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Lingnan Chinese Restaurant

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1328 Chestnut St, Emmaus, PA 18049-1921
+1 610-965-8373
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

While the Hunan is not hot, it is flavorful. They do not have brown rice, but the food is so good that we order without rice. The seafood is fresh. The location is convenient, with plenty of parking. The Hunan Shrimp and Scallops contains cabbage, which is a nice addition.

Thank Cynthia G
Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

A great place for a great meal. Same couple have run it for 30 years. Huge menu and even an small dining room if you wish. Great food that never disappoints. We have Chinese about once every 6 weeks and this is the only place we go with 5-6 other places in the area. Prices comparable.

Thank DiggerDan14
Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The same couple has operated this restaurant for a good 30 years, something you do not see too often in this business. Food is very good and basic, if you want it spicy, you really need to ask for it that way. My favorite is the Hunan chicken and scallops!

Thank David S
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

We ordered take out, a few couples had dine in. Our orange chicken was big balls of chicken and mostly fat. Not spicy at all taste was bland. The order of beef in garlic sauce was nothing more than broccoli and a few pieces of beef. Again not spicy as we asked for. We threw both meals away. We had... More 

Thank Randy D
Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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135 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

Great fresh clean food. Just three requirements that are handily met by Lingnan. Wife steamed veggies with shrimp that was the best she ever had. I had the roast pork with snow peas. Again best I ever had. Good prices too. We will be going back very soon.

Thank DiggerDan14
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Best Chinese food in the area! I have been going here for 20 years. Would not go anywhere else for chinese eat in or take out. Love everything they make. Absolutely the best!

Thank gardndream
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Simple take-out/restaurant. Clean simple atmosphere, good service. Food was fine for in-house dining, take out might not be as good.

Thank sachmogoat
new york
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Reviewed 29 January 2012

The food is great and the couple that own are super friendly and enjoy having you. It is like eating at a Chinese couple's house. Fried Rice is the best in the area.

Thank hungryNewYork

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  • Address: 1328 Chestnut St, Emmaus, PA 18049-1921
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Emmaus
  • Phone Number: +1 610-965-8373

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