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Lao Sze Chuan Chinese Restaurant

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1585 Boston Post Rd, Milford, CT 06460-2706
+1 203-783-0558
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Milford, Connecticut
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered two dishes which were seriously lacking flavor and was a bit greasy due to too much oil while bring cooked.

Thank Mike R
Middletown, Connecticut
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95 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is in a strip mall off Boston Post Road. If you aren't looking closely you might drive right by. When we went in around 5pm on a Saturday there was only one other family. By 5:20 the entire restaurant was full! We ordered General Tso's Chicken, shrimp fried rice, lo mein and egg rolls. The food came out... More 

Thank Kate A
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650 reviews
449 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Excellent food . Basically we ate dishes that were familiar, but they were prepared better than we were acustom to. Double cooked pork beyond my imagination and incredible salt baked shrimp

Thank Steve R
Las Vegas, Nevada
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Never disappointed in this place. Much better than other places in central ct. Service is fast, portions good and hot and sour the best. Worth trying to find when in Milford CT

1 Thank StimsonBeach999
Hammonton, New Jersey
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142 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

this place is SMALL AND BUSY.. went on Saturday night. There are about 12 tables, half of them are for big parties and the 3 servers they have are constantly moving. Food was quite good.. nothing was salty, nothing was greasy.. but it gets so busy, u actually have to grab your server. Food was made fresh.. you can definitely... More 

Thank galvodog6
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Omg my Taiwanese friend introduced me to this restaurant . She said it was the best. She was right. I have since introduced my other Asians friends to this place who can vouch for the authenticity . The food is great, tasty , freshly made, service is quick , LARGE portions, bring someone or some people to share. Family style... More 

1 Thank J S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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133 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

This place has gotten a fair amount of buzz, which it does not deserve. It's somewhat of a Chinese fast casual theme with decor on a par with Chipotle. The ambiance consists primarily of flatscreen TVs placed throughout the restaurant which...surprise...have nothing on them put a Powerpoint presentation touting the restaurant and its owner. The menus offer names but no... More 

Thank OnTheRoadAgain1954
New York
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Great food and nice restaurant and run by a family. The most impressive thing is that they actually use Szechuan peppers, the ones that make your mouth numb, try the sole fish in szechuan peppers, its $19 but worth it, or for a sample of the mouth numbing pepper have the bamboo appetizer. No other Szechuan restaurant in the area... More 

Thank sherita m
Bethel, Connecticut
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187 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

this is my go-to authentic szechuan restaurant. everything is great. i especially reccomend the ma po tofu and braised fish with bean paste!

1 Thank steakchef_11
Killingworth, CT
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93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

I went here yesterday on a whim. The place is conveniently located (Rte 1), and got good reviews. When I walked in for Sat. lunch, the place was filled with Chinese people... not Chinese-Americans but actual Chinese people (nearly all were talking in Chinese)... a good sign. There is an extensive menu, not the americanized "Chicken with sesame" and spare... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1585 Boston Post Rd, Milford, CT 06460-2706
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Milford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-783-0558

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