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Foo-Chow Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Central L.A
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949 North Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012-1714
+1 213-485-1294
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Paris, France
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95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2015

LA Chinatown has no interest....so this restaurant which is claiming that Rush Hour was filmed there...and was the only one opened. Food was good but nothing exceptional. Service a disaster

Thank SLLD25
Plainsboro, New Jersey
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015

The food came fast and was really authentic and great food. The waitress we had was extremely accommodating, even though we had a problem with the food. My younger brothers had braces and loose teeth( age 7) and couldn't eat some of the food we ordered, and the waitress replaced that dish with another, better dish. Overall, I would say... More 

Thank Kevin310680
Houston, Texas
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504 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015

I know many said not to go here but I found what I had to be excellent today in the General Tao's Chicken and steamed rice. In fact one of the best I had at at Chinese restaurant.

Thank jordansbulls
Franconville, France
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57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015

I came in this restaurant without knowing it was a place where Rush Hour have been shot. Honestly i don't reallu care about that, but some people could be interesting by this detail. The food is good and in great quantity ! We were only two and you can see on my picture that is pretty hudge ! I will... More 

Thank My-Little-Roxanne
Hanoi, Vietnam
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

Went to this restaurant for lunch with my family on 17 May 2015. This restaurant has a history of having been selected in a scene in Rush Hour (starring Jacky Chan). Overall as a Chinese Malaysian having eaten better tasting Chinese dishes, the food served in this restaurant only get an average score from me. The only place in the... More 

Thank Chinws2108
Hanford, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Nice to see a place in the movies. They have signed pictures of the Rush Hour cast on the wall. It's not very big inside but you do get your moneys worth. The food is good but the service wasn't that great. Server was not very friendly. Seemed ittritated with people taking pictures. In my opinion, if you don't like... More 

Thank jjnlina
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Restaurant was on rush hour. They have very good weekday lunch specials. We ate sesame chicken, chicken fried rice, egg drop soup, and fried crab wontons. Everything was fresh, good, and service was quick. It's exactly as it was in the movie...(slightly outdated..) but very good nonetheless. We will be back again.

Thank Kvacay
San Juan, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2015

I can't give this restaurant an excellent rating only because I haven't eaten at what I would consider to be top-notch Chinese restaurants with which to compare it to. But it is worthy of very good due to the quality, proportions, and value of the food. You also can't beat saying you dined at the restaurant where a portion of... More 

Thank vpj420
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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653 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2015

Just missed the early bird dinner special (ended at 5.30pm) but got the $11.95 special which included rice, mixed entree and wonton soup (see photos). The food was plentiful (see photos) but too much oil used and the beef wasn't exactly prime. The wonton soup was nice though and the spring roll and fried prawns also lovely. Rush Hour starring... More 

Thank Albywon
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57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2014

Excellent luncheon deals. $4.50 or $5.50 or $6.50 lunches include soup and steamed rice. It is a complete meal--and very tasty. Located right in Chinatown, the sign begs you to see what's inside. "Jackie Chan's Best Seller Movie Was Shot Here". Food is very good, and table service was very gracious. The $5.50 lunches include chicken with assorted vegetables. Plenty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 949 North Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012-1714
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 213-485-1294

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