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Lychee House

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141 E 55th St, Ny 10022-4038, New York City, NY 10022-4030
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“chicken” (12 reviews)
“jumbo shrimp” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
141 E 55th St, Ny 10022-4038, New York City, NY 10022-4030
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

While strolling in .Manhatten with my husband,we decided to have lunch at a Chinese restaurant. Amazingly....there were two on the block we were on. One was uber fancy...and the other (Lychee House) was definitely upscale..but very inviting. Our visit was great...white table cloths,attentive service and...More

Thank baba7
Reviewed May 12, 2014

Made reservations for lunch. Although we were the first customers to arrive we were waited on after 4 other tables placed their order. Food was terrible, cold, old (sour shrimp) and bland. Our waiter was very rude and really didn't want to be bothered. We've...More

Thank EMSid
Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

Food was bland. Waiters were rude. Over priced. Didnt even get the meals we ordered. Rubbish. Should have gone to chinatown.

Thank sandyelin
Reviewed March 14, 2014

Meal started off well with potent and tasty Mai Tai & crispy noodles to snack on(unique to NYC, or at least, not served in Mass. Chinese restaurants). Excellent Shrimp Won Ton soup. From there, the "very good" meal lost the "very" as the Szechuan Shrimp...More

Thank IllyaK
Reviewed March 10, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by the Concierge at the Kimberly Hotel. We were looking for Dim Sum in midtown, and we weren't disappointed. They open at 11:30 AM and by noon the place is packed. The food was delicious.

Thank Jon P
Reviewed March 9, 2014

Very close to our hotel on Lexington, we found the Lychee House by chance, and went in without reservations. Very good service, attentive and relaxing. There was an excellent choice of dishes for both starter and main course. I enjoyed dim sum, followed by a...More

Thank rilasata
Reviewed March 5, 2014

Very good menu, lots to choose from. Friendly staff, attentive but not overly so. Good value for money.

Thank Liz B
Reviewed February 22, 2014

Restaurant ambiance, with crisp linen napkins and table cloths, promise a great dining experience awaits. Most delicious Shao Lung Bao (Shanghai Soup Dumplings) are served steaming hot, containing pork and crab. We then shared Jumbo Shrimp with Spicy Barbecue Sauce, Lamb Chops grilled and sauteed...More

Thank L B
Reviewed January 29, 2014

We were invited by friends who had been here before and liked the food. Started out with a Red Pepper Margarita, which was spicy and outrageously good. The Peking Duck ($44) was also delicious and far better than I've had elsewhere; but the other dishes...More

Thank Claudette D
Reviewed January 19, 2014

We had a quiet lunch here. The staff were courteous and efficient. We had no problems. Everything tasted very good. I was a bit disappointed by the selection of dim sum and had hoped for more, but i guess i should have gone to Chinatown....More

Thank Emeline2001
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 E 55th St, Ny 10022-4038, New York City, NY 10022-4030
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
Next To Shun Lee Palace
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