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Fantasy Island

516 Loring Ave, Salem, MA 01970-4239
+1 978-745-1700
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible19%
6 Jan 2018
“Very Good And Moderately Priced”
21 Oct 2017
“Very Good, Modestly Priced”
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
516 Loring Ave, Salem, MA 01970-4239
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This was our second trip since October, and it was every bit as good as the first. Service is fast and friendly, the drinks are varied and strong, and the food is very good, with many vegetarian options. Prices are quite modest too.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Fantasy Island is hardly fancy, but the setting is comfortable, the menu is large and varied with many vegetarian options, the food is good and so too are the drinks. Prices are modest.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 29 September 2017

If you want a white bread roll with your egg foo yong perhaps you are in the right place. This reminds me of the awful pre 1980s Chinese places of my childhood. Large servings of greasy poorly spiced food in an American-Chinese style. Decent bar...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Recently, I went for lunch at Fantasy Island. I've always found the food to be very good, and this restaurant has a very loyal following. Recently, the restaurant was taken over by the owners of Yan's Bistro in Swampscott. The previous owners are still there...More

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Went there for heard good things, but was a bad experience. Service was awful and she had attitude. I asked a question about the rice and she shrugged me off with telling me "dont worry", and walked away. Food was slathered in same sauce for...More

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We bought a house in Salem in 2013. We found several chinese food menus in the back of a cabinet. We picked Fantasy Island as the first to try. We still have not gone for a second. Luncheon specials are great prices and large portions....More

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I love the lobster sauce..it is the best of any other Chinese restaurant and I order it with extra brown sauce.... Re spare ribs..they were kind of greasy and fatty....I have been spoiled by Christine Lee's in hallandale Beach fl ...but if u love lobster...More

Thank steph
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Probably my favorite Chinese Food place of all time. Almost everything is very good. The chicken fingers are literally the best I've ever had (Kowloon's is up there). Love ordering from there. Not normally my first choice because it's on the other side of Salem...More

Thank CMOKeefe
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This is a local hangout with good food and fun entertainment. There is Karaoke on Fridays and Saturdays. They have their good standards, but know you have to add salt to everything.

Thank AlexanderJack
Reviewed 9 January 2016

This is my favorite Chinese food restaurant. The food is always fresh the service friendly and the drinks are flavorful.

Thank Jim D
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Mary Anna L
27 March 2017|
Response from steph | Reviewed this property |
lunch specials no buffet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 Loring Ave, Salem, MA 01970-4239
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-1700
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