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Hot Wok Express

1102 W University Ave, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-2443
+1 217-384-7170
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
19 May 2017
“Not so healthful, but fast and inexpensive”
10 Aug 2016
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1102 W University Ave, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-2443
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Reviews (13)
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

There's a reason other Chinese fast food outlets are expanding in town, while Hot Wok isn't: The food. It tends toward greasy and sugary. It's also inconsistent: one day the hot & sour soup is fine, the next it tastes watered down. I've repeatedly asked...More

Thank TeaEarleGreyHot
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This place still is my favorite to go Chinese restaurant dating back to the mid 90's when it opened. Owned by great people and the food is always consistent.

1  Thank Dan L
Reviewed 27 January 2016

The food is always hot & fresh. Which was especially good on a cold January day. The General Cho's chicken is the best I have ever had a perfect balance of hot and sweet. I always get it. The soup was the perfect warmer for...More

Thank Leah B
Reviewed 6 February 2015

I ate here twice as take out. Huge portions that were fresh tasting and very flavorful. Got the broccoli chicken and the chicken and mushrooms on pork fried rice. Good meals. Will go again when here for business.

Thank Vicki D
Reviewed 8 April 2014

They have more options than standard Panda Express, but similar to panda express, they don't really have a great option if you are a vegetarian.

Thank Boonchong
Reviewed 21 April 2013

This place is good always good and the food is hot,With all the food place s in town we do not make as often as we used to but they are still real good,

Thank carpetbaggers86
Reviewed 10 January 2013

I'm not big on asian food myself but I could always find something edible. Service was fast, restaurant was clean, lots of parking, fair prices.

Thank JGB119
Reviewed 2 November 2012

this place is awesome, they give you a heaping serving of food which is made fresh all the time. Very low prices, I'll be back :)

Thank Magnus A
Reviewed 5 August 2012

I go here for lunch when I want something quick and I'm in the mood for Chinese food. Food is pre-prepared and you make your selection(s) - what kind of rice & what toppings. You can get a half-size with one topping, or a regular...More

1  Thank LoveEire
Reviewed 19 May 2011

The last year Hot wak has gone down hill terrible service the food has given me dire aha . Sonny is selling rice and you may think the price is good but you are buying rice. He has people the do not know the food...More

1  Thank foodlost
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1102 W University Ave, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-2443
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Urbana
  • Phone Number: +1 217-384-7170
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