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Macao Trading Co

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$$$
Neighborhood:
TriBeCa
Chinese, Portuguese
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311 Church St, New York City, NY 10013-2491 (Walker and Lispenard Streets)
J, M, N, R, Z & 6 trains to Canal Street and 1 train to Franklin Street.
212-431-8642
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5:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 4:00 am
Good for:
Home Style

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious hideaway downtown

Delicious, stylish bar/restaurant offering asian/fusion food. Typical entree is $18 and drinks at $10 so good value. Friendly service, fun, buzzy but convivial atmosphere. Always had great food when visiting. African chicken with boo choi is delicious!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Jamesdotkelly
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Home Style
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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100 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Delicious, stylish bar/restaurant offering asian/fusion food. Typical entree is $18 and drinks at $10 so good value. Friendly service, fun, buzzy but convivial atmosphere. Always had great food when visiting. African chicken with boo choi is delicious!

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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149 reviews 149 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

The dim lighting and wood planked walls do give a feel for what one might expect in the real Macao, as an historic hub of commerce and blending of cultures. This is represented in the menu's interesting mix of Asian and Portuguese influences. My chicken piri-piri ("African chicken") included 2 good size half breasts that were moist and tender, with... More 

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Greenville
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Can't wait to return. The service was warm and prompt. The FOOD is some of the best in NYC. We had a large party of 9 and ordered many different items. Everyone at the table (of mostly women) raved about the unique flavor and perfectly prepared menu items. The wine list is extensive so it is attractive to different budgets.... More 

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UK
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76 reviews 76 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is fabulous. From the drink at the great cocktail bar, to friendly service and lively atmosphere and of course the food. My husband and I visited this restaurant on a Saturday night and had a great meal. I recommend the ribs to start and the pork chop which is huge and delicious! Would definitely recommend

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15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

definitely not a chinese restaurant, definitely not a portuguese restaurant and yes, you definitely must go there. The food is amazing, whatever origin it has and the service is premium. All the personnel pays a lot of attention to your needs and always with a smile. The owner is a very funny guy and he welcomes you as you would... More 

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Richmond, VA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Recently visited this restaurant with 4 girlfriends and some family members making us a party of 9. I cannot say enough about the awesome food and drinks, and the service absolutely blew me away. This service was better than any 5-star restaurant I've visited. If you are looking for a great restaurant with a good nightlife vibe also, this your... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We were in New York for 5 nights, staying just round the corner. The hotel recommended this as a great bar and indeed it was! Also a restaurant though we didn't eat there (food looked good though). Really lively and popular, with attentive bar staff and a really good feel about the place. Some interesting and different cocktails .

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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Good food, good vibe and a nice restaurant. Service was really good and will remember this place for future visits.

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Voorhees, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We booked this for our New Years Eve Dinner and Dance Party. I have to say that the atmosphere was great. The service was attentive and efficient. I have not had a more delicious meal of Shrimp Mozambique appetizer and Macanese Lobster with Shanghai noodles. It was all perfectly spiced requiring no additional chilli sauce. The drinks were exotic with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Wonderful ambience, wonderful food!! Spent the most amazing NYE here! Definitely recommend! Easy to get to from the subway, awesome bar men! Impossible to leave without a smile :)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 311 Church St, New York City, NY 10013-2491
    (Walker and Lispenard Streets)
  • Public Transportation: J, M, N, R, Z & 6 trains to Canal Street and 1 train to Franklin Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > TriBeCa
  • Neighborhood: TriBeCa
  • Phone Number: 212-431-8642

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Home Style
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 4:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 4:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 4:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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TriBeCa
What’s in a name? In this case it is the unique title of “Triangle Below Canal Street” that became a popular nickname in the 1970s. An attractive neighborhood filled with handsome lofts on the edge of the Financial District, this lovely slice of Manhattan offers plenty of fine dining experiences and art galleries. Plus, it’s home to the city’s most exciting film event, the Tribeca Film Festival, that takes place here every year. TriBeCa is a great place to take a leisurely stroll before stopping into one of the many local restaurants or bars for a satisfying meal and cocktail. You’ll see families out for an afternoon walk, and don’t be surprised to come up with the occasional celebrity sighting. With such a great vibe, many of the city’s most famous residents call this neighborhood home.
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