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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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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“potstickers” (14 reviews)
“pot stickers” (8 reviews)
“flounder” (6 reviews)
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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 8 August 2017

Terrific little hole-in-wall. Easy walk from ND campus; just east of the soccer field. When I have a chance to get away for lunch, this is a great place. They offer a whole variety of lunch specials for about $7-$8; spring roll, soup & main...More

Thank MaryMaloneReviewer
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Can't do much better than having the owner sit down at your table and asking where you are from and why you were here. She then proceeded to tell me she would make some authentic Taiwanese fish for me (flounder). It delivered! Tender, succulent, spicy,...More

Thank Dean S
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our early lunch here. We arrived right at 11am before leaving South Bend. We ordered Orange Chicken lunch, KoBo chicken lunch, Chicken with vegetables spicy and jalapeño Chicken. 3 of us paid the extra $1.00 for all white meat. We also ordered potstickers....More

Thank soonergal1969
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

J-Dubs, as it is affectionately called by ND student patrons, is absolutely incredible! Every time we visit South Bend, we can't wait to stop for the best Asian food we've ever had. Everything is fresh and prepared to your liking. The owner, Jean, will sit...More

Thank LynnGibb
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The food was absolutely delicious and satisfying for this pregnant lady who's been craving it for the last 2 days. The lunch portion was perfect in size and even bigger in flavor. Everything is made fresh to order and delivered quickly to the table. No...More

Thank Becky N
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I first heard about this restaurant online and bought a gift certificate for my son and my daughter-in-law for a Christmas gift. They really enjoyed their meal. Then when we were in South Bend visiting we had take-out from this same restaurant. It was a...More

Thank CBRB
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is the best Chinese food I have had. My two sons who attend Notre Dame go here all the time, and still want to go back when mom and dad visit :). We love this place, and go every time we are in South...More

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The USP of this restaurant is the personal service offered by the owner Jean, who suggests (or tells you!) what to eat. This can be fun. I ate with someone who is used to the place, and we insisted on ordering the spicy fish, which...More

Thank MatildaOxford
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We love this place, it is the best Chinese food in the area. The food is always good and the portions are great. The owners are very nice and twice now when my daughter was unsure of what she wanted they asked her a couple...More

Thank Rose C
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is one of our favorite places to eat and our favorite Chinese restaurant in our area. We visit as often as we can and always enjoy the food, no matter what we choose.

Thank Kathy R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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