We used to go here and it was very good. Something has changed and the food is horrible now. Hardly any meat in the Sichuan dumplings and the dough is dried out on the edges. The worst I ever had. Mapo Tofu had a really...More
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This is proper fare. Medium spicy was properly hot, but in a good sense. Lots of splendid dishes, very large portions. $50 can feed a family of four. Very attentive service, nice dining room. All in all superior to most other restaurants in Boston.
We arrived on a Saturday evening at around 5 p.m. and the restaurant was basically empty. By 6 p.m. the restaurant was full. Prices were moderate and I wish I could say the same for the food and service. It was obvious that several appetizers...More
Sichuan wontons were good; wontons & sauce great but needed more meat filling and extra spice. Star of the dinner was the zha jiangmian spicy pork noodle soup which was perfection: flavorful, spicy, comfort food. Out the door for $17 including tip.
The kind of place you went to 30 years ago when there were less choices. The House special duck was out at 5 pm on a Sat nite?? Our only choice was tea smoked duck which tasted surprisingly like ham.Oh by the way did I...More
First time visiting in many years since college in the 1980s, and better than I remembered. Fantastic chinese food, attentive service at reasonable prices. Busy area with little parking but I suspect most customers walk and take the T. Will return when in this area.
My Chinese friends say this is the best Chinese in the Boston area. Authentic and reasonably priced, catering primarily to students and young professionals. Service is efficient, the food is great and the price is truly a bargain. Try the cheng du spicy noodles, the...More
Sadly, I relied on TripAdvisor's "# 1 Chinese in Brookline" rating and thus ordered three entrees, two soups, two rice dishes. Food was lukewarm and generally mushy, with many items lacking flavor. The two supposedly "hot" dishes barely resembled good Sechuan (they had a one-dimensional...More