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Mei Le Wah

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60 Portland Rd, Kennebunk, ME 04043-6655
+1 207-985-4981
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Kennebunk, Maine
1 review
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Having a Chinese attack and desiring a break form seafoood, my family decided on this restaurant. I can unequivocally say that this was not only THE very worst Chinese restaurant I have ever eaten at but one of the worst restaurants ever. Fried pork dumplings were extra 'squishy", sesame chicken was hard and sauce was like colored water. House fried... More 

Thank Doc R
Kennnebunk, ME
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2013

This is one of my son's favorite Chinese restaurants but it was my first visit there. We were quite hungry so we ordered from the dinner menu. My wife and another of my sons were unable to finish their meals. I however, being a member of the clean plate society, pushed on until I finished. Everything was prepared deliciously.

Thank polarbear1000
Kennebunk, Maine
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2012 via mobile

We will never eat here again. I am rather tolerant of restaurants that are subpar. The food was the worst Chinese food I have ever eaten. Dumplings tasted like undercooked dough. My Hunan Shrimp was drowning in sweet and sour sauce; (I've never seen anything like it...it was like sweet and sour soup, with a little bit of shrimp and... More 

Thank crew82
vnguyen023, Owner at Mei Le Wah, responded to this review

I'm sorry you were displeased with your experience. However, to shed some light on our food: Hunan Shrimp is a long time traditional dish, our recipe is our own, but for reference: http://georgefamily.net/cookbook/71Shrimp.html http://quickiefood.blogspot.com/2010/07/hunan-shrimp-recipe.html http://raeraesfood.wordpress.com/tag/hunan-shrimp/ The chicken and vegetables - Our vegetables may be on the crisper side because we use fresh vegetables per order, rather than soggy and mushy.... More 

Beijing, China
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2012

My girlfriend and I visited Kittery, Kennebunk, York and Kennebunkport in early October 2012. On a rainy night, we were lost and had no idea how to find the "downtown" of Kennebunk (we had just come off the freeway). We stopped and went into Mei Le Wah and the owner's son kindly pointed us in the right direction and he... More 

Thank BelonOysterFan
Etna, Maine
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2012

Have dined here twice since moving here last month - excellent food, large portions and reasonably priced! I've eaten in once, the service was very fast, friendly and efficient! Take out was ready as promised, and they got the order right!!

Thank Kate P
1 review
Reviewed 23 August 2012

No idea how they stay in business. Was ok when first opened up. Very poor quality food. How difficult is it to make good food, not like this place is cheap either...

Thank Ian W
Cambridge, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 May 2012

My family and I live in Boston, but often visit friends in the Kennebunk area and make a point of eating at Mei Le Wah every trip. The staff are always friendly, the food is delicious with big portions and the mai tai's are a great way to unwind. We always have a great experience when we dine there and... More 

1 Thank Eric D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 6 May 2012

We visited Maine in the off season and shouldn't have been surprised that so many restaurants were closed! So when we drove down route 1 in Kennebunk, starving, and saw a Chinese restaurant we decided to give them a shot. It was totally worth the try! We had the best crab rangoons and wonton soup ever! We also had the... More 

Thank Yan C
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71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2012

Why good Chinese food in Maine is hard to find I will never understand, but if my kid begs for it and I'm not willing to go to Boston or Portland I will cave and eat here.

Thank Alexandra S
1 review
Reviewed 14 January 2012

If I could give this restaurant a six in every category, I would. It's a great place to bring family and friends. The staff is friendly, and the food is super good. You won't be disappointed...I never have been!

Thank Davidsjones

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Portland Rd, Kennebunk, ME 04043-6655
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-985-4981

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