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Lao Sze Chuan

520 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-6982
+1 312-818-8099
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“peking duck” (30 reviews)
“chilli chicken” (13 reviews)
“dim sum” (14 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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520 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-6982
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming here for many years because of the good Xichuan food and fast service. However, yesterday we came for lunch and were disappointed. Instead of lunch menu, we ordered from regular menu: famous Hot Chili Chicken, Sze Chuan pork, and Eggplant in...More

Thank QB2008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fried noodles with chicken and duck and the sesame chicken were very good and tasty. Grease and fat meat (duck) proved to be a challenge to the digestive apparatus later on. The service was friendly and quick. While still chewing the bill was already...More

Thank Baywatchpamela
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to the Lao Sze Chuan restaurant in Chicago Chinatown. This was my first time to visit the downtown location. It is located in the heart of the Miracle Mile shopping district, on a fourth floor, via a small street entrance and elevator....More

Thank TP1234
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Great Chinese food, good quality of ingridients and amounts to share, good prices .... Service is ok, noise and need reservations

Thank rafcama57
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I have been there several times and the food is always excellent. The service is fast and the portions are plenty. I would recommend the crunchy garlic shrimp. The best ever.

Thank I7181XQlindar
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Good food Have vegetarian options Mind blowing chilly chicken one with red chillis Handsome portion Just loved it

Thank nishantbsm2018
Reviewed 2 September 2018

With a convenient location on Michigan Ave near several large hotels, Lao Sze Chuan serves a largely Asian clientele. The fourth floor setting is nicely decorated. Service was attentive the two times we tried this restaurant. Sadly, the food was just average. It says something...More

Thank Rob88888
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Terrible service and was yelled at by the owner/manager for using Grubhub, a service they offer. Placed a pickup order through Grubhub. I got to the restaurant 30 minutes later, and they only started the order when I asked for the status on the order....More

Thank Karim M
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We were seated in a few minutes and ambience is nice. But that’s it. Ordered Thai iced tea, hot and sour soup and orange tofu with brown rice. After 20 minutes told thai tea not available. After 45 minutes still no soup. About 60 minutes...More

Thank Jig14
Reviewed 9 August 2018 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
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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