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Forbidden City Chinese Restaurant

4024 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48603-1201
+1 989-799-9340
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Closed Now
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
4024 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48603-1201
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up going to this place..I don't live in Saginaw anymore but it was the most fabulous Chinese food anywhere!! And it still is!! My sister & I visited our hometown....my sister surprised me with dinner here for my birthday.... It is every bit...More

Thank laura99rq
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Your average take out place, not was wrong it just wasn’t amazing. Wish delivery was available, but I wasn’t familiar with the area and just needed some quick food.

Thank Tracy E
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We looked on Trip Advisor to find this one. My brother has lived there all his life and when we told him we ate here, he said he's never disappointed. The food wasn't the best Chinese we've ever eaten, but it is a solid 4...More

Thank ransal1
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I've been coming to Forbidden City since I was a small child. Their quality food has stayed consistent all these years. My family loves this restaurant.

Thank AnnieTapp
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I love this place. The food and service is wonderful. I also love the fact that there are no televisions. I am so tired of TV noise in the background when I'm visiting with my dinner partners. So this place is refreshing.

Thank Herta100
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Even if you love onions you will NOT like the dishes here. They are over loaded with ONIONS !! It was in the past a great place to eat. We will not be back.

Thank 515any
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

This is a full service Chinese restaurant. By that I mean they do a big carry-out trade but it is also a comfortable place for dinner and drinks. I love the lemon chicken and the Forbidden City shrimp.

Thank Marley T
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Family favorite - Sizzling rice soup is difficult to find in many restaurants because its labor intensive. But this restaurant always have the authentic soup and our other entrees were just as good. My only suggestion is to offer brown rice, along with the white...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This place is "Old School" Chinese dining. If you remember eating upscale Chinese food in the 1970s era, you don't need a "time machine" to re-live this experience. Unfortunately the dinner prices here have jumped to 2025 levels. The portions are smallish, however back in...More

Thank flintjarvis
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Love both the shrimp fried rice & pepper steak. These are usually the only 2 items I will order from any Chinese restaurant. My wife enjoys orange chicken. Forbidden City has been in Saginaw in the same location for over 25 years, so they must...More

Thank jeffrey l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4024 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48603-1201
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saginaw
  • Phone Number: +1 989-799-9340
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