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Mandarin Court Restaurant

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61 Mott St, New York City, NY 10013-4835
(212) 608-3838
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
If you know what to order, you will have an excellent meal.

I'm a food-centric NYer. Myself and close friends - we all dine out multiple times a week. We know good food....we know mediocre food. Mandarin Court has excellent food if you take the time to look over the menu for dishes that are out of the norm so to speak. Order several items to share, not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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New York City, New York
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Surely you can't go wrong on Mott St in Chinatown - oh yes you can. Cold dim sum. We weren't given full choice off the main menu - very strongly steered by the boss - very difficult to understand what was being said - main courses drifted out one at a time, and we had to wait a considerable time... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I'm a food-centric NYer. Myself and close friends - we all dine out multiple times a week. We know good food....we know mediocre food. Mandarin Court has excellent food if you take the time to look over the menu for dishes that are out of the norm so to speak. Order several items to share, not just one - because... More 

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Bradenton
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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Went to this place after searching for a chinese that looked legit in chinatown - st down and seemed hopeful- everything we tried to order the server said "no match" does not go ugh! 3 items we tried to order we were told "no match" anyway we ordered - food wasnt anything to rave about - afterwards I had very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Me and my family who were on holiday in new york city visited this restaurant on Tuesday the 1st of December and I can't recommend it to anyone it was that bad. We're still waiting on part of our order. We got our main course before our starters which meant our main courses were freezing by the time we got... More 

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Athens, Greece
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

A group of friends and I walked from our hotel to Chinatown and were told to try this restaurant. We were not sorry we did. The food was very good and the prices very reasonable. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to someone interested in good Chinese food.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

After some hours wandering in Central Park, we came to Chinatown to eat and came across this place at 61 Mott Street. It seemed clean and neat, so we gave it a try. I could notice that one of the waiters barely spoke English (okay, I know it's Chinatown) but the other one who attended us was really nice to... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I don't recommend anybody eating here. Not only was my food served extremely late. My food had a DISGUSTING ROACH inside of my it!! Made me sick to my stomach! I literally puked on my table. It killed my appetite. I will NEVER COME TO THIS PLACE EVER AGAIN!!

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Bronx, New York
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401 reviews 401 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

At least twice a month I find myself in China Town and I am adventurous so I tried The Mandarin Court Restaurant. The restaurant is located on the very busy Mott Street and is spacious and has good service. The portions are generous. The restaurant is geared towards tourist and not for those with discriminating taste. We had the General... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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146 reviews 146 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I particularly didn't enjoy my food at Mandarin Court. Some ingredients were very low quality, some obviously shop-bought and deep-fried and others very high in sickly flavourings. Not to mention it all came out a little too quickly for comfort. My girlfriend (the fussy one!), however, really enjoyed her dinner. I think that stemmed from the meat not being too... More 

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New Jersey
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109 reviews 109 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Sign outside said two lobsters for $20.00. When we were seated we tried to order the lobster special and were told that those lobsters were not available, but that we could order a pair of "larger" lobsters for $26.00. I hate bait and switch. The meal started with Hot and Sour soup that was nuked in a microwave. The Peking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 61 Mott St, New York City, NY 10013-4835
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: (212) 608-3838

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
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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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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