the marshes of the North Shore and the inlet of Essex. The staff is very cordial. We recommend the... More 

Thank AidaSpencer
Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

Very good Chinese food in a room with a nice view of the Essex River across the street. The owners could not be nicer and more accommodating. We've had 2 big birthday parties there with children and adults and everyone enjoyed it.

Thank seasondtrvlr
Ipswich, Massachusetts
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

The lunch specials are a great deal and very good food. If you visit during the lunch hour, ask for the lunch menu.

Thank Andrew K
Canton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2016

On Christmas Night, no one in our family wanted to cook after a long day of opening presents and eating snacks, so we ventured out to the Fortune Palace. Along the way, we realized there was not another restaurant in the area that was serving dinner. We ordered drinks, Mai Tais and Zombies. They were both delicious. The menu was... More 

Thank Peptobiz
Essex, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Only go to Chinese restaurants when their busy. Food is always fresh ! Fortune palace is the most consistent quality Chinese food in North Shore! I've been to them all!

Thank Burty11
Salem, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015

We've been long-time fans of Fortune Palace. The food is always fresh and delicious. We have to drive about 15-20 minutes to get there, but it is well worth the drive.

Thank NancyG-818

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Main St, Essex, MA 01929-1305
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 978-768-3839

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?