Great Food & Very Friendly Staff. While visiting my daughter in Lake Oswego, I was hungry for Chinese Food so we decided to try Wanfu since it was in the neighborhood. My daughter wanted to try the pot stickers and we were glad she did! They were delicious. The sweet and sour chicken was just like I like it: white meat with a thin crisp breading. Our hostess was extremely friendly and efficient. She kept our water glasses and tea pot full. We'll be back!
Excellent Takeout Tonight. It's been a long time since we'd eaten food from Wanfu. We were very pleasantly surprised at how good it was. The Sesame Chicken was made with chicken breast and was excellent. Everything was fresh and delicious. They don't use MSG, which I prefer, and their potstickers are the best in town. I'm very happy the smoke from the bar doesn't waft over like it used to. We will return soon to dine in.
Fantastic shrimp fried rice!. We are another Lake Oswego family who are fans of Wanfu! We love calling in for a take-out meal, which is always prepared exactly as ordered and always high quality! We have several favorites on the menu, including shrimp fried rice, butterflied shrimp (appetizer), lemon chicken, cashew chicken, and several others. The taste and quality of their dishes have always been top notch and we have never been disappointed. We have been going here for 20 years. Actually, we celebrated buying our LO house 20+ years ago by going out to dinner at this local favorite!
We were excited to try the buffet at Wanfu however we were very disappointed in the choices on the buffett. When we sat down to eat the food we were ever more disappointed in how bland and COLD the food was.
Also, the service was horrible the waitress/owner kept disappearing. We do not recommend this restruant's buffett.
To better control the quality and freshness of our food Wanfu does not offer buffett anymore.
Same great food since they opened 20 years ago.
Having lived in L.O. since 1980 I?ve dined at Wanfu since they opened. As years gone by, it?s been the same owner and the same great food, nothing else I've tried can compare since I'm used to their food. The posticker is the best, General Tso Chicken is their signature dish. The service is friendly and helpful as always, some of the wait staff has been there for 10+ years and even watched my children grow up and I think of them as family.
After being a loyal customer for 20+ years and reading the reviews that are on here I felt the need to post this. During the recent years, Wanfu business has declined greatly, it?s no longer busy or having to wait for a table like you had to 10 years ago. This is of course understandable with the change in economy and competition from restaurants that has great financial backing.
Yes I admit Wanfu needs a little remodel but what can you do when it?s a small independent family owned restaurant? My Grandparents used to own a little diner in Seattle and I worked there when I was a teen and learned the value of money and I also saw their struggles trying to stay a float when competition like chains moved in. So I know first hand the ups and downs of owning an independent restaurant. I truly love this place, I enjoy the family environment, the familiar wait staff and most importantly the same great traditional Chinese food since they?ve opened. Yes they are a lot less busy vs. other restaurants but don?t be put off by it, there is absolutely nothing wrong with this restaurant.
If your in the mood for DOG and CAT!!!. Living in Lake Oswego now for 5 years, a group of us felt it was time to try Wanfu Restaurant. The seating was very prompt for having 5 people, not hard to accomplish when the restaurant was dead. That should have been a sign. It took 15min to get a glass of water. Another 30min to take are order. Now, I am not a very picky eater but, when five people push there plates aside with napkins covering the food you know its bad! We all had a different dish and it was all terrible. My pork fried rice had a strong fishy taste and all the dishes had a strange oily taste about them. After 2hours and 15min we all walked out with upset stomaches and parched mouths due to lack of water. I would stay far, far away from the restaurant.
Editorial Review. Takeout and popular Chinese favorites are offered daily at this Portland restaurant serving noodle, chicken, beef, pork and seafood dishes.
happy surprise. I was a little bit reluctant to try Wanfu out because it never seems that busy but the menu seemed very deliberate and thoughtful with some unique items on it, so i figured it was worth a try. The spring rolls were cheap ($2) and fresh, not fatty or oily, and the sauces they were served with seemed homemade- not the usual off-the-truck macro-asian supplier variety. It was the pot stickers that really stuck out in my mind, though. They are a must-order if you come here. Extremely fresh and lightly crunchy with deep, rustic, rich, authentic flavors. Best I've ever had. All the veggies were very fresh and the preperations light, not heavy/fatty. The service was extremely prompt and friendly, and the dinning room, though a little frumpy, was comfortable and relaxing.
Bleah. I wanted to go to Wanfu for a long time but a friend wouldn't go with me as she said it'd gone steeply downhill in the last couple years. I decided to go alone and while I can't attest to what it used to be like, I can say it was one of the crummiest Chinese buffets I'd been to in years. A sad little buffet with mostly bland food. Even the stuff advertised as being spicy weren't spicy in the least. When I was there for lunch, there were only three other people in the whole place. Now I can see why.
Good and Possibly Only Chinese Buffet in SW.
Wanfu is a nice family place to go for their lunch buffet. I find it a shame that their hours are so awkward, it seems like everytime I want to go, they are closed. What I am really interested is their lunch buffet, but again, can never seem to get to because of their 11-2 window.
I find as a teenager I am always seated in the back, away from the family crowd, and that the service given to me reflects that. We always get the check way too early, even before we are even done. We always tip, and we always are on our best behavior when we go out. I find this treatment reflected on us souly because of our age, which is a disappointment.
But again, the food is good and cheap, and is probably the most decient for this price in the SW area.
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