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Shun Lee Palace

Shun Lee Palace Review

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.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 155 E. 55th St., between Lexington and 3rd Aves. Midtown East, New York, NY 10022-4038 | Map It
  • Phone: 212/371–8844
  • Website:
  • Subway: N, R, 4, 5, 6 to 59th St./Lexington Ave.
  • Location: Midtown East

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 02-25-2014

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