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My Yen

74 Belair Road, Hawthorn

Telephone 08 8271 9077

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Serving Asian & Chinese.

Average of 18 reviews

  • 3.5 / 5 Food
  • 2.8 / 5 Ambience
  • 2.6 / 5 Service
  • 3.9 / 5 Value
  • 12.8 / 20 Overall
 
 

Opening Times

Monday

5pm - 10pm

Tuesday

-

Wednesday

12pm - 2:30pm

5pm - 10pm

Thursday

12pm - 2:30pm

5pm - 10pm

Friday

12pm - 2:30pm

5pm - 10pm

Saturday

12pm - 2:30pm

5pm - 10pm

Sunday

5pm - 10pm

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20
  • Food: 5
  • Ambience: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5

Anonymous: 12 years, 3 months ago – Link & Share

To die for! Second to none! The Best Chinese Food in Adelaide. We are from the northern suburbs and would not hesitate traveling there at least once a month for a good feed! We have had Chinese New Year celebrations there for the last 5 years, make that six come 7 Feb 2007! Highly recommended!

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17.5
  • Food: 4.5
  • Ambience: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5

Ness: 8 years, 1 month ago – Link & Share

i like the takeaway here. the owners are so nice!

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17
  • Food: 4
  • Ambience: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 5

Kim: 12 years, 5 months ago – Link & Share

You know it's a good Chinese restaurant when it's filled with Asians. This is one of the ones people come from the other side of town to dine at. Best thing is it's one of the most reasonably priced restaurants and often we've gone in for a meal for 2 people and paid only about $20 for dinner (total). Service can be better but not bad overall.

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16.5
  • Food: 4.5
  • Ambience: 3
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 5

may84: 9 years, 10 months ago – Link & Share

Fantastic value for money, plenty of variety, pleasant polite staff. Would definitely dine there again.

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16.5
  • Food: 4.5
  • Ambience: 4
  • Service: 3
  • Value: 5

BJ The Food Critic: 9 years ago – Link & Share

Certainly one of Adelaides best all round chinese experiences. Sure, you walk in and the decor is dated, BUT it has that traditional Chinese lure that you soon makes you realise it's not about pretty tables and chairs, but good old fashioned chinese food. 2 Menus, Traditional Chinese & Modern Chinese, both acceptable. ENTREE: Steam Dim Sim, certainly portioned well, tasty, fresh and a good gauge of whats to come. (served with bonus complimenary prawn chips) MAINS: Crab Yei Mein, a tasty little number, simple yet effective, carrying crab flavour a plenty, generous in portion size, and not greasy in the slightest. Lemon Chicken, 2 whole chicken breasts, lightly battered, sliced, and with with quality cuts not overcooked or over sauced. DESSERT: Deep Fried Ice cream. Perfectly portioned, suspect it was deep fried and then re-frozen which was a little dissapointing, but I hardly had room anyway :P. OVERALL: Cute yet cliche chinese 80's decor, vibrant atmosphere, great menu selection including a great looking banquet, BYO, pretty slow on the service, but a friendly reminder here and there helps push things along, and at the end of the night, table fo 4, 2 bottles of BYO ALL for $100!!! Amazing value!!!! Don't hold any expectations and you won't be dissapointed with a very affordable, tasty, generous night out which will no doubt see you going back for more.

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16.5
  • Food: 4.5
  • Ambience: 4
  • Service: 3
  • Value: 5

BJ The Food Critic: 9 years ago – Link & Share

I saw with my own eyes a fresh Lobster, hand picked by a table, and it was HUGE and certainly still alive!!!! So frozen lobster, not on my visit.

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16
  • Food: 3.5
  • Ambience: 4.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4.5

nickki: 9 years, 1 month ago – Link & Share

Food are tasty with authentice chinese cooking. The cheapest lobster you may get from here! (but frozen one). still yum!

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15
  • Food: 5
  • Ambience: 2
  • Service: 3
  • Value: 5

Anonymous: 10 years, 10 months ago – Link & Share

Great cheap Chinese food. Don't let the cheap prices fool you! This is a classic case of disproving the whole 'you get what you pay for' belief. I have been here on more than 10 occasions and each time, I've walked away full and my wallet hasn't suffered for it, either. The only thing is when you organise a big function, with mass banquets, then the servings become smaller in size and the quality drops off a bit. But no such problems for smaller outings! Wouldn't recommend the Peking Duck though, their pastry isn't as nice as other places- a bit too much dough. Would recommend the Buddha Vegetarian Hot Pot, Hot & Sour Soup, Lobster Fried E-Mein. All very lovely dishes.

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15
  • Food: 5
  • Ambience: 2
  • Service: 3
  • Value: 5

Never Disappointed: 10 years, 8 months ago – Link & Share

Never been disappointed. Coming from an asian, it's the best value and tasting chinese restaurants in Adelaide. I took my relatives from Melbourne (the Asian food capital), and they even commented on how yummy the food was and how cheap it was compared to Melbourne chinese restaurants. So much so, they returned again (particulary for the shark fin soup) before going home. I highly recommend the Mud Crab with ginger and shallot in YiMei (noodles) - when in season. The succulent crab meat is juicy and sweet with freshness. The YiMei is exquisite and to die for! This dish is finger-licking good, so make sure you have clean hands =) Also, the shark fin soup is the best in Adelaide, particularly with shredded chicken! It's packed with flavour and depth. The shark fin is crunchy and generous as shark fin soup should be, unlike other restaurants I've been to. There are more dishes to sample. Like another reviewer has commented, ask for authentic Chinese/English menu. There's more variety and genuine dishes to offer than the standard menu.

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14
  • Food: 4
  • Ambience: 3
  • Service: 2
  • Value: 5

Ethan: 11 years, 11 months ago – Link & Share

My favourite restaurant for chinese cuisine in Adelaide. The schezuan dishes are exquisite, and so is the crocodile dish served here. SECRET: MAKE SURE you ask for the menu which has things written in chinese as well as english. They have two sets of menus in this place. One of them is only in english, and it differs from the menu which has both english and chinese written on it. WATCH OUT! Good Points: 1) FOOD is awesome. Heaps of variety, and everything I have tried so far has tasted great. My Asian friends love it too, and that cannt be a bad thing! 2) CHEAP AS! The final bill never ceases to surprise me! Its always less then what I expect it to be after a huge meal including drinks, and dessert... Not so Good Points: 1) SERVICE is average at best. The staff are friendly but there is a bit of communication gap at times, which is fun sometimes, but does get a bit irritating on other occasions. 2) AMBIENCE needs an uplift. OK, it dosnt REALLY matter to me, and most other people, but there are some who want to eat someplace really nice, and better lighting and furniture always helps.

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14
  • Food: 4.5
  • Ambience: 2
  • Service: 2.5
  • Value: 5

rah: 10 years, 2 months ago – Link & Share

For those of you who enjoy good food, and appreciate good value, put this on your list. I have always found the food to be of a high standard, for the 1st timer I would recommend any of the hotpots, but don't be afraid to step out of your comfort zone, as this place will amaze and excite you. Sure you can pick fault with the decor, but the food speaks for itself. I reckon you will find something on the menu that will drag you back time and again.

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13
  • Food: 4.5
  • Ambience: 3
  • Service: 1
  • Value: 4.5

d-m-d: 9 years, 1 month ago – Link & Share

FOOD: Delicious and fresh. Personal favourites include salt and pepper chicken (off asian menu), sweet and sour chicken, lemon chicken and fried rice. SERVICE: Language gap and cultural differences. Meals do not come out and same time and always have to ask. Slow to serve takeaways, so always dine in. AMBIENCE: restaurant needs re doing and new furniture, paint and decorations. VALUE: very cheap able to share dishes and pay $10 each Recommemded for food only, so BYO patience!

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