Chuan Yu Noodle Town - Closed

525 W. Valley Blvd.
Alhambra, CA 91803
Chuan Yu Noodle Town +

Photo by Anne Fishbein


  • Sun, Tue-Sat 11am-8pm
  • $
  • Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Chuan Yu Noodle Town, like a lot of restaurants of its type, isn't quite set up for non-Chinese customers. The food photographs on the walls are labeled in Chinese, the newspaper reviews on the tables are from the China Daily, and the waitress, although she is extremely nice, seems to have an English vocabulary of about a dozen phrases, none of which will be sufficient to describe the Yibin burn noodles. Many of the customers will be in and out of the restaurant before you have settled on the Chongqing spicy and sour stick instead of the Chongqing sour and spicy yam stick - this is a Sichuanese snack shop, almost the equivalent of an In-N-Out Burger without the drive-through lanes. You could order almost everything on the menu (and I have) and feed 10 people for about 60 bucks.

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