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18124 E Valley Hwy, Kent, WA 98032-1001
+1 425-656-0889
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The taste is acceptable. No ambience. A lot Asian customers as well as small group tours. The Hot & Sour Soup is not recommended. The Tofu & Fish Filet is good. Not expensive.

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Thank Abrian N
California
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107 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

If You Are A Chop Suey Fan, YOU PROBABLY WON'T LIKE SZECHUAN FIRST! To me Szechuan is a special cuisine, and most Chinese restaurants in the U.S. simply don't understand Szechuan cuisine and don't care. They'd rather hustle horribly concocted Cantonese recipes loaded with sugar But, if you're really into Szechuan cuisine, this restaurant is exceptional! The prices are reasonable,... More 

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Thank Michael F
Seattle, Washington
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82 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

We had lunch here, the food was delicious. We got 3 dishes and shared them and still had some leftovers to take home. Place is clean. Good prices, very affordable.

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Thank cadygaspar
Renton, Washington
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

I had a horrible experience while dining here and the waiter demanded that I leave tip. He was rude and didn't even fill up our waters. No one should be demanding anyone for anything.

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Thank Sushi M
Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015

DO NOT DINE IN! i REPEAT DO NOT DINE IT!!!!! WORST CUSTOMER SERVICE I'VE EVER SEEN. please dont give business I dont want this to happen to anyone else. The employee's are rude they have no intention of giving good or any customer service what so ever. All they care about is getting your order and giving you your food.... More 

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Thank Tom D
Cupertino, California
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2014

Ordered food to-go from this place. The portion size are good and I wasn't able to finish my rice. The place is a little hidden and may be difficult to find. They have good number of tables for seating. The food tasted average, I have had better Chinese food.

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Thank toobrown
Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

We learned about this restaurant right here on Trip Advisor, while looking online for Chinese restaurants near SeaTac, and weren't disappointed. Reviews were right-on! Great food, non-descript strip mall location, definitely worth a visit. That's what we'd read, and it sounded perfect, so we headed there. Servings are large, so be ready to take home lots of leftovers. We had... More 

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1 Thank pw1986
Puyallup, Washington
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

The food was great! However the location was hard to find and the restaurant is small and dumpy. The service was just fine, was a little difficult to understand the waiter and the menus seemed old and messy.

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2 Thank cindiggity
Lahaina, Hawaii
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307 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

There is a wide variety of menu items from the traditional to the unusual. The spicy dishes are noted on the menu and may be adjusted to individual taste by letting the server know. Everything that we have tried there has been excellent tasting, fresh, and cooked just right. I amp aerial to lamb and the three lamb dishes on... More 

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Thank MOG808
Seattle, WA
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61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014

Based on reviews I'd been meaning to try to this restaurant for a long time. I wish I hadn't waited so long. It is wonderful. The menu is extensive, and includes a back page in Chinese. The signature dishes are featured on a blackboard, so be sure and look for that. We had a party of three and everyone sampled... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18124 E Valley Hwy, Kent, WA 98032-1001
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: +1 425-656-0889

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