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Ming Dynasty Chinese Restaurant

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Shop 6, 47 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
61 7 4059 2185
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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

We had a great experience from the minute we booked in the afternoon. Our waitresses were very helpful and pleasant to us and we enjoyed lots of little chats with them. The food is expensive but it would b the nicest Chinese I have ever tasted. The chef is from the Hilton and seems to know how to cook yummy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Expensive! Waited ages for our meal, food not that great, service very slow, waitress unfriendly and unhelpful, which is most unusual as everywhere else in the area was the opposite!

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1 Thank SunshineandSangria
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

They have got to be kidding It has to be the worst place to eat in Palm Cove Servings are so small, King prawn dumplings at $8.90 for 2 small What looked like frozen small prawns Nearly $200 to feed 2 adults and 3 children and everyone was still hungry Food is not how they describe it...far from fresh. Saw... More 

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4 Thank Anthony T
Hobart, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Ordinary chinese food that you'd expect for a quick lunch break turns into spending a fortune. Certainly overpriced. Not recommended

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1 Thank Misha K
Greater Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

The fried rice was very nice but that's where it ended. Asked for Satay King Prawns, the prawns were tiny and not fresh. The beef was just awful.

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1 Thank Lindy H
Nelson, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Cost a lot for what you got, Food was tasty but really incredibly small servings. Didn't think wontons could be made that small. Prices more appropriate for a high class restaurant. Feel like we paid triple the value just for the location. Went away hungry with no question asked by staff on our opinion of the meal. Felt like we... More 

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2 Thank Christine G
Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

The waitress kept explaining that the food was made fresh and nothing frozen, we tried to order one fried rice with prawns... These were the smallest shrimp I'd ever seen...but she insisted that it was a small portion at almost 17$ it should have been a plate full... So we ordered two we were correct could have shared one and... More 

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1 Thank glennjam
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

i love this place - real chinese food from a real chinese chef. the ambiance of the place is authentic too, chopsticks on the tables the prices aren't too cheap but it's the only authentic chinese near cairns

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3 Thank Sara R
Palm Cove, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Been looking forward to this Chinese food but they never answer the phone. I tried for a week to call and their doors are always locked despite signs saying open 7 days. I gave up and tried the other good restaurants in Palm cove

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2 Thank crackaddict241
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Tasty but unfortunately not worth the $. When a $28 beef and black bean comes to the table in under 3 minutes from ordering it shouldn't be a $28 meal. However the taste is good as well as service. Only real Chinese option in Palm Cove but much better places in town

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 120
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 6, 47 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: 61 7 4059 2185

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