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Ming's Restaurant - CLOSED

1700 Embarcadero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303-3302
+1 650-856-7700
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good34%
  • Average29%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
21 Dec 2014
“Scheduled to close December 28, 2014”
18 Nov 2014
“Consistently good”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1700 Embarcadero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303-3302
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Reviewed 22 December 2014

I don't often go to Ming's on Embarcadero near 101, as it is out of the way from my residence in Sunnyvale. I do remember often going to Ming's for lunch with my workplace employees up in Menlo Park. Ming's is very good for large...More

1  Thank robert c
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Had dinner here with my family and we found something on the menu for my vegetarian nephew and his girlfriend, my mom who is on a low residue diet and myself who likes fish and veggies. I've been to Ming many times in the past...More

Thank MarleneCA264
Reviewed 16 September 2014

I rarely write reviews but Ming's deserves my time for this. Ming's may be the worst restaurant I have been in in 5 years. From the unsmiling and surly hostess, to the cheesy signs posted all over the place, to the bleak atmosphere of the...More

1  Thank ruffianxyz
Reviewed 10 September 2014

We went to Ming's for a family meal before my brother-in-law went back home to Georgia. The restaurant was quiet and the food was good. We had a good selection and he has able to experience California Chinese food.

1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 8 August 2014

There are lots of great Asian restaurants in Santa Clara Valley area. Mings works hard to deliver a quality dinner and dim sum. However, it is not the best in an area of very good Chinese restaurants. They are upscale however and if you want...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Ming's is where I used to go to with my family while growing up in the Bay Area, hence why every time I go back home to visit my parents, we always go to Ming's. It's probably because it's the closest dim sum to our...More

Thank KitoBA
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Went to Ming's last week for dim sum. Being it's an icon at a prime location, specially for the price , I had expected high quality dim sum … Boy, wasn't I overly disappointed to say the least - for example their sio mai was...More

Thank Dovee888
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Ming's is our go-to place for Chinese food when in San Jose.. It's not blow-your-mind-good, but good-enough-comfort-Chinese-cooking that makes you think about it when you're looking for a Chinese meal whilst being so far away from home. Lobster Noodles is always ordered and enjoyed..

Thank TheEmpireStrikesBack
Reviewed 18 December 2013

Stopped here for lunch after birding nearby Shoreline Park. The menu included all the standard Chinese favorites, with a good selection of vegetarian offerings. There is a separate Dim Sum area that we did not check out. I gather that their reputation is mainly due...More

Thank The Other Jim H
Reviewed 1 December 2013 via mobile

Spacious restaurant with round tables, red lanterns and firecracker decor. Excellent food including salad (Asian chicken is what everyone gets), meat (special beef and the half duck), veggies (mixed, mushrooms), and pan fried chow mein. Strong Mai Tais and nice warm tea. We will definitely...More

Thank SweetPeaVentura_CA
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$35
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Embarcadero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303-3302
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-856-7700
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