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Sichuan Folk

1201 E. Parker Rd.
Plano, TX 75074
972-516-8627
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Sichuan Folk

Courtesy Bradley Anderson

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  • Lunch, Dinner, Snack Food
  • Parking Lot Available
The Top 100 Dallas Restaurants, No. 20: This might just be the best Sichuan restaurant in the area, one that can dial up the numbing spice or showcase a more subtle side. After polishing some superb spicy wontons, look for the dishes featuring Sichuan peppercorns, especially if they involve seafood, like the spicy fish listed as the very first item on the menu. If you don’t want peppercorns sending your tongue and lips tingling, there are plenty of milder options, too, including simply prepared green veggies and a comforting bowl of noodle soup topped with pork and mustard greens.

Top pick: Anything involving the words “spicy” and “fish” is probably a hit, but if you’re not sure, ask one of the servers; they’re happy to make recommendations based on your preferences.

The downside: Bring a large group, ideally including one or two people who have been to Sichuan Folk before, because the menu is enormous and descriptions are often vague.

Fun fact: If you have a hankering to eat frog, this is probably the best place in Dallas to reliably get it, and Sichuan spicy bullfrog, bones and all, will thrill your taste buds.
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