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King Fong Cafe

) #503 of 1,120 Restaurants in Omaha $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
315 1/2 S 16th St, Omaha, NE 68102-2231
+1 402-341-3437
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
12 Sep 2016
“Love the food hate the prices”
17 May 2017
“Step back in time!”
Closed
17:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
315 1/2 S 16th St, Omaha, NE 68102-2231
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 17 May 2017

My mom even remembers coming to King Fong's more than 65 years ago! The decor is a trip back in time! And the egg foo yung is scrumptious!

Thank mbkfreein2003
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is one of my favorite restaurant in Omaha. The furnishings came from China in the 1920. It has been family owned since opening. The food is fresh and the service is excellent.

Thank stjoe14
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I'll be the first to admit King fongs prices are HIGH AS H?//...so if your somebody on a budget this isn't the place for you! For ex a simple order of shrimp fried rice will cost you at least $12 but you can go down...More

Thank F8298BZmariah
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The decor of King Fong is well worth seeing. Elaborate carved screens and inlaide mother of pearl tables are just the highlights. Unfortunately, the food is not as good. Bland, saturated with sauces to hide the fact that the dishes contain more celery than anything...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Very popular with the locals! You go here more for the attraction than the food, although the food is good, too. No elevator, you walk up a narrow flight of stairs to the 2nd floor. Intricately carved space dividers in dark wood make you think...More

Thank Susanne T
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We used to like this place. However, on our last visit, the service was terrible and the food mediocre. We sat at a table about two away from where the server was sitting and chatting with the customers there. Took her 10 minutes to even...More

Thank Carlton B
Reviewed 29 December 2015

This place is pretty fun. Its like if you were in the movie "Big Trouble in Little China". Thats what this place reminds me of. The food is pretty good and the portions are nice. Its fun to take kids there because of the look...More

3  Thank Brad H
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Ate here during Law School, and thereafter. (1980's) Mostly lunch, a few take outs and a dinner or two. Typical Chinese Menu and dishes. Usually quite fresh and hot. Good food--great prices. There are grooves worn in the marble steps and foyer--so you dream of...More

2  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 30 July 2015

I had a wonderful lunch here. I had the lunch special, chow mein with rice and egg foo yung. it was delicious and very reasonably priced, and came with tea. The place is the thing - it's charming old glamour. All marble tables and gilt...More

1  Thank tamiwhammy
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We heard a lot about this place and had to try it so we could experience it for ourselves. I think everything we heard was simply embellished in people's memories. The food didn't seem like anything special to us at all. The décor was interesting...More

Thank CopperTravel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 1/2 S 16th St, Omaha, NE 68102-2231
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-341-3437
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