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Little Sichuan Restaurant

) #242 of 344 Restaurants in San Mateo €€ - €€€ Chinese, Asian
168 E 4th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4005
+1 650-345-9168
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good24%
  • Average36%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“cumin lamb” (2 reviews)
“amazing food” (2 reviews)
“chinese food” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
168 E 4th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4005
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1 - 10 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a solid standby Chinese restaurant where you can get a goo, if not special, Chinese meal.. Service is OK, food is OK. Nothing memorable for me.

Thank Walter S
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I am ruined for Chinese food anywhere else. We tried a variety of things and they were all amazing. Everything we tried was spicy, so if you are spice avoidant, this may not be the restaurant for you. The cumin lamb and the General Cho's...More

Thank Piper P
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We came here on the recommendation of my best friend. She ordered three dishes she knew she would like based on previous visits (eggplant, salty green beans with pork and the sautéed green beans). I ordered garlic chicken. Because I'm not a fan of eggplant...More

Thank Selica1
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Be there twice in June 2026 when we visited my daughter's family in nearby Standford University. The waitress are very friendly, the taste is really a SiChuan style for me - a SiChuan grown-up person. Highly recommended.

Thank Albert_CedarHills
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Everything was greasy. Too greasy. Didn't used to be this way. The place wuz half empty. It made my tummy upset. I had to go bathroom. This used to be good.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The menu is very extensive and has many items that are not usually found. The wait staff speak some dialect of Chinese but many do not speak English. However, they understood enough English to take an order. The food was fabulous! We ordered items that...More

Thank Dorothy128
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Went as a family group of 6 for dinner before going to the Cinema. Due to very slow service we never got to the Cinema. The food when it arrived was good, hot and of very large portions. We visited in December and my only...More

Thank jim r
Reviewed 6 November 2015

I visited this restaurant with some friends and we had some nice Chinese dinner with a wide variety. I liked their vegetables more than anything else. However, much of their food was on the spicy side which is not typical Chinese (I would think of...More

2  Thank TheGlacierist
Reviewed 25 October 2015

we'd been here many times before and had brought friends and family because the food and service was great, the best we felt in town. we recently moved out of the area and wanted to have some good chinese food again :). the food, black...More

Thank dmc50
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Place Firstly, the place smells of cigarette smoke. Avoid sitting anywhere near the entrance or exit doors. Food I love Sichuan food. The quantity was reasonable, but the taste was average. It was more oily than all other Sichuan places I have eaten and less...More

Thank Hemanth P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 E 4th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-345-9168
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