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Wa Jeal Sicuan Chili House

1588 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-4120
+1 212-396-3339
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dumplings” (9 reviews)
“chilli” (8 reviews)
“lotus root” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1588 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-4120
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1 - 10 of 60 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is pretty good, quite authentic with very nice flavour. The service is very friendly and efficient.

Thank seasonedvisitor
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a good place in the UES. Typical Chinese fare with a good vibe and good service and good prices.

Thank Rachelram
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Had a fine dinner with friends at this understated, white table cloth, quiet restaurant. The spicy pork dumplings were outstanding with such a tasty sauce we asked to keep the extra on the table to go with rice. The service was attentive and friendly. Everything...More

Thank MKS2486
Reviewed 18 May 2017

So tired trying to find a restaurant with good food and reasonable prices. Even harder is finding a decent Chinese restaurant in Manhattan and even the burbs. But we finally lucked out. Wa Jeal had both excellent food and service. We started with hand shredded...More

Thank shapgo
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A neighborhood must go to place if you're interested in spicy Sichuan food. Dan dan noodles are great, as is thousand chillies chicken. Surprisingly their Peking duck is one of the best I've ever tried in three continents and they always have it available (no...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The foods can be very hot so ask for extra spice on the side. Some of the dishes the lamb with cumbersome n and I be fish are fabulous. Others just sent miss the mark by if the out know what you want it is...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Please do not order the standardized American-Chinese food you will find at the neighborhood take out establishments. Ask the waitstaff for recommendations on what real Sichuan residents eat. As usual, avoid seafood dishes. Sichuan is landlocked and their fish is often overspiced to compensate for...More

Thank KKua
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I enjoyed this restaurant several months ago, and so had a delivery tonight. It was the worst Chinese food I have ever had. The corn and egg drop soup had absolutely no taste, even after adding lots of mustard and soy sauce -- three spoonfuls,...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

A recent take out from this favourite East Side joint, failed us on all accounts. In the past it was always way above average Chinese eateries in NYC. Baby shrimp doughy and soggy, veggies limp and tasteless. Ribs and beef cold and souless foods. Aand...More

Thank Edecia
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

standard Chinese/American dishes. The mushroom soup and chicken broth tonight was really outstanding, with an excellent flavor profile and not too much so. The chicken dish was very well flavored with a variety of tastes and spiced exactly to our request. Service is fast and...More

Thank robcurtross
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1588 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-4120
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-396-3339
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