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Mon Jin Lau Restaurant

#10 of 228 Restaurants in Troy
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1515 E Maple Rd, Troy, MI 48083-1102
+1 248-689-2332
Today
16:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 23:00
Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 00:00
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place!!! I get Chinese every Christmas Eve we normally order take out but this birthday I wanted to go there. I am so glad we did , we had a great time , food was great as usual and of course that shell drink was really good .

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Thank lena c
Royal Oak, Michigan
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186 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We hadn’t been here in years and my hairdresser mentioned that he really enjoys Mon Jin Lau, so we tried it for dinner. An enthusiastic diner next to us had evidently dined here often and raved about the food and menu variety. The menu is extensive. In fairness, my husband and I have been lucky enough to enjoy some superb... More 

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Thank pasiphae
Petoskey, Michigan
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90 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Had a wonderful meal. The portions were good sized and we took some food back to the hotel. My only complaint would be the volume of the music they are using for background. Loud enough difficult to hear other people talking at the same table.

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West Bloomfield, MI
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74 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

After enjoying the food for many years at Mon Jin Lau, the quality has fallen off a bit. Also, the portions are smaller. It appears that they are using more sugar in some of their dishes as well. I have to say, the sizzling rice soup is still spectacular.

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Thank BelieverMI
Troy, Michigan
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We went to Mon Jim Lau for New Year's Eve. (You definitely should make a reservation in advance). The restaurant already had ambiance, but add in the Christmas and New Years decorations and it was doubly inviting. We had wild baked Chilean sea bass, spicy tuna sushi, vegetarian lettuce wraps, and the best Pad Thai I have tasted in a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Always wonderful! Whole fish with a huge appetizer was more than enough for two. Fish was deboned at table side which added to the overall experience.

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Thank Sonya D
Ferndale, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Joined three others for a great way to bring in the New Year! This was a happening spot on New Year's Eve. Reservations a must. The bubbly was wonderful and the Asian-inspired menu has something for everyone even my gluten-free wife. We shared generous appetizer plates of dumplings and steamed edamame. Then, salmon, beef and chicken entrees. Then a toast... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Mon Jin Lau can be pricey for dinner but lunch is a real value, with a variety of choices coming with soup and egg roll at $11 to $15. We had 2 kinds of shrimp and both were good, with seriously large and very fresh shrimp. For all your old Oak Parkers--egg rolls are Hoa Kow style!!! Old-fashioned egg drop... More 

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Thank 97marciaa
Troy, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I really like this restaurant because of the ambience, taste of food and their Tsing Tao beer. I have been visiting this place for over 3 yrs now and i have had good meal every time. They have good service, food is served hot and it has really good taste. They even serve some vegetarian Sushi which my wife likes... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Sorry to report MJL is living on its past. The place was still packed looking for quality Asian food. But the soup was boring at best. And how can you make bad egg rolls. The duck was fatty the beef was good and the sesame chicken was ok Hope they can pull this back to the good old days

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 E Maple Rd, Troy, MI 48083-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 248-689-2332

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