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“Not worth the Money!!” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Szechuan Castle

Szechuan Castle
15415 111 Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
(780) 484-6060
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Ranked #579 of 1,979 Restaurants in Edmonton
Cuisines: Chinese, Szechuan
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Dining options: Delivery
Description: We are located in Edmonton.We have been voted # 1 by Edmontonians for over the past 24 years. After your first bite! You'll know why. Our customer's have said..."Szechuan Castle has the tastiest Chinese food in Edmonton". In business since 1989,Szechuan Castle is fully licensed. Szechuan Castle is dedicated to providing the best Szechuan style cuisine experience in Edmonton. We want to share the rich flavors and culture of china through our food.
Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Not worth the Money!!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Not much to choose from, bill was $58 for 3 person The Food is not that great for the Money you spent, not very impressed!! For that money i can get famous wok from southgate mall which is thousand times better then that, pure money waste!! Not going there again

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Kim N, Manager at Szechuan Castle, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Hi b_jelly1990,We're sorry! you feel this way. You say there isn't much to choose from...Funny! that you say you'd get more to choose from at the Famous wok.

Let's compare shall we...Szechuan Castle items to choose
from...Our buffet has 26 items,Salad bar has 5 items,Desert bar has 7 items.

Famous wok...2 items to 3 items only, no Desert bar, no Salad bar, for $11.00 to $ 14.00 ,
Cost for 3 people = $33.00 to $42.00 that's $4.66 per item.

Szechuan Castle = $ 19.33 per person for a total of 38 items to choose from, that's $ 0.50 cents per item. 38 food items VS 3 food items, CASE CLOSED!. Have a good day!.
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Baker Lake, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great food at great prices”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

A friend and I visited the Szechuan Castle last Friday not long before their closing time. Kim, our hostess/server was charming and accommodating - just a delight. When our food came (we had the dinner for two - won ton soup and three choices - neither of us could believe how much there was for the prices being charged. It was beautifully presented and tasted superb - especially the ginger beef. I have driven past this restaurant for years and never visited - something I now regret. The decor is inviting and very clean, the staff are wonderful and the food is terrific. My friend and I will most definitely be back.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kim N, Manager at Szechuan Castle, responded to this review, July 16, 2013
Hi canuckiwi65, So nice of you to stop by, we are very
pleased that you and your Friend had a wonderful and
terrific time at Szechuan Castle. Thank you! for taking
the time to write such a complementary review.We look
forward to your next visit. Have a nice day!.
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Amazing Hot and Sour Soup”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

I've lived in Edmonton for 7 years and have yet to find a good hot and sour soup...until last Sunday. It was the most amazing soup that i've had just the right amount of spice and tang, I got take out due to a cold so I can't comment on the restuarant itself but the food was most excellent.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kim N, Owner at Szechuan Castle, responded to this review, May 16, 2013
We're happy to hear your search for the most amazing hot and sour soup is
over. We try our best to make the tastiest Chinese food at Szechuan castle. Glad you
found it most Excellent. Thank you! for your Excellent review. Have a great
day!.
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Edmonton, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Great lunch buffet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Good place to go for a Chinese/Canadian lunch buffet. There is a good variety and the food is hot. They keep it clean the eating area clean. The bathrooms are also clean and service is good. At lunch time it gets very busy and they refill the dishes often. Have been for supper on a prior visit, and the buffet does not get refilled as often. A little pricey for supper. Will go back for sure.

Visited April 2013
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Kim N, Owner at Szechuan Castle, responded to this review, April 22, 2013
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It's so nice of you to say that...Szechuan castle is a Good place to go for a Chinese/Canadian lunch buffet,and that There is a good variety food and it's hot. 1. clean eating area. 2.clean bathrooms. 3.Good service. Glad you'll come back. And we'll try even harder on your next visit. Thanks! for taking the time to write and share your review.
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Edmonton, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great Place For A Bithday Party.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

My son took me to Szechuan castle for my Birthday March 24, 2013.

The whole family have been celebrating our birthdays there for a very long time. I had a fantastic time. Great food! Great service! Great company! Great atmosphere! Very clean dining room and restrooms. Szechuan Castle has the Best Chinese Food In Edmonton. The food selection is awesome! You could never eat every single item...There's so much to choose from...Hot and Fresh! We've been going there with my family for the past 14 Years!

I wanted to point out my feelings on the review that was written about the alleged hair in the take out order here on trip Advisor...I can't believe this happened, I don't believe that the Szechuan staff would have treated them this way on the phone even if it did happen. I've never had any problems with take out or dinning in,the staff have always been helpful and friendly.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kim N, Owner at Szechuan Castle, responded to this review, April 22, 2013
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You sure have a good Son. lol It's so nice to hear that the whole family celebrates their birthdays at Szechuan castle. It's also fantastic to hear that you and your family have been coming to Szechuan castle for the past 14 Years! WOW! You're going to make us blush. We appreciate all your kind words. And thanks! for giving your opinion on the other review. Glad you and your birthday party enjoyed the... Great food! Great service! Great company! Great atmosphere! And Very clean dining room and restrooms. Thanks! for taking the time to write and share your review.
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