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3268 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214-1334
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

I had a great experience with this place. I had a pretty good meal and the service was good as well. This place broke my expectations in a good way and I am happy that I had a great meal here.

Thank George J
Mexico City, Mexico
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2012

I have known this restaurant since they open. Now I live different place, but whenever I come back to Buffalo, Ming Cafe always provide my confort foods. My favorite dish is " singapore noddle", a little spicy, but the cheff add varieties of ingrediants like shrimp, porkm eggs and fresh vegetables. A little curry flavour makes me get hungry. Another... More 

1 Thank Oralpath
buffalo, ny
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2012

Tiny and very elegant, the aromas welcome you as you enter. The menu offers many of the highlights of the late lamented Ming Teh of the old days in Fort Erie. The hot and sour soup was excellent, more hot than sour, but not overwhelmingly so. Hearty and complex with lots of yummy ingredients. The pork dumplings, pan fried, were... More 

4 Thank rovingcarole
Buffalo, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2010

One of the best places for Chinese Food. It does have the staple American-Chinese items, but also has various traditional Chinese dishes. True to Buffalo form, their food is much more spicy than the any of the American Chinese food restaurants.

Thank Disco_Aboyeur
Buffalo, NY
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2009

I've been here many times and the food and service are consistently excellent. It's run by a Chinese couple who definitely do things their way. Definitely not your typical Chinese take-out. And that's a very good thing.

2 Thank BuffaloChuck
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2009

great food and amazing atmosphere. it was a great dinning experience and i will definitely eat there again soon. I hope others will enjoy it as much as i did.

Thank buffalocontributor
East Amherst NY
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2009

salty very average food with high prices.Will never go back

1 Thank tita955
Troy, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2008

Really awsome authentic chinese food. the place is full of hand carved woodwork by the owner, really beautiful. you dont feel like your on main st anymore thats for sure. $15-25

Thank bagels654

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3268 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214-1334
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: 716-833-6988

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