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Szechuan Star Restaurant

3338 US Route 9 South, Barclay Plaza, Freehold, NJ
+1 732-431-2323
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“egg rolls” (4 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
3338 US Route 9 South, Barclay Plaza, Freehold, NJ
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Saw the positive reviews and thought "why not give it another try?", after having a less than stellar experience here a few years back. This is unfortunately the only "sit-down" Chinese restaurant close to my home, but it just doesn't compare to Jumbo Kitchen, Bamboo...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tom T
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

The food was very oily and did not taste well. The wantans in the soup were cold (although after complaint the soup was replaced). I ordered chicken with brokkoli and was disappointed that the meat was very soft and could have been eaten without teeth....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank rainkiss
Reviewed 6 May 2018

They have a large menu and the food is excellent; as is the service. You never have to wait for a table as the place is very large. It is in a strip mall with plenty of parking. Every time we go here I try...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank irwin34prwj
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Some of the best Chinese food I have eaten. Dishes are tasty and well prepared. My favorite is an unusual dish, whole fried fish in sichuan sauce. The fish is tasty with no fishy taste but the sauce is out of this world and great...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank pskamin
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This place is the perfect solution to the boredom of ordering the same take out all the time. It's familiar enough that you know what you like and what to order, but different enough that it feels great to be having something NEW. First of...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank NursesNotes
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Have ordered food here twice. I always try a new place with Chicken and Brocilli. I was asked if I wanted white or brown sauce, I said brown; thinking it was about the rice. When I first tasted it, I was a bit unsure. But...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Elle B
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I ordered a lot of food for take out... Wonton soup made with a darker broth that was excellent. I just wish there was maybe 3 more wonton in the soup. The egg rolls were crispy, thick with a good crispness inside. Chicken with broccoli...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank DeniaeH
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is my favorite Chinese restaurant, and has been for decades. The bowl of crisp fried noodles are wide and delicious for dunking in duck sauce and/or mustard sauce. I usually get shrimp lo mein when dining in. Free hot tea. When I order take...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank CalicoMary
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The food is very good and so is the service. They are willing to modify a dish to you're specific needs. You never need a reservation because the place is large.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank irwin34prwj
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I have eaten the lunch special at Szechuan Star. I have eaten there numerous times and had a variety of the menu items. The service is quick and the noodles are the big crispy type not the thin dry type. I liked the hot and...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank Saul H
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Sherry C
30 March 2017|
Response from CalicoMary | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry. I do not know if it is BYOB.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3338 US Route 9 South, Barclay Plaza, Freehold, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Freehold
  • Phone Number: +1 732-431-2323
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