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Chengdu 46

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1105 US Highway 46, Clifton, NJ 07013-2429
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went this Restaunt every week, there was some food changes in July. lucky, friend told us menu is back to original, we just went the restaurant this evening, old style soup, colde noodle and main dish are same as before, 30 years high end chinese dishes! Thank you!

Thank SimonLee L
Montclair, New Jersey
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It used to be very special, but last couple of times it was missing a bit. I don't know if they have a new chef or what. It's still better than anything else around though

Thank buffygr
Clifton, New Jersey
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159 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peking duck on offer without needing to order in advance. Excellent szchuan spicy dumplings as an appetizer. This place has been around many years and continues to serve fairly good quality food at fair prices. This is a comfortable restaurant with table clothes and excellent service and nicely plated dishes. Good wine list for a chinese restaurant and full bar.

Thank coeurdelion
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

I ate at Chendu 46 last night as I have for the past 26 years. I kept going because the food, although a bit overpriced, was the best Chinese food I have eaten. Well, surprise surprise. They have installed a new manager and he comes from another Chinese restaurant named Chengdu 23 which I've eaten at only once as it... More 

Thank Ed T
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has always been known for outstanding food. Although quite pricey it was considered reasonable because the quality of food was so great. Ordered takeout lunch for the office and for $200 it was horrible. The duck was dry the egg rolls had no taste. The spare ribs were overcooked and dry. The Duck Sauce in containers was watered... More 

Thank pet629
Ocean city
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82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I have being hearing for over 25 years that this is the best Chinese restaurant in New Jersey but I had never been until just now. We had 7PM Saturday night reservations and were seated immediately upon arrival. It was a busy night but on over crowded. Although this is more of an upscale establishment, the clientele is very mixed... More 

1 Thank PizzaMavin
Woodland Park, New Jersey, USA
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

A wonderfully appointed dining room with a Chinese flare . Spot lighting adds to the dining rooms drama. The food is unusual. A high standard for Chinese cuisuine. The rice itself is superior to that you have ever had. There is a small bar and they also afford takeout, The dining experience , even just once is well worth the... More 

Thank drj0209
Clifton, New Jersey
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Chengdu 46 has always been one of our favorite restaurants, and it continues to be. We especially enjoyed our most recent dinner. Everything we ordered was really delicious. We visited on Saturday evening, when they were very busy, but we had a reservation, and we did not have to wait at all. The service was also excellent. The atmosphere is... More 

Thank Sue Y
Providence, Rhode Island
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We have been coming to Chengdu 46 on and off for 14 years (we no longer live in the area). It hasn't changed much at all - which we consider a plus! Sure, the decor is old school but doesn't take away from the food. This is a Sichuan restaurant - not "mall" style Chinese. I have traveled to China... More 

Thank JulieH406
Rockaway, NJ
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is authentic Chinese food. I heard they bring in chefs direct from China every year. My favs are the cold sesame noodle, hot and sour soup and mu shu pork which they wrap at the table. The place tends to be very quiet and reserved, at least at lunch. But it is miles above take out.

1 Thank Jack T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1105 US Highway 46, Clifton, NJ 07013-2429
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: 973-777-8855

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?