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Chinese Friends Restaurant

) #1,119 of 8,354 Restaurants in Los Angeles €€ - €€€ Chinese, Asian
984 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012-1707
+1 213-972-9089
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
984 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012-1707
Neighbourhood: Central L.A
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A TripAdvisor Member
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is all the way at the end of the main strip of China Town but the wait of walking past numerous restaurants was worth it. The food was so tasty. I wish I could have taken some back with me on the plane....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Ssssssshhhhhhhh!     I'm about to share with you one of my favorite watering hole and Best kept secret but promise me to keep it among ourselves.    I've discovered this place when I used to work in DTLA/downtown Los Angeles in the early eighties when...More

2  Thank Africa7777
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This place has been around since I was a child. Hell, I even remember the host that sits you down. She's seen all my romantic endeavors come and go. She's seen all the people I've took there. The gentleman that charges you when you leave...More

Thank Hector H
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

A small restaurant, green tea served quickly as indeed our order appeared almost as fast. Unfortunately, the food was bland, chicken had much the same flavour as the pork, and the bok choy came with a glutinous but almost tasteless sauce. It was cheap by...More

Thank Jin6x
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is in Chinatown which was great so we could shop before and after we were stuffed. The food was delicious, fresh, hot and quickly served. As you are seated they serve you hot tea which was fun. My family of five ate; shrimp...More

Thank Andi D
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Great Food. Real Chinese. Parking is free with a validation (an hour). Restaurant is very small and very casual.

Thank LinchyTica
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Christmas Eve with Chinese friends at a friends house in LA. I am so happy that our friend choose Chinese friends for Christmas Eve take out food. The food was absolutely delicious and full of flavour. The rice was light and fluffy and the other...More

Thank CambridgeConciergeCo
Reviewed 11 December 2015

I have been going to this Chinatown family owned restaurant since it opened its doors in 1973! The food is consistently fresh, flavorful, and inexpensive.The soups, fried noodle dishes, vegetables (try the assorted mushrooms), and service are all very good.

Thank gina20
Reviewed 26 October 2015

A real local place and the best House Special Shrimp dish. It is the best and you can see a plate of it on almost every diner's table! Have eaten there for over 30 years, and have never found any other restaurant whose shrimp dish...More

Thank MarilynAcq
Reviewed 21 June 2015

6.13.2015 Stopped by for a quick meal after attending Chinatown Pop-up Arts & Crafts show. Noted that most of the clientele were non-Asians and this is a Chinese restaurant. Service was prompt even though there was a line. Sautéed Bak-Choy with Chinese Mushrooms was decent....More

Thank 3Kells
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 984 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012-1707
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 213-972-9089
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