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Ming Garden Chinese Restaurant

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Loop Rd, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
+64 3-249 7770
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Set menu is a good deal here, with chicken and sweetcorn soup, wontons, sweet and sour chicken (the best on the menu) and special rice. Food isn't anything to shout about but if you're feeling the need for non western food this will certainly fill that hole!

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Thank Rosie R
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were feeling like eating Chinese food after eating Western food for two weeks. To our surprise the Ming Garden actually offered a very extensive Chinese food menu. We played it safe and ordered fried rice, vegetables and a beef dish. The food was perfectly good. We were quite happy with the service as well.

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Thank Eigerhike
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is good. And the serving is too much for me that time! I just finished my great walk and was thinking of having a soup! Their wonton soup is good. A bit spicy and the noodles taste right for my buds!

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Thank Mercee M
Milford Sound, New Zealand
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i ordered stir fry beef noodles . it taste good with wok effect. only thing is a bit oily and portion less in medium size

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Thank Ah_Be_Phang
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good authentic chinese food at a reasonable price. If you're not looking for anything fancy, but just a solid home-cooked chinese dinner after walking the Milford track - this is the place to go.

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Thank Eve J
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We tried Ming Garden one night in October while travelling through Te Anau. We were very disappointed with the quality of the food and the service! The couple next to us even found a hair in their dish and they confused orders. I have never eaten such a bad Sweet and Sour chicken and Singapore Noodles. The starter did not... More 

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Thank Laura F
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Disgusting. I had the sweet and sour chicken and noodles to take away. Wish I'd checked here before going in. The whole thing was tasteless, and the chicken was horrible fatty cheap lumps as you can see in the photo. Filled out with huge chunks of cauliflower! Couldn't get half way through. Even gave up on the noodles. Go anywhere... More 

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Thank Will A
Flower Mound, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Ming Garden seems to get a lot of tourist bus visitors. This impacts the level of service that they offer to the ordinary individual guest. Very slow ordering, serving etc The food was OK but on the expensive side. it was also a little bland although we did like the lemon chicken. Ming Garden is located right in the center... More 

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Thank lightfader
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

The place look like the Chinese restaurant back in 90's. Foods are average and not quite expensive but the portions are smaller than normal Chinese restaurant. Do not order hot & sour group!!!!

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Thank LeKkY A
Queenstown, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We were super hungry and want to have a good food to be ready for the Kepler track on the next day. So we chose Chinese food at the end. The restaurant was quite busy for the asian group tours but the food is served fast. Waitresses are able to speak English but not all. So misunderstand some times. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loop Rd, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 3-249 7770

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