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“Really tasty”
Review of Gourmet 88

Gourmet 88
Ranked #76 of 427 Restaurants in Burbank
Cuisines: Chinese
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Los Angeles, California
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Really tasty”
Reviewed May 12, 2010

Kinda cool retro modern atmosphere. Great service, all the food is really good.

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English first
Carmel, Indiana
2 reviews
“Great food!”
Reviewed February 16, 2010

We found this restaurant just by driving by while on vacation, and loved it! The hot and sour soup is the best I've ever had, and the entrees were all excellent. Every time we're in the area, we make sure to go back, and we're never disappointed.

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“Perfectly good Chinese - clean well lighted place”
Reviewed August 18, 2008

Perfectly good Chinese - clean well lighted place

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“Horrible Service”
Reviewed April 20, 2008

Not only is the food small portioned and expensive, but you have to order steamed rice. Steamed rice should accompany ANY entree in an asian restaurant. The food wasn't a great as I had hoped, but that my friends, isn't the main concern.
What was horrible was their service. Anyone who goes in there the first time would not know what is on the menu. After about a minute, we were approached and asked to order right away. We told him we had no idea what drinks or food were there and were not ready yet. He insisted we order right then and there regardless that we had no idea what the drinks or food are. He didn't even think to tell us what they were. He kept saying "No. You have to order now."
After he was fed up with us, another waiter came in who was not groomed at all. He also was very rude (yet somewhat efficient). When he came with our food he said "excuse me" then right away took my dad's arm and shoved it aside to make room for the plate. Throughout the visit we were approached with people refilling drinks, who did not ask if we wanted more and just filled them, bumping into us in the process. They had also said "excuse me" before hand. Apparently, there they think saying "excuse me" then roughly shoving your customers out of the way is acceptable. It's not. Forcing customers to order when they're not ready isn't acceptable either.
If someone is looking for good chinese food in Burbank, I would recommend "Great Wok." Even though their restaurant is small their orders are bigger, of much better quality, and the people there are very polite and accommodating.

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“Service is usually snappy. Not groundbreaking Chinese, but good enough.”
Reviewed April 8, 2008

Service is usually snappy. Not groundbreaking Chinese, but good enough.

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