Jane G's

4.6
482 reviews
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$30 and under
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Chinese
Authentic Chinese Sichuan Cuisine in Rittenhouse Square, Full Liquor Bar, Happy Hour Beer, Wine, Cocktail, Hot Pot (Shabu-shabu). Affordable with fine dining service. Great for dates, birthday parties, casual meals, drinks at the bar with TV. Outside seating available.

We can accommodate up to 125 guests for private parties, banquet dinners, hors d'ouevres service.

Happy Hour runs Monday through Sunday from 5-7PM.

We offer FREE delivery up to 10 blocks as well as large party catering and special banquet events catering.
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MS
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed everything! Our meals were delicious! The hot oil dumplings were absolutely amazing!

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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had some good food and fast service

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VM
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always good food drinks and service and friendly staff

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OT
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Jane G’s is authentic Chinese, always a great meal. The dumplings are delicious, and the Beijing Duck was outstanding. Service was attentive and food delivery was very quick but we were not rushed through our meal. A great experience.

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C
Washington DC
631 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent! Great decor, perfect service. Spring rolls are great. Chicken fried rice is terrific and a huge portion.

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BB
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice restaurant on nice block

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V
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

Wait staff was rude and the food came out so fast we still had our starters, and soup in the table while the food arrived. Spice levels were not close to being right and most orders were wrong.

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T
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Noisy sitting on sidewalk. Good cocktails and Chinese food. Pretty inside.

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T
Philadelphia
113 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Good casual experience. Food is good. Drinks are awesome. Soup, entree, drinks and tip all came under $100. Love this restaurant. We will be back.

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JD
Philadelphia
198 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Great, service and excellent food. Not your typical Asian restaurant

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MK
Philadelphia
59 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Had a very enjoyable meal. The Beijing duck was delicious. And the bites of everyone else’s choice were all excellent.
The place is esthetically pleasing, the service knowledgeable and pleasant.

Definitely, a return engagement destination.

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I
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great time..

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S
New England
12 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The mapo tofu is huge and shareable and delicious. Also, the cold sesame noodles are awesome. This is a great place that would please many different kinds of people and tastes. One tiny little complaint, though -- why no fortune cookies?

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C
Washington DC
631 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Spring rolls were great. Chicken fried rice was excellent. Terrific service.

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MB
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 2

Extremely disappointing food - Kung Pao chicken had a lot of added sweetener (sugar), lacked the flavor and spice of authentic Kung Pao chicken. The string beans had good flavor but many were wilted and whithered. The brown rice tasted like it wasn’t sufficiently steamed. The food came out nearly instantaneously after we placed our order, so none of it, obviously would have been cooked to order.
There were very few Asians in the restaurant, which is located in Rittenhouse Square district not in Chinatown. Both of these should have been tip offs that this wasn’t the place to go for more authentic and fresh Sichuan style Chinese food.

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SS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 3

3 stars because of the good food- the chili oil wontons won the night for sure. Soup dumplings weren’t bad. Shrimp lo mein simple but pretty tasty and not overly greasy. Dry pepper chicken came in very tasty and spicy. Maybe a little too spicy and too much breading on the chicken but still quite good.

Service was laughable. We had no designated waiter. The restaurant was only about 2/3 full at most. At any given point 4 different people serviced us, including the hostess taking our original order. The one server was very nice though and gave me a free drink due to delay in delivery of one of the dishes.

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C
Washington DC
631 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Veggie spring rolls and chicken fried rice! Outstanding service!

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d
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 3

The o my time we saw our server was when he came to give us the check. It took 25 minutes before someone came over to us and even then it was the hostess that took our order and a food runner that presented our food. We were never checked on throughout our meal.

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SQ
Philadelphia
516 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We shared several apps and larger dishes. Everything was tasty. The filet had way to many bones. Our server was pleasant but did not come around often to check if we needed anything, surprising considering the restaurant was not very full. I dine there and order delivery fairly frequently because they have a lot of veg options.

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OT
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Nothing special.
From reviews I expected something better
Waiter couldn’t recommend anything
Had to have drink made over because it was terrible

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AP
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing shrimp and some of the best soup dumplings I have had in the city. Highly recommend this restaurant

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g
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Music too loud
Adding a few rice noodles to soup ..additional cost $2... a bit much
Soup dumplings sticking to paper and coming apart when lifting for spoon .. Well... there goes the soup!
Pad thai ( with veg) .. a bit dry.... not my wife's favorite

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Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 3

Though we did not have the most enjoyable experience this evening, the manager made sure we were taken care of.

Having gone to Jane G’s before, I know they could have done so much better.

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d
Philadelphia
35 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Hostess did not think much of us - too mature, too dressed up, and not hip - so we we’re seated in awkward seats along a wall.
I asked about better tables - “these for special customers” - we let it go. Plenty of good choices on a greasy menu. Wine list is okay, including very good Sancerre blanc. Erratic but agreeable service. Not a great choice for.Valentine’s Day after Shun Yen.

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AD
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was especially interesting with lots of choices for meats and non-meat eaters. The space is roomy so though crowded it didn’t feel that way. There are so many food styles I’m looking forward to coming back. The Brussels sprouts were out of this world!

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CM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Outstanding food. I think our waiter didnt speak English well and was not very attentive. But the food was fabulous...careful with you choice of spice level.

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DP
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 3

We were excited to go here as it is my friends favorite spot for Chinese. We arrived, ordered appetizers and mains. The restaurant was about half full. Our apps came and they looked great. My friend asked for a fork and we waited. Waited for ten minutes. We asked again and five minutes later a fork came at which time we asked for more water. The server brought a pitcher and accidentally spilled a large pool of water. We understood. Accidents happen. It was a lot of water. He said he was going to grab a towel to clean it up. He never came back. After 5 minutes we another server to clean it up and he handed us two napkins from another table. We needed 30 napkins to clean up that much water. Our mains come and the water is still there, we have barely eaten the apps, and a different server sees what is going on. Comes by with a towel and cleans it up. Sadly, the food is absolutely delicious but the service is awful. Was impossible to get the attention of the server and we left so disappointed. My friend felt awful that her favorite spot could be such a letdown.

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S
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a great time at the restaurant. The food was great and the folks serving us were fantastic. Strongly recommend.

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MB
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Food is always great. Very noisy !! They could and should invest in some acoustic panels. Men's room was a bit messy and unkept.

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TB
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wow!! The soup dumplings are terrific. Really memorable. The atmosphere is comfortable and the service was seamless. Wonderful food all around, but those soup dumplings are stellar.

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OT
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Went for restaurant week, menu had good options. Food was awesome. def would recommend!

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DM
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 1food 4service 4ambience 3

Jane G's was our choice for the 9th night of Restaurant Week, and everything went so well...until it didn't. We were seated on time, and the restaurant was fairly empty- I think because of how cold it was outside.

Our server didn't give his name, but he was very friendly and answered all of our questions about the different dishes. I let him know about my food allergies, and he told me which items I could order from the menu.

While the food was all very tasty, there was definitely some cross-contamination in the kitchen. When we were wrapping up dinner, the outside of my mouth was tingling, but I thought it was just from the spiciness of the food. By the time we were in the car headed home, my tongue was swelling and I knew I would need Benadryl and maybe my epipen.

If I was rating them based on the taste of the food alone, there would me a few more stars up there, but I can't give more than one star after the way the night ended. Clearly, we will not be returning.

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CM
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding meal and delicious evening! Thank you, Jane!

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ST
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. Service was very good. Good looking venue. Location is good and prices were good.

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M
Philadelphia
239 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

A nice restaurant with very large portions of very good food!

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EN
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

As Philadelphians we have been to Jane G's a number of times and always enjoyed it. However, on this recent visit the food, which is usually excellent, was disappointing. Dan Dan Noodles were excellent but the tea smoked duck was dry and bland. The double cooked pork was likewise very ordinary - not what we have come to expect at Jane G's.

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C
Washington DC
631 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The lunch egg and corn soup was superb. Great service as always.

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JK
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Probably a nice place on any night that isn’t Christmas. They seemed unprepared for a Christmas rush, which made every element of the place less enjoyable.

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OT
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Amazing food ... crazy busy on Xmas night...How much longer wait than anticipated even with the reservation. However they did make amazing food and we’re very apologetic for the crazy rush. I think they finally stop taking delivery orders to free up the kitchen. The seitan was to die for!!!

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J
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went to Jane G’s (our first time) on Christmas night at 6:30 - it was chaos, not surprising since it was one of few places open in the area. The staff were absolutely lovely and the food was amazing - I appreciate how gracefully they handled the very busy night and how delicious the food was! Can’t wait to return.

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