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Lilly's Chinese & Japanese

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31 Oliver St, New York City, NY 10038-1042
(212) 608-8808
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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Awful food that is overpriced and served on foam plates and bowls. Tea costs $2 each and was in tiny 6 oz disposable cups with cheap tea bags. The restaurant is in Chinatown but the food tastes anything but authentic Chinese style, with the same brown sauce on all three dishes that we ordered. Take... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2012
workingmom247
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nyc
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

Awful food that is overpriced and served on foam plates and bowls. Tea costs $2 each and was in tiny 6 oz disposable cups with cheap tea bags. The restaurant is in Chinatown but the food tastes anything but authentic Chinese style, with the same brown sauce on all three dishes that we ordered. Take out container costs $1 a... More 

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

My family of 4 recently had breakfast at this over priced restaurant and were charged an incredible $125 for a very unforgettable meal and they automatically added $17.50 gratuity. Take my advice and head down to Scotty's on Lexington, corner of 39th East for the best breakfast in town for well over half of this price plus great service from... More 

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Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2007

Great Chinese food. Light and fresh tasting. We each chose one of the featured menu items and they were excellent. The scallops I had were huge and perfectly cooked and just spicy enough. The service was excellent. Prices were great.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 Oliver St, New York City, NY 10038-1042
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighborhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: (212) 608-8808

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?