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Sichuan Pavilion

$$ - $$$
Dupont Circle
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1814 K St NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-2201
+1 202-466-7790
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 21:30
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Zurich, Switzerland
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162 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Crowded and bustling Sichuan-style Chinese restaurant in the heart of DC. Excellent food, fresh ingredients, moderately priced, very fast service. I have been here many times, and it is consistently very good. Avoid the peak lunch hour, as this place gets crowded

Thank Tommy087
Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
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83 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here with our Chinese colleagues for dinner. The food is delicious here, the service is fast and attentive staff. The food could be a bit spicy and salty for someone who is not used to food like this. It is always great to pair is with rice to minimize the spiciness. I completely enjoyed my meal here. I... More 

Thank Barsha P
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62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with two friends. We ordered appertizer of spicy beef which was spicy and tasty. That was followed by water cooked fish, eggplant and lamb stew. The fish was spicy and oily. Eggplant was average. The stew lamb was good. The food was on the whole the oily and salty. Good to eat with a bowl of rice.

Thank MayL2012
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Sichuan had so so reviews but we figured it would be fine because Chinese food seems to always be good. They did give us decent fried tofu, but the General Tso flavor was a bit lacking in it as well in our other dishes. We also had fried rice, Lo Mien and tea to drink, all quite bland, no spice... More 

Thank gastravel
Burlington, Vermont
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Restaurant was inviting staff was friendly. Good quality taste I usually ask for spicy but had a feeling this was authentic. My beef with hot peppers was spot on and very tasty great sauce. Just hot enough we're almost halfway through you start slightly sweating and your nose runs a bit. Served with a small bowl of rice. Take a... More 

Thank Terry K
Oakland, California
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is not what I expect when ordering Szechuan food. Four of us (three vegetarians and an omnivore) ate dinner here. We were seated promptly. Appreciated a large pot of tea on a very cold evening, but alas I could not detect any taste of tea; it was not much more than hot water. Despite an extensive menu, there was... More 

Thank NickyOm
Toronto, Canada
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Food was great, the place was clean, good for friends, family gathering. Love variety choices of hot spicy and non spicy food.

Thank mei2000ca
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606 reviews
450 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

we had a nice dinner here. started with wonton, and steamed dim sims. followed by Tso Chicken, Chow Mein, and a fish dish, green tea ice cream, and coconut tea ice cream after. service was good. recommended.

Thank BuddhistNYC
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The food was awesome and good value for money (portions are huge) -I think it is one of the best chinese restaurant ever outside of Asia. Staffs are friendly too.

Thank SuzieHeng
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Lunch today was outstanding. It was a holiday celebration among 15 working associates who are also good friends. And, we did it at the very best Sichuan Restaurant in the Washington, DC area. The food is the most important part of the experience, and we had plenty of it. We started with a Cold Tendon and Tripe Appetizer. This was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1814 K St NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-2201
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-466-7790

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?