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MICHELIN Guide California

Chinois on Main

  • 2709 Main St., Santa Monica, 90405, United States
  • 50 - 75 USD • Asian
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Signature Asian fusion menus available for takeout

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MICHELIN Guide California

Chinois on Main

  • 2709 Main St., Santa Monica, 90405, United States
  • 50 - 75 USD • Asian
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

A destination since 1983, this local darling has been welcoming guests as old friends to dine on their cuisine, which is a tad Asian, a touch Californian and a bit French. Little seems to have changed through the decades—it is busy, loud and served by an attentive staff. The location, amid boho-chic shops, remains a boon.

This kitchen shines by way of a number of signature items, like made-to-order garlic chicken spring rolls or Cantonese duck with plum sauce. The sizzling calamari salad is deliciously seasoned with hot chili paste and presented in a wonton cup over crisp vegetables. Many dishes are served family style, so don’t hesitate to order half-portions when available. At the end, splurge on pleasing desserts like a warm chocolate fondant cake.

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  • The MICHELIN Plate: Good cooking
  • ò Simple restaurant

Facilities & Services

  • a Wheelchair access
  • E Non-smoking restaurant
  • { Private dining room
  • T Air conditioning
  • Credit card / Debit card accepted
  • r Outside dining available
  • Take away
  • Booking essential - dinner

Information

+1 310-392-9025
Opening hours
Closed: lunch : Monday-Tuesday, lunch : Saturday-Sunday

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