• Szechuan Gourmet

  • Chinese $9.95-$26.95
  • 21 W. 39th St.
    New York, NY 10018
  • Neighborhood: Midtown West
  • Phone: 212-921-0233
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Its name may be generic, but Szechuan Gourmet is anything but ordinary. This eatery is the antithesis of stuck-in-the-eighties Szechuan chains that proffer limp sesame noodles and lame hot and sour soup. While its menu caters to local tastes, the restaurant has made an atypical-for-Chinatown attempt at atmosphere: Soft lighting, decorative red paper lanterns and damask-cushioned chairs invite diners to savor the outstanding food such as peppery minced pork with clear noodles. Dishes are generously spiced, but tender sea bass in a honeyed-ginger sauce banks the fires of red-chili-blanketed fried chicken chunks or garlicky pork.
  • Hours

    Mon-Fri, 11:30am-10pm Sat-Sun, noon-10pm

  • Prices

    $9.95-$26.95

  • Payment

    MasterCard Visa

  • Special Features

    Delivery Lunch Take-Out Online Ordering

  • Alcohol

    Beer and Wine Only

  • Reservations

    Accepted/Not Necessary

  • Delivery Area

    30th St. to 49th St., Madison Ave. to Seventh Ave.

  • Delivery Hours

    Daily, noon-9pm

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