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Szechuan Gourmet

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21 W 39th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10018-3891
+1 212-921-0233
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11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There are a number of Szechuan restaurants in this area of NYC, but this the best! The food is hot and spicy (if you like it that way, which I do) and the portions are big so you get value for money. But don't be tempted to order too many dishes as you will probably be taking them home!

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Thank Adrian H
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Midtown and were hungry for Chinese food but didn't want to trek all the way back to Chinatown to get a decent meal. After a bit of research, the Szechaun Gourmet looked like a great option and nearly all the reviews were positive. Now, we arrived at the restaurant at about 3.30pm on a Sunday and... More 

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Thank xanderfurious
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74 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food at Szechuan Gourmet is consistently delicious and plentiful. When we visit family in NYC, we try to always stop by for lunch. Our favorite dishes are the eggplant and chicken, beef chow fun and baby shrimp with chili miso.

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Thank Dave D
London, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Szechuan food is not so common in England so I took the time to eat at a couple of these places in New York. Tasty rich and filling comfort food I was very impressed.

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Thank Mariner_1980
Miami, Florida
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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We were not adventurous enough to try some of the more exotic selections on the menu so perhaps our more traditional western picks didn't do the place justice. From the line to get in, the vast selection, and quick service we can see why it's popular. Our meals were served quickly and portions were reasonable.

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Thank Natandjaan
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Came with a friend who speaks Mandarin. Good Chinese food. Service was also Chinese type. Doesn't have WiFi.

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Thank Magus M
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

The food here was just lovely. We loved the chicken. The menu is good and has a good diversity. A good Chinese experience

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Thank alfredmartin779
Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The beef noodles were good, service attentive. An average chinese restaurant in a busy city. Location fairly central, not far from Bryant Park

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Thank Kevin L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Ducked in here on New Year's Even for some quick takeout. Had our food in 10 minutes and it was hot, fresh, and very tasty. Worth checking out if you're in Midtown and have a Chinese craving.

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Thank striker1064
Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is authentic Szechuan food, as good as it gets. I have been here many times over the last 5 years, the quality is consistent. The service and venue are good, with no frills. I always have to have the Kung Pao Chicken (one of the few cases where this is actually edible, outside of China) and the sautéed string... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 W 39th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10018-3891
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-921-0233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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