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Chung Ching Restaurant

5842 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45224-2921
+1 513-541-1243
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
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“college hill” (6 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
5842 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45224-2921
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Don't visit for the atmosphere. Unless of course you like a dark, small hole in the wall. The food, however, is spectacular. Located in the "business district" of College Hill, it easy to miss as you speed along with the rest of the traffic on...More

Thank unionadvocate
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Chung Ching is amazing! The food is fresh and flavourful, and Joyce always remembers you. We love the fried dumplings and veggie rice. The decor is old, but that's part of the charm.

Thank Lara A
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We discovered this place through the recommendations of MANY friends in the restaurant industry and they weren't lying. Shared 4 entrees and 4 appetizers with friends and they were all delightful. I have seafood allergy and Joyce was great to answer my questions. You have...More

1  Thank Arissa R
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Yes, the decor in the Chung Ching Restaurant needs a makeover, but don't let appearances stop you from enjoying great food in this hidden gem that College Hill neighbors have been patronizing for at least thirty years. Joyce waits on tables and arranges take-out orders...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Husband cooks, wife does everything else in this small, family-run Chinese restaurant. BEST in the city. All food is made to order. We almost always get carryout -- about once a month -- and love the food. We've been going there for about 20 years....More

Thank M M
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I have been stopping here for over 25 years. Joyce and her husband are wonderful people! Tonight I ordered moo shy pork ! The best .

Thank bob60993
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

I am new to the area so I googled this restaurant online I wanted Chinese really bad. Anyhow, I knew I should have left the place if I didn't smell the food and the restaurant was also really dingy. I placed a takeout order the...More

1  Thank CincyChic513
Reviewed 24 July 2015

This has to be the dirtiest grossest place I have ever been. Our food smelled like to lady that cooked it. It tasted worse than it smelled. I would not recommend this place to my worse enemy. Maybe years ago this place was nice but...More

1  Thank Traveler5600
Reviewed 19 May 2015

This a favorite of ours for many years. The food is great and traditional Chinese, especially Huanese and Szechuan choices. Beer and wine are also available. It is moderately priced. The owner, Joyce, is friendly and helpful with the menu. The crispy fried rice menu...More

Thank MarkBethel_Ohio
Reviewed 8 March 2015

I have been going there fo 30 years.The quality is the best . The vegys are fresh and you can't find any dish that you won't rave about. Prices are very good. Be patient as all food is cooked to order.Sue the owner/server is great.

Thank bob60993
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5842 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45224-2921
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-541-1243
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