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Chef Ho's

Peking Duck Grill
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  • Chinese
  • 1720 2nd Ave, New York NY10128 40.780082 -73.950115
  • (Btwn 89th & 90th St)
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  • (212) 348-9444
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User Ratings (Based on 82 reviews)

Food 4.0 Value 3.8
Service 3.6 Atmosphere 3.5

Other Restaurant Info

(212) 348-9444
(212) 348-9445
(212) 348-9451
Delivery Take Out Visa, MC, AmEx
Daily: 12pm-11pm
Accepts Credit Cards, Catering, Delivery, Lunch, Lunch Special, Take Out

User Reviews

  • Chef Ho's

    Posted by Taryn on 09/25/2011

    The Best Sauce in Town

    I have been frequenting this restaurant for over 20 years now. I started visiting with my dad as a teenager and now I have my husband hooked! It has always been my favorite chinese food. Each dish has a distinct flavor and the food is fresh and lean. One of our favorites remains the Peacock Fantasy. As an avid chinese food eater, Chef Ho's remains the best I have ever had.

  • Chef Ho's

    Posted by Kathy on 09/13/2011

    Take out

    I ordered the bbq ribs - 4 in an order - but I ordered it anyway. Nothing but fat on the bone, never again. Athough the sesame chicken was so very fresh, not much sauce but it was delicious.

  • Chef Ho's

    Posted by Mary N on 08/05/2011

    Excellent Chinese Restaurant

    This is one of my favorite places to eat...family run. Michael, Margaret & Wing make every customer feel special....food delicious ....price right.

  • Chef Ho's

    Posted by Dave P on 05/04/2011

    Best of UES

    You know every time you go what to expect and for Chinese that's huge!

  • Chef Ho's

    Posted by picky on 02/05/2011

    Take out disappointment

    I've been a satisfied regular for about a year. However, our last order for the parchment shrimp was disappointing. Even so, what was most bothersome was their lack of apology. Far from shrimp seasoned with salt and pepper, lightly fried, and topped with ginger, as described, the shrimp were covered with a heavy flour coating of some sort which seemed to be an uncooked afterthought, as though they were so busy they weren't able to finish what they started. I sent it back. While I can make allowances for a mistake because of being unusually busy due to the weather, it was the lack of an apology and admission that the dish was not prepared properly. They refunded the cost, but they refused to at least say they were sorry. "Nobody else complained," they kept saying. That's all. "It didn't seem to occur to them that possibly other people didn't complain because they received the dish the way it was supposed to be and that mine was a mistake because they were so busy, or that sometimes people don't bother complaining-- they just don't order it again. I've only had to send food back one other time in my life. It was a French bistro. They couldn't have been nicer about it. Not only did they not charge us for the dish, they served us dessert at no charge.

  • Chef Ho's

    Posted by JC on 09/22/2010

    Too much salt

    I go back just for the Peking duck, but after last night's experience it's unlikely we'll be patronizing this place again. We had Peking duck for 2, and also ordered Chef Ho's Beef and a Bean Curd dish. Service was extremely slow. We waited a good 25-30 minutes before our duck was served. The previous time we were there, the waiter tore every single Peking duck roll that he wrapped for us so the sauce was dripping down our hands as we ate the duck rolls. This time the rolls were only partly torn. However, the beef had way too much breading and tasted more like bread than beef (not good for a highly recommended dish), and the bean curd was extremely salty. I generally like to add a lot of salt to my food, but this was even too much salt for me. The sauce on the bean curd dish tasted like it was pure soy sauce poured onto the bean curd and then they added some corn starch to thicken the sauce. I was extremely disppointed with their food and could probably get better Chinese food at a take out place.

  • Chef Ho's

    Posted by WhitCo on 08/19/2010

    Not recommended

    I just ordered in sesame chicken. It was completely burnt and they didn't even cook it in the tangey orangey sauce, it was this weird brown sauce. The egg rolll was also very overdone.

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