We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Write a Review

12 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    0
    7
    2
    2
    1
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Sacramento, California
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

I have eaten at Fortune House many times over the years and have always had a good meal. When I am visiting a friend downtown and we want Chinese food this is the place that we go to. They have a good selection of dim sum at lunch time every day or you can order off the menu. Their dinner... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sacramento, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We've eaten at Fortune House for years for many of our large and small gatherings. The food is authentic and delicious. Try the lobster with scallions and ginger and you'll be a believer. Let's hope it continues under the new management. As mentioned above, it is a traditional Chinese restaurant in terms of service.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sacramento, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

The four of us went to Fortune House for dinner. Selected three from the menu of "Select 3 for $XX. Ordered the beef and gai lan, steamed tofu with minced meat, baked breaded fillet and eggplant with chicken and salted fish. All very tasty and enjoyable. The beef strips were tender (not spongy) and the gai lan were young and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We come here with my mother in law who is from Hong Kong. If you are not used to traditional Chinese restaurants, you might be surprised by the service. Even we with a table full of Chinese people and a woman who seems to know half the employees need to wave them down to get water, more napkins, etc. That's... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
US
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Good selection, reasonable service, decent food. The skins on steamed items were too thick for my taste, but it beats driving to San Francisco. We sat down after 1pm and service ends at 2, but selection was still decent -- a plus, since many dim sum restaurants start to close out selection as closing time looms near.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

I went twice to this restaurant to get a take away dinner. I ordered one of their value meals from the laminated menu, Canton style. This was one of the testies chinese dinners that I ever had and this is why I went back. I especialy liked the foild wrapped chicken and the noodles. The wonton soup was also excellent.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Manager Michael is the RUDE dude that spoils going there. They charge $10 corkage fee when you bring your own wine to kill the party mood. The guy with the earring must be taking lessons from him too. He STRONGLY insisted for a tip on us opening our bottles while using our own wine glasses. So here's my TIP =... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Orange, California, USA
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

In Sacramento for a family wedding, we dropped by Fortune House for a quick dinner. The family fixed dinner. $45 for 6 of us. I'd like to go back to try out more dishes.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sacramento, California
Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

The dim sum is pretty good and the prices are reasonable. I liked just about everything except the baked cha siu bow did not have very much meat in them. I would pass on these next time. The atmosphere is typically pretty noisy for a more authentic type of Chinese restaurant, but it was reasonably clean and there was a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012 via mobile

We used to eat at Fortune House before they closed and the food then was good. I just recently went again a few of days ago. The price of the food was reasonable $6.75 for lunch special. I had the #1 which had pork chow mein, sweet and sour pork, fried rice and foil wrapped chicken. It is a lot... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Fortune House also viewed

 
Sacramento, CA
 

Been to Fortune House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Fortune House

Address: 1211 BROADWAY, Sacramento, CA 95818
Phone Number: (916) 443-3128
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing