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I want to eat a whole fish

I have never eaten a whole fish before and feel tomorrow is a great day!

Where would you recommend for the best place to order a whole fish?

I have heard decent things about Pancho Villa, La Sirena Gorda or was thinking Bangkok Thai or Grand Szechuan? Thanks for you input:)

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La Sirena Gorda
920 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Pancho Villa Restaurant
2539 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404

Grand Szechuan
10602 France Ave S, Bloomington, MN 55431

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  1. how about: szechuan spice, evergreen chinese, tea house (dinkytown or st. paul)?

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    Tea House
    1676 Suburban Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55106

    Evergreen Chinese Restaurant
    2424 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404

    Tea House
    2425 SE University Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414

    Szechuan Spice
    3016 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408

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    1. re: soupkitten

      Skip Tea House. We ate there a couple of weeks ago (the U of M location) and it wasn't very good. It was also dirty. Sticky booths and tables and thick dust on the windowsills. The food was not great and had a LOT of sugar in it.

      1. re: sandylc

        Can you before specific? What dishes did you have?

        1. re: scoopG

          We had Szechuan Green Beans, Sweet and Sour Shrimp, and Crispy Half Duck. The green beans were tough, dry, and not very flavorful. The shrimp was brightly dyed and sugary. The duck was dry and had a leftover taste. We could have ordered more creatively, but these dishes were just bad.

          1. re: sandylc

            Well, all bets are off when ordering Sweet and Sour Shrimp in a Sichuan (let alone Chinese) restaurant.

            1. re: scoopG

              Yeah. That was hubby - tried to talk him out of it.

    2. La Sirena Gorda won't steer you wrong. Get some ceviche on the side for when you get tired of fiddling with bones.

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      La Sirena Gorda
      920 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55407

      1. I would say to give On's Kitchen a try, 1613 University Ave W. At least 6 whole fish options on the menu, and a few other options. All very good.

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          1. re: sandylc

            I would also suggest On's, the three sauce fish is incredible!

        1. Whatever and wherever you choose to eat your whole fish, just be sure to eat the cheeks. My favorite part!

          Cheers,

          Huagung

          1. thanks for all of the suggestions! we are going to on's for the first time tomorrow. i will report here or my blog.

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              1. re: mn_praline

                Shuang Cheng. Whole walleye w/ hot meat sauce.

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                Shuang Cheng Restaurant
                1320 4th St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414