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Wokano

1100 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3821
+1 215-271-3388
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  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
Aug 5, 2017
“True Chinese banquet hall”
Feb 16, 2016
“Food is palatable but the service and attitude are worthless”
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10:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
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1100 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3821
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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

This is a great old school Chinese banquet restaurant - and fine to eat at with small groups as well. Much more interesting menu than your average fare with a shanghai-ese focus on seafood and interesting greens. Good unusual dim sum as well.

Thank PelleasPhiladelphia
Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

I can't stress strongly enough how fast you should avoid this place. Weeknight, 7 p.m. and deserted should have tipped us off. We still gave it a shot. Worst service in my life. We had to flag the waiter to take our order. We had...More

Thank Scott_A_Drake
Reviewed July 11, 2015

Large open room about a mile south of center city. Simple decor but neat and pleasant. Nice family owns and works in restaurant together with other staff. We have gone 1-3 times per month for weekend Dim Sum. Carts serve variety of generally good, hot...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed April 25, 2015

The Wokano had a more authentic style than most Chinese restaurants. We enjoyed their menu including dim sum, Chinese pancakes, chrysanthemum tea and many other items. After 3 PM the selection of dim sum was somewhat limited but still plenty to choose from. The restaurant...More

1  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed March 17, 2015

Food's okay, not 100% awesome, but decent. You can probably get better. The winner is that there is parking unlike in Chinatown, where you could drive ages looking for a spot.

Thank K T
Reviewed December 20, 2014

A very different way to go for your chinese night out. This is a big banquet style restaurant, perfect for groups of 6-10, not that you can't come here with 2 or do take-out. Everything is clearly cooked fresh and you'll see lots of menu...More

Thank PelleasPhiladelphia
Reviewed January 27, 2014

This place is simply great. Tons of great food with great flavor. Everything is clearly made fresh and has been super delicious every time I have been here. The staff is super friendly and provide pretty quick service as well. Fun atmosphere and good food...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed January 7, 2014

Wokano is a great place to gather with friends on New Years Day. Just a few blocks from Broad Street it is the perfect place to eat before or during the Mummer's Parade.

Thank AnnC234
Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

Complete choice of traditional Chinese food with dim sum served daily. They offer daily 2fer lobster special cooked your way. Must try the sift shell crabs with black bean sauce very tasty

Thank jjay1972
Reviewed January 26, 2010

Very good restaurant overall. We find the Cantonese cuisine here really tasty and consistent -- somewhat similar to what one expects at the better eateries in Guangzhou! Prices are quite reasonable for the quality and quantity of the food. The seafood items are the best...More

1  Thank Santorin3
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3821
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighborhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-271-3388
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