Hi, you all:
There has been MANY posts regarding szechwan cuisine lately on the board.
Some talk about Chung King, Oriental Pearl, Yungui, and the latest wave about Best Szechwan.
Little do people know about Szechwan Express in Monterey Park.
732 S Atlantic Blvd
626 282 8108
It is in a strip mall at Atlantic/El Portal. It's in the same location as New Concept.
The place has a very proletariat setting.
It's a popular place amongst the locals.
The spicy cucumber salad is delicious. Their Beef noodle soup is outstanding. The potstickers and chive dumplings, though not Szechwan cuisine; nonetheless taste sublime.
They have all the typical szechwan side dishes and main entrees such as water boiled beef.
The BEST part is that most dishes are less than
You can have a feast at these prices.
The menu is very well translated into English. There are only few items on the wall which are not translated.
They also have a refrigerator showcase with good cold drinks, such as wintermelon, and sugarcane.
It is truly a hound find.