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101 Noodle Express

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1408 E Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91801
+1 626-300-8654
11:00 - 01:00
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405 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Nice restaurant for noodles and dumplings. The servings are very decent size and are very tasty and enjoyable. The service is fairly fast and the restaurant is very clean and bright. Not pretentious, but good food.

Thank geotech522
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109 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

If you ever go to San Gabriel Valley, you will find many delicious restaurants typically targeted towards a Chinese demographic. One of the restaurants that I recommend is 101 Noodle Express, known for its beef rolls, hand-stretched noodles and a variety of delicious dumplings which you can get boiled, steamed or fried. The restaurant’s beginnings took place several years ago,... More 

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Riverside, California
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2,145 reviews
1,179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 440 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Homemade, fresh, delicious and fun to watch. The noodles are hand pulled which is an art unto itself. That means you dont get mass produced, factory dried and boxed, over-cooked soaking noodles. These are already fresh and mosit when boiled, so they dont get sticky and too soft. The price for noodles is probably a tad higher than you're used... More 

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Los Angeles, California
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140 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

This place is always packed with long lines at busy hours. Service is pretty quick and food arrives not too long after ordering. Some of the must gets are their potstickers, beef roll, and beef noodle soup. Their appetizer of pork ear, cold marinated tofu, and edamame was pretty decent. I think food at this location is better than their... More 

Thank leep116
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116 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

Came here based off reviews and friend referrals. We arrived at 6 on a Saturday night, there was a wait. We signed the clipboard on the wall and waited about 15 minutes. Inside was a little chaotic. We were the only white people in the place, everyone else was Asian. We were sat with three other tables at the same... More 

Thank Nimisis303
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

My kids wanted something good to eat for dinner so we went to 101 Noodle Express. We were not disappointed! The oxtail noodle has great flavor and the meat is fall off the bones. Choose the hand tossed noodle over the regular ones, its worth the extra 50c. There's also a wide variery of dimsum to choose from. Just keep... More 

Thank Rachelle121
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

How can I begin with? I'm always down for an order maybe 2, when it comes to the beef rolls. Love their green onion pancake. Their dumplings and xiao long bao are pretty good. Would recommend people to come give it a try if your in the area !

Thank John F
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015

Most important is clean. My husband's tummy can tell which restaurant is clean and he has no problem with this one. Delicious, large beef rolls. Shanghai dumpling is also good. .

Thank LenaCDoll
Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

Went here with family and a friend. Restaurant consisted of many waiters, but I saw other tables trying to get their attention. Food was decent, but I discovered something disgusting in my water.

Thank Max L
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43 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

I was this place last week we Ordered the beef wrap- crunchy outside and soft inside and flavorful , I also like their lamb noodle soup.. very yummy and soft lamb , we also order preserved veggie with hand made noodle that dish was soso. over all this place is very clean and easy parking at ground floor service were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1408 E Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alhambra
  • Phone Number: +1 626-300-8654

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?