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First Wok Chinese Restaurant

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415 E 78TH St, Bloomington, MN 55420-1251
+1 952-881-2413
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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115 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We were in Bloomington and passed by 1st Wok, a humble exterior which must not discourage a visit to this truly wonderful restaurant. We got there at a bit of an odd time on Sunday, 2 PM. The restaurant was empty when we arrived but slowly patrons came in and it clearly included a few who knew of and had... More 

Thank BilalMasood
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

First Wok is consistently the best food in town.The decor is basic it is always clean, friendly, and fast. The portions are ample even on the lunch special menu. I have eaten my way across most of the menu with no disappointments. Our best loved are the triple delight, Hunan shrimp, vehicle fried rice. They include white or fried rice... More 

Thank johog1
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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174 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Good lunch special deals with huge portions-- usually we have to take some home for later. Fresh ingredients, but not as flavorful as I previously remembered. Still, a good place to go with friendly staff. Family owned.

Thank vgroten
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

first time to Bloomington, went here to have dinner. The food was good but I have taste better. They give you a very skinny glass for your soda and than when you get a refill they bring a small tin pitcher.

Thank littledominican47
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

I have been eating at First Wok for twenty years, and the taste, quality, and value have been very consistent. There are options closer to home, but none that come close to First Wok. In my opinion it is worth the drive. I did takeout recently and ordered Hunan chicken (a little spicy in a good way), Chicken with Vegetables... More 

Thank Brian L
Richfield, United States
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Been going here for years. Fantastic food and for lunch you get a large portion. Nothing fancy for restaurant but the friendliness or quality of food make up for it. We go in and they remember how many usually in our party and remember what we usually order. Terrific customer service, speedy delivery of food and great customer service from... More 

Thank Pamela C
Apple Valley
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114 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Had their sizzling rice soup, one of my favorites. I know of no other place that offers it. Delicious as usual. Also had their PuPu platter. Very nice.

Thank mah7925
Twin Cities, Minnesota
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194 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

We often go here for lunch. Very quick service, great portions and selection. We have never been disappointed. Sadly, I can only assume they continue the good work into dinner as we have never been there for dinner. In all the times we have gone at lunch time we have found the service prompt, the food very good, and the... More 

Thank Vieux_Voyageur
Eagan, MN
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

So disappointed with all the Chinese restaurants in the Eagan area. Cannot find a good one, and we've tried most of them in this area. Finally went to 1st Wok in Bloomington and found good Chinese!! It's a bit of a drive from where I live, but so worth it. Service was excellent, food delicious with good portions.

Thank gailani
Hudson, Wisconsin
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292 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Before I get into the food, let me just tell you about the family that runs this place...incredibly friendly, they remember my kids names, my name and always know just how I like my food. Now, to the food! I travel a lot and I have tried Hot and Sour soup everywhere and NO ONE, not never, not ever can... More 

Thank lkhughes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 E 78TH St, Bloomington, MN 55420-1251
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 952-881-2413

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