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Cheng Heng Restaurant

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448 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55103-1935
+1 651-222-5577
Today
09:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 21:30
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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161 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first time I have had actual Cambodian and it was great. The staff is incredibly friendly and I found the place to be very clean. Its bigger than you think from the outside with 2 big dining rooms. I got lucky with a parking place right in front, otherwise not sure where you park. Based on other... More 

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USA
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114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was a business lunch with a large group, several of whom had frequented the restaurant regularly. Clearly a neighborhood favorite, they have hints on the menu about the most popular and highly rated dishes. We stuck with the recommendations and were glad we did. Service was speedy ( a good thing since some of us had to catch a... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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104 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Tucked between stores on St. Paul's wonderful University Avenue strip of ethnic Asian restaurants, Cheng Heng offers a slightly different take on Southeast Asian cuisine--different from Thai and Vietnamese--with delicious menu choices at under $10.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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104 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Tucked in a strip-mall type location along University Avenue, sharing its location with other shops, Cheng Heng offers excellent food with Cambodian flavors at very reasonable prices. I highly recommend it for those looking to stop in for some really good food at low prices, but without a fancy atmosphere.

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Thank Michael G
United States
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Cheng Heng is a family run restaurant in Saint Paul. The family who owns this restaurant are such wonderful people. They take pride in the quality and authenticity of their food. Kevin,the owner, is great at selecting the perfect dish for you. I default to #52 #69 or #17 when in doubt. Many of their ingredients come from their local... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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101 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

They have good curry and for this reason alone they get 4-5 stars for real. They have so much variety in curry. Most of their dishes are great. You can close your eyes and choose something random and you'll be happy I believe. Been there many times for traditional Cambodia curry. Never disappointed so far. I never had any issues... More 

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

We were looking for a restaurant that would be pleasing to a family group including a vegan and an 85-year-old, close enough to downtown St. Paul that we could get back in time for a family event. This came up on a search, and we went without knowing anything about it. In my opinion, heading to an unknown restaurant in... More 

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Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

this is my go-to place to eat. cheap food yet good food. I love their pho! the only thing that i don't particularly like are that their chicken wings always seem out of date. it doesn't have that freshness to it.

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Thank zouap
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

People don't come here for the atmosphere but for the tasty food. Very friendly service. On this recent visit, I ordered the same food I have enjoyed since 19 years ago when they opened - Cha Kroeng, Pioneer Press's "show stopper" a chicken dish with lemon grass and other spices.

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Thank Karen T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

I used to go to this place often with friends, mostly because they wanted to go. Food is good, but cleanliness rates very low. We have found hair in our food a few times and once found a band aid in our pho. I've decided not to go back ever! If you want good pho, there are plenty other places... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
Asian, Cambodian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 21:30
Monday
09:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 21:30
Thursday
09:30 - 21:30
Friday
09:30 - 21:30
Saturday
09:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 448 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55103-1935
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-222-5577

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