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“Worst place I have ever eaten!!!”
Review of Ming City

Ming City
Ranked #49 of 390 Restaurants in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $12
Cuisines: Asian
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Wonderful Asian Meals at Affordable Price! Take your taste buds on a trip around Asia with Ming City in the heart of Hamilton. The popular Hamilton restaurant serve choices of Taiwanese, Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Korean and Malaysian dishes authentic to their origin. The inviting interior of the dining room is matched as impressively with a range of delicious and tempting dishes to entice the palate for a memorable dining experience. For people of New Zealand and visitors from all around the world who enjoy a variety of wonderful Asian meals at a very affordable price, Ming City is well worth the visit. Ming City is fully licensed and wonderfully positioned across the road from Lido Cinema and central to plentiful shopping, and is seating up to 80 guests with private functions by arrangement.
Reviewed December 5, 2013

This place has got to be the worst place I have ever eaten. Was very very very disappointed. Wanted to try somewhere different. Absolutely HATED it. staff were rude food was rubbish and had to wait for 50 minutes to get meal.

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Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

New years day. Wanted something cheap to eat. Went to Ming City was pleasantly surprised. Good food. Reasonable prices. Service was slow.

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Reviewed December 19, 2012

Our party of seven booked for lunch. During the two hours spent at table we were the only customers. And that includes any take-away orders. Across the road the six or so other restaurants were bulging at the seams with diners.
The menu was designed not for sharing but for each diner to have their own plate of food.
I chose the Chicken Teriyaki Box. The chicken was cold, dry and unappetising. The Miso Soup tasted fine because it came premixed out of a packet. The undressed salad of shredded cabbage with a few shreds of carrot was not worthy of attention. Under a little pile of red pickled ginger was three diminutive slices of baby cucumber being disguised as Wasabi. I was hoping the wasabi would take my breath away, not the cucumber! The rice was cold. I have not swallowed such poor quality food since well before the turn of the last century. I feared for my health.
My wife had a Sizzling Fish dish which was edible. However, the wetness of the fish was over-emphasised by a soggy coating. Four of the other diners had noodle soup-type meals which they claimed to enjoy. Because the seventh person in our group was paying the bill we did not express any criticisms out of politeness. Our hostess ordered Sweet and Sour Pork which arrived piping hot and accompanied by the cold rice and ubiquitous cabbage salad. She thoroughly enjoyed it.
After finishing our meals we sat at our table for well over an hour and during that entire time the plates were not cleared away. We were not asked if we wanted dessert or anything to follow. The waitress and owner (I assume) stood beside the reception desk for those two hours just gazing out the door obviously mesmerised by the heavy foot traffic and happy diners across the street.
I would never return to this restaurant or recommend it. They are clearly out of their depth

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