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Won Kow Restaurant

2237 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-2011
+1 312-842-7500
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“dim sum” (12 reviews)
“shrimp toast” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2237 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-2011
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 23 July 2017

We have gone here for almost 50 years .... indulge and enjoy. Quite frankly, well worth the trip. Highly recommend....

Thank scott53Wisconsin
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Nice old charm in this place as you climb up the stairs and step back in time to Some of the best Chinese food in Chicago history (Big Al Capone is rumored to have eaten here often). Try the Lucky Buddha imported beer with the...More

Thank sattelite10
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Really good Chinese food that is fresh and hot the service is excellent and the prices are surprisingly inexpensive for being I. Chicago. If in China town you need to try this old school Chinese restaurant.

Thank Roger47993
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We were taken by Chicago natives to their favorite Asian restaurant, we were delighted. Food was wonderful, very fair price and exceptional fast, friendly service. A delightful place to eat, relax and share good times.

Thank c c
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is certainly a go to for my family. The Chinese food is excellent and plentiful. We love the large tables and lazy susans to facilitate reaching for stuff. We can't say enough about the food quality...WOW WOW!

Thank MillieRod
Reviewed 20 August 2016

While the food was good, the service was creepy. That's the only word I have to describe it. The wait person seemed to appear from nowhere and suddenly be standing over you with a very high pitched voice asking strange questions. No I had not...More

1  Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I used to go here with my parents and other relatives when we visited my grandparents and aunt in Chicago in the 1950s. It was pretty good then and still is. A trip down memory lane to a place I'll go back to when in...More

Thank Jerome B
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Chose at random on our day in Chinatown. I have not had Chinese food this good possibly ever! I had Mongolian beef, sister had duck and we shared the most divine shrimp toast on earth. The place was not much to look at but the...More

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Great service, nice clean establishment. The staff was very friendly and the place was clean. It was a nice dinner for us.

Thank Amber H
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The food is always good, never had to wait to be seated. Food served quickly. The waitress was very nice. The decor is a little dated but ok. I just wonder about those that are challenged with not being able to climb the long and...More

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Nearby
Chinatown
Chinatown may be one of Chicago’s smallest
neighborhoods geographically, but it's big on
character, colors, sights, sounds, and flavors. In
this South Side neighborhood, you’ll find authentic
Chinese restaurants dotting the length of Wentworth
Avenue. After a meal of dim sum, noodles, duck or
other tantalizing food specialties, satiate your
visual appetite with dozens of public art sculptures
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:59
Saturday
09:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2237 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-2011
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 312-842-7500
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