Restaurants

The pandemic has really affected the restaurant industry. Please support these local restaurants and help them to stay in business.

101 Noodle Express

1408 E. Valley Blvd.

Alhambra, CA 91801

626-300-8654

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5 Stars Hue Restaurant

10053 Valley Blvd.

El Monte, CA 91731

626-579-3988

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Alice's Kitchen

580 E. Garvey Ave.

Monterey Park, CA 91755

626-898-1828

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The bustling Alice’s Kitchen didn’t sound any less bustling when called on the phone, and they’re putting out takeout orders of those great pineapple buns (as a sandwich or just by themselves), the cod filet with creamy corn sauce and other Hong Kong favorites.

 

Baccali Café & Rotisserie

241 W. Valley Blvd.

Alhambra, CA 91801

626-293-3300

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Banana Bay Restaurant (Thai Food)

5747 Rosemead Blvd.

Temple City, CA 91780

626-593-5155

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Beijing Pie House

235 W. Main St., Suite A

Alhambra, CA 91801

626-782-7928

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They’re not just doing frozen dumplings — for those who like to skip the whole “cook it” step, there’s those crispy house special dumpling-pocket-pies, and the larger minced lamb pies available for takeout.

 

Benten Ramen (Japanese Ramen)

821 W. Las Tunas Dr.

San Gabriel, CA 91776

626-910-5075

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Bento-ya Sushi & Japanese Gourmet

420 S. 1st Ave.

Arcadia, CA 91006

626-445-0910

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Bhanu's Indian Cuisine & Market

7246 Rosemead Blvd.

San Gabriel, CA 91775

626-291-2101

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The best tandoori naan in the SGV, hands-down, is available for takeout along with all the Indian food classics. The best part? Eating at home means being able to eat with your hands.

 

Boiling Point (Hot Pot)

250 W. Valley Blvd. Suite J

San Gabriel, CA 91776

626-288-9876

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Bonchon San Gabriel

710 W. Las Tunas Dr.
San Gabriel, CA 91776
626-545-2380
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Borneo Kalimantan Cuisine

19 S. Garfield Ave.

Alhambra, CA 91801

626-282-4477

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Laksa mee and those great rotis are available for takeout at this Alhambra favorite.

 

Boston Lobster (Vietnamese & Chinese)

727 E. Valley Blvd.

San Gabriel, CA 91776

626-288-4388

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China Red

855 S. Baldwin Ave.

Arcadia, CA 91007

626-445-3700

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One of the better dan tat’s (egg tarts) in the city and still serving their dim sum favorites to go, China Red is open for takeout and ready to fulfill all those yum cha cravings.

 

Dai Ho Restaurant

9148 Las Tunas Dr.

Temple City, CA 91780

626-291-2295

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The SGV noodle specialist is putting out those amazing bowls of niu rou mian (freezes surprisingly well, by the way) and all of their carb-laden favorites.

 

Dim Sum King

11230 Garvey Ave. Suite D

El Monte, CA 91733

626-522-0606

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The Dive Oyster Bar

5708 Rosemead Blvd., Suite 100

Temple City, CA 91780

626-766-1569

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Dong Nguyen

1433 Valley Blvd.

Alhambra, CA 91801

626-300-8618

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The Vietnamese-style Hainan chicken restaurant with the kindest front-of-house ladies in the SGV is still doing takeout orders.

 

Ho Kee Cafe

558 Las Tunas Dr.

Arcadia, CA 91007

626-822-3399

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Wonton noodle soup and fried tofu: What more needs to be said?

 

Hummus Labs

950 E. Colorado Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91106

626-345-5592

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John’s Kabob

440 S. Atlantic Blvd.

Monterey Park, CA 91754

626-284-0000

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Icho Izakaya

5561-5563 Rosemead Blvd.
Temple City, CA 91780
626-292-7999
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Joys Unique Restaurant

9556 Las Tunas Dr.

Temple City, CA 91780

626-366-0028

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Kosuke (Japanese Ramen)

618 W. Main St.

Alhambra, CA 91801

626-289-8030

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Lollicup Fresh

228 W. Valley Blvd.

Alhambra, CA 91801

626-308-1880

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Mama Lu's Dumpling House

153 E. Garvey Ave.

Monterey Park, CA 91755

626-307-5700

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From frozen dumplings to hot beef wraps, spicy wontons and xiao long bao, Mama Lu’s was practically built for the takeout game.

 

Nha Trang

742 E. Garvey Ave.

Monterey Park, CA 91755

626-288-8825

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A hot bowl of bun bo hue sounds like just the thing right now, and Nha Trang’s all ready to field takeout orders.

 

Ocean Bo (Dim Sum)

3944 Peck Rd., Suite 1

El Monte, CA 91732

626-452-1818

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One One Dumplings

704 W. Las Tunas Dr., Suite 4

San Gabriel, CA 91776

626-282-8695

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Panda Express

(All locations, must order online or via App - offers $20 meals for 4-5 people)

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Panda Inn

Multiple Locations (offers family boxes)

626-793-7300

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President Thai Restaurant

498 S. Rosemead Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91107

626-578-9814

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Thai food is no stranger in Pasadena and President Thai’s seafood offerings have always been a cut above. From whole fried fish scattered with ginger, lemongrass and chili to reliable staples like the pad see ew, diners can feast in style at home with the restaurant’s dizzying number of offerings.

 

Qing Dao Bread Food

301 N. Garfield Ave., Suite G

Monterey Park, CA 91754

626-312-6978

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On top of having one of the tightest freezer dumpling games in the SGV, this Monterey Park dumpling purveyor also puts out steamed and fried renditions of the good stuff. Don’t forget the boiled sole and Chinese parsley with the extra garlic sauce.

 

Savoy Kitchen

138 E. Valley Blvd.

Alhambra, CA 91801

626-308-9535

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The crowd-favorite Hainan chicken restaurant is serving its offering to go — just make sure to order extra ginger scallion sauce.

 

Taipei Bistro

704 W. Las Tunas Dr.

San Gabriel, CA 91776

626-293-8128

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Taipei Bistro closes early so make sure to get those orders in early — the Taiwanese restaurant is slinging all the classics including their great pork chop rice and sesame noodles.

 

Top Restaurant

1842 E. Colorado Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91107

626-792-1412

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Yang's Kitchen

112 W. Main St.

Alhambra, CA 91801

626-281-1035

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Last year’s critical darling won’t be able to host diners in its gleaming dining room, but it can sure put out those beef rolls and whole wheat noodles in to-go boxes.

 

Yin Ji Chang Fen

227 W. Valley Blvd., Suite 118-A

San Gabriel, CA 91776

213-503-3511

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Rice noodle rolls and congee (and those great fried youtiao) are a breakfast and lunch staple — Yin Ji Chang Fen is open for takeout for those who want to satisfy those cravings without all the labor.

 

Yi-Mei  (Taiwanese Food)

943 Duarte Rd.

Monrovia, CA 91016

626-275-8785

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You Kitchen

1402 E. Valley Blvd.

Alhambra, CA 91801

626-977-8088

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