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“Surprisingly good Chinese food ”
Review of MingHin Cuisine

MingHin Cuisine
Ranked #269 of 10,734 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

It was right on a prominent spot in China Town, and one could see the signage from a distance especially in the evening when the neon-light board was switch on.

We went there for dinner with a group of 17. We arrived a bit late due to the traffic from airport, but fortunately the restaurant kept the two big tables for us, even when they were full house with a queue at the entrance.

The restaurant featured very big dining area with modern Chinese decoration, bright and colourful but it wouldn't jump on your face. Our tables were set at a quiet corner deep into the end of the dining hall where we enjoyed more privacy than the other guests in this very popular and fully booked restaurant.

We just followed the manager's recommended menu which featured soup, steamed fish, chicken, pork chop, big prawns, Cantonese vegetables etc. The kitchen was very efficient and the service too. All dishes were extremely well cooked with very fresh ingredients and in authentic Chinese (Cantonese) style.
We were extremely happy and a bit surprised that a Chinese restaurant in Chicago offered such good food.

The restaurant seemed to o be very popular, and all tables had been occupied with still a queue at the entrance. A lot of the guests, as we saw, ordered dim sum and fried rice/noodle etc., that might suggest the place could also be a good place for a casual/quick meal.

Prices were to expensive, and we were very satisfied with the dinner. Highly recommended to give it a try should you visit Chicago and crave for some Chinese food.

Thank Philip C
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Dined here solo the night before Chicago marathon. Despite a huge party of around 6 tables of 6 diners also eating the food came pretty quickly and was very tasty. Good portions and I was offed extra rice had I wanted it- just what I needed to carb load! Free ice water and hot green tea.

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Thank member1000
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Contemporary décor accompanied by extensive dim sum menu. The restaurant is broken up into a number of smaller spaces. The main entrance is on an extensive pedestrian mall with lots of other restaurants and shops. The dim sum is an decent mix of dumplings, congees and wraps, but is surprisingly light on all vegetable dishes. The prices are very friendly as is the wait staff.

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Thank diggerdownChicago
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

We started eating dim sum 25 years ago at Hong Min of blessed memory, which closed years ago due to a fire. Since then, we have eaten at Happy Chef and Shui Wah, most recently at Triple Crown. Today we tried Ming Hin and were very well satisfied. The fish balls were the best thing we had, but steamed pork buns were very good, too; moist and on the small side; sometimes they get big and doughy. Shrimp dumplings and shrimp crepes were fine, on par with others we've had. Curry fish balls were tasty, though we prefer the ones at Original Triple Crown (not a dim sum place, but we've eaten there too--excellent jellyfish). Water chestnut pudding was a nice combination of smooth, chewy, and crisp. We had red bean cake for the first time and thought it tasted a little like bean paste cakes from a Chinese bakery crossed with a Mexican paleta. This is not a bad thing!

This is an enormous restaurant. Service was fine, food came out quickly and very hot, and the bathrooms were clean. The evening seafood menu looks terrific, and we plan to come back and try that. They also have alcohol, though on this visit we just enjoyed their strong tea.

Highly recommended for dim sum.

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Thank Mark E
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Although it's a full menu restaurant, we came here for a late lunch of dim sun (served from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm). We started with very good hot and sour soup full of delicious veggies and tofu. It was not the usual sour, though. For dim sun, served mostly in portions of three, but this varies, we had MingHin's steamed shrimp dumpling (in a rice flour wrapper) and went on to shrimp dumpling with pea tip, shrimp dumpling with green chive, deep fried crab meat and seaweed roll, pan fried green chive cake, vegetable crepe, and fried squid (like calamari). All were delicious.

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Thank John M
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