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Han Dynasty

Map260 N. Pottstown Pike
Exton, PA
(610) 524-4002
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  • Food and Drink
  • 2009: Traditional Sichuan and Taiwanese Cuisine

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Han Dynasty can also be found at its second location at 4356 Main St. Manayunk. Call (215) 508-2066.

From 2009: Sichuan-inspired and milder, Taiwanese cuisine take center stage at this unassuming Chinese restaurant tucked into an inconspicuous strip mall just off of a busy stretch of Route 100. For starters, try the generously stuffed steamed dumplings (moist, tender and even better with a dash of chili oil) or the spicy, stir-fried calamari. For more curious diners, there's cold rabbit in chili oil, cold beef and tripe in hot sauce, and pork belly with preserved vegetables.

From 2013: Authentic Szechuan food is hard to come by in the suburbs. But at any of Han Chiang's local outposts, you'll receive a full-throttle education with this fiery multicourse dinner, offered once a month for just $25. Each course is executed a tad spicier than the last. Mouth-numbing standouts include sliced tripe (stewed in chilli oil) and Dan Dan noodles.

Best Chinese, 2014: Han Dynasty’s fiery dishes generously showcase Szechuan cuisine’s peppercorns and chilies in authentic preparations.
Try the dan dan noodles with minced pork,
scallions and chili oil, or the dry-pepper chicken, with its mix of long hot and dry chili peppers.

Best Spicy Multi-Course Dinner 2016: Han Dynasty’s many locations have bolstered to proliferation of authentic Sichuan cuisine in our region. Go with a chef’s tasting (highly recommended) or lead your own multicourse exploration. Whatever you do, try the spicy, crispy cucumbers, the wontons in chili oil, and the double-cooked pork belly.

Best of the Main Line

Best Spicy Multi-Course Dinner (Critics, 2016)

Best Chinese (Critics, 2014)

Han Dynasty's 20-Course Szechuan Tasting: Best Spiciest Night of Your Life (Critics, 2013)

Chinese Cuisine (Critics, 2012)

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From the Main Line Today Archive: http://www.mainlinetoday.com/Main-Line-Today/Best-Of
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