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Ming Lee Chinese Restaurant

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365 Main St, 365 Main St, 04901-4924, Waterville, Maine, Waterville, ME 04901-4924
+1 207-873-2828
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Waterville, Maine
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Never had a bad meal here. Biggest problem is the phone is usually busy during mealtimes, be patient, it's worth the wait. Dining in is nice but the restaurant is not big, turnover is quick but again, during peak times, expect to wait. Many choices, lunchtime & dinner specials, there's something here for everyone. Staff & owners are always wanting... More 

Thank Lubecnewcomers
Rockland, Maine
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65 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was only really impressed with the service. The wait staff was amazing. We had 15 at our table for a monthly group lunch. I just didn't know what to order and remembered I like sweet and sour. It was not remotely what I was expecting. I almost didn't get to the restaurant. It's located next to an automotive supply... More 

Thank Lorelei S
Kennebunk, Maine
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a restaurant popular with locals of all ages. They do a great take-out business though it is a nice eat-in restaurant with good service. After several visits, we know we can count on outstanding entrees and value. There are combination meals and specialties as well as the usual starters and individual dishes and sides. All of it comes... More 

Thank mainejac
Springvale, Maine
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Invited to dinner with friends while in the Waterville area and stayed nearby. Place was very busy, people waiting for tables and take out counter full of folks waiting for orders. Waitress asked if I wanted a table and told her I was with folks already seated so she told me to go ahead to be seated with them. Within... More 

Thank purplehuskermama
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Ming Lee has the best Chinese food hands down. Always hot and fresh. While it is the best I have had only complaint is have is i prefer the General Tso chicken from another place! That is just my personal take on it as I haven't met anyone else that would prefer this other places food!

Thank bwitham77
Belgrade Lakes, Maine
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81 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Seated right away, fast friendly service. Lots of choices to select and williness to make acceptation where needed.

Thank Susan H
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Very relaxed decent Asian food. My son had General GAO chicken, one of his staples, which was good. I had a vegetable and shrimp dish. Service good.

Thank Roger P
Winslow, Maine
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Ming Lee has the best Chinese Food in Waterville, Maine, the staff is exceptional, the food always tasted fresh and the owner is just wonderful she stops and talks to her customers. Highly recommend this restaurant

Thank Donna D
Waterville, Maine
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Very clean, with friendly staff. Food is always good and hot. Overall amazing ! I have never had a negative experience at this place.

1 Thank Kortney1234
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

On busy days we call our order in. Short of my favorite Chinatown restaurants in San Francisco and Chicago, they are a close 3rd.:-)

Thank Peggy P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 365 Main St, 365 Main St, 04901-4924, Waterville, Maine, Waterville, ME 04901-4924
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-873-2828

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