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Gen-Hoe Chop Suey

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537 E State St, Geneva, IL 60134-2338
+1 630-232-8350
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended a banquet here for the Chinese New Years. The food was mostly standard fare, nothing I'd rave about. The Two Happiness was the only dish I found above average. The appetizers were a little heavy on the deep frying but palatable. The people who consumed drinks were generally satisfied with them.

Thank JJ_Hantsch
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

We have three Chinese girls who live with us, and we wanted a nice meal for a celebration before they flew home for the holidays. Gen-Hoe was a poor choice. We ordered a full array of foods and most were the worst version of that dish I've ever had. Hot & Sour Soup tasted like shampoo (we threw it away... More 

1 Thank D L
Sycamore, Illinois
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

My husband, my mother, and I visit this place regularly. The last 2 visits we have had lukewarm, less than delicious food. Also the service is deplorable. Tonight our egg rolls were warm at best. The same was true for the sweet and sour shrimp. Also, I ordered crispy noodles and they were not served to us until we were... More 

1 Thank Cathryn S
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159 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Enjoyed a large gathering with friends here. Food served quickly and very tasty. The lemon chicken is a must try! Great for families!

Thank pastabean
Glendale Heights, Illinois
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

We haven't been here in a long time. The food was great. The service was on point. The restaurant has been redone. Looked good to us. We will go back more often. The Egg Rolls are the best ever.

Thank kathleenk388
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

There needs to be a zero. This place is gross. 20 year old stained carpet, spider webs. I camp, I can get past that. The service is absolutely terrible and the worst part of the experience. We were seated 25 minutes late. Once seated, NO ONE came to table. We were brought water, but no menus only after flagging someone... More 

2 Thank DPWPPC
Saint Charles, Illinois
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49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

A friend recommended this place. We picked up our dinner (beef with vegetables and general's chicken with egg rolls) and took it home. The food was so bland and was not fresh. None of us liked it. We will not try this place again.

Thank n c
Saint Charles, Illinois
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

We had not been here in years, still a charming old school Asian sit down restaurant. I love the candles and white tablecloths- really nice atmosphere. I am gluten intolerant 😕due to digestive issues. This restaurant kindly accommodates and delivers fantastic GF options. I selected the noodle dish which comes many ways - I got the vegetarian and to my... More 

Thank ronnykimmy
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171 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

we ordered Singapore noodles which were very good, broccoli with oyster sauce which was OK and shrimp kow which had large shrimp but not a lot of flavor. later we both fet we had MSG induced headaches so not sure we'll go back

2 Thank MaryAnn W
North Aurora, Illinois
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198 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

Having seen this change from once a little tiny restaurant to a large upscale place, the quality and fresh ingredients make it a special place. No other place will you find large eggs rolls handmade and full of ingredients vs frozen and heated cabbage egg rolls other places use. Peking duck can be made with the open bun vs the... More 

1 Thank billp422

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 537 E State St, Geneva, IL 60134-2338
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 630-232-8350

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