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Shiao Lan Kung

930 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2408
+1 215-928-0282
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
930 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2408
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here hungry on a Friday night a bit late. It was full of people. We loved the hot & soup soup. The pork dumplings are huge, and we had a chefs special mixed entree that was large and delicious. Lots of take out...More

Thank loribob67
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Great FOOD and great service, all meals include hot tea. Excellent place. Just happened to find it. eat there everytime I am in Philly

Thank BPFunTraveler
Reviewed 17 October 2016

For portions that are enormous, this is the place to go. Unfortunately, the food is just so-so, being mushy and oily. Granted, this may be the style of cooking from which the chef hails. The dining room is on the spartan side, and the owners...More

Thank larryderm
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We were visiting China Town and decided to enter in this little restaurant without checking my app and taken my chances. Well it turns out a clever decision. Excellent duck, nice dumplings, perfect fried rice and a nice Chinese old lady, helping us with our...More

Thank Daniel2408
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Small authentic Chinese restaurant in Philly's chinatown section. Large menu without your typical "American" options like general Tso or sesame chicken. Staff is good but don't expect an "in and out" experience.

Thank tokross
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoy this place mostly because of the friendly environment. They know us well and food is reasonably priced. specially good for after club hours. Highly recommend Chicken with black bean sauce. Yummy.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 19 June 2016

This is a small Chinese restaurant, not much decorations, but food is great. My husband eat at this place more than 30 years. Our favor dishes are salt & pepper squid, sizzling black pepper beef, beef with Chinese broccoli, seafood, Chinese eggplant and chicken with...More

Thank traveler_Yardley_PA
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Shiao Lan Kung is a really nice place for chinese. The food is better than your average chinese restaurant. It tastes and looks authentic. The serving sizes are generous, and the staff was really nice.

Thank Trey F
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Ate here while visiting Philly with family. Excellent food at a great price. Very attentive and fast service. Recommend both the steamed and fried dumplings!

Thank jenetm
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Sizzling beef is exactly that.....sizzling! The portions are huge so it's best to share. It's a local and family owned business, right in the middle of Chinatown. The mango pudding is the best mango pudding I've ever had! The staff is very friendly and hard...More

Thank Squatz
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 3:00 AM
3:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 930 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2408
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-928-0282
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