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220 W Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5926
+1 414-744-3399
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Longboat Key, Florida
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517 reviews
368 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The owner and chef have both been here 25 years. The food is very good, served fresh and never under a heat lamp. I had Mongolian beef which is the best around. Very casual, but there are exotic noodle dishes to try if you are adventurous.

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Thank DrMike60
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This restaurant is right off Layton Ave. and really has excellent simple fast food Chinese served hot, fast and plentiful. Very reasonably priced. You can eat in or take out. Portions are very large, so if you are not a big eater, the lunch portion is just perfect for dinner and you save yourself about 4 dollars. Dinner portions around... More 

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Thank Frank T
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I had to try this place since I heard such reviews that it was the worst place to try! This being said by homegrown americans, so I stopped in to try their food! I was blown away by the portions and flavor! I had not had great food like this since leaving Hong Kong some years back! The rice had... More 

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Thank ALnG_Photo
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Love the San Dong fried rice and all of the soups and noodle dishes. Dinning in is ok but we mostly do take out.

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2 Thank Kari G
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Ordered the Broccoli with Chicken dinner to share with my wife. Asked for it to be made with mild spice because even though I enjoy some spice, my wife doesn't. When delivered, it was so spicy that neither my wife nor I were able to eat it. When I brought this to the attention of the counter person, I was... More 

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Thank thel8ons
Bay View, WI
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203 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This is my husbands favorite place to order take out. Huge menue and everything we have tried is good. Absolutley love the Hot and Sour Soup!!

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Thank MurWI
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Our son was craving Happy Wok and we could not find either that or Panda Express near our hotel. We stopped in San Dong Express and were pleasantly surprised with the quality and quantity of the food. The staff will explain the entrees to you, if you have questions. Definitely will recommend this restaurant to others, don't be discouraged by... More 

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Longboat Key, Florida
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517 reviews
368 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Well priced, owned by the same family for many years and each meal cooked after order is placed, San Dong is plain on the outside and fantastically fresh on the inside. Be adventurous and try a noodle dish on the back of the menu. The owners will help you select something delish and served in a beautiful bowl (big as... More 

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1 Thank DrMike60
Bay View, WI
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203 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2013

Have eaten at San Dong Express numerous times. We love pretty much anything they make. Love the hot & sour soup!!

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Thank MurWI
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Family owned, friendly staff, mama is often at the register and papa is often your chef. Cooked up right in front of you, with the freshest ingredients! The sauces are different, probably from the owner's Korean background, and it makes a difference. I have been all over the US...east coast, the south, west coast and Canada. This is The Best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 W Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5926
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-744-3399

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