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Needed:Chinese Delivery in North Austin

tdombrow Nov 7, 2011 10:48 AM

I'm deathly ill (Most likely the plague or some horrible lung gremlin) and I'm desperate for Chinese food. I feel that it might be the only thing that could heal me. Of course I am incapacitated and therefore unwilling to drive and get it. Any suggestions on someone who could delver the sweet sweet relief of delicious Low Mein and maybe some crab rangoon?

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    julesrules4food Nov 10, 2011 05:20 PM

    Hey tdombrow-
    Are you alive? Did you find any Chinese food to help you survive?

    1. slowcoooked Nov 9, 2011 05:53 AM

      Great thread Tdombrow!

      Anyone have any luck with decent Chinese delivery in the Burnet / Ohlen / 183 zone?

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      1. re: slowcoooked
        amysuehere Nov 9, 2011 08:42 AM

        I call in to Din Ho and pick up.

        1. re: slowcoooked
          gilintx Nov 9, 2011 10:32 PM

          It looks like Shu-Shu on N. Burnet can work out a deal with you while they get their own delivery set up.

          1. re: gilintx
            rudeboy Nov 10, 2011 05:00 AM

            I was going to mention Shu Shu. I thought that they already were delivering - not totally sure. They have a good appetizer (lettuce wraps). I wish they'd step up th menu. One thing that I found was that their online menu isn't up to date. I called in an order for pickup. I would have ordered the Chinese Curry.

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          sqwertz Nov 7, 2011 06:48 PM

          Oh, sure - so you want to give your plague to some innocent delivery guy, who then delivers it to 30-40 other customers a day.

          I'm kidding, of course. But somebody did seriously use this same argument on me once when I posted something similar. So I thought I'd beat somebody else to the "punch" ;-)

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            julesrules4food Nov 7, 2011 06:22 PM

            I just had a thought. Depending on how close to the Pville border you are Great Wall Express might deliver to you. They are on 685 just a little bit past HEB and we used to get their food weekly. Their # is 990-0411.

            Great Wall Express
            1202 Fm 685, Pflugerville, TX 78660

            1. ret3 Nov 7, 2011 06:14 PM

              Rice Bowl Cafe offers deliver through eat24hours.com, which take a $3 fee. A bit slow in my experience, but well worth the wait for sinus-clearing Szechuan Beef Noodle Soup and the like.

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                brentwood Nov 7, 2011 02:15 PM

                Where exactly in North Austin?

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                  dinaofdoom Nov 7, 2011 05:04 PM

                  that was my question too.

                  i'm in waaaaaaay north austin, and i like egg roll express for my chinese food delivery needs.
                  they do charge $3 delivery, which you find a lot in this area.
                  haven't had the lo mein, but their crab rangoon is really cheap.
                  they also have a dinner special where you can add on a soup and a few things for cheap.
                  i usually get the wonton soup--the broth is bland, but the pork dumpling is huge.

                  1. re: dinaofdoom
                    tdombrow Nov 7, 2011 05:55 PM

                    Thanks for the Tip. I'm in super north Austin as well. Actually, across the street from Pflugerville, literally. I'll have to check them out. I'm willing to pay a delivery fee if it means not having to change out of my sweat pants. :)

                    1. re: tdombrow
                      julesrules4food Nov 7, 2011 06:15 PM

                      Good luck tdombrow!
                      I lived around Palmer/Yager/Dessau area for 15 years (moved to Vegas last year) and never found anything to deliver except crappy pizza! There was a Chinese place I heard of on Cameron right around 290 that delivered to our neighborhood but my son had it at a friend's one night and said it was horrible. And I did raise my son to know Chinese food!
                      Good luck, hope you feel better.

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                        dinaofdoom Nov 7, 2011 06:58 PM

                        good luck!

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                          Mike B Nov 9, 2011 09:57 PM

                          I'm pretty sure that Food Shui at Parmer/Metric delivers. Not anything special, but it might do the trick. Otherwise, I'd try to convince a friend to pick up Ho Ho and deliver it to you.

                          Food Shui
                          1700 W Parmer Ln Ste 610, Austin, TX 78727

                          1. re: Mike B
                            dinaofdoom Nov 9, 2011 10:40 PM

                            they didn't used to deliver, but maybe that is new?

                            i like their thai basil bowl with misc. proteins; i hold the jalapenos and carrots.
                            no MSG, super fast food, fresh ingredients, and microwavable containers.

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