Mian is a noodle place from the chef behind Chengdu Taste, which alone gets our attention. But more importantly: Mian lives up to expectations. The Chongqing-style noodles they serve here are fantastic and chewy, with a spiciness that creeps up on you. And we love the mung bean drink they pour for you when you arrive - the sweetness helps to cool the spice down when you need it. Get a plate of dumplings to start - the pork ones are juicy and peppery - and the zhiang jian noodles with a crispy egg, minced pork, and chickpea-like Chongqing peas are a must-order.
More spots in San GabrielSee more
Golden Deli is a Vietnamese restaurant in San Gabriel that’s super popular at lunch - for good reason.
Bhanu’s Indian Grocery & Cuisine
Bhanu’s is a family-run grocery store in San Gabriel that also serves very good Indian food.
More Chinese spotsSee more
Lu Din Gee (Duck House)
If you’re looking for authentic Peking duck, head to Duck House in Monterey Park. Just make sure to reserve your duck ahead of time.
This third location of Sichuan Impression in West LA has the same great Chinese food as the original, with a bigger space.
Suggested by our writers
Bistro Na’s is a fancy restaurant in Temple City doing Imperial Chinese food, which means it’s perfect for a special occasion meal.
Tasty Noodle House
Tasty Noodle House is a tiny spot in San Gabriel that serves Chinese food worth the perpetual wait.
Hai Di Lao Hot Pot
Hai Di Lao is an upscale hot pot restaurant in Arcadia that’s ideal for a fun group outing.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more