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8 South St, New Providence, New Providence, NJ 07974-1941
+1 908-898-1818
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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New Providence, New Jersey
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108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This place is soo inconsistent. Some days they take Amex and other days they say NO. Their staff is constantly changing. Service in their restaurant is awful. One person gets their dish and twenty minutes later the next person gets their meal Terrible. And don't even try to order take out on the phone. They will you on hold and... More 

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1 Thank mmfred
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We eat both in the restaurant and we also do take out. The food is good. You must order the soup to get noodles placed on the table. Lots of variety.

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Thank Lois W
Cortland, New York
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110 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I think better than average, with an array of lunch specials. Value seems good, convenient parking. They have sushi available.

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Thank bwdailey
Summit
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Who has ever heard of a Chinese restaurant unable to cook anything else but the short menu? There, beef and scallions is understood to be beef and scallops ! Service is done by very young (barely legal) kids. Perhaps the worst place experienced in NJ - ever! It would be such an error to throw good money at so little.... More 

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2 Thank AlexisTWI
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fan Bistro, nor any other Americanized Chinese restaurant, really distinguish itself since the menu, except for the sushi choices, are ubiquitous. The quality of the food, though, is a step above the usual, maybe because the restaurant is so large and food turns over so quickly. Sort of miss it when it was just a storefront takeout.

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Thank Dennis K
Somerset, New Jersey
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

extensive japanese and chinese menu. nice atmosphere and good service. first visit. will return great rolls

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Thank NJRICH21
Summit, New Jersey
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506 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I've been looking for a good Chinese takeout place around here for a bit and I'm glad I stumbled upon this one. The prices are reasonable for the area and the food is really good; I've tried the wonton soup, egg rolls, and beef with broccoli and they were all delicious. I'll definitely be coming here again as this is... More 

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Thank Kevin B
Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We took a large party (11) to the Fan Bistro. We had eaten there about six months ago (party of 5) and had been very happy with the food and service. On this visit, much of the food was served cold (yes, it was supposed to be hot). I am not sure if the reason was the size of the... More 

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Thank Daniel G
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I eat here a few times a month because their food is amazing and comes out fast. I also get general tso, fried rice, an egg roll, and wonton soup. Every time it's amazing and is consistently good. However the servers are not friendly. I feel like they rush to take my order, eat, and pay just to get me... More 

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1 Thank porter924
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Food is excellent, very reasonable priced, service is fast and friendly, if you like Chinese food near New Providence NJ. this the place to go. They also have Japanese menu. .......... .

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Thank RICK H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Japanese, Sushi, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 South St, New Providence, New Providence, NJ 07974-1941
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 908-898-1818

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