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Mao's Kitchen
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Mao loved to say, "Wei renmin fuwu!" - so here we say the same, "Serve the people!
Address7313 Melrose Los Angeles, CA 90046
Phone(323) 932-9681
MENU interactive maps: Hollywood Venice Beach
New - lunch combination now available all afternoon - from 11:30am to 5pm. For take-away & delivery, lunch combination includes your choice of entree plus steamed rice, salad & spring-roll - $7.50 ($8.50 for seafood & smoked tofu entrees)
Mao loved to say, "Wei renmin fuwu!" - so here we say the same, "Serve the people!" We aim to accommodate special requests, substitutions, and diets whenever possible. Please ask us. All produce is fresh - all dishes are made to order. Let us know if you wish a dish or meal to be prepared vegetarian, vegan, steamed, sauce on the side, etc...just ask - we're glad to exchange meat for tofu, cashew, almond or peanut - & also chicken or fish stock for vegetable stock in our soups & sauces.
1. Beijing Spring roll One scrumptious vegetarian spring roll for $1
1a. Peasants' onion pancake $5 So good! Have as an appetizer or eat it up along with an entrée

Fried crisp with morsels of seasoned chicken inside - served with our sweet & sour sauce and spicy mustard for dipping

Minced chicken or tofu, chopped green beans, carrot & jicama served with lettuce wrappers
4. Gang of Four fried shrimp $6

Five eggplant-bound volumes filled with shrimp or tofu propaganda

Pan-fried dumplings - herb-seasoned chicken filling - or our black mushroom, bok choy, wood ear mushroom & smoked tofu filling
6a. Bamboo steamer dumpling $8
Herb-seasoned chicken filling - or our black mushroom, bok choy, wood ear mushroom & smoked tofu filling
6b. Shrimp & spinach dumplings $8
Six dumplings filled with herb marinated shrimp, spinach & delicately fried egg - each order freshly made & steamed
6c. Shrimp & spinach roll $2
Crispy fried roll with chopped shrimp, spinach & egg filling
88. Cha shao bbq pork $8

7. Peace not war wonton $8
Mushrooms, shrimp, chicken, zucchini, Chinese cabbage, bok choy, carrots & chicken wonton dumplings in our delicious home-style chicken broth - for $2 add cha shao bbq pork
7a. Model citizen noodle soup $9 Huge bowl! herbs, vegetables & beef with wheat-flour egg-noodles in a light bonito broth

Delicate egg, zucchini, snow pea, carrot, cilantro & tomato in our home-style chicken broth
9. Hot & sour $6 large, $3 small
Tofu, tomato & wood-ear mushroom in the famously tasty spicy chicken broth
10. Spinach, tofu & black mushroom $6

Lettuce, cucumber & shredded carrots with our sweet & light vinegar-soy dressing
12. Crispy $9 (shrimp or smoked tofu $1 more)
Choice of chicken, shrimp or smoked tofu - lettuce, cucumber & jicama garnished with carrots, green onions, ground peanut, pickled ginger, cilantro, black sesame seeds & dressing. For 1$ more have grilled shrimp or smoked tofu instead of chicken.

Fresh spinach leaves, mushrooms, bean sprouts, fresh mango, tomato, grilled chicken & almonds with our sweet, light, vingar-soy dressing. For 1$ more have grilled shrimp or smoked tofu instead of chicken.
Protein choice of beef, pork, chicken, soft tofu, fried tofu, almond, peanut or cashew - cha shao bbq pork, shrimp, sole or smoked tofu - $1 more.
14. Bok choy over chow fun $8
Wide rice-flour noodles, bok choy, bean sprouts, onion, tomato, green onion, shredded carrot & choice of protein - most popular street food in Canton Province.
15. Fresh vegetables over lo mien $8
Thin wheat-flour egg-noodles with bok choy, tomato, bean sprout, shredded carrot, mushroom, onion & choice of protein
15a. Curry rice-stick $10
Stir fried with onion, celery, bean sprouts, seasoned egg & Madras curry - choice of protein
16. Hong Kong chow mien $10
Wok-fried bed of wheat-flour egg-noodles with sumptuously saucy vegetables - try this with fish (add1$)

White or brown rice, shredded egg, snow pea & carrot with bean sprouts, green onion & choice of protein - try with cashew or add $2 to enjoy chairman's treatment of extra scrambled egg on top
Protein choice of beef, pork, chicken, soft tofu, fried tofu, almond, peanut or cashew. Shrimp, sole or smoked tofu - $2 more. Entrées come with jasmine rice - brown rice 50¢ more. Vegan sauces available upon request.

Onion, green onion, bell-pepper, carrot, peanut & Sichuan pepper together in the world-famous style

Lightly batter-fried slices of beef or chicken served in our renowned sauce of fresh oranges, fresh ginger, dried tangerine peel, green onions & Sichuan peppers, garnished with blanched broccoli

Choice of protein with broccoli, zucchini, onion, mushroom & carrot in a hearty garlic black-bean sauce
21. Sweet & sour $11
Pineapple, onion, cucumber & bell pepper in our own all-natural extremely tasty sweet & sour sauce with your choice of pork, chicken, cashew, shrimp or fish - each available either batter or stir fried

Made just like Mao's mama's in Hunan Province! Smoked tofu & wood ear mushroom in our lightly spicy house sauce - for this dish we recommend fish or shrimp

Green beans braised with black bean sauce - highly addictive!

Stew of soft tofu in spicy sauce direct from Sichuan Province - have it the traditional way with beef, or for 2$ more try with fish
25. Sesame & yam beef $11
Slices of lightly batter-fried beef, snow pea, fresh tomato & yam in spicy-sweet sauce with sesame seeds - this recipe comes from the 1911 revolutionary capitol, Nanjing

Try your Chinese pronunciation on this! Shredded pork & marinated, roasted tofu with green & red bell-peppers stir-fried in our light country-style sauce

Tender sliced chicken, snow peas & white mushroom in our Shaoxing wine sauce
28. Countryside commune eggs $7
Seasoned egg with fresh tomato, green onion, garlic & ginger
29. Long March camp-fry $7
Chinese cabbage, snow pea, tomato, wood-ear mushroom, white mushroom, zucchini & bean sprouts
33. Sautéed spinach &/or bok choy $7
Wok-sautéed with just a little oil, green onion & garlic, then served in its own broth - a deliciously light treat & a beautiful accompaniment to richer entrées

Sweet & spicy wok-sautéed young eggplant with choice of protein

Green beans, eggplant, tomato, broccoli, black mushroom, carrot, onion & bokchoy with choice of protein

Onion, bell pepper, carrot & broccoli with generous garlic & a touch of Vietnamese fish sauce
37. Salt & pepper $9 veggie, $12 seafood
Choice of delicately batter-fried seafood or vegetables - seasoned with fresh green hot chili-peppers, onions, white pepper & salt

A very popular street food from remote ancient silk road region in northwest China... salt, cumin & chili powder with sliced lamb, cashew, jicama, onion & cilantro - fast cooked in the wok
39. Shao montain lamb $12
Slices of lamb, leek & jalapenos stir-fried with preserved black beans & our secret sauce

Fresh home-made ginger-ale $2.50
Fresh-squeezed juices at Melrose Avenue location only
Pineapple $6, Tomato $3, Orange $3.5, Carrot $3.5, Green Scare! $5
Hot teas by the pot $2 per person - see our specials list for the current selection from our kitchen & around the world

flat $1.50, small San Pellegrino $2, large San Pellegrino $4

Red bean pastries $4
Six small pastries made from sweet rice flour, cooked fresh each order!

One-quarter of a freshly sliced pineapple served with a rich, warm, intensely chocolate dipping sauce

When the farmers of northern China are busy at work, they like nothing better than to have some tea freshly brewed from toasted grains brought to them in the field. This favorite drink is tasty & refreshing - & naturally without caffeine.


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