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Lao Beijing

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2138 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-1514
+1 312-881-0168
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible20%
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“chicken” (2 reviews)
“chinatown” (10 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2138 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-1514
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

This restaurant is now closed. I was very sad to find that they were no long in business when we took a trip to Chinatown recently. They were the best for good food and ok prices.

1  Thank prheitzman
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Four stars for the food plus an extra star for being one of the only szechuan places -- I called 4 or 5 -- which delivers to Hilton Chicago!!! It had been a long travel day so I was set on not having to leave...More

Thank AK_BrooklynNY
Reviewed February 2, 2017

We went there with a family visiting from China. You never know is it authentic or Americanized Chinese food. This is as authentic as it gets per our friends. We ordered several dishes and shared them all. We had egg drop soup that had a...More

Thank Staple9
Reviewed December 29, 2016

This restaurant is one of my favorite restaurants in Chinatown. I think the chef from Lao Yu Ju switched over to here because I recognize a lot of the dishes and they are quite good.

Thank Ben H
Reviewed November 8, 2016

I introduced my friends to Lao Beijing but ending with a big disappointment. The waiter kept asking us to repeat the order, it took a long time to serve the food, and finally the food is getting more worse than before, the service was bad,...More

Thank Qianhui C
Reviewed August 29, 2016

I have had Peking duck in probably five restaurants in Chicago and 25-30 nationwide. This is the best Peking duck that I have ever had. It can be served in the traditional three course manner or in the now (somewhat unfortunately) more common single course...More

Thank Okie32
Reviewed July 18, 2016

Hidden away in a rundown pedestrian mall with insufficient parking. Can't even tell which restaurant you're entering; each one has multiple unmarked doors. Once inside, the decor was unimpressive. Seating is close together, chairs are too low for the tables. Our table was unsteady. We...More

Thank mary s
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Yes, I am from Northern part of China and I love the food here in Lao Beijing. Our family visited it a lot and love it.

Thank Xiangjun D
Reviewed April 23, 2016

No longer one of Tony Hu's restaurants, Lao Beijing continues to be a good option in Chinatown, but not, perhaps, one of the best. I have had some good noodle dishes here, and fine seafood choices as well. The menu lacks the imagination and breadth...More

Thank Henry F
Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Three dishes ordered: one was inedible, two others just not good. Not a place you'd even bother to order in from. Tea was nice though

Thank ABD119
Chinatown may be one of Chicago’s smallest
neighborhoods geographically, but it's big on
character, colors, sights, sounds, and flavors. In
this South Side neighborhood, you’ll find authentic
Chinese restaurants dotting the length of Wentworth
Avenue. After a meal of dim sum, noodles, duck or
other tantalizing food specialties, satiate your
visual appetite with dozens of public art sculptures
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2138 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-1514
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 312-881-0168
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