Always reliable, Shunlee West is larger than its east side twin but with the same reliable food--we went for the Orange Beef and Peking Duck as always. Prompt service and quiet-ish atmosphere.
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The only reason we consider eating here is the short distance to Lincoln Center. As indicated the dining room carpets were worn and dirty--hopefully the kitchen floors and counters were in much better shape. The menu is tired old Chinese and full of yesterday's favorites...More
Come for the food, be amazed and dazed by the checkerboard walls and ceiling! This place is like Alice in Wonderland meets Dim Sum at Chinese New Year! Complete with all 12 animals of the year popping out of the walls and ceiling. This review...More
Shun Lee, both the Lincoln Center and the Midtown location, is our favorite place for Chinese food in New York. This time, we came in late and (close to 10 pm) and only wanted to snack on their steamed dim-sum and enjoy a classic martini....More
The waiter spilled not one but two glasses of water on the table. When we sat down they gave us onlly one menu. The food is terrible; perhaps it was acceptable in the 1960s when we first wentt but now they should start again
This restaurant is actually two in one. There is the main dinning room and the cafe which is right next door. I have been to both and I think I like the cafe better especially if you are going to Lincoln Center. The cafe is...More
In recent decades, many Chinese restaurants in New York area offering delicious traditional American-Chinese dishes have disappeared. In their places, Chinese restaurants offering Chinese buffet or fusion Chinese dishes have appeared, making many diners miss their favorite traditional American-Chinese dishes that they used to enjoy...More
The food here is good and it is a good option if you are going to Lincoln Center and want Chinese. That said - go downtown for better food and a far smaller tab.
They have repainted, I think. The food is excellent. They use high quality ingredients and don't mask taste with too much oil and gratuitous hot spice. We had lamb chops and shrimp, both of which were excellent. We started by splitting my favorite dish --...More