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A & J Hot Point Opens Up In Rosemead


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A & J Hot Point Opens Up In Rosemead

Chandavkl | | Apr 1, 2011 03:04 PM

Previously tagged as a coming attraction, A & J Hot Point has opened up in the Tip Top shopping center on Valley Blvd. (immediately east of Empire Center with 888 Restaurant in it). A & J Hot Point has all you can eat hot pot, $13.95 at lunch and $16.95 at dinner. Ceramic hot plates are used instead of real fire, so there's none of those giant fire prevention ducts you see in other restaurants. Choice of several broths--I had the non-spicy chicken broth, which was the richest I've ever eaten. Based on the retail values from the pick sheet, the AYCE price seems like a pretty good deal, though not as good as the long departed Seafood Hot Pot. Unfortunately, nobody knows the place is there, at the back of a shopping center that has almost no frontage on Valley Bl. I think I was their only customer at lunch time today. The restaurant was empty at a quarter to one, and they did turn on the sound system after I arrived which leads me to believe they had no previous patrons, particularly since they don't open until noon. They gave me a 10 percent new customer discount, or perhaps it was an only customer discount, which made the tab $13.80 including tax. Street address is 8508 E. Valley Blvd., #C102.