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Su Xing House

1508 Sansom St, Frnt, Philadelphia, PA 19102-2823 (City Center West)
215-564-1419
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Ranked #165 of 3,740 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Chinese, Vegan, Vegetarian
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: City Center West
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This restaurant has an extensive menu, and is not simply focused on imitation 'meat' to create the dishes. The food was really tasty, and the service from the kitchen was prompt. The server even made our vegetable wraps (quite different than moo shoo in content) tableside - she had quite a technique!

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

we were very surprised to find this restaurant in philly and we definitely happy we did. The food was exactly what it suppose to be, vegan chinese food that taste like the real thing. The prices were very reasonable and the service very fast and welcoming.

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Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Great veggie food at an amazing price. Lovely service. Nice decor and atmosphere. We even took extra meals to go.

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Hyderabad, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A small but cosy place for great chinese food. Food was really sumptuous and enjoyed every bit of it. The quantity was also great. For a single person paying only $12 is really cheap. Definitely a must visit place for every vegeterian. Yes, one of the pure veg places.

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Ohio
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118 reviews 118 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The sesame seitan is out of this world! Initially, I thought okay its just another little Chinese place for dinner...at best it will be average, but I was really impressed! There are pages of vegetarian options at this place. It was so hard to choose what to order! As you decide what to order, they bring small cups of jasmine... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Went with my family tonight while visiting on vacation. We LOVED everything. The food, service, and decor were exceptional. We will definitely visit agin during our stay.

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Millstone, New Jersey
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72 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The General Tso's is really all that! My family came for dinner the other night and ordered a little of everything to share. The soy protein steak tasted oddly like fish (I really enjoy fish so I loved it!), the "beef" with broccoli had a great sauce, the As-You-Wish tofu was nicely crisp, and the Triple Shredded in Garlic Sauce... More

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New York City, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Food wise, this is a typical traditional vegetarian Chinese place. The food is more authentic than the modern "pan Asian" versions, which also means more fried and greasy. That said, the dishes we had were generally higher quality than you would get in one of the Chinatown places. And the decor is definitely more pleasant than in Chinatown, suitable for... More

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Ohio City, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

In the middle of the business day, we looked for a vegan restaurant in the central Philadelphia area. Su Xing House was recommended to us by the hotel concierge. This is a Chinese vegan restaurant. The menu offers an extensive variety of tofu dishes, as well as vegetable dishes. We chose eggplant with tofu in a hot pot and triple... More

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Delaware
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101 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

On our recent visit to Philly on Christmas Eve, we learned that our favorite veggie Chinese restaurant Singapore had closed. We were in Center City checking out the holiday displays and found Su Xing House on tripadvisor and it turned out to be a couple of blocks away from where we were. What a surprise to find this place in... More

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