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Cathay Kitchen Chinese Restaurant

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8049 Connector Dr, Florence, KY 41042-1466
+1 859-282-0770
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Ithaca, Michigan
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79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good although portions were smaller than expected for the price. The staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Mukoy
Florence, Kentucky
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Food quality was not acceptable. The interior needs upgrading and very dark and unwelcoming. But the staff was very friendly and hospitable.

Thank Ronald E
Florence, Kentucky
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Went in no one was there a young boy waited on us my wife ordered chicken fried rice I had sweet and sour chicken the portion was small from what we did get before when Raymond owned it. well the chicken was spoiled on my wife's meal told the young man he did take it off the bill and told... More 

Thank dave5379369FR
Union, Kentucky
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Stopped in on a Saturday. Not really busy, but the food was good and very flavorful. We still can't find a Chinese restaurant in the area that has good egg rolls. I guess we are just use the ones made in Chicago. The egg rolls did not have much flavor. Everything else was good, and service was quick and efficient.

Thank Wendi G
Warsaw, Kentucky
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Nice family style restaurant, always curtious & friendly weather your stopping in to eat or calling in an order. Kung Pao Chicken is my favorite there!

Thank Swood67
Lexington, Kentucky
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

We were pleased with our recent visit to Cathay Kitchen. The general tso, bourbon chicken, crab ragoon and egg rolls were all very fresh and tasty. I agree with another reviewer that the food is not greasy like other Chinese restaurants that I have visited. Food is ordered from menu not buffett style which is one reason that it was... More 

Thank Butch G
Florence, Kentucky, United States
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

I admit, it doesn't look like much from the outside...but the food is delicious and we love the service. We've tried a variety of dishes, both for lunch and dinner. The portion sizes are just right. Our personal favorites are the spicy beef cashew, shrimp pad thai, fried pork dumplings and the child likes their chicken kebobs. Want something different?... More 

Thank Katrina W
Florence, Kentucky
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

This review is based on the fact I am Chinese and grew up on the Asian diet. Food wise-It is average to me. It is your typical take out Chinese in a sit down restaurant. Service wise, I'd only give 2 star.

Thank ZHvegan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2015

This is a Western Chinese restaurant that gets it. Taste and freshness over "huge portion sizes". I travel extensively and usually regret Western Chinese take out, not here. My hot & sour soup was authentic and spot on; my lemon chicken was typical but well executed, rice was fresh and properly cooked and my steamed vegetables were actually just steamed... More 

Thank Darryl L
Florence, Kentucky
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81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside - and maybe not even from the inside - but the food it amazing!

Thank gwenmf

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8049 Connector Dr, Florence, KY 41042-1466
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +1 859-282-0770

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