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41 Riverside Ave, Medford, MA 02155-4605
+1 781-396-8488
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Plano, Texas
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Ordered a few dishes from this location, and the taste is just ok but the price is high. Overall I felt that the Chinese restaurants in this area are not good but pricy.

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Thank wwtraveler2010
Xuhai C, Manager at Chilli Garden, responded to this review

I'm really sorry to hear you weren't impressed with the food, but I believe our prices are really comparable to almost any Chinese restaurant in the Boston area. I hope you'll consider giving us another chance soon. All the best, Cao Xuhai, Manager More 

Medford, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Unbelievably delicious -- try the dishes at the back of the menu: chicken with cucumbers or with dry mustard & peppers, dan dan noodles . Service is friendly, prices great: the best Chinese food around.

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Thank K K
Xuhai C, Manager at Chilli Garden, responded to this review

Thank you, KK! So glad you love it all this much. We're proud to be the best and most authentic Sichuan place around, and we're happy to know you feel we've gotten it right. Come back soon! All the best, Cao Xuhai, Manager More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

this restaurant offers simple Chinese food with a Szchuan inspiration. In our opinion, it features the best hot and sour soup in the Boston area. We also like eggplant, either with basil sauce or garlic sauce

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Thank gchen0009
Xuhai C, Manager at Chilli Garden, responded to this review

There's a lot of hot and sour soup out there, so I truly appreciate the compliments for ours! Thank you very much -- I hope you'll be back again soon for more! All the best, Cao Xuhai, Manager More 

boston
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We tried this place for the first time, after living near the Square for years. Surprised to see how busy it was, can't tell from the outside. Best chicken wings, large and tasty. Loved the won tin soup and the veggie fried rice; also had an excellent chicken dish. And we have so much left over, haven't even tried the... More 

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Thank joanlouise
Xuhai C, Manager at Chilli Garden, responded to this review

Well, it sounds like you were pleasantly surprised, Joan Louise -- thanks for giving us a try! I'm really happy to know how much you enjoyed it here, and I can't wait for your next visit. (Hope you love the scallion pancakes too!) All the best, Cao Xuhai, Manager More 

2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

The food was definitely not authentic. General Tso had a red sauce poured over meat that tested horrible. I was really really disappointed.

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Thank Sharon S
Xuhai C, Manager at Chilli Garden, responded to this review

I'm sorry you were disappointed, Sharon. Like all General Tso's Chicken, our chicken is an Americanized dish, and so it can't be truly authentic Chinese food. That said, I apologize if it didn't at least taste good to you -- everything here should only be delicious. I would like to take a second to personally invite you back sometime --... More 

Boston, MA
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

You can't beat the authentic Szechuan food served up by Chilli Garden. Don't bother ordering the Americanized Chinese foods they offer. You want the real-deal Dan Dan Noodles and Kung Pao Chicken. Always order these 2 and love trying new things as well. The chili vinegar wontons are so spicy and delicious. Like mouth numbing delicious mala spice. That's what... More 

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Thank vivalamer
Xuhai C, Manager at Chilli Garden, responded to this review

I'm really happy you're a fan of our authentic Sichuan cooking! That's what we specialize in, and I'm really proud of it, so thank you very much. I hope you'll be back soon for more! All the best, Cao Xuhai, Manager More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

After a long day touring Boston, we stopped in at this restaurant in Medford Square. I ordered the Kung Pao Chicken. It was hands down the best Kung Pao Chicken that I have ever had.

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Thank ssteacher113
Xuhai C, Manager at Chilli Garden, responded to this review

Can't ask for higher praise than that. Simple and to the point, just like our food. Thank you, very much, for giving us a try and for the great review. I hope we see you again some time! All the best, Cao Xuhai, Manager More 

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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

I eat here about once a month. The food never disappoints. Their szechwan food is excellent. The food is very spicy.

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Thank neufox47
Xuhai C, Manager at Chilli Garden, responded to this review

I'm glad you're always so consistently happy with what we do, and I look forward to seeing you again soon for more! Thanks very much for the compliments. All the best, Cao Xuhai, Manager More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

This restaurant is very nearby my home around 10 minutes driving. And we should know it earlier so that we can enjoy the food here. We orders many dishes there. The spicy food is my favorite. Awesome. Will go there soon

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Thank sbzhouhao
Xuhai C, Manager at Chilli Garden, responded to this review

Thank you very much for giving us a try, and thank you for the great review! I'm really happy that you like it so much, and I'm looking forward to seeing you again soon! All the best, Cao Xuhai, Manager More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

We've been going to this little hole in the wall since it opened and as long as you love genuine Szechuan cuisine, you'll love it too. We order take our a lot because it's convenient for us but we've also eaten in a few times. Usually more than half the diners are either Asian or with Asians so you know... More 

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1 Thank Honeybadger1958
Xuhai C, Manager at Chilli Garden, responded to this review

Terrific Sichuan is what we're all about, and I can't thank you enough for all the kind words you were nice enough to write about ours. Thanks so much for your business and for this detailed endorsement -- it really does mean a lot to us, and I look forward to seeing you again soon! All the best, Cao Xuhai,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Riverside Ave, Medford, MA 02155-4605
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Medford
  • Phone Number: +1 781-396-8488
Description
Located in the beautiful city of Medford, Chilli Garden has been dedicated to offering the most memorable dining experience for you.

We pick ingredients carefully and use only the freshest and natural ones to prepare every dish, and have been trying to cook them in a healthier way to provide the most nutritious food. Much attention has been attached to ensure you a cozy and inviting ambiance where you could enjoy not only the great meal but also the authentic atmosphere.

The owner and staff will greet you with the warmest welcome, whether you are a habitual patron or coming for the first time. We have made painstaking efforts to create the tidiest and cleanest dining place, and guarantee you with friendly and timely service.

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