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J.W. Chen's

1835 S Bend Ave, South Bend, IN 46637-5637
+1 574-271-2777
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1835 S Bend Ave, South Bend, IN 46637-5637
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My son took us to eat here because he loves it. It is Chinese owned and run by them. The food was very good and the service excellent because the owners are there to overlook everything. They are extremely friendly and nice people to talk...More

Thank CordeliaEJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little pushy on wanting to customize your meal. We felt a little too convinced/ obligated to order more than what we planned on. Although everything was good, we did feel a but if pressure from Chen. Jen. I had a photo of our meals...More

Thank Nikole R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you could see me then you would know I've eaten a lot of restaurant food. Especially Chinese food. If you are like me then you struggle to find a local Chinese restaurant that consistently provides dishes superior in quality to Panda Express. Your search...More

Thank BigBoyTraveler
Reviewed 6 December 2017

every time we've visited we've had a great meal and the staff always makes sure you get what you want and like.

Thank J8192UWdennisk
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We are visiting from out of town and my daughter wanted potstickers. We chose Chen’s after reading the other reviews. After a short wait - good mix of college students and non student patrons, we were seated and the owner came and sat with us....More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Jean Chen serves great Chinese food with a personal touch. Every time we go, Jean sits down at our table to discuss menu options, and she doesn't hesitate to modify menu items to fit our preferences and tastes. The place is always full, and the...More

Thank SteveFallon
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Jean has been running a restaurant for a long time and she remembers regular customers so she anticipates your order if you regularly order the same thing. Very fast service especially at lunch where you've barely touched your soup and your meal is there. Chinese...More

Thank SueBee46530
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

True to the reviews, this gem was the highlight of my overnight stay. I appreciated the OWNER sitting down at my table to explain the menu and help me make my decision. I went with the curry chicken and pot stickers. Portions were very generous.

Thank gavelini
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Somewhat random gem. If you like Chinese food...it is delicious. Great flavor, authentic and fresh. Very diverse menu, especially if you let Jean chose for you. Service is pretty funny and fast, BUT at times the dishes are nearly thrown on the table. Even on...More

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

When Jean comes to take your order, tell her to chose. She will ask you a few questions about preferences and whip you up a delightful meal. Their BBQ appetizer ribs with just salt and pepper are awesome! Cozy space where a lot of the...More

Thank Hillgirlp90
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1835 S Bend Ave, South Bend, IN 46637-5637
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-271-2777
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