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Szechuan Gourmet

21 W 39th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10018-3891
+1 212-921-0233
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chili” (20 reviews)
“mapo tofu” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (29 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
21 W 39th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10018-3891
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Great service, clean, but lackluster food. Service attentive and great. Restaurant looked clean from dining area Food was not the best and I would not return.

Thank jocelynd102
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had decided to go here on our last day in New York, as the manager had gave us a very warm welcome. Although the food arrived very prompt at our table, the food had way too much salt in it and was not real...More

1  Thank siliu
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Service was nice. The decor in also nice. The food is great. We ordered an app and two entrees and it was way more food than we could finish at lunch. It was really nice.

Thank ChanaJane3
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

It's my fifth time in this place, which I stumbled upon accidentally. I just love it. It's rather affordable, the service is efficient although I wouldn't go as far as saying it's nice or very hospitable, but efficient and quick. And the food if simply...More

Thank Jonny1971
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Wow!!! Never in our lives have I experienced such disgusting behaviour. We paid the cheque and were in the process of finishing our drinks. The change from the bill was $6 (we had intended to leave more once we had finished our drinks) HOWEVER, a...More

2  Thank Oliver C
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This place is serious about not constraining its choices to suit US palates, though the dishes many non-Chinese Americans expect to see are here: it's an interesting, wide-ranging menu. We had dan dan noodles, spicy sesame noodles, chicken and chilis, and dried green beans. All...More

Thank akrook
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We ate at the 56th street unit of this chain. It was overpriced, but Ok, until we got the bill. It came with a message "GIVE TIPS ONLY IN CASH; NO C/C ACCEPTED". We did not have cash enough to cover 18% for the tip...More

4  Thank mlru666
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

You have to like Heat to seek out a restaurant like this. This is an authentic Szechuan restaurant that has a set lunch menu for the working crowd to eat and run with. However they also have a specialty menu that's on the white board...More

Thank Gerry D
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Last November, my husband and I happened on this restaurant by chance when we were visiting NYC. Last week, when we were in NYC with our sons, we made a special trip to this restaurant and were not disappointed! The food was fantastic. I had...More

Thank Athensgirl348
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Szechuan Gourmet (朵頤食府) located at mid-town, not far from Time Square. We came here for lunch before we headed airport back to LA. The strategic location made it an expensive Chinese restaurant. The name Szechuan made it a haven of spicy foods. The restaurant seemed...More

Thank Chuang004
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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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