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Little Szechwan Restaurant

1900 1st St, Highland Park, IL 60035-3104
+1 847-433-7007
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“egg rolls” (3 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1900 1st St, Highland Park, IL 60035-3104
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious Chinese food beautifully plated. Large menu with great variety of food. Friendly service, nice atmosphere, and good prices.

Thank jean s
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Small restaurant with big performance. Very cozy & friendly atmosphere. Food is among the best Chinese in Lake Count, IL. This is a definite "staple" for us in the "Chinese" category. Family business, and it shows...

Thank CCRiderLLC
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Unpretentious restaurant has been around since 1985 -- offering dine in; carry out (compostable take-out bags); delivery; and catering options. The food is very good, the portions are large, and the service is wonderful. I especially recommend the home style tofu, which I haven't found...More

Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed June 26, 2017

We recently picked up take out from Little Szechwan in Highland Park. We have tried many of the surrounding restaurants and heard good things. Overall, we enjoyed the food. We ordered mongolian beef, sesame chicken, eggrolls, combination fried rice. Everything tasted fresh and had good...More

Thank bigsur221
Reviewed March 4, 2017

When our daughter lived in Highland Park we would dine in or do take out from Little Szechwan. The meals were high quality and cooked to perfection. Today we happened to be in Highland Park and I suggested we go to Little Szechwan for a...More

Thank Stan K
Reviewed February 9, 2017

Little Szechwan is a comfortable, friendly establishment. The ingredients are fresh. Options are sufficient to please a vegetarian. I would say the menu is designed to please the less adventurous palate, i.e. not a lot of flavors going on and perhaps not the most authentic...More

Thank san679
Reviewed January 29, 2017

My wife and I were last here about three years ago and thought it was time to try it again. We were pleasantly surprised one our return because it was as good as we remembered. The service was good, the portions perfectly sized and the...More

Thank ELP733
Reviewed January 20, 2017

I've gone to this restaurant for 30 years. Always a good meal - in the restaurant or take-out. Entrees are excellent! For lunch, there are a number of entrees served with soup, egg rolls and rice - and all are about $8.00-$9.00 for the meal....More

Thank Defconsult
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

We went here on a Sunday night. Service was pretty slow. We thought the food at Green Panda which is around the corner is better. I felt there portions were a little bigger.

Thank Maxwell G
Reviewed November 20, 2016

I have eaten here many times and would go back. It's very good, maybe not the best but enjoyable. The service is good but a little iffy. Same ownership for many years

Thank niceguyfromchi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 1st St, Highland Park, IL 60035-3104
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 847-433-7007
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Little Szechwan has been serving up a unique taste of Chinese cuisine to the North Shore area since 1985. What started as a family business, twenty-nine years later still operates under the same premise. We take pride in providing a pleasurable dining experience along with offering the convenience of delivering your meal directly to your door. We continue to offer a menu that is sophisticated yet simple, focusing on rich traditional Chinese flavors made with the highest ingredients. We appreciate our loyal patrons, and we thank you for the opportunity to serve you for years to come.
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