Shun Lee Palace

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155 E 55th St (Lex & 3rd Aves.)
New York, NY 10022
(212) 371-8844
Chinese
$ $ $
Hours
Mon–Sat: Noon–11:00 PM Sun: Noon–10:30 PM

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  • Try the Beijing Duck
  • when i used to work at sony, we'd lunch here with the team: peking duck was a favorite (among other dishes). possibly some of the best chinese outside of chinatown
  • Grand Marnier shrimp and pillowy mu shu make for an elegant pre-Lincoln Center meal best taken with martinis and friends.
  • Shun Lee Cafe - dim sum amazing but avoid the baked selections.
  • The wonton soup there is out of this world INCREDIBLE.
  • Seems like maybe it was good in the past but was only so so. The spare ribs had no sauce. Beijing duck and grand marnier shrimp were marginal. Really expensive for mediocre food.
  • Try the slippery chicken, there is a reason Shun Lee has been around for over 40 years.
  • Seen in Episode 2 of "Master of None"
  • Episode 2 - Parents
  • This place is not good, unless you're old, white and don't like authentic Chinese food.
  • Terrible service and food
  • Over rated and over priced
  • So bad that I wouldn't even take a free meal to go back
  • Gran Marnier shrimp!!!
  • Their Orange Beef was incredible
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  • Jonathan Waxman, chef of Barbuto, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Beijing Duck.
  • A high-end Chinese eatery with traditional and classic dishes. We find this elegant and fancy setting to be absolutely wonderful! The staff is always attentive, and we love ordering the orange beef.
  • Peking duck is amazing