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China Chef

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5920 Lincoln Ave, Morton Grove, IL 60053-3347
+1 847-967-6050
11:00 - 21:15
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Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:15
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:45
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Orange County, California
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I really love this place. I have been coming here for more than 20 years. They never disappoint! Hands down the best Mongolian Beef anywhere!!! The best beef fried rice on the plant. This is no joke. The Egg rolls are my favorite of any I have ever had. Not even close. Their Cantonese Chicken is outstanding. They are mostly... More 

Thank Debbie I
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

As one reviewer said, the food here is not great; in fact, any restaurant that provides more than one cuisine (in this case, Chinese & Filipino) should give you some ideas about the quality of its food. Still, it was passable enough although the Yu Shan Pork I had tasted more like chicken and the Cashew Chicken my partner had... More 

Thank Adrian L
Des Plaines, Illinois
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212 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I have been going to the China hef for decades. My Brother in Law spent time in the the Phillipenes when in the Navy, This is her I was introduced the this quisine. Their Pancit Gesado (not sure of my spelling). What I keep gooing back for is their Lumpia Shanghai. It is a pork,green onion & garlic spring Roll.... More 

Thank k5of6
Geyserville, California
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145 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We started with Classic Wonton Soup, flavorful clear broth with a decent amount of wontons. The large egg rolls are a blast from my childhood, meaty with lots of cabbage and we topped them with sweet sauce and mustard sauce, again Old School. The Egg Foo Young was off the charts in a pool of brown gravy..my Bro and I... More 

Thank theWineMaven
Wilmette, Illinois
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273 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent meal and the service was attentive and friendly. They continually refilled water glasses and added hot water to the teapot so that we always had hot tea. We shared food family style and it was all excellent. The egg rolls were a good start to our meal. The won ton soup was hot and delicious. We... More 

Thank nurabbit
Morton Grove, Illinois
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

China Chef serves great food and has a great staff. Very consistent in their product and great reputaton! People from all over IL come here.

1 Thank Zelig A
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114 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

China Chef's food isn't extraordinary as Asian food goes. We had a party of three. All ordered something different. All three dishes pretty much tasted the same. I had the House Specialty "Pancit Guidado" and it pretty much tasted like the Chicken Chow Mein. Not bad, but bland by my standards. Nothing extraordinary, but for the low prices, it was... More 

Thank tripcrixchick
Wilmette, Illinois
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273 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The service was excellent as was the food. We started with the egg rolls which were large and excellent. We also had the shrimp and the BBQ pork appetizers and they were tasty too. The won ton soup is excellent and the large was easy to share. We tried the chow fun, the Monoglian beef, the schechuan green beans, the... More 

Thank nurabbit
Carol Stream, Illinois
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81 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

I had lunch at China Chef yesterday and it was good. I had the Mongolian beef and Crab Rangoon. Mongolian beef had been cooked to the point the sauce was just caramelizing. Could have used a bit more sauce to soak into the white rice. Beef was tender and not fatty. They state it is hot but I could not... More 

Thank Staple9
Venice, Florida, United States
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152 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

For a post memorial lunch at a Chinese restaurant, it was quite good. Owners were the ones that ran the old Wah Nam Restaurant in Manila, Philippines, migrated here to the U.S., and the menu did not disappoint. The soup and the Ho To Day were as i remember them as a child. Very tasty. As usual there was tons... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5920 Lincoln Ave, Morton Grove, IL 60053-3347
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Morton Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 847-967-6050

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?