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Shun Lee Palace

155 E. 55th St., New York, NY, 10022
nr. Lexington Ave.
212-371-8844

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6
Food: 6
Service: 6
Décor: 6
"Mixed Reviews"

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42% would go back.

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Shun Lee restaurants are top of the line for Chinese

By zeecee on 3/31/2003

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

This is one of the few upscale, linen-tablecloths, etc. where you can get extremely wonderful Chinese food. They've recently added vegetable sculptures to the presentation, so you may have a duck cut out of root vegetable to adorn your food. Don't miss the appetizer scallops, the spare ribs, the fried rice, the ants on trees. They have lamb dishes and others you never seen in Chinese restaurants, all prepared exceptionally well. There is a full bar and good drinks. Everyone we've taken to any of the Shun Lee restaurants has wanted to return. Figure on $50 or more per person.

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Gourmet Chinese Delight

By sahw on 1/31/2003

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 7
  • Yes, I would go back!

Excellent Chinese dining. Seafood dishes are innovative with light sauces that bring out the flavor, not drown it. Service also excellent. If you have a preference for food not found on menu, ask and they will prepare it. Easily accessable, open all day.

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