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Asian Cafe Express

1911 W. Main St.
Mesa, AZ 85201
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  • Sun.-Thu., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
  • $; $$
  • Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair accessible, Kid Friendly, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Despite the name, Asian Café Express is no generic pan-Asian fast food joint. Not even close. It's exceptionally tasty, unbelievably cheap, authentic Hong Kong-style cuisine in Mesa. Behind it all is chef Michael Leung, former owner of central Phoenix's Gourmet House of Hong Kong. Be prepared to spend some time ogling the expansive menu, featuring scores of different stews and sautés, fried rice, hot pots, congee, and so many kinds of noodles - egg noodle and rice noodle soups, lo mein, chow mein, and chow fun. There's a handful of items from Taiwan and Southeast Asia, and even spaghetti. Read our review.

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