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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
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A must if in Chinatown

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2014
Matthewfromct
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Buenos Aires
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Buenos Aires
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165 reviews 165 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 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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Kuala Lumpur
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103 reviews 103 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
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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leeds
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We were recommended this hotel when we visited Chinatown but were very disappointed. If my wife would have visited the toilet before the meal we would have walked out. The service was poor we had to call the waitress over to take the order, the food even though was a huge portion was very average. My wife visited the ladies... More 

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New York City, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

I've been coming here since I was a child. The food has always been great and you can't find anything more authentic than big wong king. The prices are also very good and can't be beat. My favorite fish here is the soy sauce chicken, I've never tasted a better recipe elsewhere. The service is usually fast and doesn't involve... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

At the end of a long day of shopping, my mom and I were craving Chinese. Since we were only staying a few blocks from Chinatown, we thought we would give Big Wong's a try. The atmosphere was not much to look at, but we've had some awesome food here in NYC in some dumpy looking places so that wasn't... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Our friend who lives in NYC took us here for lunch, we wanted some good Chinese food as a change from all the steak and delis. The wait was short, service was good, food came out quickly. We ordered a bunch of dishes which were priced well for the area, and the portions were good. Our relatives who are used... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I haven't been here since the 80's. I wasn't sure if I was in the right place... hanging ducks, chicken, etc... a bunch of places similar... However, I knew I was in right place... Nasty downstairs to bathroom and that same stench... But please, don't be deterred. I had roast duck, beef tripe, broccoli, and won tons. Great food. I... More 

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I tried this restaurant because a travel book had good reviews of it. Food to me was average. The wait staff we're not so friendly and some of them, I think do not speak English. No inter-action, just serve and leave. Ok, I came for the food not conversation with servers. There is a possibility that you might share a... 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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
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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