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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 good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“potstickers” (14 reviews)
“pot stickers” (9 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 3 days ago via mobile

Some of the best Chinese food. I love the orange chicken. I like the smaller lunch menu. Dine in or carry out

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was mediocre and had to send my steak back because it was prepared improperly. Customer service was very god though. The atmosphere was great besides the cramped location. Parking was kind of a pain. Overall 6/10

Thank famousdex411
Reviewed 3 days ago

J.W. Chen's doesn't look like much from the outside (or inside for that matter) but the food and service are UNPARALLELED. I've dined here no fewer than 20 times... The menu has a wide range of options, from traditional Chinese cuisine to more Americanized dishes....More

Thank usgolftravel2014
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Probably should say somewhere that they're closed for the entire month of June. Website and tripadvisor say they're open. Drove all the way here. CLOSED.

Thank DonSed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is located in a nondescript plaza. There were quite a few patrons till when we arrived close to closing time. The owner lady was trying to suggest more dishes for us when we knew we didn't need anymore. The food was surprisingly quite...More

Thank 1Skibunny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

J.W. Chen is not a traditional restaurant where the customer simply orders off the menu. Of course you can do that, but Jean, the owner, typically wants to share her culture through her food. She’ll pull a chair up to your table and ask what...More

Thank missprism
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit. Came highly recommended. Great, homemade, fresh food. Inexpensive. Jean sat us and gave us personal attention, helping us with our order. We had the spicy chicken special, green beans, almond shrimp, and hot and sour soup. It was all excellent.

Thank doodoodaddy
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Really enjoy great food from J W Chen. Always great service to go along with it. Very good value for the price.

Thank jamessQ7865IW
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We had flounder in chili sauce which was delicious. We also had a dish with pork belly, vegetables and fermented black beans. It was good but not as good as the fish. Both dishes were recommended by the house. The pot stickers were very good...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We felt pressed to rder more than we came from. The owner is very friendly, but I felt pushed to take leftovers home. We told her we came for a small lunch, she convinced us to order an extra dish. Shade it hard to say...More

Thank Nikole 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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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