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Mon Jin Lau Restaurant

#10 of 229 Restaurants in Troy
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1515 E Maple Rd, Troy, MI 48083-1102
+1 248-689-2332
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Troy, Michigan
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Mon Jim Lau for New Year's Eve. (You definitely should make a reservation in advance). The restaurant already had ambiance, but add in the Christmas and New Years decorations and it was doubly inviting. We had wild baked Chilean sea bass, spicy tuna sushi, vegetarian lettuce wraps, and the best Pad Thai I have tasted in a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always wonderful! Whole fish with a huge appetizer was more than enough for two. Fish was deboned at table side which added to the overall experience.

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Ferndale, Michigan
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Joined three others for a great way to bring in the New Year! This was a happening spot on New Year's Eve. Reservations a must. The bubbly was wonderful and the Asian-inspired menu has something for everyone even my gluten-free wife. We shared generous appetizer plates of dumplings and steamed edamame. Then, salmon, beef and chicken entrees. Then a toast... More 

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Thank Dogwalks
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mon Jin Lau can be pricey for dinner but lunch is a real value, with a variety of choices coming with soup and egg roll at $11 to $15. We had 2 kinds of shrimp and both were good, with seriously large and very fresh shrimp. For all your old Oak Parkers--egg rolls are Hoa Kow style!!! Old-fashioned egg drop... More 

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Thank 97marciaa
Troy, Michigan
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really like this restaurant because of the ambience, taste of food and their Tsing Tao beer. I have been visiting this place for over 3 yrs now and i have had good meal every time. They have good service, food is served hot and it has really good taste. They even serve some vegetarian Sushi which my wife likes... More 

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Thank NeelabhArbind
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Sorry to report MJL is living on its past. The place was still packed looking for quality Asian food. But the soup was boring at best. And how can you make bad egg rolls. The duck was fatty the beef was good and the sesame chicken was ok Hope they can pull this back to the good old days

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Thank LakeBuzz
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Sizzling Thai Chicken lacked a layer of flavor and spice that I was expecting. The atmosphere of the restaurant was interesting, and I did not get the deafening music/background noise that other reviewers have complained about. Service was average as well.

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Thank infinitiboys
South Bend, Indiana
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Troy's version of high-end Asian fusion. Coming in at 7:30 on a Thursday, I found the parking lot full and the restaurant crowded, but was still able to sit immediately. Testing the sushi with a negihmachi roll, I found it to be adequate, but not stellar. The chilean sea bass in banana leaf, however, was stellar. Roasted perfectly, with a... More 

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Wauseon, Ohio, United States
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

TripAdvisor is the best site to find the ideal place for visit or for good food. This restaurant has a pretty good rating but not for me this time. My meal was so greasy. It is not the healthy way to served customer nowadays. But this is a best method for me to have a lesson. I learned it and... More 

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Thank 77882014
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Loud but food is always good and they always add something interesting. I had tuna tater tots. Awesome and the zen roll. Very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 E Maple Rd, Troy, MI 48083-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 248-689-2332

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