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292 Route 72 E, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-3533
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I like Tans. The staff is friendly and the restaurant clean. Food served hot and on time. My one caution is that the food hasn't been consistent. It is good, but varies in taste and seasoning. I would recommend Tans!

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Thank Michael K
St. Augustine, Florida
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123 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Tried Tan's this weekend. It was really terrible. The Wonton Soup was ok but the stuffing in the wontons very hard and chewy (pre-made and sitting too long). We ordered Sesame Chicken and Fried Rice with egg rolls. The the egg roll was hard and the inside was mushy - the sesame chicken (with 2 pieces of broccoli) was hard... More 

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Thank XNY
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

This is one of the top 10 Chinese restaurants I have visited in the United States. The hot and sour soup is the second best I've tasted anywhere. The prices are slightly higher than the completion , but still affordable and well worth it! The staff is friendly and the restaurant clean! If you live in The area, in the... More 

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Thank Michael K
Barnegat, New Jersey
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Tan's breaks from the traditional oriental eatery and offers a varied menu. We've never been disappointed in food nor service. Highly recommended!

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Thank DeckDad
Vero Beach, Florida
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211 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Moved from the area 3+ years ago and used to frequent this restaurant when we lived there. Went back on a short visit and even though the reception we received was very nice the food definitely has fallen off. Would still say it's better than most Chinese restaurants in the area but rating it to it's old self it didn't... More 

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Thank tinytots_8
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Visited their last night and was surprised how the food has changed since our last visit. Sorry to say not in a good way either, the best thing I ate was the eggroll and the Chinese noodles. The service was very good but disappointed in the quality of the food. Looks like they do a nice take out business but... More 

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Thank Bruce J
New York
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

It was good when first opened then the quality went down hill. We go to the previous Chinese restaurant since they moved next to Dunkin Donuts.

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Thank HalUS1975
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Been here a couple of times. The food is very good. Not sure why it's not very popular. Prices are reasonable. Does a lot of take-out orders while I was there. Recommend the walnut shrimp, chicken broccoli, chicken cashew and shrimp with broccoli. Egg roll was ok.

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Thank onestepab
1 review
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

I had the squirts for 2 weeks after that crap.if you don't mind destroying your intestines than this is the place for you.

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Thank Joekabibble
Barnegat, New Jersey
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120 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014

I going to have to agree with Robert H. post on tripadivsor, and that is no greetings , no Smiles , and very irritable people working there. I went back there 3 times to give them the benefit of the doubt that I know some people could have a bad day, but all 3 times were the same. Tan's Garden... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 292 Route 72 E, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-3533
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manahawkin

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