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Joe's Shanghai

9 Pell St., New York City, NY 10013 (Chinatown)
(212) 233-8888
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Ranked #1,227 of 11,583 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese, Seafood
Chinatown / Little Italy
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

So, my 6 year old took an intro to Chinese class this summer. She's been enamored with China ever since. On a sightseeing day on our trip, I mentioned that there was a place in NYC called Chinatown. Flash forward past the part where I had to explain that China isn't IN New York, and I found out that she... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We were told to go here by our waitress at a rooftop bar uptown. We were four friends and waited about 15 minutes for a table which, as others have said, was a table for 8. The other 4 people were also from UK and US and really friendly. The soup dumplings were extraordinary and we went a bit overboard... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

You have to be ready to share a big round communal table with strangers. Anyway it's not as weird as it sounds and the service is quite prompt. We ordered some radish cake and onion pancakes which were just average. The dish which was really yummy was their xiao long bao. The skin was not too thick and once you... More

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Queens, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

There are better places for dim sum in the area, went with a party of 4 and we waited a very long time for them to get their order of crab dim sum and our order of pork dim sum came almost right away.

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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Joe's is best known for the dumplings but we enjoyed the Chinese meat and noodles dishes as well. Take into account that you will be seated at a table of 8, probably with other guests you don't know... But that's part of the atmosphere. Also, be warned the portions are enormous, each dish can easily be enough for 2 adults.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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53 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Lets start with this- the best sesame chicken I have ever had. We stopped as we were walking through Chinatown and saw that it was busy- a good sign. You will be seated with strangers. My wife was a bit put off but got over it. Prices are ok. Tea was good. Service was ok at best. Accepts only cash.... More

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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Had a wonderful meal here with my family. Walked through china town on a Monday evening and this was the only restaurant with a line outside, was seated very quick. You share the table with other people, which worked for us. The dumpling soup was the best, would return just for them. They only except cash and check the bill... More

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Every time we go to New York, we have to stop by at Joe's Shanghai just for their crab and pork dumplings. This is the only place I know that has plenty of steaming broth inside it's dumplings. Other places we've tried only has a drop of broth inside. The dumplings come with a vinegar base sauce that you place... More

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New York City, New York
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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

After a few months, my friends and family tried to dine here again. We had lunch here and we do not foresee any more time in the future. Nothing to rave about. Rude service from hostess and the waiter. Sharing a table with other strangers is a common practice here. If you like closeness, this would be the place. Just... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We went on a recommendation from a friend who used to live in New York. The soupy dumpling is what they were famous for and they were very good. The price is excellent especially for New York. The tea was good. They do seat you with strangers on a large table, but better than waiting for hours to be seated.... More

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Additional Information about Joe's Shanghai

Address: 9 Pell St., New York City, NY 10013
Phone Number: (212) 233-8888
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
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
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Chinese, Seafood

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