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“The Best Chinese Food in the South Bay-No more Trips to Chinatown”

Chinese Friends Fresh Szechuan Kitchen
Ranked #75 of 125 Restaurants in Hawthorne
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Redondo Beach, California
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37 reviews
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“The Best Chinese Food in the South Bay-No more Trips to Chinatown”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

We stumbled upon this little cozy restaurant while cruising down Rosecrans near Manhattan Beach looking for a good dinner spot and we are so glad we stopped! This was the best Chinese food we have had since NYC. The chef is from the downtown Chinatown location and the food is amazing. The Hong Kong Rice and the House Special Fried Noodles are to die for. Also the Shrimp with Scallions and the Eggplant Beef are so nicely flavored! They don't use MSG so you don't get that weird MSG feeling like some other Chinese places. We loved it so much Friday night that we brought friends and came back on Sunday night. It gets a little crowded because people are finding it -so you might make reservations on weekends! The potstickers...OMG! Definitely worth the trip from anywhere!

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washington dc
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“Just South of LAX”
Reviewed September 27, 2013

Convenient to LAX, in a non-descript Best Buy shopping center is one of the best Chinese restaurants I've ever eaten at. Not fancy at all...but possessing two great ingredients for a delicious dining experience. Great food and great service. Wonton Soup is over the top delicious in an ENORMOUS bowl. Every dish was perfect in terms of presentation, taste, heat, price. Again, not a romantic destination, but certainly one if you want some great Chinese food.

  • Visited September 2013
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