Chinois on Main

4.8
1969 Reviews
$50 and over
Chinese
Wolfgang Puck's second restaurant opened in 1983. A unique blend of Chinese and French fusion explodes with flavors unheard of before. Imitated but yet never captured to this day this fusion of flavors keeps you craving and coming back for more. The food is served family style, creating a fun sharing experience that brings people together. The trend setting open kitchen where you can sit and eat while you watch the dance of the chefs working in unison. ***If you are interested in reserving our dining counter please make a request while making a reservation since seating is very limited***

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 1969 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.3
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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MSyummy
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappoints. Always worth our appreciation and applause.

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foodfun
Los Angeles
16 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Delicious food. We love the lobster and the stir fried mushrooms. A great taste treat!

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vipNikkiS
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and cocktail selections! Wonderful flavour combinations; great service!

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TerryM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

The soup was suppose to be catfish, shrimp and scallops. Turned out it was 85% calamari which I don't like unless it is fried. I had already had the calamari salad as an appetizer which was excellent. The soup didn't have much flavor. I would never order again.

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MSyummy
Los Angeles
20 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious, unique food. And the outside space was charming and well-distanced
It could not have been a better, more delicious, more delightful evening.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We always love Chinos on Main, but we ate outside. After getting over that, it was the typical excellent dining experience we’ve come to love. Waitstaff was superb and attentive. Cuisine is unparalleled and the attention to detail makes every subtle flavor so yummy. Cant wait to get back in the dining room.

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vipCarol
Los Angeles
34 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Their outdoor set up is well-spaced. The ambiance is "ok". The service and food are excellent as always and the noise level is waaay down because it is all outside. We loved that ! It gets a little breezy in the late afternoon, but it dies down at sunset.

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RobertW
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Been there many times.It is always excellent.

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vipBBeth
Los Angeles
26 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have dined here for years and it just keeps getting better. Even with Covid, the kitchen is on its game and the staff makes serving outside look effortless. Bella, the manager, is so gracious and welcoming. The tables and chairs are cleaned between guests, the guests are spaced and the staff all wear masks and shields. It is so refreshing to have an excellent meal outside in our city.

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vipyummy1
Los Angeles
39 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Not crazy about sitting in the street on chilly night, which is why ambiance is less than perfect. The foot is exceptional and we loved the adventure away from home. Thanks!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience1

Used to consider this place one of my favorites. Had not been there for a while. Quality of the food was definitely poor. We were 4 people. Spent $600. Definitely not worth it. Hopefully chinois will go back to what it used to be.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The service and food are exceptional here!!!

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vipkevint
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfectly delicious as always! Ahi tuna tempura, shanghai lobster the best! Bella and staff are wonderful!

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vipSteve
Los Angeles
89 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Since we have Covid outdoor seating, the tables are on the sidewalk and in the street. However the service was excellent

The food as always sensational and Bella who has run the restaurant for Wolfgang Puck for 20 years, has a fine tuned fabulous staff and kitchen
especially appreciated now after a year of basic lockdown

Love it

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was just fabulous

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vipNyCa
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So what if you're basically dining out on the street at the moment...it's the same great food and attentive service, but the staff have a lot further to travel, so tip generously, folks!

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vipSFAM
Los Angeles
29 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience2

The food was wonderful. The service was terrible. We waited for forever for our order to be taken. It took 30 minutes to get our check. For such an expensive restaurant there should be tablecloths on the table.

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vipSusanS
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always the food was amazing the service is impeccable and the desserts delicious and one of the best restaurants in all of Los Angeles for many many many years!

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vipDavidS
Baja California
7 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

always a great place for a nice dinner and celebration of birthday

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FranceR
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the hello as we walked in we felt welcomed. The food was exquisite and with this challenging time of eating outside they made a great dining atmosphere. Thank you

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CindyG
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience2

Once our server came over (Joel) he was exceptional. It was a very windy evening and they did their best to accommodate us with a table close to the buildings. The food was great. They even brought us a delicious dessert on the house for my husband's birthday. I will definitely go back as there are many more items on the menu I would like to try.

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vipsalf
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Outdoor dining was lovely

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vipSjtdesigns
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience3

Food has gone way downhill. Dishes very sporadic in quality. Too much money for what the food has become.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the most amazing dinner with the BEST service ever. Everything was timely, clean, covid-friendly, and delicious.

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vipKatie
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing. Try the stir fried lamb in lettuce cups and the miso glazed sea bass in tea leaves! Paired with lobster spring rolls and crispy spinach, this was a light heavenly meal for two hungry people. I loved the Chinois Garden cocktail, vodka with basil and cucumber! The service was excellent, attentive and they were just really kind people. We had a cozy table in the open air with a great heater, truly comfortable.

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viptangerine
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious food and top notch service. They have open air tables, one heater per table and hedges to block the tables from street traffic. It was an excellent experience overall.

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haroldw
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Chinese chicken salad and whole catfish are amazing !

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DrCK
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Food excellent, lovely street scape adaptation.

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janie
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fabulous food! Great service! Lots of heat lamps in the outdoor dining area.
They will probably need a tent as the weather gets cooler. Loved the duck filled pancake appetizer. Highly recommended

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vipJaneH
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just about the best food and service in town. Forget the trendy spots - this is luxury. The cuisine is still innovative and spot-on after so many years, the waiters and Bella are incredibly attentive. It's a bargain compared to the disappointing "high-end" restaurants that so many people talk about these days. A total classic.

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vipPoppaBear17
Los Angeles
34 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Food at Chinois on Main was fantastic! Some of the best food in Los Angeles, and if you enjoy Asian cuisine, then I would recommend Chinois on Main. Not one bad dish on the menu.

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KimberlyC
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I came here on Halloween evening to celebrate a friend's birthday. The outdoor dining was warm and welcoming with Halloween decorations strategically placed around our table. I cannot say enough about the impeccable service provided by Mario. The short rib dish I ordered was delicious. This was one of the best dining experiences I have had in a long time. Chinois is now my favorite!

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vipSteveB
Los Angeles
31 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chinois is consistently one of the best restaurants in Los Angeles. They have done a fantastic job setting up their outdoor dining to accommodate those who feel comfortable.....

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So good, so inviting, so friendly. Have you ever gone to a restaurant for the first time. And midway through the meal you told yourself, I’m coming back here. That’s Chinois!

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Dawn
New Mexico
4 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Haven’t been to Chinois in 10 years, but we were craving their lobster and their catfish signature dishes! Tables were outside because of Covid, so a lot of street noises. But, food was as good as we remembered! Worth the trip from the OC

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vipAedesigns
Miami
27 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The BEST food in the city. What a great evening, even in the midst of the pandemic. Superb food, service and a sidewalk sensation

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vipElaine
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Despite having to set up outside on the street, Chinois managed to excel in every aspect—cuisine, service, and even ambience. We go often, and will continue to do so.

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vipDrLou
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food as always!

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vipkevint
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service as always! John and the rest of the staff. Including Bella are first rate! A favorite of mine!

FAQs

Chinois on Main does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Chinois on Main also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (310) 392-9025.

Chinois on Main is rated 4.8 stars by 1969 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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