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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 good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
21 W 39th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10018-3891
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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 18 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 12 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
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Outstanding Szechuan food - huge menu with all types of food - lots of it very very spicy and delicious. Doesn't get better than this.

Thank KARENSK_12
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Huge menu, lots of fish dishes although we stuck to dishes we knew. One main course is enough for two The fried rice was enough for at least three adults. If I visited again I would probably order two apertisers rather than the main courses....More

Thank Penixon03
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The location of this restaurant - midtown between the theater district and garment district - means lots of tourists. Lots. (of which...I am one!) I wanted try New York Szechuan and this was the closest to my hotel. The restaurant doesn't seem to cater to...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

There are a number of Szechuan restaurants in this area of NYC, but this the best! The food is hot and spicy (if you like it that way, which I do) and the portions are big so you get value for money. But don't be...More

Thank Adrian H
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were staying in Midtown and were hungry for Chinese food but didn't want to trek all the way back to Chinatown to get a decent meal. After a bit of research, the Szechaun Gourmet looked like a great option and nearly all the reviews...More

Thank xanderfurious
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

The food at Szechuan Gourmet is consistently delicious and plentiful. When we visit family in NYC, we try to always stop by for lunch. Our favorite dishes are the eggplant and chicken, beef chow fun and baby shrimp with chili miso.

Thank Dave D
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
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11:30 - 21:30
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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