Cheng’s Asian Bistro

Cheng’s Asian Bistro

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Once an Asian buffet, Cheng’s Asian Bistro has turned back into an Asian restaurant serving up a mix comprised mostly of Chinese cuisine and Japanese sushi with a little bit of Thai offerings added. I was recently invited by my friend and co-worker to try out this restaurant out in West Orange county in the city of Ocoee.

The decor is nice here, a touch above other stereotypical Chinese places with granite table tops and deep red painted walls. A sushi bar set beneath a green roof is positioned in the back wall. 

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The interior of Cheng’s Asian Bistro

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Traditionally a Thai dish, this Tom Yum soup with shrimp was fresh and hearty, very similar to what you may expect to find at a Thai home.

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Cheng’s Asian Bistro serves up some rather tasty renditions of rather typical Chinese fare. Start off with some crispy beef, a Szechuan based dish made with thinly sliced beef that’s fried to a crisp. It’s fun to eat though it can be a bit dry. The flavor of the sauce is slightly tangy, spicy, and sweet, but not overpowering.

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One of my favorite Chinese dishes, the “White Snow Prawn”, or more commonly known as creamy walnut shrimp, is made to perfection here. Jumbo plump, fresh shrimp lightly battered in a creamy mayonnaise sauce and topped with walnuts, truly a delight.

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Chicken three ways: lemon chicken (fried), General Tso’s chicken, and Chicken with vegetables

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Sushi is a big hit here as there is an all you can eat $19.95 sushi menu

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Giant Dragon Roll with fresh tuna and Unforgettable Sunshine roll with eel

Overall, Cheng’s Asian Bistro was a welcome change with food  that is fresh and tasty and not too heavy.I would definitely try it again when I am in the mood for some traditional dishes done well.

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