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Zeng's Garden Chinese Restaurant

4734 Main St, Shallotte, NC 28470-1880
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good22%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
27 Dec 2017
“Chinese cuisine in Shallotte deserves kudos ”
14 Aug 2017
“Average Food”
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Chinese, Asian
4734 Main St, Shallotte, NC 28470-1880
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Coming from the north, I am used to a better Chinese buffet. Of course if its unlimited food, they have it. Just not suited to my taste buds.

Thank johnnP1517ZE
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Most people who aren’t from the area can’t correctly pronounce Shallotte (doesn’t rhyme with Charlotte) but we know Zeng’s has some amazing Chinese food. My top choice is Mu Shu Pork (with steamed wrappers) with hoisin sauce smeared inside. So good I’ve consumed an entire...More

Thank vivtrip
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The food was so bad here, I wound up throwing it away. I went in to get take out, told them what I wanted, they made me a take out it container off of the buffet. I took it home, it was gross and threw...More

Thank newharley35
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We have eaten here twice. Our first time a couple of weeks ago was really good. I was surprised to have found Asian food that good. Well we decided to go back and have some of that good food. Everything on the buffet bar was...More

Thank Rick A
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Zeng's Garden doesn't seem as good as it used to. The food is rather bland, but some dishes seem overly salty. Spring rolls were on the feast side.

Thank dwnhkr
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite Chinese place hands down. Been going here since I was a pre-teen! Im 30 now! They never disappoint! Love the food! Love the service! No complaints!!!

Thank srj2386
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We always do takeout. Lots of food and always hot. This is one of best in area. I have never been in the restaurant, but its always been good.

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Only ordered soup to go. My wife had wonton soup which she said was very salty. I had hot and sour; not bad, but not much flavor.

Thank JDPNoCar
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Zeng's food is consistently good and reasonably priced with ample variety on the buffet. My only complaint is that it could sure use a little sprucing up; it's pretty dark and a little worn looking. But it's the best in our area by far and...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the familiar face at the register, the original Zeng's owner and cook is no more. They sold it and the quality of food reflects that change. It's not good as it was but it's not that bad. I've had better and...More

Thank Rissa N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4734 Main St, Shallotte, NC 28470-1880
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Shallotte
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