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Mon Jin Lau Restaurant

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1515 E Maple Rd, Troy, MI 48083-1102
+1 248-689-2332
16:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Mon - Tue 11:00 - 23:00
Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 00:00
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Petoskey, Michigan
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful meal. The portions were good sized and we took some food back to the hotel. My only complaint would be the volume of the music they are using for background. Loud enough difficult to hear other people talking at the same table.

Thank frederick k
West Bloomfield, MI
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After enjoying the food for many years at Mon Jin Lau, the quality has fallen off a bit. Also, the portions are smaller. It appears that they are using more sugar in some of their dishes as well. I have to say, the sizzling rice soup is still spectacular.

Thank BelieverMI
Troy, Michigan
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We went to Mon Jim Lau for New Year's Eve. (You definitely should make a reservation in advance). The restaurant already had ambiance, but add in the Christmas and New Years decorations and it was doubly inviting. We had wild baked Chilean sea bass, spicy tuna sushi, vegetarian lettuce wraps, and the best Pad Thai I have tasted in a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Always wonderful! Whole fish with a huge appetizer was more than enough for two. Fish was deboned at table side which added to the overall experience.

Thank Sonya D
Ferndale, Michigan
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Joined three others for a great way to bring in the New Year! This was a happening spot on New Year's Eve. Reservations a must. The bubbly was wonderful and the Asian-inspired menu has something for everyone even my gluten-free wife. We shared generous appetizer plates of dumplings and steamed edamame. Then, salmon, beef and chicken entrees. Then a toast... More 

Thank Dogwalks
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Mon Jin Lau can be pricey for dinner but lunch is a real value, with a variety of choices coming with soup and egg roll at $11 to $15. We had 2 kinds of shrimp and both were good, with seriously large and very fresh shrimp. For all your old Oak Parkers--egg rolls are Hoa Kow style!!! Old-fashioned egg drop... More 

Thank 97marciaa
Troy, Michigan
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I really like this restaurant because of the ambience, taste of food and their Tsing Tao beer. I have been visiting this place for over 3 yrs now and i have had good meal every time. They have good service, food is served hot and it has really good taste. They even serve some vegetarian Sushi which my wife likes... More 

Thank NeelabhArbind
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Sorry to report MJL is living on its past. The place was still packed looking for quality Asian food. But the soup was boring at best. And how can you make bad egg rolls. The duck was fatty the beef was good and the sesame chicken was ok Hope they can pull this back to the good old days

Thank LakeBuzz
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Sizzling Thai Chicken lacked a layer of flavor and spice that I was expecting. The atmosphere of the restaurant was interesting, and I did not get the deafening music/background noise that other reviewers have complained about. Service was average as well.

Thank infinitiboys
South Bend, Indiana
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Troy's version of high-end Asian fusion. Coming in at 7:30 on a Thursday, I found the parking lot full and the restaurant crowded, but was still able to sit immediately. Testing the sushi with a negihmachi roll, I found it to be adequate, but not stellar. The chilean sea bass in banana leaf, however, was stellar. Roasted perfectly, with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 E Maple Rd, Troy, MI 48083-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 248-689-2332

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?