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570 Lexington Ave., New York, NY, 10022
at 51st St.
By Graciefully_Me on 4/25/2005
Okay, Mr.K's has an outrageous interior space. I feel small in it, and the cushy booth-like seats don't help. The dishes were incredibly authentic, and not bland in the least bit. The tofu was spectacular, so spicy it burned my lips. I can't tell you how truly blissful it was to sink my teeth into Mr. K's Peking duck. Everything was good, though not entirely impressive. However, I definitely go back, and it fulfills any craving I have for schezuan!
An Asian Gem in Midtown
By softech on 7/6/2004
For those used to quick, budget-priced Chinese fare where you exit with little white containers, Mr. K's is a world apart. This is a restaurant where you go for the extraordinary ambience and professional, attentive (without being stuffy or overbearing) service. Most of us wouldn't flinch at entrees at a French restaurant starting at $20, but it's unusual for Asian fare. However, it's not the food you're paying for, especially since it's good but not great. This is a special place for a celebration, an important client, or a romantic tryst. The $45 prix fixe, four-course dinner is a treat, and includes three appetizers, soup, Peking duck, a choice of entree (from among two pages of choices), desert and tea or coffee. Regardless of your choice, expect to pay an average of $50 to $75 per person. And for the most part, it's worth it.
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