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1401 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2666
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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west palm beach, fl
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Went to Pings to have a Peking Duck, which we were craving. It came with 8 pancakes, spring onions, plenty of hoisin, and was well cooked. It was cut into about 8 pieces and was very 'ducky', if that makes sense. I would have preferred it to be in smaller pieces. They allowed us to change the rice out and... More 

Thank mikenmaurya
SF East Bay
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100 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Sometimes authenticity doesn't matter, and I just want to look at the big koi in the tank and eat Chinese-American comfort food with my friends. This is a very convenient option near the convention center, and they deal well with the meal-time rush.

Thank EastBayLenore
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

I lived in Minneapolis when Ping's first opened in the Eighties. I ordered there so much they recognized my voice when I called. I returned last weekend for the first time. I'm still crazy about their food, but the decor could use an upgrade. I don't think they've updated in thirty years! But it was great to go back and... More 

Thank RickMarshall
Excelsior, Minnesota, United States
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Ping's is very clean and comfortable and offers a variety of asian dishes. Our group of five ordered different menu items (Szechuan, Cantonese and Mandarin) and everyone enjoyed their meal. Service is friendly and prices are reasonable. We enjoyed hot tea after our meal.

Thank Melissa B
Sri Kembangan, Malaysia
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Went there because of craving of Chinese food being an Asian. The food was good. Even though the taste was not as perfect or authentic as the chinese food I get in my country, it was still satisfying.

Thank Suthashini
Managua, Nicaragua
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102 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

I normally don't like giving negative reviews, but the experience there was not so pleasant. I attended a meeting in the convention center, so this place was the closest restaurant that I found. When I entered the waitress said sit "ANYWHERE" you like, so I chose a seat with 4 chairs, I went at the time they just started, so... More 

Thank KirbyPop
Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

I have eaten here many times ... the daily buffet is average but always fresh. The dinner menu is very good ... everything I've tried that fits my palate. The calamari is the best I've had ... cooked properly and spiced well, it was terrific.

Thank TinyRetreat
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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75 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

A good friend and I decided to dine here a couple weeks ago. It had been years since I had been here. It is always a great idea if you are looking for good, inexpensive Chinese (well, Chinese American) food. The sesame chicken was perfectly cooked. I was saddened that there were only two other table in the restaurant on... More 

Thank Marc_C55412
Excelsior, Minnesota, United States
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

The menu is has many great dishes. The food is fresh and served timely even when they are very busy. I have eaten there with groups of friends and we have always enjoyed the food and the service.

Thank Melissa B
Washougal, Washington
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183 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We had dinner with friends at their recommendation; the food upset every one of us! Service was "ok" but the food tasted below average; had very few veggies (which were listed as part of the main attraction of my dish) and the coatings on the sesame chicken were super thick yet tasteless. Do NOT recommend.

Thank Gloria L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $30
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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 - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2666
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: 612-874-9404

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