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937 E Las Tunas Dr, San Gabriel, CA 91776-1600
+1 626-286-3118
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

If you go to traditional chinese restaurants don't expect american service. I don't think service is bad at all, they bring the food, they dont keep chatting with you and for me that is fine. Food was good.

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Thank Ale N
Pasadena, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

I was disappointed at the lack of customer service at this restaurant. I witnessed the elderly woman at the take out blurt out obscene Chinese words about the patron to her coworker right in front of the woman paying for her food to go.. Witnessing such lack of integrity, set the tone for a distasteful evening of dining at the... More 

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Thank Darla Z
Pomona, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

My family and I went to have brunch one Sunday afternoon, San Gabriel(99 Ranch Plaza). The service was okay, typical Chinese, loud and rud e servers. I didn't go for the ambiance but for good food. Mind you this was my husband's favorite Chinese eatery! I asked for a few slices of lemon/limes, they said they didn't have any, how... More 

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Wellington, Nevada
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252 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

8.24.2014 Dinner for 2. Overall decent food, fast turn-over despite lines out the door. The host spoke good English and was low-key and polite. Thumbs up for Sam Woo. The leg of roasted duck was delicious -- crispy crackling skin, moist, tender meat. It was served with plum sauce. A more complimentary dip would be a chillie-garlic-ginger sauce. The chef's... More 

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Thank May K
Semarang, Indonesia
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293 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

I would like to share my experience dining at Sam Woo BBQ this past winter. Both of me and my wife went there that afternoon as I used to dine in Sam Woo BBQ back in early 90's. When we were there, it was quite crowded that afternoon although it was past lunch time already. It was not really a... More 

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Thank Bambang S
Los Angeles, California
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2013

Sam Woo is well known for reasonable prices and tasty cooking. This is what attracted us to coming at this place. They have their lunch specials available everyday including weekends which is great. That's why we went. The only problem is that portions are really tiny and that's alright I guess. Their walnut shrimp although skimpy was good quality at... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2012 via mobile

The lunch special is awesome and affordable. Lunch came with free drinks and soup. Love the BBQ food there. The togo section can be long during dinner time.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2008

Ranges from the surprising to the dangerously Panda-Expressish.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Barbecue
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 937 E Las Tunas Dr, San Gabriel, CA 91776-1600
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Gabriel
  • Phone Number: +1 626-286-3118

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?