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Red Egg

#2,123 of 11,445 Restaurants in New York City
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SoHo
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202 Centre St, Fl 1, New York City, NY 10013-3613 (Howard Street)
J, M, N, R, Q, W, Z & 6 trains to Canal Street, 6 train to Spring Street, and B & D trains to Grand Street.
212-966-1123
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Originally opened in 2008 as both a Peruvian and Cantonese restaurant...
Originally opened in 2008 as both a Peruvian and Cantonese restaurant, owner and culinary director Darren Wan decided to reconceptualize the already successful restaurant in 2010 into the chic, upscale and exclusively Cantonese format that it is today. Melding traditional Chinese cuisine with a hip and contemporary venue, RED EGG caters to those looking for excellence in their cuisine as well as in the ambiance they want to enjoy it in. In addition to the Cantonese and Szechuan specialties menu, RED EGG features classic Cantonese dim sum throughout the day. Recently awarded the Bib Gourmand rating in the MICHELIN Guide New York City 2011. Don't forget to try the Peking Duck Sliders, Pan Fried Dumplings and Red Egg Filet Mignon to name a few.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
If you are craving for good dim sum, this is the place!

Very good dim sum in the heart of Chinatown. Ambience is nice tool. Would definitely go back on our next visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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  • Families with children
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Very good dim sum in the heart of Chinatown. Ambience is nice tool. Would definitely go back on our next visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Loved the food. The dimsums are amazing. The menu is really good. Lot of options for vegetarians. The fried noodles were also great. The servers are very sweet and interactive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

We come here for dim sum once a month. Usually, dim sum is being served in the morning. However, Red Egg serves it any time of the day (as long as the restaurant is open). The reason their dim sum is so great is because their dim sums are being steamed after the waiter takes your order. ( It is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

One of the best dim sum selections in Chinatown, Even better, they seem to be the only dim sum restaurant that takes reservations. The service is excellent and they are very child friendly. The seelction is diverse and all are quite tasty

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

All eight Brooklyn's Lincoln HS alumni were assembled at a round table when I arrived late due to subway issues. all were on their first appetizer from the lazy susan in the middle of a huge round table. Wait staff jumped right in to set me up. non stop dishes all sumptuous and tasty. No doubt it helped that a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My little nephew and little cousin ages 12 and 13 respectively wanted good Chinese and so we came here for lunch during the week and ate for 2+ hours. It was all so tasty! Each dish -savory or sweet- was gobbled up. I have to say, I love this place and after seeing even the most trepidatious youngster staring curiously... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Having been to Beijing and Hong Kong for dimsum, I find Red Egg at the same high level with excellent service and excellent food. Have been there numerous times and recommend the Peking Duck sliders and crunchy tuna roll.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Four of us got off the subway at the Canal stop and we didn't know where to eat. We found Red Egg on Centre Street. Our waitress was very helpful and suggested two dumpling dishes. We also ordered Pad Thai with chicken. Everything was delicious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

While I was at first disappointed that they don't have the carts, it was actually better that they didn't. The dishes were all very fresh and very tasty. The pork and chive dumplings were excellent and the chicken shumai was to die for. The best part is that it is still cheap! The only thing I had that i wasn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This Chinatown restaurant is unique among Chinese for the variety of items they have on their menu (especially for lunchtime delivery). Even the more authentic ones don't come close to offering such dishes as scrambled eggs with anchovy, Hakka Stewed Pork Belly, steamed spare ribs with bitter melon and for under $10 each at lunchtime, it's a true bargain. Therefore... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 202 Centre St, Fl 1, New York City, NY 10013-3613
    (Howard Street)
  • Public Transportation: J, M, N, R, Q, W, Z & 6 trains to Canal Street, 6 train to Spring Street, and B & D trains to Grand Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > SoHo
  • Neighborhood: SoHo
  • Phone Number: 212-966-1123

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

Description

Originally opened in 2008 as both a Peruvian and Cantonese restaurant, owner and culinary director Darren Wan decided to reconceptualize the already successful restaurant in 2010 into the chic, upscale and exclusively Cantonese format that it is today. Melding traditional Chinese cuisine with a hip and contemporary venue, RED EGG caters to those looking for excellence in their cuisine as well as in the ambiance they want to enjoy it in. In addition to the Cantonese and Szechuan specialties menu, RED EGG features classic Cantonese dim sum throughout the day. Recently awarded the Bib Gourmand rating in the MICHELIN Guide New York City 2011. Don't forget to try the Peking Duck Sliders, Pan Fried Dumplings and Red Egg Filet Mignon to name a few.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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