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Mr. King Chinese Restaurant

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471 NE 1st Ter, Crystal River, FL 34429-4250
+1 352-564-2488
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Today
11:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Have always order takeout from here so we decided to eat inside today service was very good waitress was fun and we ordered the Orange chicken and shrimp,scallops Szechuan meal was excellent 😋

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Thank theresa d
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We moved to the area 4 months ago, and were looking for some good Chinese food. Not as good a choice as we had in the Washington, DC area. We found Mr, Kings after looking on Google and some word or mouth. We liked the food, but found the restaurant to be fairly spartan in decor. Good crowd, that I... More 

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Thank Keith F
Hardeeville
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Our first visit and it won't be our last. I inquired about the chicken chow mein and to my delight it was the old fashioned way not the kind with noodles. It was delicious and steaming hot. Hubby had egg foo young and he said it was yummy. We both got egg drop soup which was hot and very flavorful.... More 

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Thank dredgeboater
Mount Vernon, Ohio
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242 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Service was a little lacking. She got my soup order wrong and when we realized a certain ingredient was in the fried rice, she said "well you'll just have to pick it out" and did not offer to make it without. There were 2 people stuffing fried wontons into crinkly paper bags, shaking them down and then stapling the bags... More 

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Thank RNRVTravler
Crystal River, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Ues, Mr King did leave toen to go to a wedding in Asia..he left the business in the hands of his cook....go to Mr Wsngs in Homosassa, much bettrr food.

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Thank Biney
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Mr. KING has always, always, for years been our favorite Chinese restaurant. We always send people there when asked for good Chinese. Something has changed for the worse. There were crumbs on the seat, the table was sticky. The crunchy noodles were stale. There was no spicy hot in Generals Taos Chicken and they got my order wrong! The whole... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Being newer residents in this area we were hungry for some good Asian food recently. Had read other positive reviews on Trip Advisor and decided to give Mr King a try. Sechwan beef & beef lo mein were piping hot and ready to carry out in 10 short minutes. Soo delicious and so reasonably priced! Went back several days later... More 

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Thank Ruth O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Every time we travel to Crystal River we can't wait to eat Mr. Kings! Not only are the staff extremely friendly and the food is absolutely wonderful. The good old-fashioned drive-through is really cool! This is a must eat destination in this part of Florida!

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Thank Linton W
Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

The atmosphere reminds me of a NY Chinese restaurant. The food is excellent-service is very good and friendly. This is our go-to restaurant when we want Chinese food. A bit of a drive from Ocala but well worth it!

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Thank smaher26
Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

I am not sure how this place gets such rave reviews, even the door is covered in these stickers saying best blah blah blah.. Everything tasted canned, the Egg drop soup, the sweet & sour sauce, even the batter on the chicken was tasteless. I barely ate any of it, so I brought it home to my room mates &... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 471 NE 1st Ter, Crystal River, FL 34429-4250
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Crystal River
  • Phone Number: +1 352-564-2488

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