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Ming Court
Ming Court

Ming Court Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ming-court.com/
  • Email: reservations@ming-court.com
  • Phone: (407) 351-9988
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 4:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Asian, Pan-Asian
  • Executive Chef: Chef Au Thai
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Serving the Central Florida area with indoor and outdoor catering for special events, parties, receptions, weddings and other types of affairs and gatherings; casual to elegant.
  • Private Party Facilities: Ming Court has a total seating and banquet capacity of 400 and can accommodate receptions up to 600 in an area that covers approximately 6000 sq. ft. With numerous movable air wall and partitions, the restaurant can host up to 4 private meetings and 6 semi-private events simultaneously. Please contact the sales department for more information.
  • Private Party Contact: Ms. Janie Lee (407) 351-9988 x13

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Samoan Court
  • Public Transit: I-Ride Trolley - stop #24
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Complimentary on site parking.
A word from Ming Court
Ming Court has been serving the area’s finest Oriental cuisine for over 20 years. The extensive menu features authentic Dim Sum, fine Sushi, and a vast selection of innovative Wok & Char-Grill dishes, from the finest seafood and steaks, to the most popular Chinese dishes and even traditional family style cuisine. Ming Court is located within walking distance to the Orange County Convention Center and is surrounded by a beautiful Koi pond and gardens. The recipient of over twenty dining awards, the restaurant also has a variety of private dining rooms; from 20 to 400 guests for a banquet and 60 to 600 guests for a reception. Ming Court is mostly about really great food, or as the locals like to say, it’s the reason chopsticks were invented! Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "This was a wonderful restaurant, whose waitress even entertained my screaming toddler and calmed her down while providing excellent service to our group. The food was amazing. Even though the exterior was a bit thematic/kitschy, it was spacious and clean on the inside. The music provided that evening sounded ilke a recording but was--in fact--live. If I ever end up back in the Orlando area, I would definitely eat here again!"
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "Searching for a good Asian resturant and we found this on your site. It was all that, from the Koi pond to the wonderful live authentic music. Service was excellent, wonderful food, great atmosphere and superb drinks. Plenty of help to make your experience an enjoyable one."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "We ordered Scallion Pancake, Peking Duck, Ma Pa Tofu and Salt/Spicy Shrimp/Scallop/Calamari Combination. The portions were small, food was not flavorful and pancakes were greasy. The ambience was nice and our server was very friendly."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Entrance is fantastic - feed the koi- ambiance was terrific - waiters were excellent but not overbearing - they were very helpful in helping to select dishes - appetizers were relatively small and quite pricey - our table of four got one of the dishes for four which was excellent - we had the all chicken dish - desserts were delicious - overall would highly recommend."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Went on a date with my husband, Ming Court is so pretty inside and out which was the main reason for wanting to try it. The servers were so helpful and courteous, that made the dining experience much better for me."
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "Been going here for years.. always great food and service"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Great atmosphere however quality of food and service does not match. Staff is very nice but not prompt with service. Food is ok but certainly not any better or even as good as most any fast food chinese business in a mall. Far to high cost for what you get. Go with low expectations and you will not be disappointed."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "We had a large party and the Dim Sum was great, especially the Baked Pork Buns and Baked Egg Custard, which were freshly made. The Sticky Rice in Lotus Leaf was pretty good too."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "The food is awesome with lots to choose from. A definite if you like chinese food and/or want to explore new things. However, the service is pretty slow - I think there was only one waitress for the whole restaurant. Once we placed the order, the food did come out quickly, but getting drinks and ordering took some time. Went here for a business lunch which I am not sure I would recommend this place for. Again, everyone loved the food especially the basil garlic chicken served in a little heated wok pan, but it was embarassing about the slowness. All that said, I can tell you every time I am in orlando I try to go here if only for the shrimp stuffed eggplant and fried tofu."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "Highly recommend as a location close to the convention center where you can hear and have a conversation while enjoying an upscale Asian menu in a beautiful setting."
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "This was a very nice restaurant for conducting a business lunch meeting. Service was very good and waiter paid close attention to our individual needs, as well as offered great insight into dishes we were unfamiliar with. Great selection of Chinese dishes, as well as amazing looking sushi/sashimi offerings. The only issue was that the Szechuan dish I ordered wasn't spicy at all, which was disappointing. Would highly recommend this local landmark, both for its ambiance and the quality of the food."
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "Better than most of the International Drive Resturants. Close to Convention Center and can easily handle large groups. Good good."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "Every time we go we are not disappointed. The service and atmosphere is great."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "Our waiter was not attentive. We had to ask several times for drinks. He came back after a break wreaking of cigarette smoke. The shrimp in my shrimp fried rice was tiny frozen shrimp you could buy at Walmart. Our waiter did not ask nor think to split the check, though there were clearly two couples sitting at the table. We have no intention of going back."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Our waiter was very courteous and attentive. Food came out pretty quick and was delicious! It was really romantic even at 5 PM. If we're in Orlando again, we'll definitely be back."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We were seated by a huge window, overlooking the Koy pound. The service was excellent. The ambience, perfect. We had the Enchanted Dinner which included scallops (tender and made perfectly), Shrimp (scrumpciously coated and served in a sweet sauce), chunks of beef (marinated in a ginger soy sauce and a tad tough), steamed broccoli, and fried rice (with peas, bacon, and egg and quite tasteless) As this was Valentine's Day the restaurant served a heart-shaped cake, frosted and coated with shaved chocolate that was wonderful. The price was reasonable. Overall the experience was very good, though, coming from the Boston area, we're used to Chinese food that has a more flavor."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The place was quite, perfect for a conversation. The food we ordered was really good, except it was too much for two people. The waiter was good except for the fact that he didn't inform us about the Valentine's Day Special after we made our orders"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Both the food and ambience were great. The server was excellent and very help full in making it a memorable night.. Ths"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Every time we go there, the service is always outstanding as well and the food selection and taste. They have a great varied menu, including sushi, sashimi as well as huge selection of chinese dishes."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I've visited Ming Court multiple times since it first opened in 1989 and I'm happy to say that it's still consistently good. A very nice waiter named Brian took care of us and delivered the customary friendly and knowledgeable service we've come to expect at this restaurant. The roasted duck was crispy on the outside, tender inside and very tasty. We ordered jumbo prawns with honey and cashews for the first time and loved it (obviously, you must like sweet dishes to enjoy this one). Overall, another great meal at Ming Court."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Every time that I am in Orlando Ming Court is a must visit for me. The food is always great and the staff very good."
    Dined on 2/5/2014
  • "One of the best Asian restaurants I have been to. There are small plates that you can share as well. The ambiance is nice. Very nice view by the way."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "the price is little expensive, and theres no family packages menu. the serving is small. not highly recommended."
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "The food, service and ambience for everyone in our group was excellent. When I return to the Orlando area, I would return to Ming Court."
    Dined on 1/9/2014
  • "The service is professional and dishes are interesting and dependable as outstanding. Also beautiful Chinese musicians."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "Good food, maybe a touch on the sweet side. Service was good and friendly. Would be good to see more fishes from Hunan and Szechuan province."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "While many dishes were Chinese, many were a mix of Japanese, Vietnamese with a dash of American. I guess when you are in Orlando you play to a wide audience. Many of the dishes were tasteless and could have used a wok smoked stir. Maybe I'll be surprised next time."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "We have always dined at this restaurant during our stay- almost every year, in Orlando for the past 20 yrs or so--American College of Surgeons meetings, AAPI meetings or family vacation. Now we have a Condo, to spend our winter. Brought other friends, who also thanked us for introducing this restaurant. These friends have visited again by themselves. Seafood soup was very good--rather outstanding. Reception at the front desk was good."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Huge menu with many Dim-Sum choices, Chinese specials, and more. Very good food. Live Chinese music while we dined. Asian decor with koi fish pond outside."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "We had a wonderful time and we had 2 children at our table and the servers were wonderful."
    Dined on 12/19/2013
  • "We often stop for lunch but my favorite time is sunset when they turn on the outside lights by the koi pond but you can still see the koi. My favorite tables are beside the window"
    Dined on 12/18/2013
  • "This is our favorite Chinese restaurant anywhere, and one of the reasons we visit Orlando so often!"
    Dined on 11/27/2013
  • "Been going for years, the servers are all very attentive, the manager is always around....the Dim Sum and the rest too are the best!!"
    Dined on 11/17/2013
  • "Ming Court is a throwback to the days of Chinese restaurants with white table cloths. It was a breath of fresh air to dine at Ming Court. In a world where most Chinese restaurants are located in small strip malls, and serve the meals on styrafoam plates, Ming Court provided an excellent meal, with terrific service at a reasonable price. What a contrast to the buffets! We will make it a routine spot on our trips to Orlando."
    Dined on 11/20/2013
  • "Don't miss Orlando's best Sushi. The rest of the meal fantastic too. We come here every year when we are in town, and never disappointing. Only negative was no red wine glasses for an expensive bottle of wine, and no brandy snifter with a brandy aperatif. And the server didn't seem to care."
    Dined on 11/19/2013
  • "I have been a patron for over 10 years now and never the food and service never disappoints. Live oriental music, vast menue, outstanding servixce makes this a pleasurable experience."
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "For a great Chinese food cuisine, visit MIng Court, the best local place in Orlando near convention center. Always fresh ingredients prepare to the western taste."
    Dined on 11/12/2013
  • "four of us had different items and shared a fried whole sole. in my opinion this is not the best choice of fish for this dish because it is so thin. a thicker, meatier fish like snapper or grouper would have been preferred, but not on the menu. oh well, this place is good for being on a high tourist strip and reasonably priced."
    Dined on 10/27/2013
  • "We have traveled to China and really enjoy the food there. Ming Court's food was closer to real Chinese food rather than the usual Americanized Chinese food available in this country. Everything we had was excellent - three meals and three appetizers - all really good. The service was excellent as well. We can't wait to go again!"
    Dined on 11/8/2013
  • "Reservation were honored. Spring rolls were served cold, waiter corrected situation, brought hot ones back to table, hot and sour soup was the best we ever tasted. The main dishes, pan fried noodles with sliced chicken was delicious as was the moo shu pork with pancakes. Service was erratic, waiter had to many tables to service, in any case he was very pleasant and did not become unraveled when he was in such high demand. The restaurant should have bus people clearing off the tables and filling water glasses, this would alleviate the deficiency of the waiter service. With all that said I will return to this restaurant knowing certain thinks to be aware of."
    Dined on 11/8/2013