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Szechuan First

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18124 E Valley Hwy, Kent, WA 98032-1001
+1 425-656-0889
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My brother loves this place but I don't share the same feeling. I think the food is greasy and the quality is average at best. The people are nice though which is not typical of Chinese restaurant.

Thank rhubris
Bellevue, Washington
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97 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Went here today to enjoy some chinese food. This place is well hidden if you never been there before. Its close to the great shopping wall. The building is kinda old, but comfortable. We ordered the kung pao chicken, Mongolian chicken, rice and egg flower soup and hot and sour soup. The kung pao chicken we didnt like, it was... More 

Thank dvonte
Seattle, Washington
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109 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times, we love the service and the food. You get seated right away and brought fresh brewed tea. The dishes on the menu are very reasonably priced. We always order 3 dishes and can never finish. We always take home a doggie bag for dinner. Thank you for delicious food!

Thank Raintreeflower
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213 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We used to drive to Chinatown in Seattle when we wanted Chinese food. Once we discovered this restaurant, we just eat here. The food is consistently good. They have a huge menu. Even if it's not on the menu, you can ask them as they can generally make it for you. There is a Chinese and an English menu. Sometimes... More 

Thank Crystal P
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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.

Thank Abrian N
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113 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
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 

Thank Michael F
Seattle, Washington
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109 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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.

Thank Raintreeflower
Renton, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 22 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.

Thank Sushi M
Seattle, Washington
1 review
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 

Thank Tom D
Cupertino, California
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
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.

Thank toobrown

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?