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How Lee Chinese Food

€€ - €€€Chinese, Asian
5888 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
+1 412-422-1888
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible21%
8 Apr 2017
“Lousy service, average overpriced food”
16 Dec 2016
“This is where all the Chinese eat in Pittsburgh!”
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
5888 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Pricey, food dining in is passable, take away is quite disappointing, especially the wanton soup which is just a lump of chalk thrown into soup that's tasteless. Service is average, though the counter supervisor seems to be grumpy most days

3  Thank geraldchan
A TripAdvisor Member
Monroeville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Truly authentic chinese! They have a menu for the American-ized version, or you can order from the menu written in Chinese on the marker board for more authentic stuff (They will translate). I read some of the bad reviews about this palce... it's authentic, it...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Do not, I repeat, do not ever get the fried scallion pancake, taste like fried plastic, horrible!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

So first, the place is a dump. They may have plastered and painted some walls, but from the nailed down carpet, to the holes in the ceiling and the food-packing next to the register I would not go in there again. The teriyaki chicken was...More

Thank Benjamin L
Reviewed 16 January 2016

I called in for a pick up and my husband picked up, so he didn't realize we were overcharged and also regrettably didn't check the food before leaving with it. good flavor, small amount than an average Chinese place and my large wonton soup was...More

Thank Andrea O
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Thought we'd try out and new place and very happy we did. We love spicy food, and there was plenty of it on the Shichuan menu. Dishes were huge and the waitress was a sweetheart. We'll be back.

Thank Tally8585
Reviewed 14 October 2015

My son just got into Carnegie Mellon and having visiting the place quite often recently...we explore good Chinese places everywhere we go...and we have eaten at about 5 different place here and this place is so far the BEST - the food quality is excellent....More

Thank HOTChillyPadi
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We placed an order (delivery) for a number of different dishes. Delivery was fine and the food was OK, but nothing special. Given that the restaurant specializes in Szechuan cuisine, we ordered Szechuan Tofu as one of the dishes. Two members of our party are...More

1  Thank Sam F
Reviewed 4 September 2015

I've only had Chinese food from two restaurants in Squirrel Hill. How Lee and Sichuan Gourmet. An Asian American coworker recommended them to me and I was happy that I trusted her judgement. By far I prefer How Lee restaurant. I admit to only having...More

Thank Rome_411
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Nothing much in the way of decor, but everything we ordered was quite good. Service was friendly and fast. Seems like a favorite neighborhood spot.

Thank Back-in-Bklyn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5888 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Squirrel Hill South
  • Neighbourhood: Squirrel Hill South
  • Phone Number: +1 412-422-1888
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