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Review of Little Pepper

Little Pepper
Ranked #1,196 of 4,469 Restaurants in Queens
Cuisines: Chinese
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Great food, very authentic, and clean. The restaurant was full on a Sunday evening. Large space and nicely decorated. The service was slow and our waitress had some difficulty understanding our order. Once we pointed on the menu our choices, we were fine. We were not offered duck sauce with noodles and there were no condiments on the tables. Parking is only on the street so keep that in mind. Prices were reasonable and on par with Queens. All said and done we actually liked this place and will most definitely return.

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Yes they are still awesome even after several years since they opened. Most restaurants come out with a bang, get their clientele and then lose their desire to keep up the hectic pace of a successful restaurant. Little Pepper has stood tall and is still as delicious as they first started. I wish they would try some weekly specials to excite the customers who come every week. Not saying that the food is tired but it would be awesome that the chef gets his creative culinary juices flowing. Sadly prices has crept upwards but that's our economy...nothing stays inexpensive forever. Little Pepper still is a "cash only" restaurant so be aware of that when you have a big appetite:-) Service is quaint, adequate and demure bordering non existent unless you request something like more white rice or tea/cold aqua to soothe the spicy palate. The food is still spicy and not for the faint hearted. Spice lovers rejoice coming to this place. Happy Eating and I'll still see ya around the table...can't hold my spicy craving at bay:-)

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

After reading the internet buzz about Little Pepper we drove out to College Point, a neighborhood previously unknown to this native New Yorker. On a Saturday afternoon it was quiet and easy to find a parking spot right across the street from the restaurant.

We ordered the scallion fried rice. Yes, it was green, but it didn't have much to do with scallion flavor, and seemed ordinary, especially for its $6.95 price tag. We also ordered lamb with scallion (the lamb was good, though on the check, it was listed as beef with scallion, and now...I wonder....). The dish was perhaps a bit too oily, but, generally was a success. We had the dumplings in hot oil, which were good, but not really hot enough for our taste. As a take out, we ordered the vaunted cumin lamb. Here, I really have to complain. Every piece of lamb was gristly and inedible. Nice cumin sauce, though. We also ordered their chicken with peanuts and hot peppers. Little Pepper's version is ultra-sugary. To be sure, it isn't the awful suburban variety of Kung Pao chicken with celery, carrots, and anything else they can find at Costco, but the sugar content dominates the sauce and is, in a word, treacly. Service was fine, the restaurant is clean and the neighborhood is charming. I believe our hunt for good Szechuan will take us back to Flushing and environs.

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Thank regondi
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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Phenomenal and authentic Szechuan food in Queens. We enjoyed chongqing chicken, cumin lamb, Szechuan style cabbage, fish with minced pork, and a variety of cold dishes (tea mushrooms, mashed cucumber w garlic, and silken tofu). So good. And quite reasonably priced. You may pay tomorrow but enjoy today.

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Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We read about this place in nyt and it was not disappointing. The food was amazing and spicy sauce that they used for many dishes were so good that it was addicting.

Thank Soowook
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