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JR Bistro

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750 N Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2367
+1 213-620-0838
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Kingston, Washington
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014

Needed to find a place for dinner in Chinatown and this one looked nice inside. Food was very good but,as mentioned in other reviews, the food came out at strange intervals. $34 for 2 people but the meal would have fed 4. We had steamed pork dumplings, cashew chicken, sweet and sour chicken, with vegetable fried rice.

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Thank kcbrit2
London, United Kingdom
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140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2014

Very worth a visit while in china town. I mostly have eaten lunch here but a few dinners as well. Be sure to try the shrimp with egg. Sounds odd but very tasty.

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Thank HowieEmbry
Los Angeles, California
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428 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

Came here for lunch with coworkers and we preordered our food prior to arriving. I've never been to this restaurant in Chinatown so I wasn't sure what to expect food wise, service etc. When we arrived here the place wasn't packed which was nice, but the preordered meal WAS NOT ready!! Mind you we were on our lunch breaks so... More 

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Thank kisssmee
los angeles
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175 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014 via mobile

* Price : can't beat $9.99 for lobster tail. 5 star * Ambiance: casual, upscale, quaint, 4 star * Location: Chinatown light be a bit intimidating for somes), paid parking. 3 star. * Meals: excellent, traditional Chinese food. 4 star. * Service: friendly, pleasant, 4+ star. We came here on a monday night since other restaurants in the area are... More 

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Thank kukulimoku
LOS ANGELES
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

We celebrated my 71st birthday dinner here on June 8, 2014. We were surprised to find the menu has a large variety of dishes to order from. We ordered 7 dishes for the 6 of us and was very happy with the quality and tastiness of the 7 dishes. The price of the dishes are very reasonable for what we... More 

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Thank 100PENANG
Los Angeles, California
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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

I had a late lunch with a friend so we were the only customers. There was some sort of a business meeting going on at one of the tables involving what appeared to be employees or? so it took a while to get any ones attention. We seated ourselves and took a menu. So in this respect service from the... More 

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Thank Chris S
Los Angeles, California, United States
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2014

Prices are so reasonable, especially their lunch menu. Food is good, service is fine. Restaurant is clean, ample parking in the area.

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Thank Athena T
San Francisco, California
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935 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

Another family members meeting for lunch. Why does every Chinese restaurant insist of putting sauce for all food including steamed Chinese brocolli? There were five of us in the party and they ordered food for all to share, calamari, fried pork (I think) and I ordered tofu and the sauce was so thick (pasty) and I wondered if it was... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2013

I visited this restaurant in Chinatown LA this evening (Wednesday - 25/09) to be my last evening meal before returning to Australia tomorrow. I was by myself - the menu had for Starters Steamed Dumplings (8). I asked if I could get a plate of just four. The waitress said "Yes". I then selected my main meal and asked if... More 

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Thank David M
Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

There are so many restaurants but only a handfull of really good ones. We had an early dinner following a matinee performance at the theatre. The ambiance is plain, the food uninspired and in need of soy sauce for more flavor and the service uneven.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 750 N Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2367
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 213-620-0838

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