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Yen Ching

810 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-3094
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
15 Oct 2017
“Wonderful sustitute for an old favorite”
18 Sep 2017
“Excellent Chinese food”
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Asian, Chinese
810 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-3094
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

I took my mom to DeKalb over the weekend for a show at the Egyptian and she was sad that her old favorite Chinese restaurant had closed many years ago after they had left town. So we decided to try a "new" one, that had...More

Thank Evansthecat
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is the old style "Chop Suey" style Chinese restaurant. If that's your thing, it's not bad. I had a run in with the main waiter, who is the sister of the owner. I ordered a drink, when it came it was very weak. I...More

Thank tsmInIll
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The only thing better than the food here was the service. The Sweet & Sour Chicken and egg rolls were delicious. Great choice for Chinese food in DeKalb.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Marilyn is the owner and the staple of Yen Ching. Whenever and whatever we order is supervised by her exceptional care and service. Though Egg Fu Young is not on the menu... she will make sure it is prepared for us whenever we order it....More

Thank catjmg
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The owner is Very attentive Always make you feel like family. Love the tea and the food is always fabulous. I've never had a bad meal there .

Thank jmck1833
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The food here is exceptional! We especially love Marilyn who greets everyone with her sunny "Hello" and treats everyone like an old friend. This is definitely our "go-to" place in DeKalb for Chinese food!

Thank SThomson016
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

When Yen Ching opened it was fabulous. A 45 minute wait to be seated was not uncommon. Over the years it has most unfortunately become run of the mill. The food is still good but not as fresh as it used to be. They have...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to this wonderful restaurant for over 25 years. Absolutely our favorite Chinese dishes. Well worth the 40 minute drive from Aurora! I highly recommend the crab Rangoon and twice cooked pork.

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Not knowing the local restaurants, my friend and I happened upon this establishment. We were greeted as if we were long lost friends by our waitress. She was obviously having fun working and that made our experience all the better. She made suggestions from the...More

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Visited for business for dinner. Staff are extremely friendly and very entertaining! We had a great laugh in between dishes chatting with the two ladies that run the front of shop. Food is very nice, go hungry as there is plenty in the portions.

Thank Simply1206
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 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 - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 810 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-3094
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DeKalb
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Yelp Listing: http://www.yelp.com/biz/yen-ching-restaurant-dekalb
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