Chinois on Main
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Sun 6:00PM - 10:30PM
Mon 6:00PM - 6:45PM 7:45PM - 10:30PM
Tue 6:00PM - 10:30PM
Wed - Thu 6:00PM - 6:45PM 7:45PM - 10:30PM
I am a foodie and fine dine regularly in Los Angeles and this is my favorite restaurant. Start with the Shannara chicken salad followed by the lobster spring rolls appetizer main course of the Shanghai curry chicken. Short ribs and Seabass with Duck fried rice for a very filling and satisfying meal. It is service with a smile and there’s low turnover as the servers have been there for many many years. I will go again and again
I love the food at Chinois--particularly the Chinese Chicken Salad and Duck spring rolls. And, I love, love, love the wonderful people who work there!!! I've become a regular!
The single best restaurant in Los Angeles. The best in everything - food, service, ambience, drinks. Can’t find another restaurant that’s better.
Service is second to none and certainly at the Top of the list for LA hospitality.
Chinois never disappoints. It’s a favorite for sure!
It was my birthday dinner and everything was perfect. The service, the food, the staff...everything. I cannot say enough about this wonderful establishment.
Referred by a chef friend to dine at Chinois. It was a gong show to say the least. We sat at the Kitchen counter. Interesting to watch the action.
My husband and I ordered two appetizers and a nice bottle of wine. food was adequate. not worth the cost. We waited over 1/2 hour for our dirty plates to be cleared. My husband also got squirted in the eye with hot lobster juice. Chef did not notice. By the time the waitress came to take our main course order we had finished the wine and did not want to stay. We politely asked for our bill. She was kind enough to bring us a dessert and I know she felt bad about the tardy service. but too late, we were not impressed and went down the road for dinner. Don't think we would go back.
Wonderful dinner, we loved our meals and the service was fantastic
Great experience. Always is. Staff, food, and service never disappoint.
This place never fails to please. Everything on the menu is fantastic. Especially the famous Chinese chicken salad, calamari and Tock shrimp salad. But there’s so much more!
Always love eating here. Jason and Ella are amazing hosts. Can not wait for the next time
It was a great evening
Good food and good ambiance. One of my favorite Wolfgang restaurants.
Wonderful place to be. It feels very comfortable food, ambience and service.
The service staff is amazing I wish most of the city restaurant learn from Chinois service staff
Love this place.... Me and my friends always have a great time. The service and food is excellent.
Both steak and salmon were excellent at lunch! Also the stir fry veg is great.
We are regulars at Chinois over the years but this time the service was very disappointing. We were being ignored and had to constantly wave to our server for service - - the food is always outstanding -
Absolutely our go-to restaurant for special events and out of town guests. We have been coming to Chinois since it opened in 1983, and it has never disappointed; what restaurant can say that customers still return after 36 years to order the same legendary dishes that were offered when the establishment opened?! Chinois can say that!!!
We have been coming to Chinois at least 20 years. When you have a security question, I always pick "What is your favorite restaurant? " And I pick Chinois on Main!!
Just in for their Anniversary Dinner Special Was terrific and super well priced.
My only complaint is that it can be rather pricey, so maybe some prix fixe dinner might be a nice addition?
Love all staff especially jason and Bella!!!
Great food..great staff (some have been there 30+ years) and very consistent food. I have been going there almost since they opened. I love this place!!!
Disappointing, and nowhere nearly as good as in the past. Surprisingly bland food for a Chinese restaurant. Tasteless crispy spinach.
Chinois is a Santa Monica legend. 36 years and counting. I’ve dined there many times and have enjoyed the food, service and ambience every time.
We love Chinois for many reasons. The food is spectacular. The menu has so many treats, many of which are Chinois originals that people have loved for years, and always something new. The portions are generous, and everything is prepared and served to perfection. So we always marvel at the value. Service is friendly, attentive and personal. You feel like you are at a local gem, which is what Chinois is to west siders. And the energy is fun and buzzy, but not so loud you can’t hear yourself or your party speaking. Highest praises. Looking forward to next time.
Always consistent.Good for any occasion and just for a great dinner. Highly recommend.
One of the best most consistent restaurants in LA
Everything at Chinois is perfect .. and its people are perfect too. Special shout-out to Natalya, Mario, and everyone...
Thank you so much for a perfect time with you.
As always, a culinary delight! The varied dishes, flavors and presentations remain world class and Chinois is a restaurant not to be missed. The Chinois Chicken salad is perhaps the best salad we have ever had and the Catfish is a maritime delight. Sauces are all unique and always leave us asking "what is this wonderful flavor"? Always an adventure. Highly recommended.
Been coming for years when we visit LA from Palo Alto. Never disappoints. Food is consistently outstanding.
This restaurant never grows old for us. We took our friend and her two sons (8 and 12) for dinner. There was something on the menu for everyone and we were able to share the generous portions we received. The service was excellent. My only small complaint is how close the tables are one to the other, but then the place was filled to capacity. Looking forward to our next visit.
Always a good experience - service and food excellent!
Super food, just as it was recommended to us! Fab place to mark the end of our west coast road trip.
Excellent service. Outstanding as usual.
Gastronomique asiatique de bonne qualité.
Bonne ambiance et bien reçu. Belle sélection de vins.
À faire !!
We had an amazing experience at Chinios; great food, ambiance, + family. Love this place🌸
Bella, Jason and the entire wait /cooking staffs are simply the FINEST of restaurants
Exceptionally good food