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Mee Sum Restaurant & Cocktail

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1819 S Main St, Fall River, MA 02724-2137
+1 508-678-9869
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11:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in for a late lunch. The decor is exactly the same as it has been for decades, which I found comforting. I ordered half orders of crab rangoons and steak teriyaki. They made a fresh bowl of ginger sauce for dipping which was very good. The rangoons were well stuffed and teriyaki crisp and tasty.. I had a... More 

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

After decades away from Mee Sum, we tried it again for "old times sake." The "Old Times" were with the previous owners. When the children took it over, they were not up to their parents level of restaurant operation. It is not necessary to detail their past efforts, because they have not only corrected past negatives, they have surpassed their... More 

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Thank CaptainDG
Titusville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Good, old fashioned Chinese food with no frills. The food tastes exactly the same as it did when I first tried them 50 years ago!

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1 Thank islamoradamoon2
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

The last of the old school chinese restaurants in the area. Fried Rice is awesome and the Chow Mein will make you smile. We hope it never closes!!!

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Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Mee Sum has been there for decades and there is a reason for that. They are a great choice for in-dining Chinese food.

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1 Thank denamy1
Fall River, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We've been coming to Mee Sum for many years. Not much has changed (except the prices!), this is your old school Americanized Chinese food and eating here is like entering a time machine. Fall River once had many similar establishments but sadly, this is one of the last few. Getting bread before your meal is quite rare for a Chinese... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Go as often as I can... my favorite: bowl of wanton soup, chowmein sandwich, french fries with an orange soda. Just writing this makes me wanna get MEE SUM Chinese food!!!

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1 Thank Suzanne W
Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

After we were served our chow mein sandwiches wrapped in wax paper as the tradition mandates, the owner brought us a bowl with chow mein and crispy noodles - such a warm and friendly gesture - we will surely return.

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1 Thank judith s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

Nice place. I stopped in for lunch on a Tuesday. Twelve tables and ten of them were full! That's a good sign I thought. The food is very reasonably priced. The servings are extremely generous and the service is lightning fast. I was pleasantly shocked by how fast my food came out after I ordered it. Loved it. And get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

My mother used to come here when she was young - I was brought here from the time I was born - Great memories great owners who are very friendly and will come out and talk with you and make sure you are happy with the food. Portions are huge! Beef Chow Mein is my favorite and has been the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 00:30
Saturday
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1819 S Main St, Fall River, MA 02724-2137
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Fall River
  • Phone Number: +1 508-678-9869

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?