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Little World

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1356 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84115-5422
(801) 467-5213
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:45 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    2 of 5 stars
A hole in the wall Chinese cuisine.

I love this place eventhough there are some negative feedback about this place. It is one of the restaurants where I can get an authentic chinese food. Not too pricey. Orange chicken is one of my favorite here including Salt Baked Squid.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Qarl N
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place eventhough there are some negative feedback about this place. It is one of the restaurants where I can get an authentic chinese food. Not too pricey. Orange chicken is one of my favorite here including Salt Baked Squid.

Thank Qarl N
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Not a fancy place to eat, but food is really good, especially the egg plant, every thing there is really good

Thank gogene
Tooele, Utah
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Best Chinese food in Utah. Period. Being from the east coast and quite picky about Chinese food, this is the most authentic place I've found in the state. Don't expect any atmosphere or frills. There are none. However, the food more than makes up for the lack of the physical surroundings. I am frequently the only non-Asian in the place,... More 

1 Thank RamblerClassic62
Salt Lake City, UT
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The tastiest take out Chinese in Salt Lake. We have been there at least 30 times. The Beef Lo Mein with Egg Noodles is to die for.

Thank imsoezgoin
Salt Lake City, Utah
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Little world offers real Chinese food in a simple environment. The list is long with over 300 offerings, all the classics including the modern Kung Pow Chicken etc. They do a great job on rice noodles (my favorite). Fish, duck, vegetables with rice or noodles. They have take out and a simple old style cafe with booths and one large... More 

Thank Memo46
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A small place, but food is pretty good.They had really good Singapore noodles.For some reasons, we haven't been back since the last time we visited.We should visit them again.

Thank busymom9
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

This place looks old and unkept, the wait staff is a little rude but the food is AMAZING! I am always impressed with the flavor, portions, and quality of the food here...an absolute oralgasm. If you don't like the atmosphere or the grumpy staff just order "to-go" but don't let those things scare you from ordering the best Chinese food... More 

Thank DannieBme
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Loved this little place! The food is absolutely amazing, and priced super cheap. Don't be scared, it is a little dirty inside, but the food is so good it doesn't matter. I will keep coming back to this place over and over. Really great veggie options too, I had the Buddah Supreme with tofu, and it was the best tofu... More 

Thank Trackstar4079
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Little World, at 1356 S. State St., was cited for 71 health violations on Aug. 8. Citations included having an unclean meat cutter and other appliances; moldy bok choy in the walk-in cooler; insufficient refrigeration capacity; duck thawing at room temperature in a sink; cooked beef, chicken, shrimp and dumplings being kept on a counter at incorrect temperatures; and storing... More 

1 Thank Mike Y
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

While I am not a food critic, I have enjoyed many Chinese meals. Little World Chinese Restaurant in Salt Lake City is the worst food I have ever had! My husband and I noticed immediately that the restaurant was not clean. My husband ordered beef lomein, but he told me that the meat was unidentifiable, so he ate mostly noodles.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1356 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84115-5422
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: (801) 467-5213

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian


Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:45 pm
11:00 am - 9:45 pm
11:00 am - 9:45 pm
11:00 am - 9:45 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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