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Take a Bao

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Century City
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10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Ste FC15, Los Angeles, CA 90067-6501
+1 310-551-1100
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 19:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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San Francisco, California
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116 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We stumbled into this place after a day at universal studios. We craved a clean Asian fusion place to eat and we got it. Valet parking was a plus as we did not have to deal with parking. With two hungry teens in tow we were pleasantly surprised at the fast and great service. Food was fantastic. Loved the pad... More 

Thank Sunki
Petersburg, Virginia
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182 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I stopped by this restaurant while touring the Westfield Mall. They didn't appear busy at first, but it took about 5 minutes to take my order once she called to confirm an online order. Once I placed the order, I waited an additional 15 to 20 minutes for my meal. The teriyaki chicken with veggies and white rice was pretty... More 

Thank greenehalltam
Portland, OR
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The atmosphere isn't the best - in the food court at the Westfied Mall, but the food was FANTASTIC!! The 8 vegetable salad was the best salad I have ever had!! Fresh and delicious! There was a good selection of food and everyone in my party was super happy with their sections. They give you a pager, so you don't... More 

Thank maryntessa
Irving, Texas
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202 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Located in the food court area of the Westfield Mall, it offers lots of rice and salad bowl combinations - I had the Asian Cobb Salad which was good

1 Thank srwemail
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

I had the Atlantic salmon and vegetable dish for dinner . My friend had the 8 vegetable salad. Both really good dishes. Good portions and good fresh quality. The atmosphere is open and airy also have a patio if one chooses to sit out side. Excellent price and value for dinner. A lot of choices on the menu for one... More 

Thank Amy M
Las Vegas, NV
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Whoa, awesome food selections in a welcoming little restaurant. Roasted Sesame Edamame and Potstickers to start. Then select a sweet bun enveloped around an Asian delicacy like "Peking Duck". Yum! You think these re small dinner options but you soon realize how you feel full. Nice decor, good mixed crowd of diners and foods that cause taste buds to drool.

Thank lih
Milan, Italy
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237 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2014

I'm a big fan of Take A Bao. I had the cobb salad this time, which was scrumptious, but in the past I've tried a range of their baos and liked pretty much all of them! The staff is typically good at giving recommendations, too.

Thank justtojess
Santa Monica, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 December 2013

Grabbed some food really quickly before running to the movie theater. The food quality was pretty good and there are (too) many options to choose from. I'd say good food, okay value.

Thank Davedgar27
Los Angeles, California, USA
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2013

This place rocks. Great Asian fusion, so don't expect authentic. Try the Thai Peanut and Panko Fish.

Thank goseekao
Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2013 via mobile

There are so many amazing things about Take a Bao. Since discovering it a year ago, we now go nearly once a week--yeah, it's that good! The atmosphere is funky, cool, with a great patio. It's trendy without the scene or the ridiculous prices of other restaurants. So yes, it is a very reasonably priced restaurant. From cocktails to entrees... More 

Thank SChantalMD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Chinese, Asian, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Ste FC15, Los Angeles, CA 90067-6501
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Century City
  • Neighbourhood: Century City
  • Phone Number: +1 310-551-1100

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