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Mala Sichuan Bistro

Map & Directions 9348 Bellaire
Houston, TX 77036
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713-995-1889
  • Chinese
  • Daily 11am-10pm
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • None
  • Not Accepted
  • Lot Available

Description

Houston Press' Description

Mala Sichuan Bistro is nicer, cleaner and friendlier than most places you'll run across in Chinatown. Thankfully, the food is still as inexpensive and authentic-Chinese as you'd expect from a place with menu items like "Top Notch Pot of the Outlaws" and "Prosper at 5 AM." The ultra-hot live tilapia dishes are the most popular, but tea-smoked duck, cumin beef and dan dan noodles are equally good — and slightly less spicy — options as well.

 
Member Reviews

  • luisortz wrote a review for Mala Sichuan Bistro
    on 07/02/12
    2

    Was very disappointed. Garlic sauce was very bland even though menu said it was supposed to be spicy. It was made with garlic powder instead of real pieces of garlic. Definitely a place for the Americans not the Chinese.

  • yu.kenny.k wrote a review for Mala Sichuan Bistro
    on 06/15/12
    5

    goo.gl/htKFh

    My standard go-to restaurant is Mala Sichuan Bistro. I know it has been pretty well documented that this place is good, but I love it. We like to mix up our order, but we almost always get the water boiled fish and the Mala bamboo shoots. Be sure to give their red oil the respect it deserves, and avoid wearing any light-colored shirts. Once, the oil splashed up and... More >>

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Tips from foursquare

  • Eater on 01/21/13

    No other restaurant in Houston serves Sichuan style Chinese food that's this authentic. [Eater 38 Member]

  • Mark C. on 09/03/13

    Spicy spicy spicy!!! Spicy goodness!

  • Laura B. on 09/27/12

    Houston Press 2012 Favorite Dishes - Ma Po Tofu

  • Dat L. on 07/13/13

    Good flavor. Spicy! Everything covered in chili oil so beware. Food goes good with rice. Waitress was very attentive to refilling my glass of water while I was there.

  • Houston Press on 10/17/12

    2012 Best of Houston Winner: Best Chinese Restaurant.Check out more Houston Press Winners here:http://www.houstonpress.com/bestof/ Or go moblie with the free Best Of app.

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