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411 WEST 42ND STREET, (W 42nd)(212) 868-6588
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Delivery estimate is 30 - 45 min (more info)
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Not available on holidays. Available everyday from 11:30am - 4pm. Served with choice of rice & soup or soda.
Served with rice.
Ollie’s has been serving the New York City area for many years, providing the best Sichuan cooking this side of Chongqing. Their chefs are well trained and know how to make a hearty meal taste wonderful. Stop by to enjoy one of their delicious meals today, or have it delivered to you on SeamlessWeb.
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Stir Fried Pinenut Minced Chicken with Lettuce Wrapper
Crispy Whole Fish with Pinenuts
Stir Fried Prawns with Spiced Chili Asparagus
Sautéed Shredded Chicken with Rainbow Vegetables
Orange Beef (Fried and Crispy)
Sautéed Mongolian Beef
Decent food. But poor manners. You should never ask for a tip if you're a worker in the service industry.
Posted a month ago by Luis T.
Quick delivery, even with all the Big Game mayhem. The scallion pancakes were mediocre, but the juice buns and the roast duck were pretty solid. Definitely decent for midtown.
Posted a month ago by Victoria M.
They charged me for two drinks and only delivered one.
Posted a month ago by jeffrey s.
yummy comfort food
Posted a month ago by Lily C.
good food, good price, fast delivery. that's all I need!
Posted 2 months ago by Ashley P.
Is it possible this location has gotten better over time? I err toward pickup because of my proximity, FYI. I wish we could write comments for each individual item, if only as reminders to ourselves. Dan Dan Noodles: they give you way too much, and perhaps cook the noodles more than they should, but it's still pretty *good*. The bacon lunch special is a nice find. Crispy Salt & Pepper Pork Chop Cutlets is delightful and more people should *LIKE* them. The takeout I get from this place is pretty decent and consistent.
Posted 2 months ago by Michael H.
Food was inedible..Threw it in the trash..The delivery man banged on my door and rang my bell telling me I didn't trip him for 15 minutes...Which was incorrect... Lo mein was burnt and stuck together...Shrimp and lobster sauce was like water..NO TASTE at all..Shrimp was fishy.. Literally the the whole order down the trash...STAY AWAY..DO not order from here..The food is disgusting, and they are very rude.
Posted 2 months ago by Suzanne W.
Lunch specials everyday of the week = good value
Posted 2 months ago by Daniel K.
First time ordering, probably won't order again. Got the General Tso's.. came with like three broccoli, barely any flavor to the veggies. All of my pieces of chicken were half chewable mostly fat. I don't know if I got the end of a batch of the chicken or what but it was awful. Egg drop soup wasn't that flavorful. Quick delivery.
Posted 3 months ago by Nicholas S.
Whatever you do, don't get the whole fish. There was not more than 3 ounces of fish I was able to scavenge for 22 bucks. That comes out to over 100 dollars per pound!
Posted 3 months ago by Robert G.
Great food - best chinese in NYC - the deliver people are very nice and timely
Posted 3 months ago by Alyssa D.
If you like spicy Chinese food, this is your place to eat. I don't like the owner. She is not kind person. I don't mind it.
Posted 4 months ago by Jeenah M.
I'd give them 4 stars if their rice didn't taste like Uncle Ben's white rice. I would order from this place exclusively if they made real jasmine rice.
Posted 4 months ago by Hillary R.
Was a loyal LIncoln Center regular and surprised how different the food is here. I loved there cold sesame noodles and ordered here and have just noodles and a bowl of sauce with tons of peanuts. Not the same as LC. Spinach linguine style noodles with julienne veges and a silky sauce. Oh well..
Posted 4 months ago by Elisha D.
Posted 4 months ago by Jasen K.
Way over priced and disappointing. Everything was so greasy. Covering 21/25 size shrimp in inch thick batter doesn't make them prawns. The General Tso was way too sweet and had no spice. The crispy duck was equal parts greasy batter and dried out duck.
Posted 5 months ago by Sam P.
Great egg rolls
Posted 6 months ago by Alan K.
Surprisingly bad. I'd been to the restaurant in morning side heights. Doesn't remotely compare. Dry rice and noodles basically. Avoid.
Posted 6 months ago by Martin K.
Never happy. I have tried several times and things just taste weird. Wait a few months and try them again and always disappointed.
Posted 7 months ago by Amanda M.
We live nearby so we frequent this restaurant. While the Sichuan food here isn't the best you can find in the city, the quality is absolutely solid and the service is consistent. This is one of our go-to places when we can't find anything new.
Posted 8 months ago by Chen X.
My 4th order this year came very quickly (15-20 min), hot and fresh. The spring rolls were tasty, the chicken w eggplant is delicious, the lemon chicken is great if you are a tempura fan and I like the sauces on side to keep things crispy. I'm consistently pleased w Ollie's in or delivery via Seamless.
Posted 9 months ago by jason p.
Posted 10 months ago by Wilma L.
The spicy kung pao chicken wasn't good at all and the vegetable spring rolls were really bland. Won't be ordering from Ollie's again, unfortunately.
Posted 11 months ago by Victor S.
Worst Orange Chicken ive had in my life. Soggy and watery sauce.
Posted 11 months ago by Michael G.
Not impressed. Always walked by this place and its constantly busy, so I thought I would give it a shot. Eh - no bueno! Ordered the orange chicken and paid $1 extra because they could "deep fry it crispy.." HA! Perhaps it was crispy when it left the place, but not when it got to mine! Don't recommend that - or the flavorless General Tso's chicken. Wont be ordering from here again.. 2 stars though because it came pretty quick..
Posted a year ago by Eric M.
This place is authentic Sichuan Chinese food. The favors are there, don't order the Americanized dishes at a place like this, obviously, or it will be bad. Get the braised fish filets with napa cabbage - spicy and delicious, or double cooked pork. Dan dan noodle appetizer is also very yummy. Anything under the traditional Sichuan favors category will be good. - my go to Chinese place in midtown west.
Posted a year ago by Franklin B.
Crispy orange beef isn't crispy, nor orangey. Not good. Pan fried noodles with pork was slightly better, but nothing i would order again.
Posted a year ago by Alan L.
Food was good! Service was fast... I just didn't know what pan fried noodles was. My fault! Would order again. :)
***Second Time Ordering--- Dry Sauteed Asparagus is BANGIN'!
****Most recent time ordering (12/10/12) -- Ordered Sichuan cucumbers and was sent rotten cucumbers.
Posted a year ago by Alison O.
Excellent Szechwan food and super-low lunch special prices. You really can't go wrong with Ollie's, which at this point is one of the grand daddys of NYC uptown chinese food. Slammin' kung pow and spicy dishes.
Posted a year ago by noah k.
Food looked good but did not taste well. Wasnt anything that was bad, just tasteless and weird flavors.
Posted a year ago by Markus W.
Number 205 Dry Chili Chicken with garlin ginger and peanuts is AWESOME have it once a week and SO SPICY whole dried chilies.....
Posted a year ago by Charles M.
Excellent! Really good food
Posted a year ago by Michael W.
Food was greasy and just not good. Delivery person was very rude. Food arrived quickly, so for that 1 star. Will never order from this place again.
There are many, many Chinese places with better food, cheaper price, courteous delivery persons.
Don't waste your money and tip, save yourself from any more stress. I'd rather starve than order from here. Actually I just made myself a delicious plate of zucchini stir-fry. Yes, seeing them again at Seamless motivated me to cook at home. I guess that's a positive thing I got out of my experience.
Posted a year ago by Grace K.
If you can, eat at Ollies. Dine in and the food is fantastic! However, never get delivery. The General Tso chicken was soggy and disgusting. It was like black on the inside. However, when i ate there it was crispy and delicious. Also. the jalipino beef eat in is fantastic, but once again they somehow ruin it for delivery. Not sure whats up with it, would dine in any day of the week, should have asked for a refund it was so bad for delivery though
Posted a year ago by Justin F.
Food is great as usual. Service not so good. I just ordered and the delivery guy called me to tell me that he was downstairs in my office building. Sometimes this happens as the delivery guys who do not have ID are not allowed up in the building. When I came downstairs, the delivery guy was just pulling up on his bike (I guess he had called my while in transit), and had never attempted to make his way upstairs. Real problem here is I had already given him a tip through the ordering process. I don't think its asking to much to have the delivery guy make his way upstairs. So, Ollie's loses two stars in my book for this blatant disregard for their customers time.
Posted a year ago by Michael S.
did not like dumplings
Posted a year ago by jonathan i.
last i ordered from here i was disappointed. used to love the cold appetizers and different dishes before this moved down 42nd street.
Posted a year ago by Varun D.
The Lunch Special (Mongolian Beef) was pretty good and enough for two people. Delivery was quicker than expected. Will order again.
Posted 2 years ago by Rosa G.
The Soups..The Soups are where its at!! Don't underestimate their potential..especially the Cantonese Wonton ones! Otherwise they might just be average, but the soups ...the soups..are A+!! (Roast Pork A++) (Warning chicken has bone in..you may prefer Wonton or Pork )
Posted 2 years ago by Eric D.
The Yang Chow Fried rice was excellent. Enough for 2 meals! The egg rolls are legit too. The quality seems to have picked up recently and I have been hooked over the past 2 months.
Posted 2 years ago by Arvind A.
Fast delivery. Excellent food I would recommend to everyone
Posted 2 years ago by Jutta W.
amazing veggie dumplings. The rest of the food is great, however, delivery is always much slower than listed!
Posted 2 years ago by rebecca s.
delivery man rude...slid food across the floor to me instead of handing it to me...general tao's chicken was not crispy as specified, drenched in some type of sauce...will never order from them again!
Posted 2 years ago by Daphne M.
Eating at the restaurant is better.
Posted 2 years ago by Leah Z.
Steamed pork buns are surprisingly better than I would have expected and scallion pancake is passable. Skip the general taso's and sesame chicken type dishes and go for the noodles in my opinion.
Posted 2 years ago by Ricky P.
I ordered the pork and vegetable dumplings and both were not good. They lacked flavor and were too bland to eat. Ollie's used to have good dumplings but not anymore. I also ordered the chicken fried rice and it was also lacking in flavor. The entire meal was basically not worth eating. I would be hesitant to order from them again.
Posted 2 years ago by Valerie F.
WARNING: atypical General Tso's here. Looks more like kung-pow chicken sopped in the sauce rather than than the usual stir-fried look. tastes weird too. Just a personal note, dont know how much this may/may not benefit others.
Posted 3 years ago by David D.
Delivery man was SOOOO rude, remarked that I didn't tip him more then instead of handing me my food he placed the bag on the ground… I WILL NEVER ORDER FROM THIS PLACE AGAIN I ADVISE YOU NOT TO EITHER!
Posted 3 years ago by Lauren M.
Posted 3 years ago by timothy d.
Food was excellant as usual. Delivery guy was rude as usual. He thrust the receipt in my face, and left the bag of food on the ground in the hallway as he ran to the elevator.
Posted 3 years ago by Chris A.
Posted 3 years ago by Jill S.
awsome! best sichuan food ever! very zheng zong! real chinese food!
Posted 3 years ago by shanshan y.
Always great food, I cannot say the same about the person that delivered the food.
Posted 3 years ago by Jose A N.
Food was inedible and greasy. Won ton soup was oily. Asked for all white meat in the sesame chicken and got dark and white meat. Asked for brown rice and got white rice. Asked for 4 pancakes and plum sauce and wouldn't you know it they forgot that too. My recommendation is to never order from this restaurant.
Posted 3 years ago by Drew L.
I always enjoy my food at Ollies, however I am consistently disappointed by how slow their delivery is. 15-30 minutes does not accurately reflect how long it takes for them to deliver. 30-45 minutes is more like it. Don't order if you are hungry or in a rush!
Posted 4 years ago by Eric L.
Great pork buns!
Posted 4 years ago by Shelby S.
The food wasn't very fresh.
Posted 4 years ago by Nicole P.
Ummm....what is "Saliva Chicken"...sounds creepy to me. Anyway, I have tried other dishes here and they are great. Consistent and tasty Chinese food.
Posted 4 years ago by Tara A.
very authentic Sichuan food!
Posted 4 years ago by Lisha Y.
the crispy chicken fingers was just sweet and sour chicken witout the sauce. it was bland
Posted 4 years ago by Pamela E.
Posted 4 years ago by Suraj J.
I love this place. BEST VEGGIE DUMPLINGS in NYC!!
Posted 4 years ago by Elisa N.
ribs are great ! though food an be a bit oily but food is really great
Posted 5 years ago by Patricia M.
The vegetable dumplings and scallion pancakes are great!
Posted 5 years ago by CECILIA C.
Ollie's is awesome and the best chinese in HK.
Posted 5 years ago by Tery S.
The spicy mapo tofu in this restrant is the best in NYC!
Posted 5 years ago by takeshi i.
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