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Fried Dumpling

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106 Mosco St, New York City, NY 10013
212) 693-1060
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
The fried dumplings are the stars at this tiny Chinatown eatery.

This tiny eatery on a one block street in Chinatown is famous for its fried dumplings'; hence the name. It is a one woman operation and she is far from a happy camper. To the contrary, she is somewhat foul tempered, but the dumplings are heavenly. You can order pork or veggie dumplings and she... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This tiny eatery on a one block street in Chinatown is famous for its fried dumplings'; hence the name. It is a one woman operation and she is far from a happy camper. To the contrary, she is somewhat foul tempered, but the dumplings are heavenly. You can order pork or veggie dumplings and she actually smacked one of our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I had an order of 5 dumplings, and picked up a soda can from a nearby Asian market on the way there. Total meal cost? $1.80. You can't beat that price in New York! It's a hole-in-the-wall place with very few seats, but if you don't want to spend an arm and a leg on food, that doesn't matter. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very simple premise: fried potstickers (dumplings) and nothing else. They also offer the fried pork buns (but it's just the gynormous versions). The pork is mixed with some cabbage and leeks. It's so good you don't need sauce because it's still moist when it's fresh off the griddle. OBTW, they offer frozen dumplings for sale too. For $1 you can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Fried Dumpling is a little hole in the wall off Mott Street that is following the trend of cheap eats in the city. You get five really good fried dumplings for $1.00 and there are other menu items that run about the same but its the dumplings that everyone comes for at Fried Dumpling. Buy an order as you walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

On our walking tour, our guide, Garrett, mentioned that some of the best fried dumplings he has ever had are just around the corner from Columbus Park. We went searching for the restaurant after the tour--and found Fried Dumpling! (I love restaurants that don't try to confuse customers with a strange name.). This is more of a stop in, order,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Good, authentic shop house dumplings. Hot, fresh and fast, which is just as advertised. Do not, however , plan to find a table and sip green tea, as there is only a basic counter to stand at. Old hands will remember to eat over your plate as these dumplings were hot and juicy too! Feat tastes with or without the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

$1 for 5 fried pork dumplings! Just walk in, place your order, and walk out after dropping your dollar with a quick treat. $2 for vegetarian dumplings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

I go here all the time when I am in town. Just a snack to keep you going. They also sell frozen dumplings which I bring home. The kids love them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

This lady would be the dumpling nazi counterpart for Seinfelds soup nazi. What a hoot. 5 fried dumpling for $1 with the cheapest shanghai sauce (my fave so I was good). Have your money ready. Don't dally. Get in get out. Go over to the park and enjoy

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My best little hole in the wall (literally) dumpling wor tip place! On Little Mosco St. in Chinatown. For just a buck you get 5 fried dumplings/wor tip! But you can't just have 5! Have to spring for a least 15!! & you can be generous with their watered down sauce & Siracha! They also have hot n sour soup... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 106 Mosco St, New York City, NY 10013
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 212) 693-1060

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5
  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where many Chinatown residents exercise, play games, and chat the day away.
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