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The Phoenix Restaurant

$$$
Southwest Side
Chinese, Dim Sum
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2131 S Archer Ave, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60616-1549
312-328-0848
Today
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 30
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
If You Can't Make It To Hong Kong....

The Dim Sum at the Phoenix restaurant is simply excellent - even by Hong Kong standards, e.g. the Luk Yu Tea House. While weekends are, as to be expected, rather... crunched {but still well worth it}, weekdays allows you to order your Dim Sum ala carte and the delivery was still expedient. Service... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
SavyTraveling
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Chicago
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
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95 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Chicago
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The Dim Sum at the Phoenix restaurant is simply excellent - even by Hong Kong standards, e.g. the Luk Yu Tea House. While weekends are, as to be expected, rather... crunched {but still well worth it}, weekdays allows you to order your Dim Sum ala carte and the delivery was still expedient. Service was attentive and thorough - it's nice... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I love Chinese food and this place just made my Top 5 list for the country. The food was delicious, the venue was very scenic and the experience was pretty cool! I would highly recommend this place to others. I dined here with my wife and a relative who lives in the area. My wife and I ordered off the... More 

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McAlester, Oklahoma
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112 reviews 112 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We were really hoping for dim sum, but it was late Sunday evening, and they do not serve it then. However, we ordered potstickers, crispy duck, egg drop soup, sweet and sour chicken, and Szechuan fish. All were excellent. Far superior to typical Chinese fare in the Midwest. Service was good to excellent. Prices were very fair considering the quality.... More 

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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514 reviews 514 reviews
427 restaurant reviews
231 helpful votes 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is my favorite dim sum in Chicago. This is as good as it gets for dim sum. The variety is excellent. All the usual dim sum items are there plus many more. The authenticity is A1. Service is super attentive. All attend to all the tables. We have only had dim sum here. It starts getting busy by 10:30am... More 

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North Aurora, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Good food, nice atmosphere. We went with a party of three and ordered Dim sum. The only thing I would not get again is the coconut jello, as it made my stomach upset. Fried tarro is pretty awesome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I am a frequent regular here. They have the best dim sum and chinese dinner. I'm chinese and each time I eat here it brings me back to my childhood with my family back in California. Dim sum is a must on the weekends. You have to try it all.

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Beverly Shores, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

OK! After some four months my wife wanted DIM SUM!! So were do you go, but PHOENIX, which, according to CHICAGO MAG is the BEST!!! We went, as she wanted: #1 For DIM SUM you must arrive EARLY, like no later than 10:OO AM!!!! Other wise you will not get a "good" table or must wait!!! #2 At first WE... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Great food! We had the opportunity to try several dishes. My husband's first experience with Dim Sum - he loved most of the dishes we tried.

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Manila, Philippines
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Phoenix is a very good restaurant for authentic dim sum. We must've ordered 9 different dishes -- from classics like pork dumplings and shrimp dumplings to less popular dishes -- and 6-7 of 9 are as good as you'd find in a dim sum hall in Hong Kong. We were a party of 7 and the bill turned out to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Finally came here for dinner, only on word of mouth. I should of read the reviews, first! Below average Chinese food. Service was quick and speedy. But, I only think it was because there was event coming that same evening. Chicken Vegetables had no taste and the chicken was just not that tasteful and seemed processed/gummy like. BBQ pork was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2131 S Archer Ave, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60616-1549
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Southwest Side
  • Neighborhood: Southwest Side
  • Phone Number: 312-328-0848

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 28
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Dim Sum

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 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?