China Islamic Restaurant

7727 E. Garvey Ave.
Rosemead, CA 91770


  • Mon.-Thu., 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • $$
  • 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 and 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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