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1325 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3807
(323) 682-2882
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great good

This is a simple restaurant with a huge menu and excellent food. Team is always very attentive. I especially recommend the crispy orange beef. Note that the dishes served are very large. Prices are very acceptable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
GXR2013
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Pasadena, California
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Pasadena, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is a simple restaurant with a huge menu and excellent food. Team is always very attentive. I especially recommend the crispy orange beef. Note that the dishes served are very large. Prices are very acceptable.

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Cypress, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Celebrated our annual Chinese New Year's family and friends dinner outside of San Gabriel/Alhambra area and was pleasantly surprised at authenticity of the food. Peking Duck, Lobster Cantonese, Walnut Shrimp, Steamed Rock Cod, Pepper Beef, Chinese Long Beans, Leaves of Pea Pods - yum! Service much better than expected. Many other Asian and Asian-American families also celebrating CNY dinner so... More 

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Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I love this place! Food is delicious! Best Cantonese Food in town. Walnut shrimp is a favorite and house specials as well. I will be back very soon. Michael Dergar

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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Have been coming here for years. Fantastic food and good iced tea. Love the Banjo Tofu, Peking Duck, Scallion and Ginger Crab, Sweet and Sour Fish fillet and Vegetarian Chow Mein. A great place for family celebration. Staff is friendly, attentive and helpful.

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Essex, Connecticut
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We needed everything non-spicy for my mother's 92nd birthday, so they made all our favorite dishes heat-free. They were still scrumptious! Everyone attending to us a kind, patient and in all ways helpful. I have a theory that the same big truck backs up to the the service entrance of every Chinese restaurants in American and delivers frozen packages of... More 

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South Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We just went there for Christmas dinner and we were very impressed. We had prawns (boiled), crab with Oak Tree Special Sauce, and snow leaf pea. The meal was fantastic. The servers were no-nonsense and did an excellent job continually clearing plates and keeping the table clean. I highly recommend this place for seafood.

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London
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171 reviews 171 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Have been here many times with family and have always found the food excellent. Was particularly impressed on this occasion when I came with large party of 14 people. The service was friendly and efficient and the food was beautiful. Highly recommended.

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Sunnyvale, CA
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262 reviews 262 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

We were guests having a Saturday lunch with relatives and were blown away by the great food and excellent service. Our friends were very familiar with the style of Chinese cooking here -- it's not pretentious but very honest with well prepared dishes in a quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Peking Duck was exceptional with a perfectly seasoned and roasted bird.... More 

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South Pasadena, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This was a last minute food delivery...oh the shrimp dish was great! Delivery was fast and friendly. The portions were good. If you want your food spicy you need to tell them when you order. We will order from them again.

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Pasadena, California
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

I am a crab nut! I love it when you sentence your crab to death and you know it is fresh. The ginger crab here is the best. I have now visited the place four times and each time the food was excellent. The service is excellent. I recommend Oak Tree without reservations.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1325 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3807
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South Pasadena
  • Phone Number: (323) 682-2882

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
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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