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China Islamic Restaurant

7727 E. Garvey Ave.
Rosemead, CA 91770
626-288-4246
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  • Daily 11am-3pm, Daily 5pm-9:30pm
  • $$
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • No Alcohol
  • Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Like other Muslim restaurants, China Islamic has a minor specialty in lamb, sliced thin and quickly fried with green onions, garlic and crunchy bits of fresh ginger; fried with the thick, resilient homemade noodles called “dough slice chow mein”; served in a cloying “sa cha” sauce. Lamb stew warm pot is served seething in a clay vessel, with thick, murky broth, cellophane noodles, cabbage, and the most extraordinary lamb, red-cooked on the bone, chopstick-tender and pungent with soy and star anise.

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