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Jane G's

4.5
403 reviews
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$30 and under
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Chinese
Perfect For:
  • Spicy
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Authentic
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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Chinese, Chinese (Sichuan), Shabu-shabu
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 10:00pm

Friday: 11:30am - 11:00pm

Saturday: 11:30am - 11:00pm

Sunday: 11:30am - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(215) 563-8800
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Luo Jiang Yong
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Catering
We offer a robust catering menu across all of our locations and can deliver anywhere in the city. We can work with your budget and provide on-site catering service as well as drop-off and delivery. For more information please contact: Contact@JaneGsRestaurant.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
20th Street & Chestnut
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Entertainment
Open all year round, we hope to provide you with an elevated Chinese restaurant experience. Please take in our curated wine list, craft cocktails and ask about our craft beer selection!
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Special events & promotions
We offer a fully customizable main dining floor with affordable fine dining experiences. From traditional Chinese banquets to full-scale cocktail reception, butlered hors d'oeuvres, and formal seated dinners. Please feel free to contact us directly for further details. We look forward to hosting your event.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 403 People Are Saying
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84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We have been to Jane G’s many times. The food and service is usually very good, this time however while the food was great the service was not that great , the server was not very knowledgeable and could not answer any of our questions or the order was not placed the way we wanted it .

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4.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Food is very good. Love the dumplings and the lo mein. They have vegetable “sides” that are huge and the same price as their main dishes with proteins. I’d love the option for a smaller side so that you can purchase along side of a main dish!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The hot pot is an absolute must-try-at-least-once.

My girlfriend (after Jane G's, now-fiancee) and I go to Jane G's quite often for the authentic Szechuan cuisine. If you are unfamiliar with this style of Chinese food, think bold flavors and an addictive spiciness. We are incredibly lucky to be living so close to this gem of a restaurant. Key dishes include mapo tofu (soft tofu stewed in a numbingly spicy and garlicky sauce), kung pao chicken, dan dan noodles (noodles with beef in a spicy peanut sauce), and especially the wood ear mushroom salad (dark mushrooms with a fun bite to them in chili oil with bamboo shoots). As for service, it is occasionally great but never bad.

The real treat here, however, is the authentic hot pot. At a price of $35/person, it may sound like a lot at first, but it is 120% worth the experience plus that's no more than Restaurant Week's standard price, not to mention this is all you can eat. As our amazing waiter told us, this is not something to be rushed (our dinner lasted 2+ hours; he told us some go to 4!). After selecting a type of stock (spicy, chicken/shrimp-based, vegetarian, or two partitioned), you select which raw ingredients you would like to try. Options include the premium, thinly-sliced beef (unimaginably good), chicken, pork, flounder, fish balls, lobster balls, slices of duck blood, various tofus, enoki and other mushrooms, Chinese cabbage, spinach, pork kidneys and intestines, dumplings, noodles, and more! The pot of stock is brought out on a gas burner and the ingredients on one, very large plate (along with a trio of sauces). Basically a Szechuan fondue, you then proceed to cook your own food in the incredibly flavorful stocks (max cook time: 3 min. for most). We easily kept eating for another half hour after we had already declared, "I'm full." Now, we can't wait to try it again with more people.

A huge thank you to Jane G and all your staff for helping make my girlfriend's birthday the best one ever!

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4.0Dined on March 15, 2018

WE had the scallion pancakes which were delicious. We also had wonton soup and hot and sour soups. They were also very good. Sesame chicken and pad thai were yummy. Very big portions and a beautiful restaurant.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Another great meal at Jane G’s. Love the dumpling sampler which my husband and I shared. I had the spicy perfume entree. A lot of food that is delicious and spicy. Prepare yourself, but totally worth it. Look forward to eating the leftovers.

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5.0Dined on January 30, 2018

We had the HOTPOT which is a fun experience and a good value at $35 per person for all you wish to eat.

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3.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Food was pretty good. Service was awful. Our first server had a little difficulty due to the cultural difference which wasn't an issue at all. The second server we had rushed us through our food and I don't think we got everything that was supposed to come with our order. Additionally, our food came out at random times. We ordered from the restaurant week menu. My appetizer came out about 15 minutes before my friend's appetizer. Then, our side dishes came out separately and then we got everything else at the same time. I would have given the place four stars (solely on the food) if our food came out together and maybe five if she hadn't rushed us through our meal. We were still eating and we hadn't even got the dessert that was a part of restaurant week when she was trying to bring us our check. Service could be much better. Really the service is the only reason I wouldn't recommend to a friend. No one wants to be rushed to eat especially when they are paying over $100 for a tab.

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4.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Party of 4 had a few small plates (wood ears and dumplings with chili oil), a spicy beef dish with rice, and sauteed pea sprouts. All were done well and hit the spot.

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5.0Dined on January 21, 2018

Absolutely fantastic experience! The food is authentic and outstanding. Will definitely be coming back!

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4.0Dined on January 19, 2018

We always have a great meal. The waiters are very good and friendly.

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5.0Dined on January 17, 2018

Our first time at Jane G's -- but found the food wonderful, authentic, copious, delicious. The servers were really attentive and charming.

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2.0Dined on January 14, 2018

This used to be my favorite Chinese restaurant. I would drive two hours from Brooklyn to have dinner here. No more. What happened?

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Delicious, authentic Sichuan food. We did a pre-fix menu forBew Years Eve. 4 course with 4 cocktails. Everything was outstanding and even our picky kids enjoyed their food as well. Worth the visit.

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5.0Dined on December 25, 2017

Delicious entrees prepared to your desired spiciness level, and presented creatively. Service was unusually slow, even though the restaurant wasn’t full yet when we arrived. But we’ll be back to celebrate the anniversary of our first date on Christmas every year, and hopefully in between!

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4.0Dined on December 21, 2017

Good food!

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5.0Dined on December 20, 2017

Try their HOT POT it’s terrific and fun

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5.0Dined on December 9, 2017

Been several times and the food is always fresh and wonderful. The service is great! Close to the Rittenhouse should you be staying there and want a fantastic Chinese restaurant within walking distance.

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5.0Dined on December 8, 2017

Went with my boyfriend and had a really great time. This is one of my favorite restaurants in all of Philadelphia and will go into Philly just to come here. The food is always great, and the drink menu is awesome. I recommend this restaurant to everyone I know & I definitely say go here if you're in philly!!!

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2.0Dined on November 24, 2017

The food was sub par. The presentation and flavor just wasn't there. The chairs look like they came from a closed down club- they definitely are an eye sore. The restroom was disgusting - makes me question the cleanliness of the kitchen.

The staff was attentive and the service was excellent. It just looks like they are good servers stuck working at an establishment where the owner is pinching pennies in the wrong places.

You need to spend money to make more money.

Definitely, will not be back.

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5.0Dined on November 17, 2017

This place is fantastic. I come here all the time.

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4.0Dined on October 13, 2017

Delicious wonton soup. We also had pad tai and general tso chicken. Very good fried rice. Generous portions . We love it!!!!!

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5.0Dined on September 29, 2017

I've eaten here several times. I highly recommend the Appetizer Spicy Beef and Noodle Soup (game changer!) and the Popcorn Rock Shrimp. I normally get the Sichuan style entrees. It's spicy, so I recommend getting 1 level less on the spice rating out of 5.

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3.0Dined on September 28, 2017

The food here was good as always, but there was a fruit fly problem that left us waiving flies off our food all night. Service was fine and the food came out quickly.

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1.0Dined on September 24, 2017

The service was ABYSMAL!!! It took 35 minutes to get water glasses. After the first glass of water, we asked several times for refills and never got them an hour later. Eventually we got up, walked behind the bar, and filled them up ourselves. Food good but overpriced. Will not be returning to this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on September 23, 2017

Great service, delicious food. Appetizers came out extremely hot. Would've appreciated a warning before hand! Seats need replacing; leather is worn. Overall great experience though; attentive staff, food was out quick and we were happy with all our food choices!

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4.0Dined on September 16, 2017

Always a pleasure at Jane G's. Interesting menu, lots of options, and food is well-prepared.

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5.0Dined on September 14, 2017

WE EXPECTED SMALL PORTIONS GIVEN THAT IS WAS RESTAURANT WEEK. AN ORDER FOR TWO WAS ENOUGH FOR FOUR. WONDERFUL SPICES AND FLAVORS, CREATIVE DISHES.
LOVED OUR MEAL.

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3.0Dined on September 9, 2017

great duck and sizzling beef was super good. Jane G special fried rice you must get if you like friend rice and the dumpling sampler we shared and was very tasty. Place needs to be cleaned up a bit and get rid of those cheezy lanterns and make it more sleek. Service needs to be upped as well as I wanted a second glass of wine and our waiter was no where to be found. You also need to get chinese spicy mustard in not the frenchs yellow kind.

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4.0Dined on September 8, 2017

My friend and I had a delicious lunch. WE had the wonton soup, spring rolls, chicken and mushroom dumplings and rock shrimp. It was absolutely fabulous. Nice portions and fabulous service.

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5.0Dined on September 5, 2017

the food was great and the waitress and the hostess went out of their way to make us feel like royalty. A handsome, low-cost lunch menu that is always satisfying and the flounder in ginger/scallion sauced was terrific.

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5.0Dined on September 1, 2017

The food and service has always been consistently good. Jane Gs will always been a twice a week staple for my friends and me!

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3.0Dined on September 1, 2017

Big portions. That's about it. Appetizers better than main. Very average and impersonal ambience

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3.0Dined on August 17, 2017

OUT WAITER WAS NOT SO GOOD SO THE EXPERIENCE WAS NOT THE BEST. I TOOK TWO PEOPLE FOR THEIR BIRTHDAYS. ONE ORDERED THE DONE.. WAS NOT GOOD. WAY TOO SPICY AND THE WAITER DID NOT SAY IT WAS.- BONE IS ALL THE DUCK PIECES TOO. NOTHING CAME OUT FOR BIRTHDAY AND THE WAITER SAID HE FORGOT TO LOOK ON THE RESERVATION.
I DO LIKE IT HERE..I GO REGULARLY AND I THINK THE WAITER MADE THE EXPERIENCE NOT SO GOOD BUT HIS LACK OF TELLING US THINGS AND NOT NOTICING IT WAS A BIRTHDAY.. WE EVEN EXCHANGED GIFTS SO IT WAS EVIDENT IT WAS SOMETHING.

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3.0Dined on August 14, 2017

As a first time diner I wasn't blown away, even after a friend's recommendation. The decor is attractive but they feel the need for loud music piped in, so it's harder to hear. The servers were good, except they didn't help with our first time ordering. The apps of rock shrimp and dim sum sampler were very good, but the entrees were less than spectacular. I ordered duck in beer sauce and asked for less spicy, but it was so spicy that we had to send it back. Chicken in cashews was just okay, and udon with seafood was not great. The fried seafood plate had no flavor whatsoever. I think they have to be better than this but we will give it one more try. Just be careful ordering as this is higher priced than most Asian restaurants.

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5.0Dined on August 12, 2017

I love this place. Ms. Jane, her son, and the entire crew aim to please. The food is delicious and adjusted to your spice level.

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4.0Dined on July 18, 2017

Excellent lunchtime menu in this higher-end but great value restaurant.

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5.0Dined on July 9, 2017

Always love some good Asian food. Pretty much enjoyed what we got. The food was great and service was quick. Good for a nice evening date in the city. Not too quiet and not too loud. Would go again.

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4.0Dined on July 6, 2017

Some reviewers felt the food here is not authentic but as an American eating Chinese food I thought it was more than fine. Everything we had was delicious with the only exception being the parsley rubbed spare ribs. Tender, but tasted too herbal and dry. The Dan Dan noodles were excellent. I liked the fact that brown rice is offered with entrees as well as the usual white rice. And any dish can be ordered spicy on a scale of one to five. Specialty cocktails were great. The food portions are quite large but very reasonably priced. Service very attentive without being overbearing. Recommended.

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4.0Dined on June 28, 2017

Fresh and carefully prepared food.
Very attentive servers.

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