• Grilled chicken slices with broccoli and corn on a white plate.
  • Stir-fried noodles with egg, bean sprouts, and vegetables on a white plate with chopsticks.

Lilli & Loo

About us

Welcome to Lilli and Loo, a culinary oasis in the heart of New York City, where the art of Chinese cuisine meets the mindful approach of gluten-free cooking. For over 15 years, we've been not just a restaurant, but a destination for food enthusiasts seeking an inclusive dining experience.

Discover why we're celebrated as the best Chinese restaurant on the Upper East Side, where traditional flavors meet modern dietary awareness. Our diverse menu, meticulously crafted with the finest ingredients, offers something for everyone—from the timeless classics to innovative gluten-free options that don’t compromise on taste.

At Lilli and Loo, we believe in the magic of a meal shared. Whether you're seeking the comfort of familiar tastes or the thrill of culinary exploration, our doors are open. Join us for an unforgettable journey through the richness of Chinese cuisine, right here in the bustling heart of New York City, on Lexington Avenue.

Experience the difference that comes from a passion for quality and an unwavering commitment to satisfying every guest. Lilli and Loo isn't just a meal; it's a journey—a celebration of culture, flavor, and the joy of eating well in New York City.

At Lilli and Loo, our philosophy is simple yet profound: catering to all, without compromising on taste or quality. We've meticulously crafted a menu that not only respects dietary needs but celebrates them with flair and flavor. This dedication to inclusivity and culinary excellence has earned us the accolade of being the best gluten-free Chinese restaurant in NYC. It's an honor that inspires us every day.

Behind every dish is a team of passionate chefs and an owner who believe in the magic of food bringing people together. They pour their hearts and souls into creating dishes that are not only safe for those with gluten sensitivities but are also tantalizing to the palate of every guest.

We invite you to step into our world. A world where traditional Chinese flavors dance with gluten-free ingredients, creating a symphony of tastes and textures. Whether you're a long-time patron or a first-time visitor, we welcome you to experience the taste for yourself. At Lilli and Loo, every dish tells a story, and we can't wait for you to be a part of ours.

Join us and discover how every bite is a journey – one that's thoughtful, inclusive, and irresistibly delicious. Welcome to Lilli and Loo. Welcome to a taste of excellence.