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David Fong's Restaurant

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9329 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55420-3512
+1 952-888-9294
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been a customer for over 20 years. Never had a sub standard meal. I usually eat American as their steaks are phenomenal. However, they were named the Nr . 1 Chinese restaurant in the twin cities two years ago. I do like their Chinese food as well . Always consistent. I recently dined at the Nr. 1 Chinese place... More 

Thank Harry S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have had lunch here several times, including appetizers, soups, and stir fries. This is americanized chinese food, but very tasty. Service is great, and the ambiance makes this place a classic!

1 Thank suejjj2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

David Fong's used to be unique - great Chinese food at a good price and fun tropical cocktails, whether you were alone, on a date or with a large group. Now it has none of the pizzazz that made it famous. The food is so-so Americanized Chinese and the once fun cocktails are smaller and overpriced. The decor is tired... More 

Thank massageguymn
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231 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

We have been going here all of our lives; both sets of our parents (mine and my husband's) have been going to David Fong's since it was a takeout window in the 1950's. We have a lot of loyalty, but we also have a good idea of what their product should taste like! We ordered takeout on 01-28-17, which also... More 

Thank CaptTrouble
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127 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Fongs for years. Yes, the decor is old, the menu stays the same, it's not crowded with "trendy sorts". It is crowded at times with down to earth people who want consistent quality food. I've seen some reviewers give Fongs one star. Ridiculous. Some hot shots let's rip anything if it's not trendy. Thanks to... More 

Thank mrblumis
Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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132 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

We were there for lunch - best egg rolls we have had !! Our waitress was rather frazzled trying to bring the food too fast and serve other patrons. What we have learned is just order the appetizer first and let it settle out. We had Kung po chicken which was tasty but not the best I have had and... More 

Thank Kathy B
Minneapolis, MN
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

I was brought to David Fong's by my wife, who called it a "staple" in the Bloomington food community. So, of course, I was excited to go there. Sadly, I simply can't remember a meal of any kind that I've ever had in the last, say, 10 years, that was as bad as this one. I so desperately want to... More 

Thank IrelandPubCrawl
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Large menu with many selections. Food was good and portions large. The staff was friendly and accommodating.

Thank LucindaR_11
Melbourne Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

I went to Fong's twice recently, and both times had a very good experience. There is good table service with the waitstaff actually serving food from covered dishes, and a varied menu. We ordered individual dishes off the menu the first dinner. The pork fried rice had sprouts, nice meat and good flavor. The steak and veggie dish was so... More 

Thank out2havefun
Twin Cities, Minnesota
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157 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We have been going to Fongs since I was in High School. That is a very long time ago. We have never had a bad meal there. The service has always been good, the food really good, and the price wonderful. We often will get their take out when no one feels like cooking. It is wonderful to see them... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9329 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55420-3512
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 952-888-9294

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?