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Big Wong King Restaurant

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67 Mott St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10013-4838
212-964-0540
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8:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 28
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    Very good
  • 16
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  • 7
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Center of Chinatown location

Great spot on Mott for great roast ducks and fast chinese style cooking. Never disappoint--old faithful! ICON of NYC Chinatown food!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
atcnj
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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New York City, New York
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140 reviews 140 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Great spot on Mott for great roast ducks and fast chinese style cooking. Never disappoint--old faithful! ICON of NYC Chinatown food!

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Dallas, Texas
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This place was recommended to us by the hotel front desk to get an authentic chinatown experiences. We were a bit bummed that the place filthy and service nonexistent. The food is ok I guess nothing to go crazy about, I am not sure what all the hype about this place is all about.

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New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My mother first took me here for Chinese food as a child and I still come back so many years later. The restaurant is literally a staple in Chinatown's history and it remains here for many reasons as diners come back over and over. It might not be the fanciest Chinese restaurant you'll ever visit, but you'll be in for... More 

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New York City, New York, USA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Tried the roast pork which is very very good. Also the congee with fish, highly recommend it. The roast duck is just ok.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This place was really enjoyable to eat in. The place was buzzing and felt very authentic. The food was incredibly tasty and cheap and the service was nice and fast. You are given complimentary tea while you choose what you want to eat.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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48 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is not a fancy (or clean) place. There's no such thing as good service- service is almost nonexistent. But the food is good, and that means a lot to me. A few things to keep in mind so you won't be disappointed: - Chinese staff are efficient. They won't waste time being nice to you, answering questions, or coming... More 

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63 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

You don't go to Big Wong if you want ambience or an elegant setting. You go there for the best Chinese food in Chinatown. From what I've been told, you have to go with a local (or someone who can read the local menus) to get the best plates, but I've never had a bad experience ordering off the printed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I go here about once a week. I've actually only gotten 2 things here, and both are delicious. I usually get the Sambo Fan (I think that's how you spell it), it's roast pork, chicken, and an egg over white rice. I also get the beef with peas in the brown sauce over rice. I'm not sure what it's called... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

I guess it's hard to remain consistent forever. The Roast Pork was the best part. Duck was tasty but VERY greasy and Luke warm. Shrimp fried rice was very good. Wonton Soup was just ok. My husbands 1st time in Chinatown didn't impress him as I wanted to. The experience overall would be 3 out of 5 stars. The waiters... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Speedy cantonese food and we get what we pay for - good portioning, taste better than many other Chinese food that you will find in other non-chinese countries or those that you get at express counter ready-cooked food. Decently priced and in fact cheaper than many nearby restaurants. With the price we pay for and this is not a fine-dining... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 67 Mott St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10013-4838
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 212-964-0540

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 15
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where many Chinatown residents exercise, play games, and chat the day away.
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