Yang Chow Restaurant

Yang Chow Restaurant

819 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA
(213) 625-0811 serving: Central LA, Chinatown
open:Monday To Thursday From 11:30 AM To 09:45 PM Friday To Saturday From 11:30 AM To 10:45 PM Sunday From 11:30 AM To 09:45 PM

Sidewalk Score: 10 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, $, Chinese, Family Style Dining, Group Dining, Local Favorite, Lunch Spot, American Express Accepted, Diners Club Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Open 7 Days, Visa Accepted,

The Low Down


The Extras: In another area? Yang Chow has locations in Chinatown, Pasadena and the San Fernando Valley.

Parking: The restaurant has a small, cheap lot behind it. If that's full, keep in mind that Chinatown parking is unpredictable, so pack some loose change or dollar bills and park in any space that crops up: metered street or adjacent lots.

When to Go: The busiest hours tend to be from noon to 1:30pm and from 6pm to 8pm; try dining during off-peak times for a more relaxed meal.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

Opening its doors in 1977, Yang Chow---the place is named after the town outside of Shanghai from where the five founding Yun family brothers come---has become a Chinatown institution. Prices are reasonable and favorite dishes like the…
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By XperTee at Citysearch

One of the best Chinese food places. Schezuan family style dishes. On the walls they have signed celebrity pictures. They are known for their slipp... Read More

Slippery shrimp and Szechuan is great!
By forkyu at Citysearch

Although Yang Chow's can be crowded and it appears some people have issues with the staff that has not been the case for us. The food has always be... Read More

Unique dining experience in Chinatown
By LaMaria at Citysearch

Everyone from sports stars, city officials and Conan O'Brian have eaten at Yang Chow. The slippery shrimp is to die for. Read More

MSG Hazard!!!
By Charlie Saint V at Citysearch

Beware! This place uses MSG on everything. If you're like me, it will ruin the rest of your evening like it did mine. Stay Away!!! Read More

By USCgirl at Citysearch

I planned my fiance's surprise birthday party (2/28/09) at Yang Chow. We expected 45 guests to attend. Reservations were for 8pm. If not enough ... Read More