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Peking Cafe

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1521 5th Ave S, South Saint Paul, MN 55075-3453
+1 651-455-1291
Today
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

OK the place is a cliché. Judge from exterior and inside deco the place gets no points at all. Then come the friendly service. The over size serving and over all OK to testy food I would said I was very surprised. If I am in the erea I will not pause before getting in again.

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Thank Ilan D
Munich, Germany
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This family run place has been around forever. It's been a staple for my wife's family since she was little and we enjoy the food there to this day. I had better Chinese, but it is good food and I enjoy it every time

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Thank Bjoern C
U.S.A.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Peking Cafe is one of those hidden, hole in the wall, cafe's that every city has, that have been in existence for decades because of their just plain good food!

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Thank MinnesotaTraveler_9
Mc Farland
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122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We are new to town and someone recommended Peking Café to us. We had take out of 4 dishes plus their cream cheese won tons. The won tons were popular with those who like them, and the food was eaten, but no one thought it was especially good. We ordered General Tso's as my kids usually love it. There was... More 

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Thank Jeanette E
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

After a long day for both of us at work, it was awesome to again order take out from the Peking Café. The consistent food and prep time makes this restaurant a go to take out option for us. We especially enjoy the Cream Chees Wontons and the Egg Rolls.

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Thank TQS44
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

Be aware NO credit cards! But very nice family place, excellent take out service, large portions and the best cream cheese won tons around.

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Thank avk7525
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

I have been going here for over 30 years I love their chow mein and fried rice. Its just small family business and always great service. I go at least 2xs a month

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Thank jmgack
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Great, hot food. The service is good and fast. You don't wait long. The fried rice is awesome!! They have specials everyday on a board. Large tables for bigger groups.

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Thank nadine h
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Food is always good. Going here for years. Love the sweet and sour shrimp. Great for take out, always fast service.

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Thank Pam S
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

We've done carry out at Peking for over 30 years quite often. The staff are awesome and the food is great, helpings plentiful and prices reasonable!! Over the many many years we have had only 2 occasions had an error with our order! That's great service done well!

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Thank Robdro

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1521 5th Ave S, South Saint Paul, MN 55075-3453
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  South Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-455-1291

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