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Golden Unicorn Restaurant

18 E Broadway, New York City, NY 10002-6803 (Chinatown)
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Ranked #3,348 of 11,845 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese, Dim Sum, Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Wilmington, Delaware
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Great lunch in Chinatown. The Pork Buns and the Shrimp Dumplings were the stand outs, but everything was great. We also had a side order of vegetable fried rice.. Excellent and very additive to all of the other items. Very enjoyable lunch... Would certainly recommend.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I am a big fan of dim sum, but I found the number of dishes at The Golden Unicorn very limited. The majority of the food was served cold and the service was just okay. I asked on 2 separate occasions for bok choy which is a special order and it never came. My beer was also served warm. I... More 

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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116 reviews 116 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This is not the first time we have been here but it is the first time we did not like the food in the same way. The dumplings were burnt as were some other dim dum items and the octopus had a very strange flavor which we told the waiter about and he stated "good good good". We will be... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Haven't had dim sum for a long time & going to Golden Unicorn brought back great memories. We were seated right away & within 5 min had tea & several dishes on our table. Typical large Chinese restaurant layout in a big room and lots of round tables. Efficient service & good food.

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Brooklyn, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

$49 gets you an 8 course Peking Duck Feast! Food was quite good, old world Banquet Hall style Chinatown restaurant you feel like you are on a cruise ship.

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101 reviews 101 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Casual, funky decor, busy dim sum restaurant in Chinatown. Inexpensive, and not a long wait....may need to table share. We were seated in the back on the 2nd floor. Whenever the waitresses came by, the had their backs and the back of the cart to us, asked the other couple at the table what they wanted, then walked away. Ordered... More 

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My wife if HK Chinese. She was desperate for Dim Sum in NYC and Golden Unicorn came highly recommended. It was very good. All the normal stuff, but very well cooked. My wife thought it was good, and that's saying something. Staff were excellent. Don't understand the bad comments about staff.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

These people have no respect, no manners and do not know what service is! This was our one big mistake in New York! They can not explain what is on the dishes, they get upset with you for not "understanding". It was 10.20 and they started vacuuming the restaurant. Also around and under our table. I asked them to stop,... More 

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New York City, New York
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98 reviews 98 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Dim sum during lunch and other times (check, not sure)... nice traditional Chinese, excellent food, reasonable very reasonable wine list... only complaint is the Hot and Sour Soup is not as good as J East, our local take-out, but nice round tables, pleasant service... you are made to feel welcome .. highly recommend... Not cheap, reasonable, but very special dishes,... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Invited by a friend to the Golden Unicorn, we found it to be a wonderful experience in Chinese Cuisine. The food was fresh and plentiful with items we had never tasted before. The staff was very friendly and attentive too.

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Additional Information about Golden Unicorn Restaurant

Address: 18 E Broadway, New York City, NY 10002-6803
Phone Number: 212-941-0911
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Chinese, Dim Sum, Seafood

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