Wa Jeal Sichuan Chili House
Spicy Sichuan restaurant
Chinese · East 80s · $$
The Zagat Review
4.3
Food
3.5
Decor
3.9
Service
 
For a “10-alarm fire” of the taste buds, diners turn to this “exotic” UES Chinese offering “incendiary” but “nuanced” Sichuan cooking (there are also milder dishes for blander palates); factor in “quick service” and “comfortable prices” , and the white-tablecloth space is a neighborhood “go-to.”
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hours Open Today · 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
location 1588 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10028, USA phone +1 212-396-3339 website www.wajealrestaurant.com directions Get Directions
Google Reviews
4.0
(79)
Nice place to eat. Very stylish restaurant. Eat in or take out. I dined in and had chicken & cashews . Very tasty. Staff was very nice. Lots to do in this area before or after you eat its NYC after all. Check it out.
Kujtim Tonuzi · April 2, 2018
Christmas DInner couldn't have been better or more interesting. I have been eating Chinese food for about 85 years varying from pushcarts to 4 star palaces, Wa Jeal is very good for service and the prices are relatively reasonable. We will be back real soon. I am now editing the original from a couple of months ago after having my second superb meal at Wa Jeal. The dining room is quite small and could be noisy, but somehow it isn't with a lot of soft materials keeping the sound reflection under control. The service is really outstanding. The waitstaff appear by magic every time there is even a chance of a need. So thoughtful. My main reason for not permanently moving in is that we live on the other side of town in a neighborhood well populated by good restaurants. And we ancients are not about to pick up and move, not while there are still taxicabs in NYC.
Herbert K · February 26, 2018
A higher class Chinese place that has a nice ambience. The food is excellent but pricey. If you like your Chinese food spicy then this is a must on the Upper East Side
Ronnie Levine · December 13, 2017