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Hop Louie

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950 Mei Ling Way, Los Angeles, CA 90012-1759
+1 213-628-4244
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good55%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Jul 10, 2017
“The gem of Chinatown!”
Sep 5, 2017
“Cool building, food was okay”
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
950 Mei Ling Way, Los Angeles, CA 90012-1759
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

Hop Louie is now closed, but thought I'd put in my review anyways. The building itself was the only iconic landmark left of the fading, historic Los Angeles Chinatown. I'm sure it was the place to be during its hey-day, as evidenced by all of...More

Thank John R
Reviewed July 10, 2017

What more iconic restaurant could you dream of than Hop Louie to fulfill your Chinatown dining fantasies? This place is straight out of a movie set! Paper lanterns, the music, the mirrors! Very hospitable and the vegetable lo mean was seriously some of the best...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

This place should just close. The bar is dark dank and filthy. The bartender is miserable. The drinks were expensive and tasted like dish soap (glasses not rinsed properly. The only reason we came is because we wanted scorpion bowls and every other place that...More

Thank Love2dine054
Reviewed August 24, 2016

I just heard today that Hop Louie will be closing its doors at the end of this month (August 2016). It is (soon to be was) an icon of kitsch architecture with its five layer pagoda style building and neon signs. It serves great Cantonese...More

Thank Ibizan_Yankee
Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place to eat during our visit to Chinatown. Superb lunch specials at reasonable prices for our family. My kids loved it, so did we! Highly recommended when visiting Chinatown or a night out in LA.

Thank MWB2011
Reviewed June 14, 2016

Hop Louie is one of the older restaurants in Chinatown and it shows. It has not been kept up too much and that is sort of the charm of it. It is old fashioned Cantonese food. The service is great, the wait staff is so...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed May 8, 2016

I have gone to this restaurant on and off since I was kid. Great lunch special with and old time feel.

Thank FilAmfighter1
Reviewed November 17, 2015

Ate here with friends while visiting Los Angeles, beautiful little restaurant! The food was hot and served very fast. Reasonable prices. Definitely will eat here again!!

Thank Lesley A
Reviewed October 28, 2015

Whenever I go to Chinatown in Los Angeles, this is always the place where I stop to eat. My uncle suggested it to me, and I love the place! The outer facade is a Chinese pagoda, which I love. The bar is on the main...More

Thank irishsiren32
Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled on this place not having checked TripAdvisor and had a very pleasant lunch The place was very quiet so the service was good. We order the shared mixed appetiser player and the squab lettuce cups - our wait lady told us that would...More

Thank Tina M
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 Mei Ling Way, Los Angeles, CA 90012-1759
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 213-628-4244
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