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Chin Chin

12215 Ventura Blvd Ste 104, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2533 (Universal City Area)
(818) 985-9090
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Ranked #3,620 of 8,552 restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Dim Sum
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch
Neighborhood: Universal City Area
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60% Recommend
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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
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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New York City
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2010

This restaurant is definitely one of our "favs" in Los Angeles, We always go to the one on Sunset if we have time. We really liek everything on the menu so it is not always easy to choose one item. We kill for the Chinese Chicken Salad! It is a great atmosphere and the service is friendly and fast!

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