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Wu Liang Ye

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36 W 48th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10036-1809
212-398-2308
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12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great dumplings and Dan dan noodles

We stopped by this place after the Red Sox vs Yankees game and cruising the Times Square. The place looks average, but the servers were all polite and friendly. We ordered the Dan Dan noodles, dumplings, Yan Chow fried rice and Singapore rice noodles. Every was tasty, especially the Dan Dan... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

This is the worst experience at a restaurant I've had in a while. We went in as a family of 4 and sat down. The waiter came over and didn't offer any other sort of drink other than water, but that's not the worst of it. The waiter poured the jug and spilled it over my mother. The menu didn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We stopped by this place after the Red Sox vs Yankees game and cruising the Times Square. The place looks average, but the servers were all polite and friendly. We ordered the Dan Dan noodles, dumplings, Yan Chow fried rice and Singapore rice noodles. Every was tasty, especially the Dan Dan noodles and the dumplings, just right amount of spiciness... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I had an excellent take away lunch that included shredded port with spicy garlic sauce, fried rice and pork dumplings in chili sauce. All of it was excellent and for about $17 we had more than enough food for lunch for two.

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New York City, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Always good food, high quality and fresh!! Ordered many times and always consistently good! I would tell people to go try it!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Seriously average...does not live up to its ratings, except for the sauteed lamb and cumin, which was terrific, everything else average to below...apps were limited and no substitutions were allowed...felt hurried and didn't get any advice on ordering...general's chicken tasty but oily, bok choy, fine...pine nuts chicken lettuce leaves had peas and carrots, which helped with color but didn't do... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I desired to eat Chinese. Place was really bussy. Really friendly staff which was eager to serve and help. Food was served hot, quality of food was really average. I must confess I eat way better Chinese in the past. I was really struck on how dirty the place was. Nobody cleaned the toilets, sinks or even dusted the door... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a bustling place with many Chinese patrons. I have been there many times and always had an excellent meal. The food is extraordinary. This is the place I take visitors from China to lunch. They really would rather have Chinese cuisine instead of western cuisine, and this is as close to authentic as you will get outside of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Wu liang ye is the best Chinese restaurant in NYC. My fiancé and I have been living in nyc for many years and have enjoyed the neighborhood spots. But this place is the best the city has to offer. We have a holiday tradition of enjoying the festivities in Rockefeller center and eating lunch here. The restaurant is not your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

nice location; close to fifth ave. Not so small restaurant considering about the location. The taste of the foods are quite authentic sichuan dishes, surprisingly. Price is reasonable.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

When we arrived the waiter gave us a small table, we were only 2, in front of the kitchen and wasn't the best location but the restaurant was full, so I can accept it. We placed our order and the waiter wasn't so happy to answer to our questions about the food. As starters we ordered spring rolls that arrived... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 36 W 48th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10036-1809
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-398-2308

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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