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Forbidden City Restaurant


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Dinner, Lunch
Chinese, Asian
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff
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Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Went here with my daughter for a relaxed meal. They weren’t very busy, but the food was good and well prepared. Portion size was on par with other similar restaurants. They serve a buffet on Friday, Saturday nights and Sunday lunch. We’ll be back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Christian P
Reviewed January 6, 2019

One fine day we are out shopping in Hanover and trying to decide where to have lunch. Since we are on Eisenhower, and close to the Forbidden City Restaurant, we decided to give it a try. Outstanding choice on our part, both the food and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Edward_G32
Reviewed October 2, 2018

In Hanover, it's the best in town. Consistent quality every time. Best won ton soup anywhere and I also enjoyed the egg drop soup. Kids love beef sticks. Wish they delivered.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Hanoverstation
Reviewed September 29, 2017

We always have the buffet and everything is delicious and hot and fresh ! The staff is very friendly and keep your drinks full ! Our children and grandchildren love it also !

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank barbarawelsh12
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Forbidden City is in a little strip mall by Hanover Mall. They put out a buffet at certain times but they are not a buffet restaurant. They do alot of carryout business so if you come here to eat and the place is empty do...More

Date of visit: May 2017
2  Thank paymeami2
Reviewed November 28, 2016

Nice buffet with a high turnover of food. Nothing sits out for long. The buffet is only for 3.5 hours so the normal concerns of buffets are not here. There are about 8 entrees and everything is freshly made. Dip of neoopolitan ice cream came...More

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank Henry M
Reviewed November 3, 2016

We really enjoy Forbidden City's good food as well as their fast & friendly service. Eat in or take out, we've never been disappointed.

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank BASA78
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Concistent and by far the best Chinese restaurant in Hanover. Hot and sour soup is the best, as is the sizzling rice soup...great texture. They'll cook things to accomodate plant based diets and I've never had a bad dish. I personally don't like the buffet...you...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank judymorris1
Reviewed March 21, 2016

I've been to quite a few Chinese restaurants and this one was just fair. From a 1 to 10, I'd rate it a 5 being average. We opted for the buffet. They had an area for Sushi but there was none (and I was in...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank dextersadventures
Reviewed March 8, 2016

I meet a friend for lunch at Forbidden city every month and I am never dissatisfied. There is plenty to eat and the prices are great. I have not tried the buffet but it looks like a great selection at a reasonable price. The service...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Steven R
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