We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Szechuan Chef

$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
15015 Main St Ste 107, Bellevue, WA 98007-5229
+1 425-746-9008
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

54 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 54: English reviews
Stockton, New Jersey
Level Contributor
157 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

In most respects this is a typical strip mall Chinese restaurant. There really isn't any ambience or decor to speak of. What distinguishes the Szechuan Chef is that the food is quite good, the servcie amazingly quick and the price quite reasonable.

Thank Barry S
Washington State
Level Contributor
22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I LOVE Szechuan-style deep fried fish. I have tried it everywhere and I have found only two other restaurants, one in Oregon and one in NYC, that makes it as good. It's crispy. It's spicy. It is just plain delicious! Their hand-shaved noodles are also wonderful. The other dishes we've tried are yummy, but do yourself a favor and try... More 

Thank SeattleAreaSue
Redmond, Washington
Level Contributor
59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Szechuan Chef is simply the most delicious, authentic Chinese food in Bellevue. I've visited China and even Szechuan Province, but the food here is better! From the Maupo Tofu, the Chong Chang Chicken, and the Dry Style Wontons, everything on the menu is delicious! Yes, the food is spicy! And boy is it good!

Thank Chezbriand
Bellevue, WA
Level Contributor
48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

The service is wonderful and so is the staff. The food can be dazzling and beautifully presened. However the restaurant needs to refurbished, beginning with the horrible entrance door. Don't let that stop you. Inside is drab, but clean. They do an incredible job with undercooking the uveggies in the dishes. Be sure and order a side of Dry Roasted... More 

Thank JanBellevue_WA
Redmond, Washington
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The food here is delicious and has the right combination of flavors to make a great dining experience. I would recommend the shrimp fried rice and the noodles, which were amazing!

Thank akshayverleker
Pacifica, California
Level Contributor
107 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Arrived on a Wednesday around 5:30 pm. When we walked in there was only one other couple seated in the restaurant. As we came to the door no one was there to greet us. a gentleman walked out from the back counter and stood by a table. We assumed that was his way of telling us to come sit down.... More 

Thank kristen b
Issaquah, Washington
Level Contributor
71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

New Issaquah location. We were pleasantly surprised with our take-out order at the Issaquah location. We have dined at the Bellevue location for lunch many times. Always consistent food, tables can get very busy during the lunch time. Tonight we had their almond chicken, vegetable fried rice, hand shaved noodles and garlic green beans. When I called in my order... More 

Thank Huggerlamb
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
184 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

Six of us had dinner with several dishes. The seafood tofu soup was good as was the sliced fish. Other dishes ranged from average to poor in taste. Service was just adequate. I would not go back as there are several other Chinese restaurants in Bellevue that offer far better food and service.

Thank BrandingExpert
Gurgaon, India
Level Contributor
81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

A busy restaurant with quite a few patrons of Chinese origin eating there. I found the standard of the dishes very good. The Sliced Fish in hot and spicy gravy, Chang Qing Hot Chicken , Wild Chilly Chicken and Dry Cooked String Beans that we had were excellent . The food here is as good if not better than my... More 

Thank Jayant44
Level Contributor
202 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

A true Szechuan food in Bellevue. I was there for lunch and I got a great Mandarin fried chicken with fried rice and sweet an sour soup with abundant tea for less than 10 dollars. Quick service. Great.

Thank AlbertoGuidoTel-Aviv

Been to Szechuan Chef? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15015 Main St Ste 107, Bellevue, WA 98007-5229
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellevue
  • Phone Number: +1 425-746-9008

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Szechuan Chef staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?