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2444 Madison RoadCincinnati, OH 45208
Neighborhood: Hyde Park
This new addition to the Wong family's landmark Chinese restaurant since 1977 is located in the Regency Tower condo building. Enjoy specialties like the spicy Volcano Chicken or the Seafood Wor Bar with shrimp, lobster, scallops and fish. They serve plenty of seafood, plus your typical Chow Mein. Vegetarians rejoice with items such as Vegetable Tofu, 5-Spice Tofu Over Spinach and Szechuan Eggplant.
521 Madison Ave.Covington, KY 41011
Amerasia is a friendly Chinese restaurant serving food from all the different Chinese regions and Taiwan. And have you seen the beer menu?
3340 Erie Ave.Cincinnati, OH 45208
Neighborhood: Hyde Park
China Gourmet is your ticket to classic Chinese cuisine in an upscale, fine-dining setting. They feature traditional Cantonese and Szechuan but can also prepare custom and unique dishes for their guests. Gourmet favorites include classics, like the fresh rainbow trout or the wok-seared sea scallops. New menu features call for a sense of adventure, with dishes like mandarin chicken walnut or the conch with bean sprouts. They also have traditional favorites like sweet and sour chicken, curry shrimp and beef with snow peas. Pair your dish with a glass of wine, a martini or imported or domestic beer.
2974 Madison RoadCincinnati, OH 45209
Formerly located in Hyde Park, this new location is expected to open in early April. Among the authentic Chinese dishes at Yat Ka Mein Noodle House are Hong Kong chicken, moo goo gai, sesame chicken and cashew chicken.
10736 Reading RoadCincinnati, OH 45241
Looking for a dim sum experience? The cart service runs from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The process is simple: You sit down, order tea and choose from a cart full of dumplings, rolls, rice dishes and other light dishes. Or you can order off their extensive menu, choosing items such as crab, fish, fresh lobster, scallops, stir-fry and and noodle dishes.
7888 Mason-Montgomery Rd.Mason, OH 45040
Three separate menus: the light and quick Lunch Menu and the Dinner Menu - featuring Chinese American favorites - and the Authentic Sichuan Favorites offering genuine specialties of Sichuan Province and surrounding areas, from mild or hot to the "numbingly" hot flavors. Try the cumin lamb or choose from a wide variety of other dishes. Where else can you have a jellyfish and cucumber appetizer? Beer and spirits also available.
1544 Madison RoadCincinnati, OH 45206
Neighborhood: Walnut Hills/E. Walnut Hills
Suzie Wong's is a Walnut Hills Pan-Asian eatery. The inside is painted red with black furniture and fronted by a wall of windows, creating a modern, stylish dining room. The Big Bowl Soups are popular here, like the Hong Kong Wonton Noodle Soup. Dishes come from all over Asia, like the Bangkok Coconut Curry Chicken, Malaysian Chicken and the Korean Kolbi.
410 W. McMillan Ave.Cincinnati, OH 45219
One of several area locations, China Food is an inexpensive option for nearby University of Cincinnati students and staff. It's spacious and comfortable for dining in, but also is a great place to order Mandarin-style takeout. Try Orange chicken and you won't be going anywhere else for quite a while!