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Nanking - Manhattan

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1634 Broadway, New York City, NY 10001 (50th Street)
N, R & W trains to 49th Street, 1 train to 50th Street, and C & E trains to 50th Street.
+1 212-586-3100
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12:00 am - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Sat 12:00 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Welcome to the nanking restaurant to experience the hospitality of this...
Welcome to the nanking restaurant to experience the hospitality of this ancient city of China ! Nanking is a city about equal distance from Canton and Peking.In 1842, after nanking was captured by the British, Sir Henry pottinger signed the nanking treaty. What followed thereafter was an era where various eating places opened up for visitors to enjoy the hospitality of this region. The food was modified to suit the palette of the visitors to entice them to come back to these eating places. This fusion cuisine became very popular. It is our humble endeavor at nanking Restaurant to bring you the same historical fusion taste, and hospitality from ancient China. We extend a very warm welcome to you and will make every effort to make your visit enjoyable and memorable.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 33
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Asian Fusion

Early bird special is an absolute deal. For $15 soup, chicken entree, ice cream. For $2 more, can get lamb, shrimp, or seafood entree. The food was delicious. Service a little slow but the restaurant filled while we were there, most likely causing the delay.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
evildwarf
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Salisbury, Maryland
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Dining on a budget
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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158 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We ate here after going to see Wicked and came out of, after sending BOTH my wifes and my own meal back. I have NEVER sent a meal back before, but the meal was tasteless, the chicken was not fresh, both dishes tasted the same - all two spoonfuls of it. Within an hour and a half, I kid you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

While I must say the staff was friendly,the food was Terrible! I barely made it back to the hotel, (like a 5 minute walk) when I it all came back, I literally flushed the meal down the toilet. & I know this isn't polite, but it's the truth. Go anywhere in NYC except here, trust me...

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Salisbury, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Early bird special is an absolute deal. For $15 soup, chicken entree, ice cream. For $2 more, can get lamb, shrimp, or seafood entree. The food was delicious. Service a little slow but the restaurant filled while we were there, most likely causing the delay.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Food was average but well priced. The overall atmosphere was pleasant. The service was quite weird - sort of haphazard and absent minded but very friendly.

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Troy, Michigan
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

We came here and got the fried rice and the pad Thai. The pad Thai was tr best I ever had! So good. My husband thought his fried rice was just ok. The building was pretty nice and crowded. We came for an early dinner and beat the crowds. Overall, great experience for our first night visiting the city.

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Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Food was nice and reasonably priced. Good selection to choose from. Staff friendly. I went in early evening and there was a pretty good crowd there. Service could have been faster but nothing major.

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nyc
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I went for lunch (which was actually a good deal relative to the other options) and the moment I got the hot and sour soup I knew it was going to be lousy. it was. I'm not sure how this place stays in business - well, probably its location next to the food void/tourist trap that is times square. the... More 

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

My daughter and I went there for lunch. Food was really, really good and we had a friendly waiter who knew the menu. If they could only replace their chipped, cracked plates, they'd get my 5 stars. Make sure you check your bill - they tried to charge me 40% more for my wine that it says on the menu... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This location of this place is nice but the food itself is OK. I have gone to the other Nanking restaurants in NJ (South Plainfield & Atlantic City) and as compared to them, the food for this one was average at best.

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Montvale, NJ
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Whenever I am in mid-town, I try to grab a meal here. It is one of the most reasonably priced restaurants that you will find in NYC. Service is fast and the portions are fairly large..and they are well-prepared for you to bring the extra food home...by adding utensils and spices or sauces in the bag. The place is centrally... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1634 Broadway, New York City, NY 10001
    (50th Street)
  • Public Transportation: N, R & W trains to 49th Street, 1 train to 50th Street, and C & E trains to 50th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-586-3100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Dining on a budget

Description

Welcome to the nanking restaurant to experience the hospitality of this ancient city of China ! Nanking is a city about equal distance from Canton and Peking.In 1842, after nanking was captured by the British, Sir Henry pottinger signed the nanking treaty. What followed thereafter was an era where various eating places opened up for visitors to enjoy the hospitality of this region. The food was modified to suit the palette of the visitors to entice them to come back to these eating places. This fusion cuisine became very popular. It is our humble endeavor at nanking Restaurant to bring you the same historical fusion taste, and hospitality from ancient China. We extend a very warm welcome to you and will make every effort to make your visit enjoyable and memorable.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:30 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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