(718) 543-0500

Sun - Thurs, 12:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.

Fri - Sat, 12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Beef and Chopsticks

Lunch Specials, Event Hosting, & Much More

anise aims to be the place to go for families, for friends, or even for business meetings. With excellent lunch specials, attentive event hosting, and of course a menu full of delicious food, we've got your needs covered for all kinds of gatherings. Stop in today and enjoy the culinary stylings of Chef Li, our Master Chef with more than 30 years of experience. You might even run into a "Law & Order" cast member - they've come in many times over the years.

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Fill Up at Lunch

Lunch specials at anise are served with your choice of Hot & Sour Soup, Wonton Soup, or Egg Drop Soup, as well as an Egg Roll or Spring Roll. You can choose from steamed, brown, or vegetable fried rice, with the exception of Lo Mein and Moo Shu dishes. Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Saturday, and from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Some of the most popular choices include Chicken Broccoli, Sesame Chicken, and General Tso Chicken. Our specialties are Sesame Chicken, General Tso Chicken, and Orange Beef.

Healthy Options

We also offer a number of healthy, special steamed dishes. These are a great option for customers on low-calorie, low-carbohydrate, low-cholesterol, or low-sodium diets. The sauce is served on the side, and you have your choice of black bean, brown, spicy garlic, or white wine sauces.

The Nutrition Spectacular section of the menu features a range of dishes that are all sautéed using only ginger and garlic. There is no sugar, oil, or corn starch used in the preparation, and you have your choice of the sauces listed above.

Event Hosting & Amenities

Are you planning a birthday, a relaxing meal with friends or family, or any other event? anise is proud to offer event hosting with a number of wonderful amenities. Book a table or book the entire restaurant - either way, we're happy to have you. You can relax in peace while you watch TV or enjoy the music playing inside. If you need WiFi access, just let us know and we'll get you connected. We also have a computer system that will store your information, making ordering your favorites a seamless experience.

Eat Your Way

Walk in, reserve a table, or bring in a group! We're happy to help you whether you've made plans or you stop in on a whim. We're great with groups and children, our wait staff is here to meet all of your needs, and we also offer take-out, free delivery, and catering options.


Enjoy our food at your event, without booking the restaurant. We also offer catering for birthdays, office events, special occasions, or just because. We'll set up all the food, and we offer quantity discounts as your order more. You can pick-up your order, or we'll deliver it for any catering order. Please provide a 24 - 38 hours of advance notice for any catering order.

We can cater your event for birthdays, office event, special occasions and more. We can set up the trays of food and for the more food you order we can offer you a greater discount. Customers have the options to pick up or deliver to you for your event. We do ask for a day or two advance notice to set up your catering order.