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Wa Jeal Sicuan Chili House

1588 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-4120
+1 212-396-3339
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dumplings” (10 reviews)
“pork” (5 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1588 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-4120
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room is attractive, the service attentive and food preparation and presentation competent. Still, we felt that that the overall experience was a “miss”. Peking duck was just OK. A beef dish was over-salted and everything lacked the crisp flavors and heat of Sichuan province....More

Thank Deano50
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We were in the area and were looking for a good Chinese restaurant, and we were recommended to try Wa Jeal. It was a good choice. The place is not too big and welcoming, the staff was very nice and efficient, and the food was...More

Thank marcellos375
Reviewed 22 January 2018

There are many places in the city where you might indulge yourself in the pleasure of consuming nicely roasted duck. What is unique about this place is the nice surrounding and very professional service plus very good selection of wines. Of course it is more...More

Thank Przeglad
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

The food was way over spiced and quality is a fraction of where it was. Totally disappointed in the food and we will stop good ng here. We tried to order for Delivery and that was poor as well. I will not even order from...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Mid size pleasant restaurant had tablecloths and candles on the tables which created a warm atmosphere 😄. An extensive menu, and the option of specifying levels of spicing was promising. All the dishes were good, the hot and sour soup was one of the better...More

1  Thank Bruno S
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The good dishes: spicy prawns and Peking duck. The duck was nicely done and served. All other dishes were mostly bland. Service was good and friendly but this wont be the place for us to go for a great meal, unfortunately.

Thank xx_familyguy_xx
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I was hungry for some Chinese before seeing Joe Biden at Lincoln center. Quiet when I arrived at 6. Nice space with linen table cloths. Standard menu and prices. They seem to do lotsa delivery. Excellent waitstaff and food arrived surprisingly quickly Pork sicuan dumplings:...More

Thank Summerasalifestyle
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by a relative who had dined here before. We went there for lunch during a recent trip to New York City. The hostess in the dinning room was quite indifferent toward us when we entered. However, the only server...More

Thank Farhad A
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We continue to order in as they are promoting and courteous with very tasty food. They have a wide variety and all seems fresh and to order

Thank Walter F
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The food is pretty good, quite authentic with very nice flavour. The service is very friendly and efficient.

Thank seasonedvisitor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1588 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-4120
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-396-3339
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