There are a few things that Las Vegas lacks…….DIno’s Chicken, King Taco, and a good Chinese restaurant. I may have found a good Chinese restaurant finally though. I’m not talking about a gourmet Chinese restaurant in a hotel……or a Panda Express. Las Vegas doesn’t have any good Chinese restaurants with some decent Fried Rice, Jjajang Myun (Noodles in black bean sauce), or Jjambbong (Spicy seafood noodle soup)……but I found Yuxiang while looking on yelp.
Before I go on, let me just say there are other Chinese restaurants in Las Vegas, however none that I would recommend. I won’t name any names of the ones that were horrible, because I am not here down talk any business in particular. However one of them, which was actually pretty busy, actually had the Jjajang Myun pre-made, and then microwaved it before serving it to me. The sauce was almost as hard as the plastic tasting dumplings they gave me.
As soon as I walked in the door, I knew I found a good place. The interior was very nice and clean, and the workers greeted you with a smile. I didn’t have to try to get noticed or flag somebody down. We told them that we wanted to To-Go some food, and they showed us the menu. Once we told them what we wanted, they sat us at a table and asked us to wait while sitting. And then another employee comes and offers us some water while we are waiting. WOW! This may not seem like a big deal normally, but in Las Vegas it’s hard to find a well-trained, friendly person like this. If I still had a restaurant, I probably would have gave him my business card.
Since I was not eating here, and ordering take-out today, I decided to give the Fried Rice and some Beef Tangsuyuk (Sweet and Sour Crispy Beef) a try. There are a lot of other foods I would have tried if eating in, however I had to consider my 20 minute drive home from here. I couldn’t wait to get home and dig in to my food. It’s been months since I went to L.A and had some decent Chinese food. When I got home, the food was a little cold now but nonetheless still tasted pretty good.
The Fried Rice had a lot more seafood than I expected, and the Beef Tangsuyuk wasn’t the same traditional sauce that you would normally expect. I can’t wait to go here again, and try some of the other dishes. Although it’s a little far from our house, I think we will definitely go here regularly. Especially with this level of service and taste, a rare find in the Las Vegas area!
7729 S RAINBOW BLVD LAS VEGAS, NV 89139