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House Of Fortune

2407 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-2201 (Southwest Side)
312-225-0880
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Ranked #1,089 of 8,295 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian
Neighborhood: Southwest Side
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Neighborhood: Southwest Side
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Ness Ziona, Israel
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Hidden from the eye Dim-Sum restaurant in Chicago's china town. I came on 9:00 AM when the restaurant was still empty, the service was great, the food was genuine, fresh and delicious, and the prices on the floor. Deeply recomended. Notice that at noon there is a queue of 20-30 min for tables...

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Osprey, FL
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169 reviews 169 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 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

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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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

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Paris, France
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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.

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Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
233 reviews 233 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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

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Antigua, Guatemala
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 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.

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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

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Jacksonville, Florida
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69 reviews 69 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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

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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.

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Putnam, IL
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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

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