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Fong's Kitchen

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38 N Genesee St, Waukegan, IL 60085-4307
+1 847-244-2180
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch since it's across the street from CLC. Unfortunately I came out very disappointed. My egg drop soup was only edible, but the beef lo main was horrible. No taste whatsoever. The fried rice was also very bland. Don't waste your money and time on this place.

Thank Disc29
Moline, Illinois, Usa
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Arrived at the restaurant and only two other tables were seated. We were greeted, seated, and given menus right away. (was worried because we had read some negative reviews) As we were looking over the menus another server entered. We ordered crab rangoons, egg drop soup, lomein and beef with mixed vegetables. The new server took over our table. She... More 

Thank Victoria D
Waukegan, Illinois
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Very good entrees & super yummy egg rolls. One the the cleanest Chinese restaurants around. Service was excellent. Food prep was pretty slow but worth the wait.

1 Thank Colleen0210
Waukegan, Illinois
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015

I visit fongs a couple of times a month since i work nearby. The food is always fresh and hot. The combination fried rice has plenty of pork, chicken and shrimp. Its delicious! The chicken entrees are always tasty. My only complaint would be, they need to crisp up their egg rolls a bit more. All in all good eats.

Thank artickiss
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2015

The food is uninspiring, greasy and the service is poor. Chinese is supposed to be hot, crispy and fresh...their food is NOT!

Thank RaymondCChicago
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83 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We stopped at Fong's kitchen to have dinner about 10 minutes after 6pm , plenty of time to get our food before a show 1 block down the road at the Genesse Theatre at 8pm. Our sign of things to come should have been the waitress not understanding our egg roll order. Hard to mix up , but yes, a... More 

1 Thank Travelfamilychicago
Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015

My husband and I had tickets to a concert at a venue 1 block away from Fong's Kitchen. Since it was in the neighborhood of where the concert was, we decided to go to Fong's Kitchen (especially as it was a friday during lent - and couldn't have meat). HUGE MISTAKE. We were taken to our booth, ordered our drinks... More 

1 Thank luluinNOLA
Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

The prices are unbeatable. Something this delicious and with this large of a serving would probably cost triple in Chicago. The edamame is a must. My food came out so quickly. The raspberry lemonade is also so delicious. I would eat here every day if I could.

Thank Erin122
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 November 2014

been around for years, stop in and give it a try. all meals are very good, however their appetizers are awesome. try bbq pork and pot stickers, the BEST!!!

Thank rick h
Grayslake, Illinois
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Have been wanting to try this place for awhile, and finally did! Went for lunch, and the food was delicious, hot and plentiful! Don't let the lack of decor full you , great value and delicious food!

Thank dawn60030

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 N Genesee St, Waukegan, IL 60085-4307
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Waukegan
  • Phone Number: +1 847-244-2180

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?