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Nov 23, 2010 08:53 AM

The Best Chinese in Flemington, NJ?

I've been in the Flemington area officially a year now and I seem to strike out on Chinese Food. I haven't found any actual restaurants, it only seems like there are lousy take outs everywhere. Can somebody help me?

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  1. Sad to say that lousy Chinese food is about all Flemington has to offer. I don't know the names of any of them, but the three that we go to are as follows: on Main Street in Flemington, on Walter Foran Blvd, and on Route 202 South across from Copper Hill School. They are all just OK. There is a buffet sit-down Chinese restaurant in Flemington on Route 12 right at the entrance to the outlets. I have never been because it looks dingy and scary, but other people have told me they like it. If you go, please report back.

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    1. re: madgreek99

      Not that any Chinese take out is extraordinary, but we like the one on Walter Foran. China Moon is it's name.

      1. re: nkslover

        I have to reluctantly agree that China Moon may be the best Chinese (or Chinese-American) restaurant in Flemington. It's average at best but I've had pretty decent take out from this restaurant and the prices are definitely right.

        If you're up for some authentic Chinese food, there is a place in Bridgewater called Fortune Cookies (or maybe it's Fortune Cookie) that may interest you.

        1. re: ambrose

          Ambrose - Where is Fortune Cookie(s)? I work in Bridgewater area where I have 5 or 6 Thai places to choose from, but thus far have not found a decent Chinese restaurant.

          1. re: Forklaw

            Fortune Cookie(s) is at 41 Old York Road in Bridgewater. Follow the link and you can read some comments. Page down and you'll be directed to some print reviews.


            1. re: ambrose

              Thanks - definitely looks like the most interesting Chinese place in town. Will give it a try, though it's too far (and looks too interesting) for a quick lunch run.

              1. re: Forklaw

                Had dinner tonight at Fortune Cookies. Although the address is Bridgewater, it would be more accurately described as being in Raritan. I would venture to say that is the most authentic Chinese restaurant anywhere in this part of NJ. The decor is nothing to speak of but the food was very, very good and very spicy. We got several entrees to share and only one was disappointing (the scorched rice and squid). Will definitely be back.

                Fortune Cookie
                41 Old York Rd, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

                1. re: madgreek99

                  I saw a write up in the Star-Ledger about that place quite a while back & they basically said the same things you did. I have GOT to try it. Would you mind telling us what you ordered besides the squid dish?

                  1. re: flourgirl

                    Sure - we got the pan fried dumplings, the wood ear chicken, mongolian shrimp (very spicy), and the scorched rice with squid. As mentioned earlier, everything was great except the squid which was mushy and bland. We consider ourselved adventurous eaters, but at Fortune Cookie adventurous eating is taken to a new level. Frog, jellyfish, turtle, just to name a few of the Chinese delicacies offered. We played it safe!

                    1. re: madgreek99

                      Jellyfish?!? Awesome! That I have got to try! I've never had frog or turtle but I think I could give it a try.

                      That's too bad about the squid. I love a good squid dish.

    2. There's a newish place up in Branchburg Township, just past Old York Rd, called Eat'n East. Haven't been there but it was highly recommended when talking to someone about the new Indian restaurant right next door, Masala Art.

      Their yellow pages ad lists Sushi, Thai, and Chinese.

      Masala Art
      1049 US Highway 202 N, Branchburg, NJ 08876

      Eat'n East
      1041 Us Highway 202 N, Somerville, NJ 08876

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        1. re: GraydonCarter

          Nice place with good service.

          Went there with friends and I ordered the Pad Thai which came without any chile so I added some that they provided, which was very hot. Next time I'll order my food with an indication of "medium" spicy.

          The guy who ordered the sushi was very satisified and it looked good. That might be the way to go with this place.

        2. yes we go to China Moon frequently . get the combo. lots of food enough for the next day. try their lunch special too. its til 3pm.