Food was heavy and slow to arrive. Wait staff was erratic in efficiency, although friendly enough. Noise level wasover the top due to a two person cover band's excessively loud music. We had to shout to each other to be heard.
I am very happy I found this place, the food was good, the staff accomodating, it is a great atmosphere and I love the live music. The happy hour alone is worth the visit. This place is in a bit of an unusual location to get to, so initially I was unsure and kept putting off trying it, but once in the restaurant I was pleasantly surprised at how great this place is. The owner came by and made us feel very welcome, even brought out a sauce of his own for an appetizer we were having and it went from good to Awesome! In fact everything I have tasted so far has been really good and I am picky. I had a great evening, so I highly recommend it and will add this restaurant to my list of places I frequent.
Forbidden City is our "Go to" restaurant and it never lets us down. Took some new people to dinner and they loved it. I will say the service was just okay but the bartenders, especially Eric, are always great.
Service was horrible! Bus boy was the only one that gave us good service (water delivered as we were seated and table cleared as soon as we were done). Everything between that was awful. Had to ask for additional cups for sake, needed to request additional place settings, needed to grab chop sticks from another table, had to go to the bar for additional sake, never asked if we wanted rice with dinner (once we requested the order of brown rice (for the table) we ended up receiving one small cup, which of course we had to remind them of. When food was delivered my wife and I didn’t have plates, so they proceeded to deliver the food in front of us. I had to remind them we were having family style and they still haven’t brought us plates f
This place was good, but just good. Food tasted good, but not great. Our server was good but the hostesses weren't too with it. I would go back for happy hour, but probably not for regular price food.
Excellent food and wonderful atmosphere. I definitely recommend having reservations during prime times.
Food is excellent but service suffers because of complete under-staffing. Server was very attentive with a good personality but our meal was served 40 minutes after ordering.
Food is wonderful but be aware that restaurant is VERY NOISY. Not a place for quiet (or any) conversation. Maybe sitting outside is better? Will try next time. Service 1st visit was on-point and attentive. Saturday night, however, service was almost non-existant from our waiter. Food almost made up for it (I think) entree came before we were halfway finished with our appetizers and we had specifically asked when we ordered to wait until we were finished to serve. Service is sometimes very slow so we ordered "all at once" - probably not a good idea in the future!
One if the best Asian resataurants in So Cal!!
Absolutely Loved this place ... came for my moms bday and they pulledbout alk the stops Mike the manager there even had a cake baked for me to help surprise my mom... awesome experience and will definately spread the word and also be back for more!