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How Lee Chinese Food

5888 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
+1 412-422-1888
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible20%
6 Feb 2018
“Excellent Food”
8 Apr 2017
“Lousy service, average overpriced food”
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
5888 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
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Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

I have never had bad food or a bad experience at this restaurant. The General Tso's Chicken is not too spicy. It's just right. I love their beef hor fun. I get shrimp added and the container was full of shrimp. They are always really...More

Thank pghcutie72
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Pricey, food dining in is passable, take away is quite disappointing, especially the wanton soup which is just a lump of chalk thrown into soup that's tasteless. Service is average, though the counter supervisor seems to be grumpy most days

3  Thank geraldchan
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Monroeville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Truly authentic chinese! They have a menu for the American-ized version, or you can order from the menu written in Chinese on the marker board for more authentic stuff (They will translate). I read some of the bad reviews about this palce... it's authentic, it...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Do not, I repeat, do not ever get the fried scallion pancake, taste like fried plastic, horrible!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank Angela R
Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

So first, the place is a dump. They may have plastered and painted some walls, but from the nailed down carpet, to the holes in the ceiling and the food-packing next to the register I would not go in there again. The teriyaki chicken was...More

Thank Benjamin L
Reviewed January 16, 2016

I called in for a pick up and my husband picked up, so he didn't realize we were overcharged and also regrettably didn't check the food before leaving with it. good flavor, small amount than an average Chinese place and my large wonton soup was...More

Thank Andrea O
Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Thought we'd try out and new place and very happy we did. We love spicy food, and there was plenty of it on the Shichuan menu. Dishes were huge and the waitress was a sweetheart. We'll be back.

Thank Tally8585
Reviewed October 14, 2015

My son just got into Carnegie Mellon and having visiting the place quite often recently...we explore good Chinese places everywhere we go...and we have eaten at about 5 different place here and this place is so far the BEST - the food quality is excellent....More

Thank HOTChillyPadi
Reviewed October 10, 2015

We placed an order (delivery) for a number of different dishes. Delivery was fine and the food was OK, but nothing special. Given that the restaurant specializes in Szechuan cuisine, we ordered Szechuan Tofu as one of the dishes. Two members of our party are...More

1  Thank Sam F
Reviewed September 4, 2015

I've only had Chinese food from two restaurants in Squirrel Hill. How Lee and Sichuan Gourmet. An Asian American coworker recommended them to me and I was happy that I trusted her judgement. By far I prefer How Lee restaurant. I admit to only having...More

Thank Rome_411
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5888 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Squirrel Hill South
  • Neighbourhood: Squirrel Hill South
  • Phone Number: +1 412-422-1888
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