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Chinois on Main

4.6
1529 reviews
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$50 and over
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Chinese
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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***
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Chinese, French
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(310) 392-9025
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Rene Mata
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Private party facilities
We offer a brand new private dining room with a built in sound system and plasma TV Screen.
It accommodates up to 50 people.
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Private party contact
Bella Lantsman; blants6342@aol.com: (310) 392-3038
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Catering
Chinois on Main offers off site catering complete with full bar, wait staff, and decor.
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Banquet, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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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

What 1529 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.3
ambience
4.1
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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GeraldW 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Every time we come we are amazed at the taste and quality of the food.

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OM00 
2.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Food was so-so for a Wolfgang Puck restaurant. Asian food can taste better!

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vipPicky (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Always great service and food with a staff that is helpful and professional.
Even on a Monday night a great ambiance and mood.


Santa Monica gem.

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vipjeffz (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

One of the best restaurants in la definitely underrateded

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

This is a great restaurant (both food and service are outstanding) and it’s both a relaxing and elegant stop for lunch. Come in denim, come in jeans, all will enjoy the excellent food.

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OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Food was close to outstanding.

Superb service. A real experience, as ever. Hard to beat.

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BeenThereDoneThat 
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

After fifty years of patronage, still consider this a exceptional place to celebrate a special occasion So despite living 80 miles away, we chose Chinois to celebrate our 60 wedding anniversary, and weren't disappointed. Food as always fantastic, service attentive without being imposing, and the atmosphere lively. Truly a memorable experience.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Houston)
5.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

Fabulous food..curry lobster and duck fried rice an absolute winner. Service very attentive. Can't wait to go back.

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vipdinneronme (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Chinios has become a classic. I've been going there since it opened and brought some out of town guests. Service was top notch, the food delicious and even though this group had various food restrictions, the chefs were able to accommodate us and we all shared.

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vipS1la (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Great food and wine. Excellent service. A great experience.

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vipBirchIsBeyond (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

This place is always perfect. Always.

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vipJanie (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Excellent food. Loved every bite of our meal. Would definitely return again when in area.

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vipNyCa (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Great food
We go back every year
Definitely worth making the effort to get here

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ptoad (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

never disappoints ... we've been coming since it opened 35 years ago

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musicman (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Wonderful food - moderately priced - excellent and very friendly service. Entertained guests from out of town who were very pleased/

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vipPatMargulies (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

We enjoyed Chinois (again), and this time for the dineLA menu. We had a great time and very delicious food. Thanks to all!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

Delightful dishes and great ambiance , front lady and waiters were excellent and very attentive.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

The food is the best in the city in my opinion. The staff is excellent and remember you even if you dine there 3x a year!
They are all friendly and helpful. We did not eat off the dine LA menu but that was very inexpensive and suggest that is a great way to get hooked on this restaurant .

It is great for business or personal , in fact I am making reservations for Valentines Day!

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TheFoodalist (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

Chinois on Main has been a wonderful mainstay for a long time.
And WE LOVE the LA dine week specials.
I do have to say that this time, however, we were a little disappointed with the menu. We went for what we thought was our favorite whole deep friend fish and when the dish arrived it was a small piece of sea bass in what seemed more like a Mexican/ Spanish sauce with capers. This was totally wrong and did not go with the rest of the meal. We felt as if suddenly there was something very wrong with the menu, as we love the California meets Asian cuisine. We couldn't help wondering if there was a Mexican chef who snuck this in...truly out of pace and enough to almost make us wonder if we'll do this again next time.
Otherwise, the meals were great and we were glad to have ordered the Mongolian Beef...totally YUM!
Desert, too sweet and not to our liking, but in general we're not really desert people anyway.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

We love Chinois. The food is exceptional. The service is wonderful. My only complaint is that it is extremely loud. We are fine with the exuberance of a terrific restaurant, but it was hard to hear each other and we were at a tiny table! I would still recommend it for all the other reasons!

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