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Mala Sichuan Bistro

9348 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77036-4504
+1 713-995-1889
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“crispy chicken” (12 reviews)
“tilapia” (8 reviews)
“dumplings” (13 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9348 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77036-4504
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I read some reviews based on a friend's recommendation and decided to try it out. Easy to find off of Bellaire in the Asian district, be prepared for a dining expereince. Get there early on a weekend as the crowd was building around 7:00 on...More

Thank CaptainSPI
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard about this place a number of times and really wanted to check it out. So we went over with a group on a Saturday. Seating is not aplenty by any standard and may require a group to wait for up to 30...More

Thank PrinksSS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and efficient service - every one of the waiters/waitresses ensured you were being helped. Great team effort. We ordered a side and an entree and still had enough leftovers for another meal so portion size is very generous. The Lions Head meatballs were very...More

Thank Chris_and_Krissy
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Fish pot and dan dan noodles are well known for their exquisite taste and popularity. However all dishes seem to overpower with spices and salt. Please moderate your sodium and spices to bring the rest of the ingredients alive! Otherwise great place and ambience. Prefer...More

Thank julienana
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This is in the heart of Chinatown Bellaire. It’s amazing what is down there, from supermarkets to hardware to antiques to restaurants and foot massage! Mala is not fancy, not glamorous, not a marketing wonder - it is simply authentic Sichuan cuisine. We had spicy...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 15 January 2018

I really felt like an outsider. It's hard to understand them and the menu is not in English with no pictures so you have to point & ask. the food was pretty good but i really felt uncomfortable there!

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Authentic menu and the food is something like I have not experienced. Must try the cucumbers, eggplant and crispy chicken.

Thank Willie'sMom
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Don't judge a book by it's cover here. Tucked in the corner of a busy shopping center but, once you step inside, it has a nice white table atmosphere. Great recommendations from the staff on our first visit. Food had great flavor and was not...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We have been wanting to come here for some time. We were not disappointed! Excellent Sichuan Cuisine in nice surroundings. Very good service. We tried the Won Ton Soup, Dan Dan Noodles, Persian Cucumber sticks with Garlic and Sesame Oil, Crispy Chicken in Peppers, Tea...More

Thank albebuc
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We came here again for our dinner, and after a short wait we got a table. The menu gives plenty of options, from seafood to duck. Although for some dishes it is not easy to imagine what will be served. It pays to look around...More

Thank Michiel T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9348 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77036-4504
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-995-1889
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