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9 Pell St., New York City, NY 10013 (Chinatown)
(212) 233-8888
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Ranked #1,319 of 11,751 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese, Seafood
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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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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I work in Chinatown and have eaten at many of the establishments in the area. I tried Joe's based on a recomendation from a Chinatown native who recomended it for soup dumplings. I went around 11:45am, it was basically empty. Even though it was empty, they sat me at a 4 person table with 2 other people. There were at... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Nice chinese restaurant experience, it's really busy but the food is served quickly and in real good quality. Like the shredded beef and the duck, both tasted great. Really like that don't fry every chinese dish like they do in a lot of places on the old continent. If you don't fill a whole table they seat random people next... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This place had amazing reviews so I was really excited to try it. We went during dinner rush so we waited about 20-25 minutes outside for a table. When were called in we then realized it was family style downing where we were escorted to a table with 8 other patrons. Being a bit of agoraphobic, I was weary, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

For me it's like a must-to-visit place. The crab and pork dumplings are awesome. I have been there with a chinese native and I really enjoy the meal and the atmosphere.

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Naples, Florida
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14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This restaurant is a must when in Chinatown. The food is excellent and the seating is communal which makes it even more interesting.

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Sรฃo Paulo
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

We went to this restaurant because our lonely planet guide said it was a good pick. I had never been let down by my lonely planet guide before, but boy did they mess up this time. The restaurant doesnt accept credit cards and I guess the owner is too cheap to bother turning the heat up (it was freezing cold... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Was recommended Joe's Shanghai by a colleague who lives in NY, and it was a real find. It was also one of the few restaurants still open at 9pm! The dumplings were unbelievable, as was the noodle soup I had to follow. Bill was surprisingly cheap as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Having travelled to Shanghai and Hong Kong I have high expectations when it comes to Chinese food. This place is truly authentic and the dumplings were incredible as many other reviewers have said! Really impressed with the speed and efficiency of service, it's exactly like being back in the Far East! Well worth waiting for, even in the pouring rain!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Of all the things we did in NYC, this experience was in my top five! They are extremely efficient at getting you in and out, though we never felt rushed. We went around 11:15 and were seated immediately, by the time we left, there was a line out the door...go early! They seat six or seven to a table, whether... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I think people might be being over sensitive on here, I guess I was just in the I'm on holidays it's all good state of mind! The food was fabulous, reasonable and our waiting time wasn't too long. Just to be aware more than likely they will sit you with people who you don't know at a round table that... 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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