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36 W 48th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10036-1809 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #4,661 of 11,857 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $31 - $40
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW 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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New York City, New York
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Cleveland, Ohio
3 reviews 3 reviews
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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Hurghada, Egypt
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

A colleague has dined here many times and brought us along for a treat, and what a treat it was. I'm told (by my colleague) that the restaurant takes its name from a famous liquor of the same name, which is made from made from five organic grains. In the spirit of adventure we tried a pour, and then enjoyed... More 

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We were 4 people, shared 2 appetizers and 2 main dishes (and 2 ordered soup in addition)= the food was delicious. The place is packed for lunch, plenty of Chinese, plenty of tourists, plenty of everyone. We ordered lemon chicken and vegetable lo mein as main dishes, and the lettuce taco thing and dumplings for appetizers. We had plenty food,... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

Horrible food.. very expensive for what it is. Chicken tasted extremely fatty. One of the dishes we couldn't eat more than a fork full. Such a shame, regret wasting one of our meal outs there

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Netarts, Oregon
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I am sorry not to be able to tell you the name of what I ordered but it was spicy shrimp and my wife had spicy pork, it was all delicious. I was recommended by a good friend that lived in China and I must say this was the best place in NY. The service is not that great from... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Having lived in China and eaten in Yiben - the hometown of the drink that is the namesake of the hotel, I feel reasonably qualified to comment. Of course the food is not quite as spicy as it would be in Yibin or Chengdu but it is quite reasonable. Service was a little slow but other than that everything was... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Their Mapo Tofu is probably one of the best in the City. Superb. It was as not as crowded as I imagined and they let me sit at the table and ordered while I was waiting for my friend to come. It is not cheap but given the location and the quality, it is acceptable.

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Additional Information about Wu Liang Ye

Address: 36 W 48th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10036-1809
Phone Number: 212-398-2308
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
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
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese

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