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The Phoenix Restaurant

) #682 of 7,846 Restaurants in Chicago €€ - €€€ Chinese, Asian
2131 S Archer Ave, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60616-1809
+1 312-328-0848
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (113 reviews)
“shrimp rolls” (6 reviews)
“bbq pork” (7 reviews)
Open Now
16:30 - 21:30All hours
Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
2131 S Archer Ave, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60616-1809
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good authentic Chinese food. Nice people. We ordered the family style appetizers main courses and desserts! I love the red bean soup for dessert!!

Thank Rockabird
Reviewed 14 June 2017

A nice restaurant for classic Cantonese food. Located on a busy street in Chinatown. Many people are waiting during peak time.

Thank Janellecool
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I thought eating at a Chinese restaurant in China town would be amazing. Not here. The chicken in the Mongolian chicken, general tsao's chicken, and chicken fried rice was rubbery and chewy. It had the same texture as shrimp :(. The dim sum was just...More

Thank Debi_S582
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I will be the first to admit I LOVE Chinese food and Dim Sum is my favorite. All the tidbits with different flavors and textures really do touch my heart. I will also admit that I have a certain standard when it comes to Chinese...More

Thank veeolette
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Being of Asian descent and from Vancouver, Canada, I'm very picky about Asian food, and dim sum in particular. I have probably sampled the world's best dim sum in both Vancouver and Hong Kong so I know a thing or two about high quality dim...More

Thank pingaroo
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We went for the Dim Sum, Being the only anglos in the restaurant makes me think I'm in a good place. Not being an expert at Asian foods, I stuck to the Dim Sum and that was wonderful.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Huge menu, dishes served are equally big (maybe for my European standards). Dishes are tasty yet not too pronounced tastes in the shrimp dish I had. Would recommend this place if you're in the neighborhood.

Thank ManuelN
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

A recommendation from our niece who lives in Chicago. Good food, pretty cheap, for what you get, $45 for 5 of us, nobody left hungry.

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Lunch with 4 friends was a culinary delight with a wide array of flavors and dishes not seen at many places. I especially enjoyed the dry cooked calamari, the eggplant stuffed with fried shrimp, and the noodle dishes. The service was slow. We had to...More

Thank Fontek
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I visited this property on Sunday, April 9th at 11:00am. We waited for about an hour and a half to be seated. The wait was very long.. I asked the hostess about 45 minutes after putting our name down to see how much longer our...More

Thank Tracey T
Chinatown may be one of Chicago’s smallest
neighborhoods geographically, but it's big on
character, colors, sights, sounds, and flavors. In
this South Side neighborhood, you’ll find authentic
Chinese restaurants dotting the length of Wentworth
Avenue. After a meal of dim sum, noodles, duck or
other tantalizing food specialties, satiate your
visual appetite with dozens of public art sculptures
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Response from SavyTraveling | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes, and it's the 'L' {not 'el'}
7 May 2015|
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Response from trekdriver |
I already know what it is, I just want to know, who in the area serves it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
08:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2131 S Archer Ave, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60616-1809
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 312-328-0848
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