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Lao Sze Chuan

520 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-6982
+1 312-818-8099
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“peking duck” (30 reviews)
“dim sum” (14 reviews)
“chilli chicken” (12 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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520 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-6982
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in with a Groupon deal... And regretted it. Poor soup, chilli cabbage (yuk) and green beans drowned in garlic...awful. The Groupon is to get new customers in to get them to come back.. Not a place to ever return to.

Thank drdanielmacdonald
Reviewed 1 week ago

We try to visit this restaurant several times during the summer while in Chicago. The Peking Duck is excellent and can actually serve three. There are special box lunches for $10, available from 10am-3pm on mon-fri and for carry out only .

Thank 604Lew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here before the fireworks on a Saturday evening, without a reservation around 6:30 pm. We received a very nice table close to the window in no time, although it was busy. We were served very friendly and quickly. Our selections were the seafood...More

Thank Dr. Andreas K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really liked the food here. It’s a little fancy and formal, but the food is very tasty and beautifully presented. We especially liked the fact that you can order things that are not part of the “Americanized” Chinese menu. We would have liked a...More

Thank bnwilensky
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Had mapo tofu, black chicken soup, hot and sour soup, string beans and yangzhou fried rice. Mapo tofu was near perfect. Not too spicy for oily for my wife, yet packing enough heat for me the crazy spice lover. Even the fried rice was done...More

Thank pvcnco
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

The menu here is extensive. The expected poultry, seafood and beef dishes are here. So are frogs, jelly fish and pork kidneys and intestines---for those so inclined Dim sum is made in house and all the dumplings are good. You can get Peking duck (pricey)...More

1  Thank Grandmom1949
Reviewed 25 June 2018

What a treat to have spicy and tasty Sichuan food in the mall off of Michigan Ave. My friend and I really like the food, and I would definitely return when back in Chicago.

Thank Sanjay S
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

For example, Jameson is $5, and you get an egg or spring roll free. Wonderful dim sum options, excellent service and a city view make this a perfect happy hour for anyone who loves Chinese food.

Thank Selkie211
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

The owner is horribly rude and a liar who blames the customer for everything. It took over 2 hours to get our food and the owner blamed us for the miscommunication. When we protested he proceeded to tell us eat not eat or be happy...More

Thank Salina T
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We only have three Chinese restaurants in this neighborhood: Hing Min just south of the river in the New East Side for dim sum; Mei's corner on upper Michigan Ave. and this winner; Lao Sze Chuan Michigan Ave.it is a new and upscale satellite of...More

Thank shallow_shoals
Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan
Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent
Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago
River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-6982
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: +1 312-818-8099
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