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Peking Garden

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1488 University Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55104
+1 612-623-3989
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I stopped in here yesterday by chance. Never been. It was 5PM, and very quiet, only 2 other diners there. The staff was polite and helpful in finding a table where I could park my mobility scooter near my table. I had the Kung Pao chicken dish that I chose from a large and very diverse menu. It was plentiful,... More 

Thank Jean J
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My family comes here once every 3 months. It's a good family restaurant. Huge menu, most dishes are good. My favorite is the walnut shrimp. It can be busy on the weekends & service may take longer. Overall, a long time favorite of ours.

Thank Angelina N
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The food is good and authentic. Location is not the best. I prefer the menu over the buffet. The live seafood is also very good.

Thank Marc Y
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

I only go tot his place for Dinner or non Buffet. I focus on the Peking Duck that has three taste rank, which is also a brilliant way to capture the what part of the Duck you want to be include in the package. The Duck is tender, refine capture of Peking CRaft on feeling royal culinary. Please forget the... More 

Thank laras001
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

I was visiting Minneapolis St. Paul from Houston, TX. My friend took me to this Chinese Restaurant. She told me it is the best Chinese restaurant in the area. For the 3 of us, I ordered the steamed Walleye, the pea shoot greens in broth, the sweet and sour chicken and the stir fried beef flat rice noodles. The steamed... More 

Thank Lamyin
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

The Peking Garden was first recommended to me by two Chinese people as having the best authentic Chinese food in Saint Paul. I have eaten there several times and not been disappointed.

Thank huntersbro
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

We hadn’t eaten here in years (it was by the U of MN before) and recently rediscovered it, multiple times, at lunch & dinner. It’s nice to find ‘real’ Chinese food; we also like Shuang Cheng, Mandarin Kitchen, Hong Kong Noodles, & House of Wu to name a few. We ordered mainly Chse dishes; Japanese and Thai during our visits.... More 

Thank GuestreviewerL
Moorhead, Minnesota
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

My wife, two sons, and I ate at Peking Garden in St. Paul tonight. Our entire experience was very good. Upon our arrival around 6:30 on a Sunday night, the restaurant was about 75% full, which was a good sign.The staff were courteous and very helpful. We asked the waiter to guide us since the menu is quite extensive. He... More 

Thank Boyd B
Stillwater, Minnesota
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55 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

Please ignore the last 3 reviews that disparaged this restaurant. It is unfortunate that those patrons did not judge the restaurant based on its authentic, freshly prepared dishes that I eat about twice per month. In defense of the restaurant, I highly doubt a very busy and successful business would commonly have gross teapots. Also, most authentic Chinese food is... More 

Thank Vanessa N
Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

Was looking for some Chinese and it was pretty late, GREAT that it stays open late. Looked busy so we thought the food was going to be great. We sat down got our tea. Started looking through the menu, everything looked great until my fiancé looked closely at our tea pot! Ugh I almost threw up every where, there was... More 

Thank Brittany M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1488 University Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55104
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 612-623-3989

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