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Chi Dynasty

12229 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CA (Universal City Area)
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Ranked #2,724 of 8,555 restaurants in Los Angeles
Cuisines: Chinese
Neighborhood: Universal City Area
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- Apr 10, 2014
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Neighborhood: Universal City Area
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English first
New York City, New York
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112 reviews 112 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Chi Dynasty at 12229 Ventura Blvd. in Studio City has good food and friendly, efficient service. The Egg Drop Soup and Hot and Sour Soup are wonderful and the Beijing Duck is terrific. They even do something called Vegetarian Beijing Duck which is surprisingly good. We'll be back.

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Irvine, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Great place here! Service was wonderful. Great food, nothing too crazy and too Asian food here. It should be easy for American people to ease into Asian culture food. We had: -Hot and Sour Soup is awesome -Kung Pow Chicken -Mongolian beef -Dynasty Lo Mein Combination Would love to come back here again!

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Los Angeles
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

I had been eating at the original Chi Dynasty in East Hollywood for decades. The food and the service were always reliably good - occasionally great. I was delighted when they opened in Studio City, where I live This version is very much a "hit or miss" proposition, as I noted in a previous review. I tend to be pretty... More

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Los Angeles, california
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

This place opened a few years ago right next to Chin-Chin in Studio City and is way, way way better. The dumplings are better, the soup is better, and every dish I've tried is better than the equivalent at Chins. Sorry chin-chin but you've got to get your game back!

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Los Angeles, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2011 via mobile

We decided to try chi dynasty and were not impressed. They have a nice location and very friendly staff unfortunately I'd rather be eating panda express compared to the food they served here. As much as I wanted to like this restaurant because of the friendly staff, I just wouldn't come back because of the unimpressive food.

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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

we had a really nice dinner here. the interior is quite nice but not pretentious. it was two of us so we were seated at a small table. however, just after we got seated a waiter came and asked us whether we thought that the table was big enough, otherwise they would move us. I thought that was quite nice,... More

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los angeles, ca
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2010

After hearing great things about the original Chi Dynasty in Los Feliz, I recently tried the new branch in Studio City - twice. Sorry to report that this is a somewhat overpriced yet very ordinary Chinese restaurant. The spare ribs were excellent. Everything else we ordered was just plain dull - not inedible, but certainly not worth paying the premium... More

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