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Cathay Chow Mein

5457 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55419-1958
+1 612-824-3358
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24 Jul 2017
“Great WonTons - Sesame Chicken eh”
23 Aug 2016
“Great Food”
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Chinese, Asian
5457 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55419-1958
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Tried this longtime neighborhood take out in a hot July Saturday night- First I was struck by the stifling heat inside - maybe the AC was broken but almost made me leave. I ordered Sesame Chicken- for one- provided in a generous quart container. Sadly...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 24 August 2016

very impressed. gal from work whose family has been going there for 50 years recommended. I must agree- great food. Chow mein, house fried rice, chicken lo mein,cream cheese puffs and chicken wings, all good and NOT greasy in the least. Alot of food for...More

Thank ntqnut
Reviewed 3 December 2015

My mother used to pickup chicken chow mein from Cathay's in 1960's. It has been a favorite of mine ever since. We have placed large party size orders for my mother's birthday and it has been a hit every time.

Thank dlrcat
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Take-out only. No atmosphere, but the best chinese in Minneapolis. Modestly larger orders include free wontons.

Thank Charlie L
Reviewed 16 September 2014

The chicken chow mein is so good! It is a clear sauce with white meat chicken and celery. I always order mine easy on the celery. The taste is consistent and the orders are always ready in ten minutes. The cashier is always sweet and...More

Thank Maia M
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Average at best. We ordered from Cathay and although nothing was terrible, I just didn't care for it at all. I ordered the chicken stir fry, and the chicken itself was fine, but the selection of vegetables and the sauce weren't good. We all enjoyed...More

Thank fishyflaca
Reviewed 25 June 2014

My family have been buying lunch here on Sundays on the way home from church since the early 70s. The food is great and the staff is wonderful. There is one woman who knows my parent's mobile number and greets them by name. They always...More

Thank Ontheroad5056
Reviewed 3 September 2012

I've been eating this Chinese food since I was little. Our family started going here when I was super young and I'm now 30 years old and it's probably the best Chinese take-out I've ever had! Literally is a hole-in-the-wall, like another reviewer said but...More

Thank Phoenix973
Reviewed 6 November 2011

This hole-in-the-wall Chinese Take-Out joint has been in business for over 60 years, and it's easy to see why: They have a menu of only about 25 items, no more, and they do them exceptionally well. Don't expect any place to sit and be served...this...More

Thank DaveR19
Reviewed 22 September 2011

My family has been going to this take-out restaurant for over 50 years! I live in Wisconsin but I have 3 brothers who live in the Minneapolis area and every time I come to town I pick up Chicken Chow Mein for the entire family....More

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Open Hours
8:00 PM - 11:00 AM
8:00 PM - 11:00 AM
8:00 PM - 11:00 AM
8:00 PM - 11:00 AM
8:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5457 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55419-1958
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-824-3358
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