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Yu's Chinese Cuisine

1601 Monks Ave, Mankato, MN 56001-5103
+1 507-389-9886
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
21 Jan 2017
“Horse poo!”
4 Jan 2017
“Works well with people who have requests to eliminate allergens...”
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1601 Monks Ave, Mankato, MN 56001-5103
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Their buffet may be OK, but don't go for a evening meal. Super slow and tasteless. "Spring Rolls" were right off the Sysco truck into a fryer. We didn't even eat them all and the waitress just came and picked up the plate, zero ask...More

Thank Somndude
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Does not use MSG in ingredients. After calling around town looking for a place that might cook something without certain ingredients Yu's did something I did not expect. Yu's employee took the time to listen to me as a customer and ask about what my...More

Thank Christopher W
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This buffet is not serve yourself, which is a good thing. They serve your choices behind glass. You have choices about how many entrees and sides you want. Great options. The green beans and chicken is way above what I expect from a Chinese restaurant....More

Thank dreamredwing
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Close to the college across the street from Americinn. Fresh food great service at a fair price. You won't be wowed but you will not be disappointed. This is a great place in Mankato MN

Thank tjungroth
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

The thing I've noticed about Yu's on my several visits is that you kind of need to know the menu to not end up disappointed. The lo mein has super thin noodles, not what I'm used to and the beef portion in my order was...More

Thank Jimmy C
Reviewed 15 December 2015

By far the best chinese food in the area. Fresh ingredients prepared to order. The restaurant is newly remodeled. The dining area lacks atmosphere, as a result we mainly go for the takeout. which is fast.

Thank timberwolf69110
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Service was slow, food ok. Fried rice comes out of a crock pot. Really. Not fresh off grille as in Fried.

Thank Carl W
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Really kind of a middle of the road Chinese place. They use some kind of odd oil for cooking, otherwise I would have given them better.

Thank MSZ89
Reviewed 15 May 2014 via mobile

My son and I stopped in for lunch. They had did alot of remodeling. The food needs some work too. My egg roll was cold and not at all fresh. The beef and broccoli tasted burnt, chicken teriyaki was black. The only thing we got...More

Thank 2020clownaround
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Love this place. We usually stop here when in town. They have the best orange chicken I have ever had. The service is always quick and the prices are reasonable.

Thank Paul Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Monks Ave, Mankato, MN 56001-5103
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
  • Phone Number: +1 507-389-9886
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