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.

House Of Fortune

2407 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-2201 (Southwest Side)
Update restaurant details
Ranked #815 of 8,189 restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian
Neighborhood: Southwest Side
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Southwest Side
Write a Review

14 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Osprey, FL
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Don't let impression of decor influence your dining experience to come. It's clean and basic but the food is anything but! Nice selection of drinks available and menu to match. Peking duck is wonderful and rolled into Pancakes efficiently. The mixed vegetables are some of the best I've had. Mongolian beef & shrimp with oyster sauce very good. The owner/manager... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I see there are some rave reviews about this place. About all I can say is, it's OK. Staff is pleasant and polite. The food we had was nothing special. Spicy Szechuan chicken and Tenderloin Beef in Hot Pepper Sauce. My brother-in-law had the chicken. Nothing to rave about. It was fine (spicy too!). The beef I had was the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Paris, France
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Very pleasant waiter and manager. Quiet atmosphere. Reasonably priced and tasty food! Big portions. I really loved the Egg tofu and mushrooms dish, the dumplings and the mustard sauce. This place doesn't look awesome from the outside but I can tell you that it really is.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
175 reviews 175 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Just remember when you walk in, it's not for the ambiance. We had several entrees and shared all of them. The Combination fried rice was one of the best I have had. Most of the dishes were good. The portions were VERY generous. Overall I enjoyed it and would go back. I hope they improve their wine list though! It's... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Antigua, Guatemala
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

For being a top-ranked Chinese restaurant in Chicago, we were pretty disappointed. We had some dim sum, some vegetarian, some fish, and some sweet-n-sour. Nothing was really great compared to the better restaurants in other big cities in the world (not to mention Hong Kong). The price was reasonable though and maybe my expectations were a little high.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

This is the 1st time I ate at this Chinese- Cantonese restaurant. The outside is not as spectacular but the food that was served was really good & huge portions. It was different from other Chinese restaurants I have tried. The server was pleasant & manager/ owner was around and checking on the customers, which I felt was a touch... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Jacksonville, Florida
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Well read the review on trip advisor and decided to give this place a try. I had the "mashed chicken and corn soup", just flavorful and enough for two. For appetizers we had the potstickers never have had just great homemade ones, my partner had the scallions pancakes just great taste and flavor. For main entree I had the salt... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

Went here based on the previous reviews. Ate the lunch special - only $5.50 and comes with soup, crab rangoon, rice and entree - what a deal. The food was good along with the portion. Service was very good. We will return on our next visit to Chinatown.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Putnam, IL
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

We came here after a review we read on tripadvisor. It was spot on. Great service. Very yummy food. We had crab Rangoon, chinese broccoli, chicken corn soup and sweet and sour chickenThey were all really good. The owners came around a couple times and were really friendly. Definitely will be back

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Rochester, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Stopped by for a business lunch.They must have read my mind--the kung pao chicken was spiced perfectly hot and was full of tender chunks on white meat chicken. The authentic fish with mushrooms was very fresh and delicately spiced. The service was friendly and prompt. The price was very reasonable. If I lived in Chicago, I'd go there all the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed House Of Fortune also viewed


Been to House Of Fortune? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage House Of Fortune, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing