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Magasasa

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Inner Vesterbro
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Istedgade 4, Copenhagen 1650, Denmark
+45 33 23 80 88
Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our second visit and we absolutely loved the dishes we ordered. Again. We may have been in luck when picking the dishes. Like I said, I am Chinese and I know what's what basically :) Service was normal. FYI - we had beef with black bean sauce & eggplant hotpot with pork.

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Thank Tea O
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was my fifth visit to the place. This time I was totally disappointed. Increased price, decreased portion, not tasty as it was before and the worst service by the waitress. No more magasasa ever.

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Thank Benjina K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a pleasant monday evening we went to the restaurant, restaurant was full but we have decided to eat in magasasa again 5th time so we called them and booked a place. We order 3 dishes when we reached there, we were excited to eat but we didn't get food for 45 minutes and we called waitress, actually she forgot... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

It was a dark day, i was so upset for many things. I felt lonely and i miss my hometown all day long since i came to this restaurant . Good service and quick, clean as well, unfortunately they don't speak really well english, but when you are hungry you do not really need comunicate with them, the menu speak... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Looking for some comfort food of BBQ pork rice and came across the restaurant in Trip Advisor which was close to our hotel. This is a small restaurant and while the menu was like any other Chinese restaurant we chose the BBQ pork and Roast Duck rice combination. The food came out pretty quickly but unfortunately the quality does not... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you're craving authentic Chinese food that is not watered down to meet the local taste buds, this is the place to go. Take out or eat in, no nonsense and good food.

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Thank asma s
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Small and narrow, not child friendly, bad service (especially the female waitress), ordered duck but not really good, but delicious lamb noodle soup, fried chicken with sweet and sour soup, and fried been with chili and garlic.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

No one was there to attend the customers, so we headed to an empty table, who knew the female server yelled at us and ushered us to another table. We were given a menu and waited for about 10mins yet no one bothered to take orders despite informing the owner. Definitely not going to pay for a service like that

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We started with two dim sum orders, shiumai and hagow, followed by a beef stir-fry, which was not exceptional, and Hong Kong duck. Be warned, Hong Kong duck is not like the Peking duck we expected and has different accompaniments. The ever polite staff provided hoisin sauce for us, on request. Service was quite prompt, although the restaurant was packed.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I used to love Magasasa. There had not been a time when I visited Copenhagen and not dropped by to this small restaurant behind CPH central station. But, sadly, they might have changed the cook since the food does not taste the same anymore. I found out sometime ago that they have two cooks. one morning shift and one night... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Istedgade 4, Copenhagen 1650, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Inner Vesterbro
  • Neighbourhood: Inner Vesterbro
  • Phone Number: +45 33 23 80 88

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

Staying in Inner Vesterbro

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Inner Vesterbro
This neighbourhood is home to Tivoli Gardens, a world famous amusement park and beautiful garden always worth a visit. Just west of Tivoli, you’ll find Copenhagen Central Station, from where you can reach just about every part of Denmark within 5 or 6 hours, or you can reach Copenhagen Airport in less than 15 minutes. Next to the Central Station, you’re in the middle of “old” Vesterbro, where several cultures and hundreds of languages are spoken in an area not more than one square mile. This neighbourhood is considered one of the most trendy places to live in and to visit in Copenhagen. For a real treat, visit Kødbyen ("meat town"), home to several restaurants, cafés and nightclubs, all within a short walk of each other.
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