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Mission Chinese Food

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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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BEER‏
$6.00
Brooklyn Lager
$6.00
Sixpoint 'Crisp'
WINE
$7.00
Gotham Projects Riesling/Chardonnay
$7.00
Gotham Projects Builder Rose
SHOCHU‏
$7.00
Genkai 'Iki' (Barley) Nagasaki
$7.00
Yama No Mori (Barley) Nagasaki
$9.00
Satoh (Sweet Potato) Kagoshima
NON- ALCOHOLIC
$4.00
Oolong
$4.00
Pu'er
$4.00
Corn
$4.00
Bailey
$4.00
Iced Mint
SODA‏
$2.50
Coke
$2.50
Diet Coke
$2.50
Sprite
$2.50
Ginger Ale
SMALL DISHES
$4.00
Sichuan Pickled Vegetables
Napa cabbage, carrot, chili oil, Sichuan pepper, beer
$4.00
Smashed Cucumbers in Garlic sauce
Salted chili, sesame paste, fresh coriander
$4.00
Beijing Vinegar Peanuts
Salt, vinegar,‏ smoked garlic, anise
$4.00
Sliced Lotus Root
Wild sesame, soy caramel, chives
$9.00
"Married Couple's" Beef
Sliced beef tongue, heart, tripe, numbing chili, peanuts, shaved garlic
$12.00
Howard's Peanut Noodles
Pickled mustard greens, ginger, spinach, peanut sauce
$9.00
"Mouth Watering" Chicken
Dry spiced chicken hearts, vegetables noodles, Sichuan peppercorn oil
$10.00
Red Braised Pig Tails
Root beer, sweet and sour pineapple, celery leaves
$13.00
Savory Egg Custard
Sea scallop, salmon roe, apple, citron
$13.00
Market Sashimi
(Please ask!) Fresh wasabi, lemon, pickled plum, burnt seaweed shoyu
LARGE DISHES‏
$11.00
Westlake Rice Porridge
Sweet shrimp, braised beef, egg, cilantro
$12.50
Stir Fried Buckwheat Noodles
Sesame, beech mushrooms, chili, green Sichuan pepper
$6.00
Fresh Tofu Poached in Soymilk
Broad bean paste, soy beans, sesame leaves
$11.00
Stir Fried Pork Jowl and Radishes
Fermented black bean, sesame leaves, mint
$11.00
Salt Cod Fried Rice
Slow cooked mackerel, Chinese sausage, lettuce, egg
$15.00
Broccoli Beef Brisket with Smoked Oyster Sauce
$11.50
Thrice Cooked Bacon
Shanghainese rice cakes, tofu skin, bitter melon, chili oil
$12.50
Mapo Tofu
Pork shoulder, doubanjiang, Sichuan pepper
$11.00
Kung Pao Pastrami
Peanuts, celery, potato, explosive chili
$10.00
Chongqing Chicken Wings
Explosive chili‏ and crispy beef tripe
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With dimmed light (I needed my mobile's light to read the menu) and loud music this place is more about the whole experience and not just your traditional restaurant. Not what I was looking for hence my rating. Cooking is experimental with some good results....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank oscarv525
Reviewed January 27, 2019

This place was a bit over the top in pretension and price, but there were some tasty items on the menu.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DouglasWill
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Just horrible. We tasted the degustation menu (65$+taxe), all plates are too spicy, Bad cooked. The atmosphere of the restaurant sucks ( no light+ music is too hight) I used to travel a lot and so test lot of restaurant ans believe me, its one...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vacationer294107
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

First night in New York we came to LES and to mission Chinese we were not disappointed. The food was amazing it was spicey with so many flavors. The service was great with lots of recommendations of great dishes. We really enjoyed our meal

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank stepaside1
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We loved the noodles and the cocktails at this place. Ordered 3 dishes and they were all solid! Great noodles, the right level of spice.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nisha B
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I made a reservation for 7 people, turned up and were told we had to wait 30-45 minutes for a table. The guy at the desk was totally unapologetic. We were really excited to try Mission Chinese, but I guess it was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CharlotteM316
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We had searched trip advisor and similar sites to find a really good Chinese restaurant in Chinatown but were disappointed with this highly rated, very eclectic, expensive one. The restaurant was well appointed but too dark to read the limited menu and too noisy from...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Patricia K
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Overrated overpriced. Some of the dishes where good, but really not worth all the fan far. Sticky Rice w/ lobster wa ok but supper sweet. The thrice cooked bacon w/ tofu skin was good. The king pao pastrami was also good. Not bad at all...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank bnicenyc
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Our daughter has brought us here a few times and it's fun on occasion -- the fusion Chinese fare to tasty and creative. It's dark and loud -- more of a party atmosphere than a dining experience. The staff of fun and engaging -- encouraging...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 372whd
Reviewed March 2, 2018

We had the family-style, $45/person dinner. Chongquing chicken wings, green tea noodles, Mapo tofu, broccoli beef brisket, Mongolian long beans, and salt cod fried rice. The chicken wings were inedible — not merely because they were so hot we all wanted to cut our lips...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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TeriM858
December 3, 2017|
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Response from SRWelch00 | Reviewed this property |
Casual is fine ... it's not a formal setting.
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Linda C
September 12, 2016|
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Response from JPC1010 | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it. I don't know but when you visit I think you'll figure it's most unlikely that they do.
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