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Noodle Planet

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Westside
Asian, Thai, Noodle Shop
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1118 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024-3412
310-208-0777
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nostalgic for Noodle Planet

Asian food became accessible to Westwood residents and UCLA when noodle planet opened in the late 90s. From their ready cooked lunch spread to ala carte dining, they've been serving affordable south East Asian dishes, Thai and Vietnamese especially. It's always tasty and affordable. Every Bruin is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2014
BaleTula
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Asian food became accessible to Westwood residents and UCLA when noodle planet opened in the late 90s. From their ready cooked lunch spread to ala carte dining, they've been serving affordable south East Asian dishes, Thai and Vietnamese especially. It's always tasty and affordable. Every Bruin is sure to be nostalgic for this joint soon after they graduate.

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Mesa, Arizona, United States
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18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

We have been here twice (4 people), and have ordered different dishes each time. Every item was excellent, and my kids are picky! Service is fast and attentive, prices are reasonable (considering the location), and they have a nice variety of Asian cuisines. Westwood is a fun neighborhood, but Noodle World is one of the few non-fast food options there... More 

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Florissant, Missouri, USA
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141 reviews 141 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed the food here. The variety was excellent too - many different ethnic groups to choose from. The service was attentive, and the prices are VERY reasonable too!

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California
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71 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

This place was Noodle Planet they took out the planet mobile to become World. It is always bustling probably because of its good value and fast Asian style food: Thai, Chinese, and Vietnamese. The service is hit and missed. I ordered spicy chow fun it was plain sweet, and we asked for water they never came until we asked again.... More 

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Qingdao
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

The Pad Kee Mow (Char Kway Teow as they called it in Singapore) was a bit saltish & too heavy on the soy sauce. I think they bought out the next door neigbour & entrance is now along Valley Blvd; used to be from side road centre diner type table for single patrons were removed. a bit pricey, $7.50 +... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

They also serve fried rices, wide selection, friendly service and relatively large seating area make this one of th epopular eateries in the vicinity, especially for the UCLA students.

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Los Angeles, California
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

Noodle Planet has become a regular lunch spot for me in Westwood. They have a very extensive menu and large eating area so even during the busiest times there are still places to sit. From classic chinese soups to incredible vietnamese Pho soups this place really does have it all. The only downside is that they only take cash which... More 

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los angeles
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94 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

I love their charbroiled pork chops with rice, I can make 2 meals out of one order. Noodle soups are quite good also, but the helpings are not as big. Only complaint: cash only.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

It's not a place for a 1st date or romantic night. It's a "cafeteria" style seating with decent service. What you will get is decent food for a great price. Try their planet noodle pho if you like spicy soup. Otherwise their fried rice and phad Thai is good as well.

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southern california
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2009

With limited selection in Westwood - this ends up be a bit of a default cheap noodle place

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1118 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024-3412
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighborhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: 310-208-0777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Noodle Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?