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Empire Szechuan

4041 Broadway, New York, NY 10032 40.84246 -73.939282
at 170th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-568-1600 Send to Phone
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  • Cuisine: Juice/Smoothie, Chinese, Health Food, Japanese/Sushi, Thai, Vegetarian/Vegan
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Official Website


Daily, 10am-midnight

Nearby Subway Stops

1, A, C at 168th St.



Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering
  • Delivery after 10pm


  • Beer and Wine Only


Not Accepted

Delivery Area

135th St. to 230rd St., First Ave. to Riverside Dr.


This keep-it-simple chain bridges much of Asia—its four branches churn out enough Chinese, Japanese, Thai, "Revolution Diet" (health conscious), and vegetarian food to fill a 10-page menu.  Garish violet and aqua neon illuminate the formica tables in the back dining room and a pair of sushi chefs are stationed at the small,  simple wooden sushi bar near the front. Of the overwhelming and largely mediocre offerings, the best deal is on daily half-price rolls and maki, and the best eats are Szechuan specialties. The Paradise Chicken douses shredded meat, slightly sweet red bell peppers, and earthy Portobello mushrooms in a spicy red chili sauce typical of the region.

Recommended Dishes

Paradise chicken, $12.95