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Oak Tree Inn

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1325 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3807
(323) 682-2882
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Pasadena, California
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86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live in Pasadena, but if we want to enjoy Chinese cuisine the Oak Tree Inn is the place we come to. It is a bit of a drive and there are several Chinese food restaurants that are closer to home, but none compare to the Oak Tree. Come and enjoy.

Thank 4EIEIO
Liberty, Missouri
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We come to CA about once a year and eat here at least once a week. If you want to throw a lot of money at pretentious restaurants, California is your place. But every time we go here in the evenings there are six to eight large family parties having a great time. We love the lazy-susan tables: we each... More 

Thank john c
Los Angeles
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111 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

The restaurant food is very good, every dish is fresh, service is good, need more decoration. Parking is adequate, when it is crowed, street parkings are available.

Thank RChangla
Los Angeles
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

Went for lunch with a group & all ordered the lunch specials. Nice that hot tea was waiting for us at the table, & it was included in the price. Soup came with lunch, but I forgot to ask what kind it was. Waiter brought huge tureen of soup for the table, but I couldn't eat it due to it... More 

Thank KittyGrandma15
Long Beach, California
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264 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2015

After a recommendation from a local foot massage salon, I treated myself to a late but great lunch for $12.85 total including a tip. Located in a strip mall near the chase bank, I easily found parking. When I walked in, I noticed that there were mainly Asians dining and liked the ambiance. All the tables are set up with... More 

Thank sherrieseg
Liberty, Missouri
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2015

We have enjoyed this place for years for family and friends. Excellent location with economic base to support wonderful cuisine.

Thank john c
New York City, New York
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015

Been here many times in the past and food is really just average. There are much better Chinese restaurants around but this one seems to be a pretty convenient location as it's right off of Fair Oaks. Some may like it but I prefer something a little less standard fare.

Thank Ryousan101
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

I frequently order the Oak Tree Inn beef special. The meat is very tender and the onions are done just the way they are supposed to be. The last two times the beef was not as tender as it used to be. It also could be that I am getting older and my assessment is not as precise as it... More 

Thank Ghassan R
Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

they have lunch special when ate here and i say they are quite good . . . i will recommend it to people lave chinese food...

Hong Kong, China
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440 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

Was invited to this restaurant by my cousin when I visited LA. It is not a huge restaurant but cozy with a very pleasant owner and staff. Since I came from Hong Kong where there are plenty of excellent Chinese restaurants, I did not have high hope for authentic Chinese cuisine as experience tells that many are of the chop-suey... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1325 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3807
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South Pasadena
  • Phone Number: (323) 682-2882

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