Lao Sze Chuan Restaurant

Chinese, Asian
$ $
2172 S Archer Ave
Chicago, IL 60616
11:00am - 12:00am
11:00am - 12:00am
11:00am - 12:00am
11:00am - 12:00am
11:00am - 12:00am
11:00am - 12:00am
11:00am - 12:00am



  • Thought youd want to know: Tony Hu has been nominated for Restaurateur of the Year in Time Out Chicagos 2011 Eat Out Awards. Vote now!
  • The chili chicken is amazing.
  • One of four Chinatown spots owned by Tony Hu, the focus here is on Szechwan dishes, ranging from the basic to the downright adventurous. [Eater 38 Member]
  • Our favorites are Chengdu dumplings, Chinese eggplant with ground pork, twice-cooked pork, mapo tofu, Szechuan prawns and dry chile chicken. Trust us or choose at randomyou wont be disappointed.
  • Get the mapo tofu and/or the hotpot
  • Jimmy's Chicken is the best !
  • The mayonnaise shrimp appetizer is awesome.
  • Three Chili Chicken: Affectionately known as "crack chicken" for its truly addictive powers, the real secret behind this dish the combination of Sichuan peppercorns and chiles.
  • 15% off if you find a roach.
  • had the chef's special dry chili chicken, Hot, Hot, Hot, (even for Hot people). but good.
  • You can call them to get a number before you come so you don't have to wait for so long.
  • Tony's Three Chili Chicken (chicken crack)
  • Try the Ma Po Tofu for an amazing dinner here.
  • Tonys chicken is by far #1! The pot stickers are pretty good too
  • Chef Dry Chili Beef, Sole in Black Bean Sauce, Chinese Broccoli in Oyster Sauce. That's the Trifecta!
  • baby octopus and bok choi... tender, juicy, not too spicy; yum!
  • Service here is God-awful. Do yourself a favor and go to Joy Yee.
  • Food is great. Less than stellar wait staff. They pretend like you're not there most of the time.
  • Do not come here if you have a peanut allergy. Even if they say its okay it's not.
  • The guy running the door is awesome.

Nearby places

2159 S China Pl (at Chinatown Sq)
2100 S Wentworth Ave (Archer Ave and Cermak Rd)
300 W 19th St (btwn Lumber St & Wentworth Ave)