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Margaret Kuo's Dragon's Lair - Chinese Cuisine

Margaret Kuo's Dragon's Lair - Chinese Cuisine Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.margaretkuos.com
  • Email: kuogroup@verizon.net
  • Phone: (610) 688-7200
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Saturday: 11:30am - 3:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Afternoon Tea, Asian
  • Executive Chef: Margaret Kuo
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, High Tea, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Margaret Kuo's offers catering service for any number of guests. Please call 610-688-7200 for details.
  • Private Party Facilities: Margaret Kuo's offers 2 well appointed private rooms for parties from 6 to 30 guests. No room charge. A la Carte or Prix Fixe menus available. Minimums apply.
  • Private Party Contact: Paul Kuo (610) 688-7200
  • Entertainment: Special occasions only. Chinese New Year, New Year's Eve, Karaoke

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Louella Avenue
  • Public Transit: R5 (Wayne)
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Public parking lots are available behind the restaurant. Abundant free street parking available after 5:00pm & on Sundays. Valet available for special events.
A word from Margaret Kuo's Dragon's Lair - Chinese Cuisine
Since 1974, Margaret Kuo's Dragon's Lair is Philadelphia's original "New Menu" Chinese restaurant serving Madame Kuo's award-winning Northern Chinese cuisine. The ambiance is culturally evocative yet comfortably inviting. For true Japanese ambiance & a Nipponese menu, please visit the Akari Room Upstairs at Margaret Kuo's.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "My wife and I have been to this location many times and always have had a great meal however last week we were somewhat disappointed. The young waitress forgot an order for one of our party of four and I ordered the Chilean Sea Bass and although it was tasty it arrived barely warm from the kitchen. All our orders seemed to take a lot longer than usual. Just an off night I guess."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "A pleasant surprise - this restaurant is BYOB on certain days of the week. Fantastic!"
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "Great menu, lots of variety to choose from classic Chinese to Sushi. While it was my first time, we found the Upper Floor seating very conducive for our business meetings."
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "great peking duck - everything fresh and hot - service was a little fast so we got them to slow down"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "High prices for just okay food. Nothing exceptional."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "This is an outstanding restaurant. They have all the traditional foods prepared much better than typical local Chinese restaurants. In addition, Margaret Kuo has developed her own recipes in the traditional style that are also amazing. Peking duck was outstanding. I have been to the restaurant several times now and have never been disappointed."
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "We ordered the shrimp and vegetable tempura and it was very good..we had an early peaceful supper one Saturday afternoon..."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Always dependable...always consistently good. Great value for the quality of restaurant, food, service, and especially the wine prices which often include special discounts. Also perfect venue for a business dinner as you can actually have conversations without having to raise voice levels a notch!"
    Dined on 12/17/2013
  • "Fantastic evening. A group of 10 of us celebrating some recent success at work decided to have a group dinner at Margaret Kuo's. We made the right choice! Top notch execution from the host, wait and kitchen teams - not to mention personal visits to the table from Margaret and Warren Kuo to say hello. From the Chinese Appetizer selection - to the GIANT sushi boat, to the individual dinners selected by the team - everyone enjoyed every morsel! A wonderful experience not to be missed! PS the Black Sesame Ahi Tuna dinner on the Japanese menu is definitely the best in the area!"
    Dined on 11/13/2013
  • "It was one of those evenings when the entire place was so disorganized that the management couldn't even confirm reservations. I spite of the chaos, the food was very good."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "Fresh, authentic, sophisticated. Had the shrimp (Imperial) I believe, with a side of the best broccoli in garlic sauce (very light) that I've ever had. The service is friendly yet refined. Many additional options now with small plates available, giving the diner the opportunity to try numerous dishes. Never fails to satisfy."
    Dined on 10/22/2013
  • "This is great place and a consistent go-to for me. Love it for lunch on Saturday...quiet, atttentive service, and great food."
    Dined on 10/12/2013