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Crystal Garden

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Chinese, Asian
4711 Hiawatha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3928
+1 612-722-9358
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good50%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
28 Feb 2018
“Very average, small buffet”
29 Dec 2017
“Buffet of the Gods”
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4711 Hiawatha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3928
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

We tried this place due to the reviews on Tripadvisor. First off, the place is clean, including the bathrooms. Our beef was that even at 11:30 am the food was over cooked, soggy and unappetizing. The staff was friendly, always refilling our water and iced...More

Thank StevoinMinnesoto
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

That’s what this place should be called. Clean, tasty, fast and reasonable for lunch and dinner. But it’s not that buffet nasty that comes off a Sysco truck. The waiters wear bow ties and know your name.

Thank Muqtada_Burzynski
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We came here because a person entering recommended it. We were greeted warmly and chose the menu vs. the buffet which was largely over for our time (1:30). Our food was quickly delivered and was good. We were pleased and would return.

Thank lugojrdn
Reviewed 2 October 2016

My first time in this establishment. Went for lunch buffet with two colleagues who had been there numerous times. Buffet was as promised; good food, tasty, plentiful, & fresh. Waiter was attentive clearing away plates and refilling water. One colleague left $2 cash tip on...More

Thank MinneapolisBostonTom
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

It looks like a dive but the hot and sour soup is so good and they are always so friendly and quick with the take out orders. A great pick!

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We order from this restaurant almost every Friday. It is our favorite Chinese restaurant around this area. The staff is super friendly and they know both of us by name. Great people and great food!

Thank sloopy79
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Good local Chinese, typical lunch buffet, but the real star of this restaurant is their tangerine mock duck... The balance of the sauce is spot on, and they way they cook the dish making the mock duck a little crispy, yet not burned or overdone...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 13 May 2013

This place is near my mom's and whenever I am in town it is a must stop to get what I call the flavor of Chinese Minnesota style It has chow mein that brings back memories of the Nankin or rivals David Fongs. I have...More

Thank Zseller
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Small, neighvorhhod strip mall place. Plain decor. Cantonese and Scechwan offerings. Very good seafood dishes...inexpensive and generous portions. Skip the underwhelming appetizers.

Thank TK-zmpls
Reviewed 17 April 2013

I go here for supper at least once a month. I find the food a cut above the usual Chinese food found in Minnesota. They have decent sauces with good flavor, not just all way-too-sweet sweet or way-too-salty. I like that it's a family-owned business....More

Thank LadyPerian
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4711 Hiawatha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3928
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-722-9358
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