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Kwan's Original Cuisine

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Chinese, Asian
835 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR 97302-4107
+1 503-362-7711
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible21%
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“venison” (2 reviews)
“fried rice” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
Chinese, Asian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
835 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR 97302-4107
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1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 4 July 2017

This place has gone downhill. the sauce tasted like it was canned. The service was barely adequate. There are too many good restaurants in town to even try it again.

Thank BakerSM
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Where to start?? Atmosphere: dark, dirty, and in bad need of a decor upgrade. Staffing: waiter was pleasent, but missing most of the meal. The owner would give us nothing but excuses for the poor quality food and service, seemed she just did not care...More

Thank djdiver
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I don't know if they were just off that night. You get a lot of food, but the food was not good. I could've ordered the wrong thing.

Thank Idap_tx
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The extensive menu has something for everyone! So many choices make it hard to choose, but the combo meals are a great way to have several different items.

Thank Maureen E
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The food was good. The service was excellent. The waitress was very personable and attentive. The water was delicious. They use a reverse osmosis process to purify the water.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Vintage Chinese decor from a time when men wore suits and women all looked like Jane Mansfield and the martini was king. Like a beautiful woman now aged one must overlook the wear and tear the years have brought.It has style but has a tired...More

Thank Sailingiregon
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The outside of the place looks like it's right out of China. Pretty cool. The inside looks like someone had to convert a garage into a couple bedrooms and tie it into the house because of an unexpected pregnancy - kinda ramshackle and tossed together....More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Kwan's Original Cuisine has served Salem for over 30+ years. You will notice the amazing 14 foot wood carved Buddah when you walk into this friendly restaurant! Kuan makes all his sauces from scratch mainly because of the high MSG content in manufactured sauces other...More

1  Thank ROBERT M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the other day during lunch time. Good lunch prices but a limited menu. Ordered the Szechuan chicken with pan fried noodles. The dish was good, it had a lot veggies which is good for some but I would rather have more chicken. The...More

1  Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The owner never fails to welcome each guest and make them feel as if we have been invited into his home. He makes the effort to spend time with everyone. Good food and beverages

1  Thank _suzannemegetarian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 835 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR 97302-4107
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-362-7711
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