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101 Noodle Express

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1408 E Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91801
(626) 300-8654
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout

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  • 6
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great Food

This place is always packed with long lines at busy hours. Service is pretty quick and food arrives not too long after ordering. Some of the must gets are their potstickers, beef roll, and beef noodle soup. Their appetizer of pork ear, cold marinated tofu, and edamame was pretty decent. I think... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2016
leep116
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Los Angeles, California
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Washington DC
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541 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Homemade, fresh, delicious and fun to watch. The noodles are hand pulled which is an art unto itself. That means you dont get mass produced, factory dried and boxed, over-cooked soaking noodles. These are already fresh and mosit when boiled, so they dont get sticky and too soft. The price for noodles is probably a tad higher than you're used... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

This place is always packed with long lines at busy hours. Service is pretty quick and food arrives not too long after ordering. Some of the must gets are their potstickers, beef roll, and beef noodle soup. Their appetizer of pork ear, cold marinated tofu, and edamame was pretty decent. I think food at this location is better than their... More 

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Thank leep116
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116 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Came here based off reviews and friend referrals. We arrived at 6 on a Saturday night, there was a wait. We signed the clipboard on the wall and waited about 15 minutes. Inside was a little chaotic. We were the only white people in the place, everyone else was Asian. We were sat with three other tables at the same... More 

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Thank Nimisis303
Alhambra
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

My kids wanted something good to eat for dinner so we went to 101 Noodle Express. We were not disappointed! The oxtail noodle has great flavor and the meat is fall off the bones. Choose the hand tossed noodle over the regular ones, its worth the extra 50c. There's also a wide variery of dimsum to choose from. Just keep... More 

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Thank Rachelle121
Alhambra
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

How can I begin with? I'm always down for an order maybe 2, when it comes to the beef rolls. Love their green onion pancake. Their dumplings and xiao long bao are pretty good. Would recommend people to come give it a try if your in the area !

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Thank John F
LOS ALTOS
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Most important is clean. My husband's tummy can tell which restaurant is clean and he has no problem with this one. Delicious, large beef rolls. Shanghai dumpling is also good. .

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Thank LenaCDoll
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Went here with family and a friend. Restaurant consisted of many waiters, but I saw other tables trying to get their attention. Food was decent, but I discovered something disgusting in my water.

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Thank Max L
California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I was this place last week we Ordered the beef wrap- crunchy outside and soft inside and flavorful , I also like their lamb noodle soup.. very yummy and soft lamb , we also order preserved veggie with hand made noodle that dish was soso. over all this place is very clean and easy parking at ground floor service were... More 

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Thank janestark
City of Angels
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174 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I visited 101 Noodle Express w/ my mother on Wednesday June 11th. Although mom always orders the same thing: Hot & Sour Soup and Shrimp Noodles, I decided to try something different; Angus Vault w/ Hot-Pot. The Vault w/ small hot-pot was only $14.99 and it was enough food for 2-3 people. It was excellent.... the angus was very tasty... More 

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Riverside, California
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113 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The beef roll - two nearly foot long Asian pancakes wrapped with some wonderful beef and greens - is the best wrap of any kind I have tried in any restaurant. It is no wonder that every single table put in for at least one order of this. We also tried their shrimp and pork pot stickers. They were plentiful,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1408 E Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alhambra
  • Phone Number: (626) 300-8654

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?