If spicy food holds no fear you need to visit these Philadelphia venues for bold and hot Szechuan dishes. We analyzed the top restaurant review sites and leading food blogs for the best Szechuan spots in Philadelphia. Grab some friends for a communal hotpot or enjoy a quick lunch of kung pow chicken at these top spots.
Picking the right Szechuan restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 16402 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 770 lists and articles from Infatuation, Thrillist and Hoodline and others were carefully reviewed by boam. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Infatuation - The Best Philadelphia Rooftops For Eating & Drinking, Thrillist - Where to Eat in Philadelphia’s Chinatown and Hoodline - Explore the 4 top spots in Philadelphia's University City neighborhood. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.
Food with spicy flavors, like dandan noodles, should be paired with a beer like Saison if you want the most to be brought out of the flavors of the dish.
When considering what goes best with mapo tofu, we recommend a glass of Riesling, it truly complements the dish as it pairs with the aromatics of Szechuan food.
For an elevated experience, pair your tofu puffs with Champagne. This combination works particularly well because this sparkling wine helps cut through the oiliness of tofu.
Making hot pot, often paired with assortment of sliced ingredient, is a long-held tradition in China.
The 55 chefs of Vietnam is the proud world-record holder of the largest noodle soupt, an impressive feat considering its weight of 2,996 pounds 1 ounce.
sour plum tea is an iconic drink in China. It’s made with sour plums, herbss in a process that involves smoking the plums.
There’s nothing like finding the perfect parking spot right away when you’re going out for a meal. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Szechuan spot.