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315 1/2 S 16th St, Omaha, NE 68102-2231
+1 402-341-3437
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11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I'll be the first to admit King fongs prices are HIGH AS H?//...so if your somebody on a budget this isn't the place for you! For ex a simple order of shrimp fried rice will cost you at least $12 but you can go down the street and get the same thing for half the price. On the other hand... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

The decor of King Fong is well worth seeing. Elaborate carved screens and inlaide mother of pearl tables are just the highlights. Unfortunately, the food is not as good. Bland, saturated with sauces to hide the fact that the dishes contain more celery than anything else, I've had better at Panda Express.

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Thank Karen T
Omaha
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Very popular with the locals! You go here more for the attraction than the food, although the food is good, too. No elevator, you walk up a narrow flight of stairs to the 2nd floor. Intricately carved space dividers in dark wood make you think you have been transported to an ancient time. With so much re-development taking place in... More 

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Carter Lake, Ia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

We used to like this place. However, on our last visit, the service was terrible and the food mediocre. We sat at a table about two away from where the server was sitting and chatting with the customers there. Took her 10 minutes to even come over and greet us. You used to get soup with your meal, but no... More 

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Thank Carlton B
Nebraska
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

This place is pretty fun. Its like if you were in the movie "Big Trouble in Little China". Thats what this place reminds me of. The food is pretty good and the portions are nice. Its fun to take kids there because of the look and feel of the place. Its a must go place in Omaha - even if... More 

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3 Thank Brad H
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Ate here during Law School, and thereafter. (1980's) Mostly lunch, a few take outs and a dinner or two. Typical Chinese Menu and dishes. Usually quite fresh and hot. Good food--great prices. There are grooves worn in the marble steps and foyer--so you dream of the people who have walked thru the same restaurant. I believe it opened in 1922... More 

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2 Thank Robert W
Bellevue, Nebraska
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

I had a wonderful lunch here. I had the lunch special, chow mein with rice and egg foo yung. it was delicious and very reasonably priced, and came with tea. The place is the thing - it's charming old glamour. All marble tables and gilt chadeliers and stained glass. Everyone should come here at least once. If you're going to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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115 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

We heard a lot about this place and had to try it so we could experience it for ourselves. I think everything we heard was simply embellished in people's memories. The food didn't seem like anything special to us at all. The décor was interesting though, and we enjoyed wandering around and looking at various carvings and art pieces. Even... More 

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Thank CopperTravel
Chester, Virginia
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

The Chow Mein took me back to my first Chinese restaurant meal 50 years ago. Definitely worth a visit to recapture that memory.

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Thank John C
Omaha, Nebraska
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120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015

My husband and I are always in search of good Chinese food. We finally found a spot, China Taste, but they have moved and we have not found their new location. My husband, a native of Omaha, remembered King Fong, from back in the day and stated: They have the best shrimp fried rice-EVER! I was very skeptical, as he... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 1/2 S 16th St, Omaha, NE 68102-2231
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-341-3437

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