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Wah Kue Cafe

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13434 1st Ave S, Burien, WA 98168-2625
+1 206-242-5454
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful - not the same but very good - miss Wah. We've been going to Wah Kyle's since 1980 - always our favorite, still is.

Thank Pete M
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Real egg Egg Rolls! Rich brown sweet and sour sauce on spare ribs! Sumptuous Subgum! Crave-worthy Chinese cuisine. Glad to hear they did away with the pink/red sweet and sour gel sauce and went back to the tried, true and delicious recipes from the original owners. Don't mess with perfection and we will keep coming back!

Thank flygrls
Burien, Washington
1 review
Reviewed April 15, 2016

We have been going there since we moved to Burien about 14 years ago,usually get a family styled dinner my favorite is the chow mein, the rest of the family likes the chicken, General Tos spicy.

Thank pnwcharlotte
Auburn, Washington
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171 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2016

I've been visiting this restaurant for 50 years. And last year it's sold to new owner I was very disappointed was hard to see that many years go by with the same family. I was very skeptical as the first time we returned the food was not the same at all. And then a few months later we went again... More 

1 Thank Scott H
Federal Way, Washington
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94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Wah Kue Café was purchased almost a year ago by new owners after serving Burien for more than 50 years. We have been coming here for 5o+ years, my parents brought me here as a child. The new owners have renovated the furnishings (much needed) but have kept the large sail fish on the walls from previous owners. Several of... More 

Thank psdietc0ke
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

We came her on September 09, 2015. Last time we came here was in May 2015. Was so glad to see the sweet and sour is back to what it used to be!! When we went in May they changed it and it was the pink sauce. Tasted alright but after years and years of having it that is something... More 

Thank Karen T
2 reviews
Reviewed July 14, 2015

I live in Arlington and for decades have been driving down to Wah Kue for the best Chinese food around. Especially the egg foo young. Today my wife and I drove down to discover there are new owners. We ordered our standard but found it to be totally different than in the past. The egg foo young was wrapped in... More 

Thank Billy R
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

We've been coming to this place for years! They have new owners now. The prices seem a little cheaper. The service is always Awesome! We always sit in Frank's section. For those of you that like the sweet and sour chicken. They changed it but I still love the taste! The color is different but it was still good! The... More 

Thank Karen T
Renton, Washington
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2015

I've been going to WAH KUE'S since the 50's. It was almost the end of the line for this restaurant last year. But someone bought it and is now saving it. The menu is changed only a little bit, all your favorite items are still there and the prices are LOWER, yes lower. I think the Almond Fried chicken is... More 

1 Thank J A
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed February 24, 2015

Yes I too have been coming to Wah Kue for the last 50yrs. I use to travel 15 mi to order food here as it was always our favorite. The food does not seem to be as good now and every time we go the prices keep going up and up. It is ridiculous!! My understanding is they are under... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13434 1st Ave S, Burien, WA 98168-2625
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Burien
  • Phone Number: +1 206-242-5454

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