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Lao Sze Chuan Chinese Restaurant

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1585 Boston Post Rd, Milford, CT 06460-2706
+1 203-783-0558
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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New Haven, Connecticut
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91 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered 8 dishes for a group of 3 (yes we were hungry and wanted to take some home) Almost all dishes were spot on with great flavors and FRESHNESS! Chinese broccoli was "just picked flavor" cooked perfectly - tender with a little crunch. They fell short on the soup which was WAY too salty to finish. Pleasant waiters, clean inviting... More 

Thank Carencaren
Woodbridge, Connecticut
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our all time favorites - authentic dishes, great selection. Simple room, but always clean, bright and cheerful. The tea smoked duck is an absolute favorite, as is beef in orange sauce. Everything we've tried here was great, but we do like our favorites!

Thank Michael F
Westport, Connecticut
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87 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

If you are not used to Szechuan you will be surprised after drinking some water. The food is really quite good but I believe they sometimes use too much Szechuan. The service can be described as quirky, in fits and spurts but when the food comes out it is in a torrent.

Thank NateWD
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228 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Came here on the recommendation of a friend, though reviews were mixed online. It is better than your typical American suburban Chinese place, but that isn't saying much. In a bigger city, or in a place with a significant Asian population, this place would be out of business. On the surface it looks decent...an extensive menu, with prices lower than... More 

Thank HongKongSojourner
Milford, Connecticut
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We ordered two dishes which were seriously lacking flavor and was a bit greasy due to too much oil while bring cooked.

Thank Mike R
Middletown, Connecticut
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130 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is in a strip mall off Boston Post Road. If you aren't looking closely you might drive right by. When we went in around 5pm on a Saturday there was only one other family. By 5:20 the entire restaurant was full! We ordered General Tso's Chicken, shrimp fried rice, lo mein and egg rolls. The food came out... More 

Thank Kate A
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720 reviews
501 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Excellent food . Basically we ate dishes that were familiar, but they were prepared better than we were acustom to. Double cooked pork beyond my imagination and incredible salt baked shrimp

Thank Steve R
Las Vegas, Nevada
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Never disappointed in this place. Much better than other places in central ct. Service is fast, portions good and hot and sour the best. Worth trying to find when in Milford CT

1 Thank StimsonBeach999
Hammonton, New Jersey
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149 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

this place is SMALL AND BUSY.. went on Saturday night. There are about 12 tables, half of them are for big parties and the 3 servers they have are constantly moving. Food was quite good.. nothing was salty, nothing was greasy.. but it gets so busy, u actually have to grab your server. Food was made fresh.. you can definitely... More 

Thank Paul A
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Omg my Taiwanese friend introduced me to this restaurant . She said it was the best. She was right. I have since introduced my other Asians friends to this place who can vouch for the authenticity . The food is great, tasty , freshly made, service is quick , LARGE portions, bring someone or some people to share. Family style... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1585 Boston Post Rd, Milford, CT 06460-2706
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Milford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-783-0558

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?