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Szechuan Chalet

1395 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10021-4505
+1 212-737-1838
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
4 Mar 2017
“Go for the more exotic dishes”
16 Sep 2014
“What happened here”
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1395 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10021-4505
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

My wife and I were dining with friends, prior to an opera performance at nearby Hunter College. We had limited time, and the weather was cold, so we chose this restaurant primarily because it was close to the Q station. Their menu had the usual...More

Thank Hans_Sachs
Reviewed 17 September 2014

This was my favorite authentic Chinese restaurant on the upper east side. It seems that they have lost their liquor license and lots of their knowledgeable staff. Obviously a new manager that is trying to keep the overhead lower By shutting off half of their...More

Thank michael D
Reviewed 31 May 2014

My girlfriends and I had a nice evening out and chose this restaurant for dinner. The food service and drinks were great! On our first visit our waiter was attentive and kinda hovered over us, but everything else was great. However, on our second visit...More

Thank NativeNYorker
Reviewed 21 May 2012

We love this restaurant and have been back at least a dozen times. I tell you this because normally I avoid Chinese food as I find it either too oily or saucy, but this restaurant, which has recently changed its name to Szechuan Gourmet, is...More

Thank Mo W
Reviewed 2 November 2011

We were a party of five and each one of us commented on how good the food was. We dine there often and find that each dish is prepared well and tasted great. Our favorite dish is Heavenly Chicken with the right amount of "hot"...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2009

First of all, let me give you some background on my sushi expertise. I have been to many sushi restaurants here Florida and about 10 different ones in New York. I have a personal preference for the inventive rolls involving tempura, raw fish, shrimp, cream...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2008

The cooked Japanese food is wonderful, as well as the sushi and rolls. The fish is so well prepared! On top of all that it's BYOB so you won't feel the hit on your wallet! Service is friendly and personable. The owner recognized us our...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2008

Great for takeout! Sashimi was fab!

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Reviewed 1 March 2008

Chef Sato is great. Appearance of the restaurant is unique, either you like it or hate it. It has traditional japanese restaurant feel when you walk in the dinning room. Food is amazing. You should ask Chef Sato to decide for you. The food is...More

2  Thank kslnyc
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Open Hours
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1395 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10021-4505
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-737-1838
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