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335 Main St Middletown, CT 06457
335 Main StreetUSConnecticutMiddletown06457
$$Restaurant, Asian Restaurant
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Asian Restaurant
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Chinese Restaurant
Today Closed
Monday ClosedTuesday 11:30AM–9:30PMWednesday 11:30AM–9:30PMThursday 11:30AM–9:30PMFriday 11:30AM–10:30PMSaturday 11:30AM–10:30PMSunday 11:30AM–9:30PM
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Upscale Chinese fare, plus other Asian cuisines & an extensive wine list in a formal setting.- Google
"Mine was coconut shrimp which was so dry and came with no ssauce."
"It was the ginger seaweed soup."
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Nicole Burgess
6 months ago
Went here for Valentine's Day. It wast packed. We got soup and pot stickers to start and it took almost 35 minutes. But the soup I got was the best I've ever had. I ended up getting extra. It was the ginger seaweed soup. But our entrees were mediocre. Mine was coconut shrimp which was so dry and came with no ssauce. His was okay. But I originally wanted a chicken lemongrass meal which they said they were out of. Overall it was eh okay. Would recommend coming for lunch not dinner.
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Gabriel Drozdov
8 months ago
Art was really unremarkable, and the food was just too overpowering in taste.
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D. DeCristoforo
a year ago
Always great, always consistent, that's why I love it there.
A Google User
5 years ago
I love forbidden city, have been coming there for years. They keeps the menu fresh and always delicious, while it is a little expensive we always ending up coming home with leftovers due to the portions. Ive read some bad reviews, most of them coming from people that seem have come when it was unusually busy, what do you expect when the place is packed? I visit at least twice a month on varying days and the food is always great and service knowledgable and friendly. It seems to me that people that have a bad review must not like their dining partners very much, why the rush, its a nice place, enjoy yourself. On a side note The Southeast Margatini is amazing! and you should definitely try the spicy salmon.
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maggie f
8 months ago
My boyfriend and I went here for dinner on Christmas, everything from the greeting at the door, the food, drinks and ambiance were amazing. We sat at the bar and the bartender was fantastic, friendly and offered helpful suggestions in regards to the drinks. BEST general tso's of my life. Do yourselves a favor and stop by! (A little pricey, but worth every penny)
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Janna Wood
9 months ago
I wasn't blown away by their food, and it was very $$. The bathrooms were awesome tho, and very clean!
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Edward Masto
a year ago
Best Asian in CT
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6 years ago
real Chinese food but expensive

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Summer Special
3 Course Dinner $19.95/person
(wine pairing: add $15.00)
Six days a week; lunch and dinner, menu changes weekly
Choose one from each course
Starter
Forbidden Salad
Arugula with peanut and lemongrass dressing
Suggested wine pairing Slurp! Chardonnay, France
9/gls
Beef Dumpling
Suggested wine pairing Slurp! Cabernet Sauvignon, France
9/gls
Spring Roll
Suggested wine pairing Slurp! Chardonnay, France
9/gls

Entrée
Nyonya Beef Curry 19
Beef, beef tendon and Chinese eggplant in a tamarind curry
Suggested wine pairing Slurp! Cabernet Sauvignon, France
9/gls
Lemon Sole with Shallot Crusted 20
Sautéed edamame beans, bok-choy
Suggested wine pairing Slurp! Chardonnay, France
9/gls
Chicken Satay, China Box Combo 20
Suggested wine pairing Slurp! Chardonnay, France
9/gls

Dessert
From our dessert menu
Suggested wine pairing Nine Vines Moscato, Australia
8/gls

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If you prefer to share your dinner special add $10
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Today’s Specials

“Asian Eggplant Parmesan” with Gulf Shrimp
Sautéed eggplant and shrimp with tomato purée.
22
Suggested wine pairing Brancaia “Tre” (Super Tuscan) Tuscany, Italy
11/gls 40/btl

Flat Iron Steak with Peninsula Fried Rice
Ginger, Thai basil and pineapple with jasmine rice.
22
Suggested wine pairing K. J. Estate Pinot Noir Anderson Valley Mendocino, California
11/gls 40/btl
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Rainbow Prawn
Asparagus, jalapeño, onion, ginger and Thai basil in spicy chili paste.
21
Paired with La Meridiana “LE GAGIE” Barbera D’Asti DOC Piemonte, Italy
10.00/gls 38.00/btl

Pan-roasted Duck Breast
Sautéed brown stick rice with Chinese sausage and bak-choy.
25
Paired with Anton Bauer “Rosenberg” Grüner Veltliner Österreich, Austria
10.00/gls 38.00/btl
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Beijing Zha Jiang Mian
Slowed cooked pork ragu in Beijing bean paste, tossed with ramen noodles.
17
Paired with Marchesi Biscardo “Corvina” Verona, Italy
11.00/gls 40.00/btl

Seafood in Green Curry
Shrimp, scallops,fish filet, eggplants and tofu.
21
Paired with Züm Riesling Mosel, Germany
9.00/gls 35.00/btl

Special drink
Orient Apple
Absolut Orient apple vodka, cider and five spice rim.
12
Jalapeño pineapple margatini
Jalapeños muddled with pineapple mixed with vodka and silver tequila.
12
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Crispy Chicken with Sichuan Spice
Jalapeño, red pepper, chili paste.
18
Paired with Paul D. Grüner Veltliner Wagram, Austria
8.00/gls 36.00/btl(Lt)

Hongkong Seafood Chow Mein
Gulf shrimp, sea scallops, crispy angel hair and bok-choy in white wine sauce.
22
Paired with Albert Bichot Macon-villages (White Burgundy) Burgundy, France
10.00/gls 38.00/btl
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Today's specials

Mee Goreng Mamak
Stir-fried noodles with Malay spice, beef, tomatoes and potatoes. Hot and spicy.
18
Paired with Troublemaker Syrah Paso Robles, California
10/gls 38/btl

Chao Zhou Baked Cod
Edamame beans, jalapeño and onions in a spicy black bean sauce.
20
Paired with Terra d'Oro Chenin Blanc Clarksburg, California
10/gls 38/btl
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Sesame Baked Cod Filet
With fettuccine and chopped clams.
20
Paired with Anton Bauer “Berg” Riesling Wagram, Austria
9/gls 35/btl

Three Cup Chicken in Sticky Brown Rice
Chicken, ginger, rice wine, Thai basil and soy sauce with rice.
18
Paired with Albert Bichot Macon-Villages Burgundy, France
10/gls 38/btl
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Grilled Berkshire Pork Loin and Hawaiian Fried Rice
With passion fruit glaze and pineapple fried rice.
22
Paired with Züm Riesling Mosel, Germany
9.00/gls 35.00/btl 

Gulf Shrimp and Quinoa 
Serve with soy beans, shiitake mushrooms and asparagus in a seafood broth.
22
Paired with Albert Bichot Mâcon-Villages Burgundy, France
10.00/gls 38.00/btl
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Singapore Chili Shrimp
Gulf shrimp in sweet chili sauce with angel hair noodles.
22 
Paired with Charles Krug Chardonnay Peter Mondavi Family Caneros, Napa Valley
11.00/gls 40.00/btl

Malaysian Lamb Kebob
Leg of lamb medallions with Malay spices, marinated on a skewer with Biryani rice.
22
Paired with Marchesi Biscardo “Corvina” Verona, Italy
11.00/gls 40.00/btl
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Today’s Specials.
Miracle Chicken
Wok-seared chicken tenderloin with asparagus, onion, Thai basil, ginger and chili.
18
Paired with Castellargo Grave Del Friuli Albus, Italy
8.00/gls        32.00/btl

Oven Roasted Berkshire Pork Loin
With nasi goreng(Indonesian fried rice)and pickled cucumber.
22
Paired with Troublemaker (Blend 6) by Liberty School Central Coast, California
10.00/gls 38.00/btl 
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Seared Grass Fed Beef and Lobster Mushrooms with Noodles
Hot and spicy.
18
Paired with Roaring Meg Pinot Noir Central Otago, New Zealand
11.00/gls 40.00/btl

Almond Crusted Flounder Filet
Spiced soy with bok-choy.
20
Paired with M. Chapoutier “Belleruche” Blanc Côtes Du Rhône, France
8.00/gls 30.00/btl
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