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Lao Sze Chuan

520 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-6982
+1 312-818-8099
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“peking duck” (28 reviews)
“chilli chicken” (12 reviews)
“dim sum” (12 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
520 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-6982
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The owner is horribly rude and a liar who blames the customer for everything. It took over 2 hours to get our food and the owner blamed us for the miscommunication. When we protested he proceeded to tell us eat not eat or be happy...More

Thank Salina T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only have three Chinese restaurants in this neighborhood: Hing Min just south of the river in the New East Side for dim sum; Mei's corner on upper Michigan Ave. and this winner; Lao Sze Chuan Michigan Ave.it is a new and upscale satellite of...More

Thank shallow_shoals
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were 4 of us & we ordered an appetizer (pan seared dumplings), 4 main dishes & a soup. That was too much food! I'd suggest sharing. All the dishes were delicious, but we thought the moo shu pork was too salty. The problem we...More

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Selection of unusual food choices re: duck head, wings, feet, frogs, make this place a treat. The food court location for a full service restaurant is odd but the space is very nice and the service very good. Lamb with cumin and the seafood plate...More

Thank LaneB45
Reviewed 13 April 2018

On a recent trip to Chicago we were staying at the Marriott downtown and this restaurant was just a few doors away. It looked inviting and we were tired of Italian food. We had to wait almost 30 minutes to get a table and that...More

Thank architecttravel
Reviewed 12 April 2018

After loving the Archer Avenue venue, I fell in love with the Northside version, since it's closer to my home. More modern=expensive but, still the real deal. Ask for the Archer menu. No change: Chili Sole to die for, best potstickers in town, and extra...More

Thank kmpchitown28
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I don't generally like to write bad things about restaurants as I recognise that each country I visit has a different interpretation of each type of cuisine. Firstly the staff were very nice and helpful and the surroundings very nice. Downside was the table was...More

Thank fifigee100
Reviewed 3 April 2018

A worthy extension to the original Chinatown location. Used carry-out so can't comment on service, expect to say that the front desk staff needs training on whatever application they use for orders, which took a long time to input. The food, spicy lamb, was terrific....More

Thank Bucky1836
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We've been to Lao Sze Chuan three times, and each visit was great. The restaurant is a bit hidden -- enter either via the top floor food court in the adjoining mall or a small storefront on Michigan Avenue that leads to a tiny elevator...More

Thank Steigenberger592
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Hugh selection. It is been difficult to look at all the offerings. We had the Peking duck and it was perfectly prepared and served in a very nice way. Additionally we ordered several small plates will allowed us to get a taste selection of the...More

Thank LFA11111
Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan
Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent
Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago
River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-6982
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: +1 312-818-8099
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