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Oriental Garden Restaurant

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14 Elizabeth Street, New York City, NY 10013-4802
212-619-0085
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10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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  • 27
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best dim sum place in Chinatown

As a native Taiwanese, I have been living New york for almost 5 years. Oriental Garden is definitely one of the best place for dim sum. I only come for dim sum during the lunch time. Their dim sum is fresh and delicious! My friends and I really like it. However, here are some tips that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Yi-Ching7
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

As a native Taiwanese, I have been living New york for almost 5 years. Oriental Garden is definitely one of the best place for dim sum. I only come for dim sum during the lunch time. Their dim sum is fresh and delicious! My friends and I really like it. However, here are some tips that hopefully would help you... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

First, we did not totally eat dinner here. We were seated immediately, given tea and pickled vegetables while we looked at the menu. As we reviewed the menu, most of the dishes were $15 or higher. In addition, the noodle dishes were over $20. We were there for over 10 minutes and no one came to ask us whether we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

If you're not obsessed with the latest Asian food fads and just want to experience the freshest of ingredients, especially seafood, simply and beautifully prepared, then Oriental Garden is the place for you. Scallops, shrimp, Canadian lobsters, razor clams, oysters and all sorts of crab and fish on and off the menu are handled so deftly that you may think... More 

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new york city
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I have enough duck sauce and hot mustard packets in my apartment that I could start a company that sells them. I've often gone to the lengths of ordering different items from different spots simultaneously to put together what is my perfect zen of a meal. One of the biggest mysteries for me is how Oriental Garden was never on... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

I will start this review with this is the best Chinese food I have had, anywhere in the world. We shared the chicken and corn soup which came in a huge bowl. It was a great starter especially when it was so cold outside. We had sesame chicken and steak with vegetables accompanied by the fried rice. All dishes were... More 

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Costas
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5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Most places along the main arteries of Chinatown had waiting lists, and just a few metres away this (and other restaurants) had available tables, quick service, reasonably big servings and good prices. Excellent soups after a cold morning visiting Lower Manahttan.

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Raleigh, NC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We went for dim sum. There was a significant language barrier and the female server there was down right mean. She yelled and made no attempt to explain which food she was serving. The few dumplings we ate were very gooey like they had been sitting out for a while. I'm sure there are better places in Chinatown.

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California, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We enjoyed the food, but our main dishes were served literally 4 minutes after our piping hot soup arrived. The dim sum selection was very tasty. Next time, we'll get take out next door.

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montreal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

CONSISTENCY is a big problem with this place The first time, we had such a good experience with the seafood that we decided to come back two days later. To much of our surprise the perfect experience we had the first time turned itself into a mediocre experience considering we had ordered almost the same things: the fish casserole that... More 

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Visited here after reading a good on line review. To keep things simple ordered a set meal for two. Greasy won tons followed by flavourless soup. Duck and bok choi arrived before we were half way through the soup. Duck looked good but under the skin was just a pile of bones. No one asked us how our meal was.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Elizabeth Street, New York City, NY 10013-4802
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 212-619-0085

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Seafood, Vegetarian, Dim Sum
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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