My partner and I went for an early dinner after hearing it was a good place with good dumplings. It wasn’t. Certainly not the ‘Asian’ food I am used to after travelling around SE Asia or even back here in the UK. There wasn’t much...More
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I travel from Staten Island to Manhattan when in the mood for GF Chinese food. The sesame chicken and orange beef are my favorites. A little tight with the seating but they always seem to fit me in. Can’t wait for my next trip.
Stopped into Lili's for NYE brunch with my parents. The staff were pleasant, and we were seated and served in no time. The service was fine, not exceptional. The pan-Asian menu was quite large, which leads one to question the quality of the food. I...More
While in Manhattan we ate at two Chinese restaurants, and Lili's 57 was the better of the two, which was disappointing because it was just so-so. There is nothing bad about the food or the service, but there was also nothing special about either. For...More
This is a pan-Asian restaurant, offering Chinese and Japanese dishes from a disconcertingly huge menu. We did not try the sushi, so can only comment on the Chinese ones. They were served swiftly by perfectly pleasant staff, but were inedible. We shall not return.
Visited for dinner together with my daughter 15 years. She loves sushi, especially salmon so she ordered both nigiri and maki with only salmon. After a few nigiri and maki she was not able to eat any more. I had a look at the sushi....More
We were going to watch a concert at Carnegie Hall and looking for a quick bite before the show. Just across, there was this modest Asian Cuisine restaurant. We went in and was pleasantly surprised to find their Thai Fried Rice and House Special Fried...More
For a prime corner location in Midtown, serving really good sushi - this place is amazing value. Really worth a visit. I think i did read a review from some "sushi Guru Gourmet" who bad mouthed it - and maybe if you really are a...More
Mid afternoon of our first day in Manhattan, my son and I stopped into the cozy Lili's 57 for a late lunch. We both ordered pad Thai preceded with a bowl of spicy-sour soup. I had a cup of coffee, (craving it since leaving the...More