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Szechuan Gourmet

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21 W 39th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10018-3891
+1 212-921-0233
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11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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NEW YORK
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Outstanding Szechuan food - huge menu with all types of food - lots of it very very spicy and delicious. Doesn't get better than this.

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Thank KARENSK_12
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Huge menu, lots of fish dishes although we stuck to dishes we knew. One main course is enough for two The fried rice was enough for at least three adults. If I visited again I would probably order two apertisers rather than the main courses. We visited early evening, very quick service although we weren't rushed.

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Thank Penixon03
Berryville, Virginia
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this restaurant - midtown between the theater district and garment district - means lots of tourists. Lots. (of which...I am one!) I wanted try New York Szechuan and this was the closest to my hotel. The restaurant doesn't seem to cater to tourists, which I like. More native chinese speakers than english when I was there. The... More 

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Thank Doug S
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

There are a number of Szechuan restaurants in this area of NYC, but this the best! The food is hot and spicy (if you like it that way, which I do) and the portions are big so you get value for money. But don't be tempted to order too many dishes as you will probably be taking them home!

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Thank Adrian H
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were staying in Midtown and were hungry for Chinese food but didn't want to trek all the way back to Chinatown to get a decent meal. After a bit of research, the Szechaun Gourmet looked like a great option and nearly all the reviews were positive. Now, we arrived at the restaurant at about 3.30pm on a Sunday and... More 

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Thank xanderfurious
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166 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

The food at Szechuan Gourmet is consistently delicious and plentiful. When we visit family in NYC, we try to always stop by for lunch. Our favorite dishes are the eggplant and chicken, beef chow fun and baby shrimp with chili miso.

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Thank Dave D
London, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Szechuan food is not so common in England so I took the time to eat at a couple of these places in New York. Tasty rich and filling comfort food I was very impressed.

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Thank Mariner_1980
Miami, Florida
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176 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We were not adventurous enough to try some of the more exotic selections on the menu so perhaps our more traditional western picks didn't do the place justice. From the line to get in, the vast selection, and quick service we can see why it's popular. Our meals were served quickly and portions were reasonable.

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Thank Natandjaan
New York City, New York
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128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Came with a friend who speaks Mandarin. Good Chinese food. Service was also Chinese type. Doesn't have WiFi.

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Thank Magus M
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The food here was just lovely. We loved the chicken. The menu is good and has a good diversity. A good Chinese experience

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 W 39th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10018-3891
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-921-0233

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

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