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Chinese food for Thanksgiving?

saeyedoc Sep 17, 2009 11:16 AM

We'll be coming back for the holiday to visit my family. Instead of traditional dinner, I was thinking it might be fun to go out. They live in Cherry Hill, but would be willing to travel across the bridge.
Does anyone know of a good Chinese restaurant that would be open for Thanksgiving dinner? It would be nice if it was a step or two above hole-in-the wall, but food quality is the main concern.

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    superslug RE: saeyedoc Sep 17, 2009 02:29 PM

    Try Ken's Seafood. They have lots of different types of food and not just seafood. My feeling is that MOST of the Chinese restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving.

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    1. re: superslug
      gakski RE: superslug Sep 20, 2009 09:08 AM

      Lee How Fook at 219m N. 11th St. has wonderful food, communal eating tables with a Lazy Susan, and is a BYOB. Try the Sea Bass & great hot pots!!!

      1. re: gakski
        thehungrything RE: gakski Sep 20, 2009 03:33 PM

        All of Philadelphia chinatown will be open. I second both of the recommendations above. There is a lot of variety of Chinese restaurants from authentic Shanghainese with soup dumplings and hand pulled noodles, real Szechuan cuisine, the usual cantonese done extremely well. There is also Burmese, Thai, Vietnamese, and Malaysian. What type of food do you like?

        1. re: thehungrything
          saeyedoc RE: thehungrything Sep 21, 2009 01:53 PM

          I like it all, especially Szechuan (which I have when we go to NY to visit my daughter). Looks like my sister meddled in Thankgiving, so we're having the traditional stuff, will have to have Chinese another night.

          1. re: saeyedoc
            hungry100 RE: saeyedoc Sep 22, 2009 08:25 AM

            For Szechuan, you might want to try Szechuan Tasty House. Hot and spicy deliciousness!

            1. re: saeyedoc
              thehungrything RE: saeyedoc Sep 22, 2009 07:36 PM

              I like Chun King Garden for szechuan. You do have to make sure they know you want the food szechuan spicy, if you really do.

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