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Ginger's

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512 7th Ave #3, New York City, NY 10008
(212) 768-3100
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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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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally, I order from Chef Yu on 36th Street for takeout/delivery chinese food in my hood. But on one occasion, something was on the fritz with Chef Yu, so I tried Ginger. I was pretty satisfied with the Chinese food staples we ordered from there - Prawns with Lobster Sauce and that kind of thing.

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Thank Charming_Karl
Amelia Island, Florida
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was fast, unfriendly, all business - get you in and out. Food was ok....I ordered Spicy Basil Chicken and it was more like chicken stirred up with lettuce/cabbage or something of the sort. Bland...not spicy and did not find too much basil in it. Luckily we ordered dumplings to start our meal and they were pretty good, but... More 

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Thank EGKTraveler
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for dinner while in the city. Nothing to rush to. Happy hour drinks were watered down and martini was served in a wine glass. Curry was in t he fried rice. Gross.

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San Diego
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Had lunch at Ginger's.....the food was very tasty Chinese food with an assortment of spicy and not spicy dishes. The hot and sour soup was very good. Prices are moderate (for lunch or dinner)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is attractive and it appears rather busy, even on a Wednesday evening. The noodles seem fresh and they are cooked nice and Al Dente. Additionally, for a mid-town restaurant, the prices were quite reasonable; maybe even cheap. That's about all of the good that I can say about this place. I ordered the cold sesame noodles as an... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This nondescript but fairly large restaurant is in that no-go unless desperate Penn Station vicinity restaurants zone. But get past the store-front appearance and you will find efficient (not friendly but business like and polite) service and a vast menu of very fresh and delicious Chinese food of many regions in China that is also relatively expensive. Don't expect frills--like... More 

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Mechanicsville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here before going to the theatre. We were seated promptly and enjoyed a cocktail before ordering. Ginger's has a happy hour everyday from 4-8 with a wide variety of choices. Our soup and entree's were delicious and plentiful. I wish I could have taken what I couldn't finish. We would definitely return to try... More 

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Edinburgh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Authentic restaurant with good choice of food and perfect for a quick dinner before heading out for the evening. Very reasonably priced and quick service

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

The first thing that attracted us to this restaurant was that it was full and lively, so we thought that was a good sign, and it was. We had only to wait for a couple of minutes for a table. The food is simple, straightforward Chinese, with a few dishes I hadn't come across in UK. When it came, the... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Let me first start off by saying that I've been spoiled by good inexpensive Chinese food from Chinatown and Flushing so my review may be a bit biased. I came here for a birthday dinner with 20+ people. The group had an hour wait time to get a table big enough for all of us, not a huge deal cause... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 512 7th Ave #3, New York City, NY 10008
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (212) 768-3100

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