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Shun Lee Palace

  • 155 E. 55th St. Map It
  • Midtown East
  • Chinese

Updated 02/25/2014

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If you want inexpensive Cantonese food without pretensions, head to Chinatown; but if you prefer to be pampered and don't mind spending a lot of money, this is the place, which has been elegantly serving classic Chinese fare for over four decades. Beijing panfried dumplings make a good starter, and rack of lamb Szechuan-style, grilled with scallions and garlic, is a popular entrée. The "Lion's Head," a slow-baked pork dish, is one of the most tender porky things you'll

eat. Beijing duck, served tableside with thin pancakes, is a signature dish here—and for good reason.

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155 E. 55th St., between Lexington and 3rd Aves., New York, New York, 10022-4038, United States

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Reservations essential

Updated 02/25/2014


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