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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS Lu Din Gee Cafe

1039 E. Valley Blvd., #B102 (Delta St.) Send to Phone
626-288-0588
The place in the San Gabriel Valley for Beijing (Peking) duck. Call ahead.

Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
Features
  • Parking lot
  • Dress code: Casual

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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS Lu Din Gee Cafe, San Gabriel, CA

THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS Lu Din Gee Cafe Restaurant Review

: Strip mall, lacquered tables, Chinese paintings and Muzak. Together they can't make a stranger combination for a Chinese restaurant. But somehow everything fits together here. So does the menu, which tilts heavily to northern Chinese cuisine, but has a pan-China breadth of scope that may at first seem strange and out of place. The braised pan-fried tofu is an adaptation of a classic recipe from northern China. The steamed boneless chicken stuffed with glutinous rice is a treasure worth savoring over and over. Call in advance if you want to make sure you have this one when you stop by. Popcorn shrimp with toasted coconut and black peppercorns has delightful flavors dancing in the palate. Lu Din Gee also serves the closest thing to the real Beijing Duck in town. In other places, the Peking Duck is deep-fried to create the crispy skin. They don't do that here — each duck is roasted until golden and crispy on the outside, and moist on the inside. This means at least one hour advance notice is required.
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