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US$9 - US$29
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 25 December 2020 via mobile

Most boomer Kiwis' experiences of Chinese restaurant food would most probably have been the relatively delicate Cantonese style of cooking. Spice doesn't feature much unless you like five spice dishes. Enter the cuisine of the more northern region of Sichuan, and be prepared for a...different variety of ingredients and flavours that will challenge your taste buds and stomach. The average Kiwi probably isn't into offal apart from liver and kidneys, but this menu will open your eyes as to what constitutes a meat dish. There are many dishes that feature spice, for example there's Wonton with spicy sauce, and Sichuan style dumplings. My favourite on this visit though was the Chongqing dan dan noodles. The star in this dish is Sichuan pepper, which imparts a unique tingling sensation on the taste buds. Steamed buns are common in Cantonese cuisine, so we ordered a Steamed big bun for a comparison. The filling, which was minced pork and soy bean paste, was a nice contrast to the spicy dishes. The decor was plain and clean, and staff friendly and helpful. While we were there it was all Asians who were eating, so you can take it the chef is the real deal.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 24 October 2020

Haven’t eaten this type of Chinese cuisine in NZ before, this was a real treat. The dumplings were delicious and silky and the sauce served with them beautifully balanced. Followed by fried rice and a spicy chicken and peanut dish which again was well balanced.... Our only regret was that there were only two of us so we couldn’t try more dishes. Service warm and friendly , premises spotlessly clean and great food, would recommend to anyone who likes this style of food. It will be a must do on our next visit .More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 6 June 2020 via mobile

Kids loved the fried beans and pork pancakes. We loved the dumplings and pork pancakes. Lovely helpful service. Rotorua restaurant

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 28 March 2020

What I would describe as an authentic Chinese restaurant serving honest, well prepared, well presented food in unassuming surroundings. Wholeheartedly recommend.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 13 February 2020

Usually we order takeaway dumplings but thought we'd eat in for lunch. The food was tasty, the premises was extremely clean(including the windows and front door!) and the staff were super friendly and helpful!! Will definitely be back again.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 13 September 2019 via mobile

Table of eight went for lunch. Including three of my Chinese friends, one from Chengdu. So he knows his Sichuan food. All the dishes tasted great and fresh. It was a good mix of flavour for us. Some spicy and some salty and some mild....A high quality meal in a restaurant that feels very genuine. RecommendedMore

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 28 June 2019 via mobile

Have been there many times always greeted warmly and the food is always fresh and amasing would highly reccommend excellent

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 26 May 2019 via mobile

Whenever I travel through Rotorua, this is a must visit location. Love the authentic Sichuan dishes that mostly based on málà; literally " numbing and spicy" taste. Most dish are generous in portion so do recommended to go as couple or group.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 20 April 2019

Great food and I mean great. Loved the atmosphere - like old friends and family all dining together. This restaurant is the whole package when it comes to Sichuan style food. Love it

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 15 February 2019

We ate there, they got my order wrong and when my dish finally arrived it was not what I ordered. You don't get many veggies with a sweet and sour pork, no pineapple. We noticed that the Chinese people who came got better service and...better presented food than a lot of others eating there.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Yes, Sichuan Style Restaurant in Rotorua offers takeaway services.

Sichuan Style Restaurant in Rotorua is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5