Went there with a few friends today as I craved for some spicy Sichuan food. Ordered fish, beef and tofu. Not as authentic as I wished but still was ok. Good value too.
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Sichuan wontons were good; wontons & sauce great but needed more meat filling and extra spice. Star of the dinner was the zha jiangmian spicy pork noodle soup which was perfection: flavorful, spicy, comfort food. Out the door for $17 including tip.
The kind of place you went to 30 years ago when there were less choices. The House special duck was out at 5 pm on a Sat nite?? Our only choice was tea smoked duck which tasted surprisingly like ham.Oh by the way did I...More
First time visiting in many years since college in the 1980s, and better than I remembered. Fantastic chinese food, attentive service at reasonable prices. Busy area with little parking but I suspect most customers walk and take the T. Will return when in this area.
My Chinese friends say this is the best Chinese in the Boston area. Authentic and reasonably priced, catering primarily to students and young professionals. Service is efficient, the food is great and the price is truly a bargain. Try the cheng du spicy noodles, the...More
Sadly, I relied on TripAdvisor's "# 1 Chinese in Brookline" rating and thus ordered three entrees, two soups, two rice dishes. Food was lukewarm and generally mushy, with many items lacking flavor. The two supposedly "hot" dishes barely resembled good Sechuan (they had a one-dimensional...More
This place competes more or less directly with Sichuan Garden, also in Brookline. Sichuan Gourmet (this one) is at St. Mary's T stop on Beacon St, and thus serves a lot of Boston University and related clientele. Sichuan Garden is in Brookline Village, which is...More
Unpretentious Chinese place in a residential area just off downtown Boston (1 mile walk from Prudential Center). Very basic decor, not busy but not empty on a Tuesday election night. Most of the diners were Chinese speaking. We ordered a variety of dishes from the...More
The restaurant caught my eye when I walked to Boston University. I invited two students for Dinner; one was Chinese and she said that she said that it was a restaurant she used often, which testifies of two things: first the excellent value and second...More