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Judy's Sichuan Cuisine

328 Constitution Dr. (Virginia Beach Blvd.) Send to Phone
757-499-2810
Modest setting for authentic Sichuan cuisine.
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Judy's Sichuan Cuisine Restaurant Review

: Couples, foursomes, and all parties greater or less than are welcomed graciously by Judy Sun at her eponymous authentic Szechuan restaurant. But corral a group of six or seven if possible so you can sit at a big round table centered with a lazy susan and take a spin at everything from sautéed water spinach and garlic to smoked tea duck. Still, even singletons feel like they’re feasting at a banquet here, what with starters such as scallion pancakes and xiao long bao (soup dumplings with pork), the dumplings twisted into garlic bulb-shapes that burst with broth when you pop them into your mouth. With prodigious peppers (chilies and Sichuans), many dishes, like twice-cooked pork and ma po tofu, live up to the cuisine’s spicy and assertive reputation. But there are tamer options, too, including sautéed flounder in a pungent but mild black bean sauce, and you can always ask your server (staff is particularly accommodating) to turn down the piquancy a notch or two. Then again, maybe those tears in your eyes as you finish off your sesame oil chicken stew with goji berry and ginger are just because the meal is near its end. For a finale, consider a cold, sweet dessert soup full of Chinese white mushrooms and fruit.

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