Awards

Margaret Kuo’s Restaurants have be recognized by many organizations. Her restaurants have won many prestigious awards for best food and service served in our community.

Wine Spectator Magazine

  • “Award of Excellence” 9 Time Winner!

Best of Philly 4 Time Winner

  • 1978, 1982, 2000 & 2004

Best Suburban Restaurant

  • 2004 Best Japanese & Chinese Dining

3 Bell Excellence – 2 Time Winner

  • The Philadelphia Restaurant Guide
    One of Craig LaBan’s favorite restaurants

Best Restaurants Philadelphia Environ

  • Philadelphia Inquirer
    Elaine Tait, 1989

2013

  • Open Table – Diners’ Choice Award 2013
    Margaret Kuo’s Dragon’s Lair
    Wayne, PA

2010

  • Wine Spectator
    “Best Restaurant Wine List”
    Wayne and Media
  • Main Line Today
    “Best Restaurant”
  • Main Line Suburban Life
    “Best Fine Dining Restaurant”
  • Main Line Suburban Life
    “Best Japanese Restaurant”
  • Wine Spectator Award of Excellence
    “Best Restaurant Wine List”
    Wayne and Media
  • Main Line Today
    “Best Ethnic Restaurant”
  • Main Line Suburban Life
    “Best Chinese Restaurant”

2008

  • Zagat Survey
    “Award of Excellence ”
    All of Margaret Kuo’s Restaurants
  • Zagat Survey
    “America’s Top Sushi Spots”
    Wayne and Media
  • Wine Spectator
    “Award of Excellence” for best restaurant wine list
  • US Airways Magazine
    “Best Sushi in Pennsylvania”
  • Mainline Today
    “Best Sushi”
  • Wayne Suburban Times
    “Best Chinese Restaurant”

2008

  • Zagat Survey
    “Award of Excellence ”
    All of Margaret Kuo’s Restaurants
  • Zagat Survey
    “America’s Top Sushi Spots”
    Wayne and Media
  • Wine Spectator
    “Award of Excellence” for best restaurant wine list
  • US Airways Magazine
    “Best Sushi in Pennsylvania”
  • Mainline Today
    “Best Sushi”
  • Wayne Suburban Times
    “Best Chinese Restaurant”
  • Main Line Life
    “Best Chinese Restaurant” and ”Best Sushi”
  • Main Line Times
    “Best Japanese Restaurant”

2006

  • Zagat Survey
    “Award of Excellence ”
    All of Margaret Kuo’s Restaurants
  • Zagat Survey
    “America’s Top Sushi Spots”
    Wayne and Media
  • Mainline Today
    “Best Japanese Cuisine”
    Wayne and Media

2005

  • Zagat Survey
    “Award of Distinction”

2004

  • Main Line Today
    Reader’s Choice
    Best Chinese Restaurant
    Margaret Kuo’s Wayne
  • Main Line Today
    Best of the Main Line
    Best Ethnic Takeout

2003

  • Main Line Today
    Reader’s Choice
    Best Japanese Restaurant

2001

  • Main Line Today
    Best of the Main Line
    Best Chinese Takeout

2000

  • Main Line Today
    Best of the Main Line
    Best Sushi Bar

1999

  • Main Line Today
    Best of the Main Line
    Best Asian Restaurant
Peking Zagat Rated 2001
Wine Spectator Award 2010
Wine Spectator Award 2009
Best Sushi Delaware County

“3-Bell Excellent”
Craig LaBan, Phila. Inquirer

“Award of Excellence”
Zagat Survey

“Best of Both Worlds”
Main Line Today, 2004

Best of Philly
4 Time Winner, Phila. Magazine

About Margaret

Margaret Kuo

Delaware Valley businesswoman and entrepreneur, Margaret Kuo, a James Beard Foundation Featured Chef, heads the The Kuo Group, a real estate holding company with three successful restaurants in Delaware County and the Main Line; Mandarin, Media and Wayne. Also active in community affairs, business and service groups, Mrs. Kuo's many honors include the March of Dimes Business Service Award, the Philadelphia Journal Award for Outstanding Women in Business, and being named to the list of Pennsylvania's 50 Best Women in Business for 1999.

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