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7248 Rosemead Blvd, San Gabriel, CA 91775-1316
+1 626-292-5858
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

I have visited here three times this month. Love the Taiwanese foods and drinks in particular, dry noodles. Green tea is great, too. It is a good place for me to order to-go dishes.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

We arrived around 1 pm on a Saturday and was quickly seated. We noticed that if we arrived 5 min later, there was going to be a wait. If you look on Yelp, the only dish that people talk about is the Railroad Pork. Along with the railroad pork, we also ordered the beef fried rice, popcorn chicken, and fries.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015

We have never had food here. So I don't have any idea about how the food menu is. We have always been here for their teas and the Carribean Paradise is the best of the lot! The customer service is also very good here.

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1 Thank Nithya N
Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

The whole thing stunk!!!! No one there, no service till 5minutes, and no checking up!!!!! Nothing!!!! Nada!!!! It's horrible.

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Thank Kaitlynlola
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

This is a new Taiwanese restaurant that specializes in cuisine reminiscent of the Taiwan street side food stalls. The tastes are authentic and delicious and the prices are very cheap too. For dishes, their five spice popcorn chicken and their 'railroad' rice is very good. Their bubble teas are also excellent; I recommend their osmanthus oolong and jasmine milk teas.... More 

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1 Thank Steven L
Alhambra, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2013

Yummy~ The best Taiwanese food! The servers were nice. Staffs here are very friendly. The restaurant space is small, but the food comes out quick. I love their Railroad Pork Chop noodle and popcorn chicken. It's not covered with over-fried flour, but real juicy chicken. Their drinks are also fabulous! I love that they have unique options not found at... More 

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1 Thank Tina H
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013

If you do not like salty and MSG in food then this is the one for you. They have the best pork chop in town.

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1 Thank Innie64
Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2012

I go there almost once a week and can be crowded at time. The best is there popcorn chicken. I like the pork chop rice too (#1 in rice section). The noodles in peanut sauce is ok. The drinks are also good. Call ahead if you want Togo food pick up. I go there almost once a week and can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7248 Rosemead Blvd, San Gabriel, CA 91775-1316
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Gabriel
  • Phone Number: +1 626-292-5858

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