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J.W. Chen's

1835 S Bend Ave, South Bend, IN 46637-5637
+1 574-271-2777
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1835 S Bend Ave, South Bend, IN 46637-5637
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The were seated by someone pointing a finger to a table. It took well over 10 minutes before our order was taken. Rice and two, TINY, pathetic egg rolls were served quickly but the rest of the meal took at least 20 minutes to start...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank U865CIcynthiar
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Menu had a lot of items and with help of owner we were able to each have what we preferred and then be able to share it with each other. Prices were reasonable and service was good. In all, a good place to eat.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank johnblum28
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Chicken were small sections and not as big as they should have been. It has been better in the past.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bill k
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch based on reviews. Went to the restroom while my wife was getting the baby ready to come in. Restroom was rather gross. Got back to the table to find my water glass had a ring of grease around the top. Yuck!...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

The right approach is to sit with the owner and describe what you like. She listens and delivers. I told her I prefer Sichuan cuisine, very spicy and with the mala flavor is Sichuan peppercorns. The result was a wonderful spicy chicken and vegetable dish,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank henryfogel
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We were traveling on I 80 and decided to stop to eat dinner in South Bend. Looked up restaurants on Trip Advisor and found this Chinese restaurant rated high. It exceeded our expectations! My husband ordered the Seafood Noodle soup. He kept saying “Man this...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ambassador28283
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been coming here for years. The food is always good. I’ve gotten to the point that I ask her to give what she suggests and it’s always perfect. My husband loves their sweet and sour chicken. It can be months between visits and she...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jenfoxj
Reviewed August 27, 2018

From the outside it appears to be a local Chinese restaurant. But you come for the food and the unique dining experience. After you peruse the menu, the owner, takes a seat at your table and asks about your preference and then recommends dishes to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 74michaeljv
Reviewed August 21, 2018

I'd like to say thank you, Jean! We took our grandchildren to Jean's restaurant, and I said to Jean, "what shall we eat?" She sat down and asked the children what kind of food they liked to eat, and then we just waited for the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank irishjayhawk2016
Reviewed August 18, 2018

We were visiting from out of town to bring our son to college and his coach met us here for dinner. We all enjoyed the experience and thought it was cool that the owner came over to take our order and make recommendations. We ordered...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Marti M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1835 S Bend Ave, South Bend, IN 46637-5637
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-271-2777
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