Open since 1977, Yang Chow is a classic Chinatown restaurant known for dishes like garlic eggplant, cold sesame noodles, and its famous slippery shrimp - an original dish consisting of deep fried shrimp in a ginger-vinegar sauce. They also have locations in Pasadena and Canoga Park. Call (213) 625-0811 for takeout.
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Amboy Quality Meats
Amboy Quality Meats is an outstanding burger stand and butcher shop in Chinatown that secretly serves the best fries in Los Angeles.
As the name implies, Suehiro Mini in Chinatown is a smaller version of Suehiro Cafe, a Japanese restaurant in Little Tokyo.
L.A. Brisket is a shop in Chinatown that specializes in all things barbecue - if the name didn't already clue you in to that fact.
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Bistro Na’s is a fancy restaurant in Temple City doing Imperial Chinese food, which means it’s perfect for a special occasion meal.
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Majordomo in Chinatown is one of the rare LA restaurants you’ll walk out of genuinely surprised.
Philippe The Original
Chinatown deli Philippe The Original carries much culinary (and cultural) significance. It’s still very much worth the trip.
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