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202 Centre St, Fl 1, New York City, NY 10013-3613
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Ranked #3,153 of 11,751 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $30 - $30
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Dim Sum
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Howard Street
Transit: J, M, N, R, Q, W, Z & 6 trains to Canal Street, 6 train to Spring Street, and B & D trains to Grand Street.
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.
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Madison, WI
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The dim sum ranged from good to very good (nothing terrible, nothing outstanding). But, the seating is nice, dim sum can be ordered from the menu, and it's possible to reserve, even on a weekend. We saw lines out the door (in the rain) at many places-- including some that have no better food.

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Boston. MA
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152 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

We went for a late very lunch / Dim Sum, as Red Egg advertised. We loved the touch v modern ambiance. Service was efficient although very formal and the waitstaff did not offer any advice / suggestions - even when asked The portions were small, three pieces on each plate. The quality was above average. Flavor was good too. The... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

went for Dim Sum with a friend.Biz associate. Though considerably more expensive than the Chinatown Standby on Chatham Sq, the food was very good, nice ambience and great service.

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New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

MUST COME! Classy chinese cuisine. Dishes are very tasty here and authentic. They serve dim sum, entrees, appetizers and a full bar. I really enjoy their noodle soup a lot. From wonton, sliced fish with squash to sliced pork with veggies. You will definitely leave here with a happy full stomach!

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New York City, New York
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66 reviews 66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Red egg has very fresh food and the setting is clean and modern. They have a bar up front so a variety of alcoholic beverages is available. Another thing is this dim sum restaurant doesn't have the usual carts floating around with a nice lady to mark your card. Everything is made to order. The menu is pretty standard for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great food, very pro service, very reasonable price, Nice place to go back. We loved the place and surly we will find the way to go back

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Tried this place after reading reviews on Trip Advisor and really enjoyed it. It's not much to look at as a venue but the staff are friendly and there is a good atmosphere. We ordered some appetizers and mains, which all came out quickly. Portions were really big and everything was delicious. I could have handled a little more spice... More 

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Houston, Texas
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Decent selection of beer and great food. Planning on going back to try other things on the menu. It is also close to the hotel I am staying in so I can walk instead of having to take a taxi. Staff are very attentive.

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Atlanta, GA
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149 reviews 149 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Sure, there are tons of Chinese restaurants close by, but this is one of the few that serve dim sum all day - and, you order off a menu. There were 6 of us and it was very reasonable (around $90). My teens loved the sweet cream buns, and we all enjoyed the soup dumplings, pork buns, and rice balls.

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Campbellford, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Very very good dim sum and loved the Chinese beer. Would highly recommend this place for dinner. Great service that was well timed as well. Not a fancy place to eat but great food!!!

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Additional Information about Red Egg

Address: 202 Centre St, Fl 1, New York City, NY 10013-3613
Phone Number: 212-966-1123
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
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
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Asian, Dim Sum

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