Lao Ma La

2017 S Wells St
Chicago, IL 60616
Phone: (312) 225-8989
Cuisine: Chinese
Price: $$$
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  • Hours
    Monday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Thursday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Friday: 11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
    Saturday: 11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
    Sunday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Atmosphere Family / Children
  • Amenities Wi-fi
  • Bar Full Bar
  • Parking Availability Street
  • Attire Casual
  • Meal Times Served Dinner, Lunch


Lao Ma La features young and hip decoration and serves four main signature dishes: House Special Hot Pot w Skewers, Grill Fish in Pan, Hot &Spicy Pot and Charcoal Grilled skewers. These escalated street food from Chengdu, Sichuan have attracted numerous patrons that are craving for the authentic New Style Sichuan Cuisine. Besides the high heat food, Lao Ma La also offers plenty of non-spicy dishes and tasty seasonal vegetables, and its full bar could always satisfy the customers' drinking needs.

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Rated 3.2 out of 5 by 10reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Authentic ma la, Chinese hot spicy seasonings!Fresh and tender fish Mar 30, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by asked for low salt . food still was slaty Mar 11, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Very unfresh ingredients, rice and meat dishes seem to be leftovers. Feb 7, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by We tried numerous items from the menu and either liked or loved everything we ordered. On top of that the service was fantastic. Our server was so sweet overall and took time explain dishes that we were not familiar with. Its was a great experience. Jan 19, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Terrible, overcooked, dry, cold food. Dec 30, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by The Food is ok but there is no heat in the restaurant and it was freezing! Nov 14, 2014
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