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Oriental House

4302 Shelbyville Rd, Saint Matthews, KY 40207-3320
+1 502-897-1017
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“dim sum” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
“egg rolls” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
4302 Shelbyville Rd, Saint Matthews, KY 40207-3320
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Oriental House is a landmark in St Mathews. I've been eating here since I was in high school. It's gone through different owners and a fire, but keeps going. The food is good but I was having lunch with friends and all of our meals...More

1  Thank foxymamaruth
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This jewel of a Chinese restaurant is a step back in time...the food is always incredible...service great...just a comfortable friendly local place that has authentic Hunan and Sichuan dishes...even dim sum! Highly recommend!!

Thank Deborah L
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I've always wanted to eat here and haven't. Wish I had a long time ago. Very good Hunan rice. Veggies and meat are fresh and top quality. No yellow rice here. The WonTon soup was very delicious. Service was top notch. My only complaint is...More

Thank JhibbnJuno
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I love this place and the only reason I can't give it five stars is that a couple of times over the last year the chicken has seemed not so fresh. We get carry out here at least once a month, Most of the time...More

Thank CountdownTeam
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Some of us are old enough to remember when Oriental food came to Louisville..my family loved Hoe Kow (I still miss their war sue gai) but when that closed, we had to branch out. I love Oriental House! They have the most tasty moo goo...More

Thank HettaLettuce
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This is a very dependable restaurant! We had lunch specials: chicken & broccoli. & vegetable deluxe. Huge portions, absolutely delicious! Wonderful, fast service too.

Thank Ron-Mon-MCB
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Oriental house has been here forever and is still delivering high quality food. Or large dishes were good, said with ginger and green onions, string beans with beef, and hot pot tofu with seafood. The dim sum was very tasty, shrimp and pork rolls, turnip...More

Thank LS_52_H
Reviewed 28 January 2017

My Chinese wife and I have visited the Oriental House quite a few times. Mostly just the two of us for lunch or dinner but a couple of times with a larger party (5-6 or larger) and it has most always been very good. Witness...More

Thank eaglestar
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had a friend in from out of the country and he wanted duck for dinner. We chose this restaurant based on very good overall reviews we saw on TripAdvisor. All three of us were very disappointed with our food. My wife received her beef...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Yes, I've been coming to Oriental House for more than half a century. Back then it was the only Chinese in town. Today, it's not and some things have changed but the food's still quite good even though there has been at least one ownership...More

Thank Steven L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4302 Shelbyville Rd, Saint Matthews, KY 40207-3320
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Saint Matthews
  • Phone Number: +1 502-897-1017
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