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Grand Sichuan

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1049 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-4055
+1 212-355-5855
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Philadelphia burbs
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a lot of choices for restaurants in NYC. This night, we were beat from a day of sightseeing and the kids wanted to stay in. Nothing high-end, no crazy ingredients, we wanted the basic Chinese available from any basic suburban strip mall. This place fit the bill and was a bit better. But there were ordering issues and... More 

Thank bostonpike
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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162 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

I have seen recommendations for Grand Sichuan so I went there for lunch. I ordered a Dan Dan Noodle and Mapo Tofu. The server pointed out that the Mapo Tofu was one of the lunch specials so I ordered the appetizer and the special. The Dan Dan Noodles were OK. The vegetable roll that came as part of the lunch... More 

Thank Gordon175
Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The food was distinctly average, nothing much to complain about. The service however, was absolutely awful. We initially encountered issues with ordering, as there was a language barrier, therefore we ended up ordering more than we intended. Next, we waited for 5 or 10 minutes in an empty restaurant to receive our cheque, as the staff seemed to be ignoring... More 

Thank SamConnor98
Bonita Springs, Florida
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457 reviews
338 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

First time ordering from here. They show some promise and will try it again. But the first experience was average. Chicken with string beans, spicy, and brown rice. Rice was good. The chicken dish was loaded with string beans and finding the chicken was difficult. The flavor was good so perhaps there is hope!

Thank Kenneth K
Clyde, New York
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Chickened out of getting anything too exotic, but what we did select was marvelous, well prepared, tasty and SPICY. Cost was below my expectations. Overall , good value..little hard to find as it is very tiny

Thank Chris L
New York City, New York
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471 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Ate here with a group of people and thoroughly enjoyed every dish we ordered: Steamed Crystal Dumplings, String Beans, Eggplant with Garlic sauce and Spareribs with cumin. Reasonable and well chosen wine list, and reasonable prices. Will be back!

Thank Trotpeg
Pennsylvania, USA
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

There are several restaurants with this name around Manhattan. This particular one was highly recommended by a Chinese woman who works with our friend who lives in Manhattan. We were here for a dinner on a Sunday evening after attending an early evening show. There is nothing special about the dining room. Simple but clean décor. The food was outstanding.... More 

Thank Abonda
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

I have been coming to this gem for years, and for good reason. This place has been discovered and is frequently packed with people in the know. The menu is not your ordinary Chinese and they really know how to cook. We particularly enjoy the chicken with Chinese broccoli, shredded beef with spicy green peppers, Singapore noodles, pork soup dumplings... More 

1 Thank WhereNext2NYC
Paris, France
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

There’s one Chinese restaurant in midtown NYC that I find myself drawn to again and again: Grand Sichuan Eastern. The décor is ordinary, the staff abrupt, but the food. Ah! Tingling hot, spicy and interesting. Most dishes you’ll not find in most Chinese restaurants. Try Boneless whole fish with pinenuts (not chili-hot); M0 Pa Tofu, spicy bean curd with minced... More 

1 Thank Michael E
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

This is my favorite restaurant in NYC and maybe the planet. I have visited countless times and keep going back for more. I just love the spice and mouth tingling sichuan peppered dishes. Its just AWESOME.

1 Thank Shireen S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1049 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-4055
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-355-5855

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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