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Golden Unicorn Restaurant

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18 E Broadway, New York City, NY 10002-6803
212-941-0911
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Breckenridge, Colorado
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved this place and got stuffed! We especially loved their buns and particularly the red beans ones decorated like little pigs. Everything tasted great and we would definitely go back again!

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Thank Lisa S
NYC
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51 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here many times including banquets; last two on Groupon deals, which were good. This time it was terrible. Spring rolls and dumplings were OK, but beef satay had strange taste. Hot & sour soup was bland and sweet—how do you make bland and sweet “hot and sour” soup? The beef with orange peel looked like dark meat chicken…hard to... More 

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Thank PerryPatetik
Tokyo, Japan
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent dim sum. Take dim sum from the carts or order from the menu. Prices are reasonable for New York. Busy at weekends.

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Thank Stephen W
Newark, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a horrible restaurant. I recently attended a wedding just last week and I felt so bad for the bride and groom. First, the restaurant representatives continuously ripped-off and took advantage of the newlyweds and family. They made them feel that they were given a very good deal, then asked them for extra money for this and that the day... More 

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Thank jojocng
New York City, New York
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is your average Dim Sum place in Chinatown. Ladies pass by pushing cars and you pick what you want to eat. Be ready to wait 45 minutes to an hour on the weekends. We have been coming here for the past 7 years and quality has never declined. Solid spot if you are a tourist in NY and want... More 

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Thank EuroDuo
Chester, United Kingdom
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241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very popular ad the queue testifies. Pick up a number from the ladies in e lobby and wait to be called up to your floor. Great atmosphere inside with proper dim sum carts pushed by little old ladies. Some misses but overall great food at a reasonable price.

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Thank Woodychester1
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here yesterday, ordered my food, and it just arrived at my table. The shrimp Schezuan was ok, but the fried golden unicorn tasted as bad as it sounds. No wonder they don't exist.

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Thank Tim L
Cleveland, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Having lived in Hong Kong, my daughter and I are dim sum aficionados, and we had a perfect experience at the Golden Unicorn. We got there early enough to beat the biggest crowd, and the line was managed efficiently. The dining room was clean and pleasant, and we enjoyed the bustle that makes dim sum a favorite meal. But best... More 

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Thank Worldtraveler31245
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

I just had my wedding at the Golden Unicorn this past weekend, and it was AMAZING!! Sail the manager was so, so helpful through the whole process and was open to any and all requests. We brought in outside vendors for cocktails/bar, a DJ, dessert, coffee, and glassware, and Sail and his team helped us handle and coordinate deliveries on... More 

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Thank louisakiu
Boston, Massachusetts
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185 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Give it 3.5 stars. This place has 2 floors. The wait especially for the weekend can be up to an hour long. Had a table for 7 folks. The place is very crowded and a couple of servers can be rude. If you have a party of 5 or more and order Chrysanthemum tea, there is a charge of $7.50.... 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
$20
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 E Broadway, New York City, NY 10002-6803
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 212-941-0911

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where many Chinatown residents exercise, play games, and chat the day away.
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