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Chin Chin

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Universal City Area
Asian, Chinese, Dim Sum
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12215 Ventura Blvd Ste 104, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2533
(818) 985-9090
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Good for:
Outdoor seating
Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 6
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food! Upscale chinese!

Love this place. Always good food and lots to choose from. Traditional chinese, thai, oriental. Good service! A great place to come with family and friends. Order a bunch of different dishes and send them around so everyone can sample them.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
Tina W
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Eastern Norway, Norway
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Lunch
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17 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Eastern Norway, Norway
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Love this place. Always good food and lots to choose from. Traditional chinese, thai, oriental. Good service! A great place to come with family and friends. Order a bunch of different dishes and send them around so everyone can sample them.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The food was not that great but the portions were huge. The service was average. Their wine selection was really good and I enjoyed some Californian wine.

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Los Angeles
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

(Love the white chocolate fortune cookies!) Sit by the window, if you can. Fun to look out & the window booths are super-comfortable. We always have good food here, although the cilantro dumplings aren't nearly as good as we used to get from Chin Chin on Sunset 20 years ago. Favorites are Chinese Chicken Salad, crab/cream cheese wontons, Main Mein... More 

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London
Top Contributor
228 reviews 228 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Came here with my brother yesterday. Surly kitchen staff opened the door - not a great start. The place was just about empty, but yet the service was still slow - how does that work? The food though, wow, it was horrible. The starter spring roll had a sauce that completely overpowered any semblance of taste in the roll itself.... More 

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bristol
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Got into here without a booking on a Saturday night, which I guess should have told me eveything! Just like to point out that this is the restaurant on Sunset Blvd, on the Sunset plaza. Really poor food. the Pad Thai was tasteless and was nothing like a Pad Thai should be. I had the dumplings, which were completely lacking... More 

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Los Angeles, california
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

ChinChin used to be quite something - great food and a great scene with celebs all over the place. Nowadays the food is average, sometimes great and sometimes pretty bad, but you still see a celeb from time to time.

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Louisville, Kentucky
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

The food here is excellent. We all had the chinese chicken salad and loved it. The salad is fresh and huge. Spring rolls are very tasty to as an apetizer. The parking is easy - for Los Angeles and we did not have to wait to be seated even though they were very busy. Our waitress Stella was a blast... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2010

This was my first visit to Los Angeles and wanted to experience what eating in a hip restaurant in Hollywood was like. Chin Chin didn't let us down, the food was really good and there were a wide range of choices to satisfy nearlly anyone in the mood for Chinese. We loved sitting on the sunset strip getting a bite... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2010

I love Chin-Chin! The food is always fresh and delicious, and the service is great. I usually just order lots of plates of dim-sum and don't even bother with a proper entree, although the Chow Fun is good. My favourite dim sum dishes are the SZECHUAN DUMPLINGS, HAR GOW and SHRIMP TOAST.

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2010

delicious salad with potato, juicy chicken and fresh vegetable at affordable price, available in 4 locations in Los Angeles, also nice atmosphere there with convenient parking service, you can't miss it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12215 Ventura Blvd Ste 104, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2533
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighborhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: (818) 985-9090

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Dim Sum

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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