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Spicy Asian

€€ - €€€Chinese, Asian
335 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-5131
+1 607-216-9310
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good57%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“cumin lamb” (3 reviews)
“egg rolls” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
335 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-5131
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here several times in the past few years. Every time we've been here, we've been happy with the quality of the food. It's a pretty low key family run restaurant. Service is reasonably quick. The dishes are authentic and tasty. The only downside...More

Thank PLTrippy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a delicious lunch yesterday at Spicy Asian. I hold several restaurants in NYC as the benchmarks for Chinese style food, and Spicy Asian is as close as you can get here in Ithaca. We had two items that were new "cumin Lamb" and...More

Thank Q. C
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ended up stuck in Ithaca for the holiday and Spicy Asian was right next to our hotel. I places our order with ease online and walked next door to pick it up. The weather is 21 degrees outside and the food...More

Thank ChefJLS
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is a solid choice for Chinese-style Chinese food. The menu has two parts--the part without Chinese translation is the typical American-style Chinese food, and the parts with translation are a fairly standard menu of Sichuan dishes. We got fried green beans (乾扁四季豆), spicy fish...More

Thank 38Thomas
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Stayed in a hotel right next to it, didn't expect much because the inside looked more like a takeout, just a little better. There was only one server, not exactly excited to see more customers coming in, We ordered the Sliced fish in chili sauce...More

Thank Grace W
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We had dinner one night in Ithaca and the Asian food was ok. Service was good and the restaurant was clean.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We were leery as this venue has hosted some real losers over the years but tried lunch at a friend's suggestion. The hot sour soup was delicious, the best we have had in the area, and our entrees were delicious, generous and low priced. We...More

Thank KestrelHaven
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The Elmira Road in Ithaca is one of many Restaurant-Rows; lots of choices. I was hungry about lunch time and Spicy Asian was right there, so I tried it. All in all it was good. SPICY is an accurate representation. I'm not complaining, but it...More

Thank chasinUpstateNewYork
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I ate here with my wife and daughter in October 2016. We had some hot and sour soup, which was excellent, and some egg rolls for appetizers. We ordered two main dishes -- one was from the Szechaun menu and one from the regular Chinese...More

Thank MisterMVA
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We ordered Zong's Dumplings as an appetizer, it was delicious. As main course food: Cumin Beef, Cumin Lamb, Mongolian Beef, Scallop & Shrimp in garlic sauce, Frog Curry, Whole fish in Sweet & Sour sauce... everything was very good. Whole fish in Sweet & Sour...More

Thank anuradha d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-5131
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-216-9310
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