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Mon Jin Lau Restaurant

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1515 E Maple Rd, Troy, MI 48083-1102
248-689-2332
Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 54
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Asian fusion restaurant with roots in Detroit

Jin Chin, founder of Mon Jin Lau, started Chung's Restaurant and a grocery store in Detroit Chinatown in the 1940s. He took a risk and opened the first Chinese restaurant in the suburb in Troy after the riots in Detroit in 1968. The restaurant prospered and his sons were the first to introduce a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
tlc248
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Troy, Michigan
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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South Lyon, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

This was our 4th visit to Mon Jin Lau and they did NOT disappoint. Everything from the sushi App to the Carrot Cake was really good. Our mains were Tempura Perch and Avocado Prime Rib both delicious and enough to share. Our wait person (Andria) was outstanding, giving us plenty of time to look over the menu without making us... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The restaurant is fantastic and so is the service. It was always very busy but I guess that stands to reason.

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Troy, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Vast menu, delicious food, great ambiance! I have dined here many, many times and Wednesday is a party night there. If you are looking for a laid back dinner, choose another night. I would also suggest leaving the kiddos at home unless you are going for lunch. The evening ambiance is much more adult oriented.

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Birmingham, Michigan
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231 reviews 231 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

If you grew up on the East Coast, you have probably come to the sad conclusion that metro Detroit has very poor Chinese restaurants. Mon Jin Lau is one of the few Chinese restaurants in the area that make very good food. Most local options seem to pursue quantity over quality ingredients by overloading there offerings with celery and other... More 

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Commerce Township, Michigan
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is a way above average Chinese restaurant where the food is very good, the service fantastic & the atmosphere hoping! There were 18 of us for a birthday party & the staff didn't miss a thing. The owner came by: the manager came by & we all had an outstanding night. My food was delicious as was my wife's... More 

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Suwanee, Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We entered 10 minutes before closing. Service was quick as expected at this time of night. Food as very good. We ordered Thai and chinese. Loved it. We didn't try the sushi but I think everyone that was still there had sushi so it must be pretty good as well. Easy location to find and the staff was extremely attentive... More 

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Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
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58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great restaurant to visit during Troy restaurant week. Service is always impeccable and food very good value on the fixed price menu. Spicy squid an excellent appetizer. Tried the Asian fillet this time and it was delicious; cooked to perfection medium rare.

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Troy, Michigan
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131 reviews 131 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Jin Chin, founder of Mon Jin Lau, started Chung's Restaurant and a grocery store in Detroit Chinatown in the 1940s. He took a risk and opened the first Chinese restaurant in the suburb in Troy after the riots in Detroit in 1968. The restaurant prospered and his sons were the first to introduce a fusion menu way ahead of P.F.... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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133 reviews 133 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Mon Jin Lau is by far the best Chinese restaurants and even better then majority of the restaurants in many China Town neighborhoods like in NYC and LA. Its an upscale place where you need to dress up. Drinks are amazing and food is the best part. I cant think of any dish which we have tried over the years... More 

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Rochester, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I have come here multiple times and I've always had excellent food! The service is good and the only improvement that I see so far is the egg roll. I believe that this could be made fresher and serve hotter and crispier. The one that my wife had seem to have been sitting somewhere waiting to be served since it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1515 E Maple Rd, Troy, MI 48083-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: 248-689-2332

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Sushi, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?