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Chinatown - best spot for dinner

Lot's of info on this site, some older -- what's the best spot for a dinner of about 6 hungry guys? yang chow? we are staying downtown so not going east....many thank yous.

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  1. I'd go with CBS.

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    1. re: mc michael

      Mc Michael, thank you. I saw online they have good lobster and noodles...any other favorites?

      1. re: jessejames

        Lots of folks are praising JR's Bistro (haven't been yet).
        CBS has good dim sum too.

        1. re: mc michael

          Yes, JR Bistro is the only Chinatown restaurant I frequent with any regularity.

          1. re: mc michael

            we had a great dinner at jr and a good deal too....2 lobsters and ginger, 2 orders potstickers (awesome), peking duck they made em up for us at table with shrimp toast and skin for extra crispiness, sizzling beef cubes, xo shrimp, dried scallop fried rice, a few more dishes and dozens of beers all for less than 200 bucks. This was a terrific recommendation and the folks than ran the place were very nice, helpful with the menu and ended up putting together our food for us, like with the peking duck...much better than the other chinese ive had in town here; id come back again, but i think the guys from out of town want to go to cbs for dimsum...thanks again

      2. Hop Li

        1. this is how my inquiry (slightly different from yours) was handled last month:

          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/7531...

          1. Master Chef, JR's Bistro, and Full House Seafood are my go to places.

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            Master Chef Restaurant
            937 N Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

            1. Why not give Queee a try? http://queeesushi.com/

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              1. re: ipsedixit

                Unless things have changed, which they haven't on the website, Queee isn't open for dinner. It's a shame.

                1. re: estone888

                  Right you are.

                  But they do have their special Chef's dinners (by advanced reservations only).

                  1. re: ipsedixit

                    Have you been to one? I would love to go to the next one.

                    1. re: estone888

                      No, but I ditto the sentiment of wanting to go to one.

              2. Catching up on links ...

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                Full House Seafood Restaurant
                963 N Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

                CBS Seafood
                700 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

                Yang Chow Restaurant
                819 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012

                Hop Li Seafood
                526 Alpine St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

                JR Bistro
                750 N Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

                Queee Sushi
                643 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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                1. re: maxzook

                  Well we didn't get enough chinese so went for dim sum next morning at cbs -- good stuff. the har gow had maybe a small pinch of curry inside to make it extra good, fried crab claw things were extra big with many chunks of crab, lots of other seafood and roast pork delicacies...we chowed down for about 40 bux.

                  Thanks again for all your tips!