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“fabulous”
Review of Ginseng

Ginseng
Ranked #3 of 195 Restaurants in Frankston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Modern Asian Cuisine.
Reviewed July 5, 2013

A little expensive for us pensioners but fabulous food. We took 2 of our grand children over the hols for a night out.
Service outstanding and every course we had was sensational,
Definitely recommend

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Thank LYNNY1947
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

Great food and went there every night while I stayed close. Staff were very friendly and I highly recommend a night to sit down and have more.

Thank Paul A
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Reviewed May 25, 2013

Ginseng is a pleasant Chinese restaurant. The food is very nice and they have a good menu. Generally, prices are OK but our only advice is, don't bother with the coffee. They really can't make coffee and the price was outrageous.

Thank Kevin L
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Reviewed May 21, 2013

For a Tuesday night dinner, Ginseng was quite busy.
The car was parked at the rear of the restaurant.
Conveniently, you can walk through the kitchen into the restaurant.
I thought "that's a brave move"! As some kitchens are not renowned for being organised or clean.
The kitchen was ok, just a bit busy.

I shared 3 mains with my friends.
"Supreme Combination" (number 54) about $23, combined pork, beef, chicken, prawns and calamari with vegetables in a nice mild sauce.
It was very tasty and well cooked. Sadly the calamari was tougher than leather.
Otherwise a very good dish that would easily feed one person.

"Szechuan Beef" (number 114) about $22, very tender beef strips in a spicy sauce.
Although it was a little spicy, it was not overly hot or chilli like. Just a slight kick and gave our sharing of mains some variety.
Quite a good dish that can feed one person.

"Special Fried Rice" about $18, the grains of rice were not "gluey" or sticking together, with a slight smokey taste. This indicates good quality rice, perfectly cooked.
Sadly the dish lacked other ingredients, such as pork, peas, etc.
Once again a good dish that diners should share as a accompaniment.

My friends also ordered the "Banana Fritter", I don't have much of a sweet tooth.
It looked like the typical banana fritter, cooked in batter, served with golden syrup and ice-cream.
Sadly the banana was not cooked and quite cold.
This was mentioned to staff, who offered another serve or a discount to the final bill.
The latter was chosen.

Overall the meals are quite good.
Staff were pleasant and thorough.
The ambience was also pleasant and not noisy.

Yeah, I'd go there again.

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Thank LionCrab
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Reviewed May 16, 2013

The food was good. The staff were very helpful and offered us authentic asian food if we preferred as we asked for a dish that was not on the menu.

Thank tobybaby
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