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Szechuan Cafe

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4315 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122-4560
+1 410-255-8555
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Reviewed February 10, 2016

They make fun of their customers in Korean while you eat. The food was not that great and you can tell they think Americans are dumb. You can just tell with the way they snicker right to your face. My sushi fell apart and I had to try to put it back together before eating while being laughed at by... More 

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Thank brad e
Pasadena, Maryland
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2016

Strongly believe this is the best sushi in the area and the staff is always friendly. If you go during the dinner rush, expect a wait. Great value for the food and also serves Szechuan options (not just sushi). Plenty of parking and an outdoor dining options.

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Thank JessLark
Pasadena, Maryland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 6, 2016

Love this place. The Sushi is great and they are always friendly! I recently moved to Pasadena and was looking for a place to get good sushi...well this is definitely it!

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Thank courtp3087
Columbia, Maryland
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

We went there for the first time based on the good reviews that we had read online. The atmosphere was nice, and the service was good. We ordered sushi for dinner. And the fish contained in the sushi was like warm rather than cold. By letting it sit out of the refrigerator for that long, it had started to go... More 

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Thank Karen C
Pasadena, Maryland
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2015

Despite the name Szechuan Cafe do not expect to taste anything remotely Szechuan. This restaurant serves American-Chinese (American first because it is more American than Chinese). Because our Szechuan Pork, Szechuan Tofu and Szechuan Green Beans arrived with no hint of Szechuan flavor or heat even though there was a pepper picture along side of them we asked for some... More 

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Thank zenteng
Pasadena, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed October 26, 2015

We love this place! We are a frequent customer, at least once a week. Tim and the staff are very welcoming and they seemingly know every customer. It is a nice experience. The food is always on point. And if you don't see something on the menu, just ask and they are more than accommodating with special requests. I do... More 

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Thank Lisa M
Pasadena, Maryland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2015

My husband and I love the sushi here, we also get the shrimp tempura. The service is great and the owner is wonderful.

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Thank Dolphins256
Pasadena, Maryland, United States
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2015

We have been eating here since it opened. The owner Tim is personable and cares about your experience. The food is very good for this type of restaurant. The Hot and Sour Soup is one of our favorites of any Asian restaurant...anywhere. Dry Crispy Beef is special fare, and the Sushi is good, although not as good as we have... More 

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Thank Hal G
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed September 16, 2015

Unfortunately, I live outside the delivery area, but I will drive past several alternatives that deliver for far better food. Shrimp toast is never greasy and egg rolls are never greasy. Dining in or carry-out, the service is always excellent. I like my oolong iced, and they always accommodate. And the Tim's roll is to die for.

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Thank Tammy S
Pasadena, Md
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2015

They have the best food around! Always fresh and delicous! I prefer carry out over dine in but both are amazing! My only complaint would be one of the employees is extremely nasty and rude.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Japanese, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4315 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122-4560
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 410-255-8555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?