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Chilli Garden

41 Riverside Ave, Medford, MA 02155-4605
+1 781-396-8488
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Chinese, Asian
41 Riverside Ave, Medford, MA 02155-4605
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

I discovered this place shortly after visiting a real Sichuan restaurant in Beijing, and found the flavors to be very similar. I have since been to Sichuan province twice, and still regard it as very authentic in flavor. It is one of our "go to"...More

Thank Lower-Mystic-Lake
Reviewed 4 August 2017

My wife and I went to this restaurant just by chance for dinner on a Sunday evening. When we peeked inside and saw that it was nearly full and all the diners appeared to be Asian, we went right in. The menu is largely Sichuanese,...More

Thank InspectorT
Reviewed 3 July 2017

It is a hole in the wall kind of a place in downtown Medford. Came recommended to us as a great place to have Sichuan food. We are very used to eating Sichuan food in places like Sichuan Gourmet in Framingham and Billerica and also...More

Thank Gopal S
Reviewed 16 June 2017

It had been quite a while since we'd been to Chili Garden, so on an afternoon when we were craving Chinese we stopped in for lunch. Rather than going with the standard lunch specials, we ordered from the regular menu. The wontons with chili sauce...More

Thank Filmprof
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This place is CHEAP. By cheap, I don't mean that the cost is cheap. I mean they are cheap with their ingredients and quantity. I've ordered food from here twice and both times I felt ripped off. The flavor of the food wasn't bad, but...More

Thank djnadina
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is the first restaurant I tried in Boston. The food is better than average of Szechuan style food restaurants in Boston area. I recommend the fish in chili source. There are two kinds of fish dishes, pick up the expensive one. Besides the food,...More

Xuhai C, Manager at Chilli Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

I'm glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for making us your first stop on your trip to Boston -- we hope you'll be back again soon to sample more of the menu! All the best, Cao Xuhai, Manager

Reviewed 1 February 2017

We have been ordering from Chilli Garden and have been loyal customers for at least the last 3.5 years! I have eaten at the restaurant once, and thought the restaurant while simple was clean and homely. Chilli Garden makes really authentic Sichuan cuisine. Our favorites...More

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Xuhai C, Manager at Chilli Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Glad to know you've liked it here for so long! Thank you for being loyal fans and for taking the time to share some of your favorite things about us here on TA. Come back any time! All the best, Cao Xuhai, Manager

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.

Thank wwtraveler2010
Xuhai C, Manager at Chilli Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

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

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.

Thank K K
Xuhai C, Manager at Chilli Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2016

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

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

Thank gchen0009
Xuhai C, Manager at Chilli Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
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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