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Mr. Chen's Authentic Chinese Cooking

1917 Hoover Ct, Hoover, AL 35226-3606
+1 205-824-8283
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1917 Hoover Ct, Hoover, AL 35226-3606
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

I live by their General Tso's chicken, a little extra spicey! Excellent never bad! My wife enjoys many different dishes!

Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Came to B’ham to visit my best friend. We were trying to get over colds, and didn’t feel up to eating out, so I went on Trip Advisor to see the best Chinese restaurant. We were in the mood for some soup & what is...More

Thank Christine Z
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I come to Hoover, AL often for work. I searched for good Cantonese food and found Mr Chen's. Very tasty, well priced and good service. Very nice experience!

Thank mmorais
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is in a huge Asian food supermarket. Menu is very authentic, and not an " American Chinese" which we very often see. Each dish comes as a big portion. Therefore they are very cheap for the amount. Totally different experience from ubiquitous Chinese...More

1  Thank Masumi Y
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Good, good, good food and friendly service, I always try to eat here when on Birmingham, Love the soups ,

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 19 May 2017

It's not buffet, but they give a lot more than you eat. It is worth the money and the food is excellent!

Thank David B
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Easter Sunday lots of restaurants in Birmingham closed but we saw this one inside an Asian grocery and decided to try. Service was excellent and waiter made sure we were completely happy with our meals. I had Garlic Shrimp w/Blackbean sauce and it was delicious....More

Thank WellDressedMan17
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Owner/chef is actually from Taipei (capital of Taiwan) and not a different type of Asian claiming to be "Chinese." Would have given a 5 but the chefs real skill are not shown through the menu and also not the prettiest looking place. Once the owners...More

Thank skankymonk
Reviewed 10 February 2017

My wife and I dined twice during our recent visit to Birmingham, AL from the cold north Southbury, CT. The wonton soup was homemade and outstanding. I dined on the Moo Goo Gai Pan which you can see in the photo below. outstanding service good...More

1  Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Really great food here and an intimate nice setting for a casual restaurant. Best time to go is for lunch if you want some great deals that include the free soup and egg roll. My only complaint is the hot mustard packs - this place...More

Thank dolfandoug
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18 August 2015|
Response from uabericm | Reviewed this property |
Cottagecakery, I can't speak for Mr. Chen's but you can check online for their menu. I tried sharing the link, but TA doesn't allow it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1917 Hoover Ct, Hoover, AL 35226-3606
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Hoover
  • Phone Number: +1 205-824-8283
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