Bill's Garden Chinese Gourmet

★★★★★

About Bill's Garden Chinese Gourmet

Hours
Monday -Friday 10:30am to 9:00pm Saturday 11:30am to 9:00pm Closed on Sunday
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don't anything with pork in it....i had the pork fried rice and i got real sick the next day.....everything else you'll do fine.\r
even though there is seating i use it only for take out because the dining area is depressing!

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★★★★★

don't anything with pork in it....i had the pork fried rice and i got real sick the next day.....everything else you'll do fine.\r
even though there is seating i use it only for take out because the dining area is depressing!

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Great Food Great Price

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★★★★★

Great Food Great Price

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They have THE best lemon chicken around! Fabulous food

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★★★★☆

They have THE best lemon chicken around! Fabulous food

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I grew up in Hawaii where chinese food was awesome... I tried other places and fell in love with Bill's chicken Lo Mein.... Yeah the decor is throw back, and you wait for the food, but if you plan it carefully, you can walk in and run out food with food in hand.... Bills garden in definitely a treat for me and my family... We're ordering it TONITE...

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★★★★★

I grew up in Hawaii where chinese food was awesome... I tried other places and fell in love with Bill's chicken Lo Mein.... Yeah the decor is throw back, and you wait for the food, but if you plan it carefully, you can walk in and run out food with food in hand.... Bills garden in definitely a treat for me and my family... We're ordering it TONITE...

Pros: tasty, yummy and local

Cons: parking and wait timew

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Bill's is great. It has been a neighborhood staple for years. We love the fried rice and if you like chow mein, it's great here. This is not your gourmet Asian restaurant; there are plenty of those that are also amazing. This is your hole in the wall, family owned take out like your parents used to bring home when they didn't want to cook. Bill and his family are great. The place seems run down because it has been there so long. DON'T be fooled though...the kitchen is VERY clean and Bill makes sure to keep everything clean. If you plan to eat there, don't do it when you're in a hurry. Most business comes from carry out so table service during busy hours can take a little longer. Call ahead or stop in. Bill has chairs to wait and a paper to read. It's delicious! I highly recommend trying it at least once!

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★★★★★

Bill's is great. It has been a neighborhood staple for years. We love the fried rice and if you like chow mein, it's great here. This is not your gourmet Asian restaurant; there are plenty of those that are also amazing. This is your hole in the wall, family owned take out like your parents used to bring home when they didn't want to cook. Bill and his family are great. The place seems run down because it has been there so long. DON'T be fooled though...the kitchen is VERY clean and Bill makes sure to keep everything clean. If you plan to eat there, don't do it when you're in a hurry. Most business comes from carry out so table service during busy hours can take a little longer. Call ahead or stop in. Bill has chairs to wait and a paper to read. It's delicious! I highly recommend trying it at least once!

Pros: delicious food, reasonable prices, family business

Cons: expect to wait a little longer than quoted

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Bill Chinese is so good. We learned about it from friends- so glad we did. My favorite is General tao's- cream cheese wontons are amazing too!

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★★★★☆

Bill Chinese is so good. We learned about it from friends- so glad we did. My favorite is General tao's- cream cheese wontons are amazing too!

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Since we moved into the neighborhood, Bill's has become our favorite Chinese fix. We love their food--especially the portion sizes. They always pack the food into the containers--practically overflowing! There is often a wait for your food when you go to pick it up, but it is worth the wait!

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★★★★☆

Since we moved into the neighborhood, Bill's has become our favorite Chinese fix. We love their food--especially the portion sizes. They always pack the food into the containers--practically overflowing! There is often a wait for your food when you go to pick it up, but it is worth the wait!

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I am 32 years old and have been eating at Bill's Garden since I was a student at Roosevelt. My husband and I live in Apple Valley now. We still will travel to Minneapolis when we get the urge to eat chineese. We have eaten at hundreds of places and nothing compared to Bills. We usually order the Chicken Fried Rice, Beef-Lo-Mein, Chow Mein, Beef & Broccoli, Chicken Wings, Egg Rolls, and Cream Cheese Puffs. My husband and I are very pickey eaters. The rice is not filled with peas and carrots. Bill won't skimp on the beef or chicken when you order beef n broccoli ot lo-mein. You get lots of food that tases good and keeps you coming back for more. Bills and his family take pride in theor food. Bill is warm and friendly. He stays in the kitchen cooking so some people may think he is not warm and friendly. Listen, I would rather have him focus on my food than to ask me how my day is going. Call in your order...They will tell you 20 minutes...Be sure to arive there in 20 minutes and your wait will be only about 10 minutes more. I have introduced every friend and co-worker to Bills and they are addicted. They agree that they have never found any chineese better than bills. Parking sucks. you may have to walk 1/2 block to get to Bills, however, it is in a residential neighborhood so you will need to accept that. The building is ugly and the dining area has that 1970's look to it. We take orders to go. Chineese is better curled up infront of the TV on a movie night, I think....It's important to note that this place is ugly but clean. Bill and his family keep a clean kitchen and clean dining area. That means a lot to us. Trust me try this place....Everything on the menu is great...expecially for you picky eaters.

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★★★★★

I am 32 years old and have been eating at Bill's Garden since I was a student at Roosevelt. My husband and I live in Apple Valley now. We still will travel to Minneapolis when we get the urge to eat chineese. We have eaten at hundreds of places and nothing compared to Bills. We usually order the Chicken Fried Rice, Beef-Lo-Mein, Chow Mein, Beef & Broccoli, Chicken Wings, Egg Rolls, and Cream Cheese Puffs. My husband and I are very pickey eaters. The rice is not filled with peas and carrots. Bill won't skimp on the beef or chicken when you order beef n broccoli ot lo-mein. You get lots of food that tases good and keeps you coming back for more. Bills and his family take pride in theor food. Bill is warm and friendly. He stays in the kitchen cooking so some people may think he is not warm and friendly. Listen, I would rather have him focus on my food than to ask me how my day is going. Call in your order...They will tell you 20 minutes...Be sure to arive there in 20 minutes and your wait will be only about 10 minutes more. I have introduced every friend and co-worker to Bills and they are addicted. They agree that they have never found any chineese better than bills. Parking sucks. you may have to walk 1/2 block to get to Bills, however, it is in a residential neighborhood so you will need to accept that. The building is ugly and the dining area has that 1970's look to it. We take orders to go. Chineese is better curled up infront of the TV on a movie night, I think....It's important to note that this place is ugly but clean. Bill and his family keep a clean kitchen and clean dining area. That means a lot to us. Trust me try this place....Everything on the menu is great...expecially for you picky eaters.

Pros: Best Chineese Food Ever

Cons: Parking, Wait-Time, Not Open on Sundays

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Bill's Garden has been in Minneapolis for 23 years! Many did not notice or you would have known that they have the best food in this are. They serve good chow mein which is one of the best dish and kung pao chicken as well. Their price are more than reasonable how ever they do not ave much of a fancy dine in. Their cream cheese wontons are one of the best that I have tried. It is however cheaper than buying mcdonalds and you can even get it for a healthier meal with a cheaper price. I can't stop myself from just not going back at least 3 times a week for their food. They are mouth watering as well as their portion are big enough for two! Try bill's garden and you will like how they make their recipe!

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★★★★★

Bill's Garden has been in Minneapolis for 23 years! Many did not notice or you would have known that they have the best food in this are. They serve good chow mein which is one of the best dish and kung pao chicken as well. Their price are more than reasonable how ever they do not ave much of a fancy dine in. Their cream cheese wontons are one of the best that I have tried. It is however cheaper than buying mcdonalds and you can even get it for a healthier meal with a cheaper price. I can't stop myself from just not going back at least 3 times a week for their food. They are mouth watering as well as their portion are big enough for two! Try bill's garden and you will like how they make their recipe!

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For those that don't like Bill's Garden its because they are used chain restaurant Chinese food. The people working in the kitchen are not Bill's is awesome. While yes, if they tell you it will take 20 minutes, it really takes 40-50 minutes, but totally worth it. Every little bite is incredible. As a New Yorker, I judge Chinese food very critically. In my book, Bill's Garden wins.

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★★★★★

For those that don't like Bill's Garden its because they are used chain restaurant Chinese food. The people working in the kitchen are not Bill's is awesome. While yes, if they tell you it will take 20 minutes, it really takes 40-50 minutes, but totally worth it. Every little bite is incredible. As a New Yorker, I judge Chinese food very critically. In my book, Bill's Garden wins.

Pros: Best Chinese in the Twin Cities.

Cons: It does take longer than they tell you it will.

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Bills is our favorite Chinese restaurant in the Minneapolis - their sesame chicken is always so crispy and golden brown - they pack the sauce separately so the chicken doesn't turn to mush. deff plan to take out, the dining area isn't much to look at. our only complaint is that you can easily wait an hour for the food, even when they say 25 mins and yet..it's so good...we find ourselves going back for more every time!

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★★★★★

Bills is our favorite Chinese restaurant in the Minneapolis - their sesame chicken is always so crispy and golden brown - they pack the sauce separately so the chicken doesn't turn to mush. deff plan to take out, the dining area isn't much to look at. our only complaint is that you can easily wait an hour for the food, even when they say 25 mins and yet..it's so good...we find ourselves going back for more every time!

Pros: yummy chinese food

Cons: long wait

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Do not eat here!!!!!!!!! First, we ordered small portions but were charged for (and given) large. This would have been fine except that we realized we didn't even want to eat it for one dinner much less 3. Also, when we got home we discovered we did not get what we ordered. In addition, they told us the food would be ready in 20 minutes and we finally got it an hour later.

The General Tso's tastes like frozen, fried chicken pieces drizzled with sauce from a jar. And, the wontons (although themselves fine) do not come with sauce. Everything else was flavorless but edible I guess, just not what we ordered.

The atmosphere is strange; the place is nearly deserted. It is unfortunate that this place is abusing its location in an area with few dining choices.

P.S. No fortune cookies.

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★☆☆☆☆

Do not eat here!!!!!!!!! First, we ordered small portions but were charged for (and given) large. This would have been fine except that we realized we didn't even want to eat it for one dinner much less 3. Also, when we got home we discovered we did not get what we ordered. In addition, they told us the food would be ready in 20 minutes and we finally got it an hour later.

The General Tso's tastes like frozen, fried chicken pieces drizzled with sauce from a jar. And, the wontons (although themselves fine) do not come with sauce. Everything else was flavorless but edible I guess, just not what we ordered.

The atmosphere is strange; the place is nearly deserted. It is unfortunate that this place is abusing its location in an area with few dining choices.

P.S. No fortune cookies.

Pros: We did not die from this experience.

Cons: Service is slow and you will be ignored, Ambience, Parking, Ummm . . . Food

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You may not be too impressed with the decor... but Bill's makes, without a doubt the very best fried rice on the planet. I am very choosey when it comes to fried rice, and any time I try someone else's, I can't help but compare it to Bill's. No one can touch it! Go for the rice, stay for the chicken wings, sweet and sour chicken, and garlic chicken. MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM Good!

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★★★★★

You may not be too impressed with the decor... but Bill's makes, without a doubt the very best fried rice on the planet. I am very choosey when it comes to fried rice, and any time I try someone else's, I can't help but compare it to Bill's. No one can touch it! Go for the rice, stay for the chicken wings, sweet and sour chicken, and garlic chicken. MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM Good!

Pros: Excellent food, great prices too.

Cons: parking not so great. Ambiance has much to be desired. Always take out.

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The best food here is their chicken wings. The shrimp fried rice has little to no shrimp. The lunch combo specials are a good value. Don't forget to ask for napkins, they never give any without request, and they charge extra to dine in.It is however the best Chinese food in the neighborhood. Jan's on lake street taste better.

PROS: Chicken wings
CONS: Pay more to dine in, Napkins only available on request

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★★★☆☆

The best food here is their chicken wings. The shrimp fried rice has little to no shrimp. The lunch combo specials are a good value. Don't forget to ask for napkins, they never give any without request, and they charge extra to dine in.It is however the best Chinese food in the neighborhood. Jan's on lake street taste better.

PROS: Chicken wings
CONS: Pay more to dine in, Napkins only available on request

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Bill's doesn't look that great from the outside in a pink and mint green building... but YOWZAS the food is DEE-Lish!

The Garlic Broccoli is a must try and the fried rice is great too! Its so inexpensive and yummy and they really pack the food into those little boxes!

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Bill's doesn't look that great from the outside in a pink and mint green building... but YOWZAS the food is DEE-Lish!

The Garlic Broccoli is a must try and the fried rice is great too! Its so inexpensive and yummy and they really pack the food into those little boxes!

Pros: Ugly building, Not cozy to eat at

Cons: Cheap!, Tasty!, CHEAP!

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No matter what area of town I am going to I always have friends ask "Could you pick up Bill's?" Friendly service, AWESOME food, great prices...who could ask for more?

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★★★★★

No matter what area of town I am going to I always have friends ask "Could you pick up Bill's?" Friendly service, AWESOME food, great prices...who could ask for more?

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My husband and I just moved to the neighbohood and were sick of chain restaurant chinese food. After stopping at Bill's the first time we were hooked!!! This is a family owned business and everything is made from scratch. None of that greasy lump in your stomach food. Even if we move to the other side of the metro, we will still make a trip to Bill's at least once a month. Everyone should treat themselves to Bill's lo mein, sesame chicken and cream cheese wantons!!!

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★★★★★

My husband and I just moved to the neighbohood and were sick of chain restaurant chinese food. After stopping at Bill's the first time we were hooked!!! This is a family owned business and everything is made from scratch. None of that greasy lump in your stomach food. Even if we move to the other side of the metro, we will still make a trip to Bill's at least once a month. Everyone should treat themselves to Bill's lo mein, sesame chicken and cream cheese wantons!!!

Pros: Inexpensive, great service

Cons: always busy

 

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