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Magic Wok Chinese Restaurant

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2944 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503-3246
+1 337-237-8311
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This place has been around for about 15 years and for a good reason. The buffet is about 20 items of some pretty good Chinese grub but the best items are the ones not on the menu. The Chicken Dumpling Soup is Amazing. It's a never ending mound of Chicken Dumpling and a ground chicken in a delicious broth. It... More 

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Thank Richard B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

If this is the place near big boy toys on Johnston street...run don't walk away. Not sure how long they feel they can leave food out on a buffet but definitely no fresh food here. Maybe order from menu would be better but I prefer never to find out.

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Thank Kiaelc
Lafayette, Louisiana
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here for years. Despite the reasonably priced buffet, I order from the menu because they tailor my order to my tastes. While I love it all, from lo mein to pepper steak, my favorite item is the beef soup with udon noodles. Last winter, while very ill with flu-like symptoms and almost no appetite, I ate the... More 

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Thank Duke H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Loved it. Simple. The lady serving was a gem. The gentleman in the kitchen knows how to make some delicious grub. If I'm in town again I'm stopping here. My kids also loved it and they usually are picky little buttmunches.

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Thank aerinpatrick
Louisiana
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267 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

A local recommended the orange chicken, so i did not get the all you can eat buffet. it was plenty to eat, and came with rice and eggroll. I also got the almond cookie, which was good.

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Thank Westea
Lafayette, Louisiana
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

We were sick of all the gross Chinese take out places here in Lafayette. We gave this place a try and so glad we did. We only order take out from here now and it's always very very good. Now if they would just deliver! :)

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Thank parrishtr
Lafayette, Louisiana
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013

At the Magic Wok, you feel like you've been invited to eat food with a Chinese family. The hostess/owner explains the items on the buffet and takes care of all your dining needs while laughing and chatting in Chinese with UL Lafayette students. Two kinds of egg rolls, fresh out of the kitchen shortly after our arrival, were the best... More 

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1 Thank BetsyMig
Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2012

The LowMei Noodles, Fried Chicken Wings, Dumplings (Pot Sticker or Dumpling Soup), and the Sweet Sour Chicken are unique and tasty, you will enjoy and come back for more. It is the best Chinese foods you can find in the area.

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2 Thank Belinda Z
Abbeville, Louisiana
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2012

I like the intimacy afforded by the small size of the restaurant and, of course, the food. The owners are really friendly.

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1 Thank Barbara H
Lafayette, la
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2010

The chef is famous back in his home providence, Kunming, China. It is the most authentic Chinese food you'll get in south Louisiana. Just ask them to cook you up something Chinese, and they'll figure out something you'll enjoy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2944 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503-3246
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-237-8311

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