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Beijing Restaurant

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University City
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3714 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4115
+1 215-222-5242
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The food and service are excellent. Sometimes there's a little wait but well worth it. The menu is extensive and they're very happy to customize any dish to your liking. Another plus; it's very close to The University of Pennsylvania Hospital/Perelman Center. An easy walk.

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Thank Bjarger
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

For those of you with Chinese linkage ( as it happened to me personally too ), it is a perfect place when you are missing the local foods after sometimes staying within U Penn. Noddles, Soups and Dumplings were superb. Prices were reasonable too.

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Thank Win Myint A
Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Background: After a meeting at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn), we were famished and didn't want to do a long walk to our usual eating establishments. Penn suggested we try Beijing which was a short walk away. Verdict: The Healthy Selection options were tasty and filling and, to our surprise, came with a free appetizer with our early dinner. If... More 

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Thank GlobalVillage
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

Very, very disappointing! General Tso's chicken was tough and tasteless. Hot and sour soup was good, above average.

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Thank dgmarker
Groveville
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2014 via mobile

So I just got my food from this place . The food is not good at all no flavor what so ever the worst take out I have ever had .They don't even cook there food all the way . Do not go to eat here .

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Thank Jbbear55
Charlotte, North Carolina
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2013

The food was much better than the last time, must have a different chef. The wait staff showed professionalism, they actually made sure we had enough rice. If you are on Penn's campus this a must do.

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Thank mg h
Charlotte, North Carolina
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

Typical Americanized Chinese food. Not as greasy as most, not very favorable.Wait staff go thru the motions of being pleasant, you can sense the underling disdain.

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Thank mg h
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

This restaurant has average Chinese-American fare. The service is extremely fast and the food is good - IF you order the typical favorites. However, more recently I decided to order something less common for lunch. It took longer to get my meal - my colleagues had almost finished their meals by the time I got mine. The food was not... More 

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Thank Cruisin007
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2012

This was the quickest service I've ever had in a Chinese restaurant. The waiter had barely removed our menus when our food arrived. The food was tasty and well-prepared. Standard American Chinese food. The atmosphere is nothing special. It is a BYOB college joint with large tables and a pretty lively crowd on a Friday night.

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Thank WRVino
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2012

This is where I go when in need of a quick fresh mixture of veggies, chicken and/or seafood with brown rice.

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Thank Thad H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
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: 3714 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4115
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > University City
  • Neighbourhood: University City
  • Phone Number: +1 215-222-5242

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