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Charlie Kang's Restaurant

127 E Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4322
+1 517-332-4696
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tofu” (3 reviews)
“korean dishes” (4 reviews)
“spice level” (2 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
Asian, Korean, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly
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127 E Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4322
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is excellent as well as the service. Will accommodate your wishes into a special dish that the customer wants. Consistently great tasting food. .

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 28 May 2018

When they first opened, they were the only place that knew the difference between “hot” and “spicy”, and, today, in their new location, the Korean cuisine flavors are preserved, balanced, and not stereotypical of what others simply call “Korean”...

Thank George H
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Have something different and never be afraid to ask for recommendations. The waiter did a great job recommending three different Korean dishes. Ordered a soup like dish with tofu, alien looking mushrooms, oysters, and some other great ingredients. Well prepared, reasonably priced for a dinner...More

Thank Craig E
Reviewed 19 September 2017

For East Lansing, this place is really good! I especially love that servers are able to recommend gluten-free friendly dishes, and there are plenty of choices. The stone bowl is really good, as is the chapjae. It's a hole in the wall place, but the...More

Thank Lorelei B
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

It's been the family favorite for 30 years. Great food - fresh, fast, reasonably priced. It's one of the top 3 restaurants in Lansing area.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

After pouring over trip advisor for an hour ( maybe 2 I'm ashamed to say), I finally decided on Charlie Kane's for good American Chinese. I was overwhelmed by the huge number of Asian restaurants and quickly surmised some are very authentic. Charlie's had delicious...More

Thank Leftyjenn
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

For several years, Charlie Kang's has been our family's go-to Asian restaurant in the area. Most of our experiences have been positive. The restaurant provided a reliable and prompt delivery service for those nights when we just couldn't muster the after-work energy to go out...More

Thank scottie4851
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I went here for the first time at a friend's suggestion. She had been coming here for years and wanted me to experience this restaurant. The menu has a great selection of Chinese and Korean dishes. I decided on the Kung Pao Chicken and it...More

Thank BirdontheRoad
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I came to Charlie Kang's with my mom and daughter for an early dinner and was impressed! I liked that there were many options on the menu, although it made making up my mind a little difficult. The portions are wonderful! My dinner filled me...More

Thank nicholee350
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This was my favorite place. It's where I went for every birthdays/graduation/etc. but lately the food (I've only ever gotten the Bulgogi and egg rolls). I convinced my office to go there and each time I've found the meat overly fatty! Like half fat...gross. Sigh...More

Thank Jenny L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 E Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4322
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  East Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-332-4696
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