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Mandarin Court Restaurant

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61 Mott St, New York City, NY 10013-4835
(212) 608-3838
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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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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I wanted to introduce my fiancée to proper Chinese staple food since I have lives in the golden country. We ordered the assorted dim sum platter and the general Taos chicken - neither I or my fiancée was disappointed. It's been a long time since I ate real Chinese food and it was a relief to finally get some. The... More 

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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my go-to place for a couple of decades for bringing out of towners for dim sum. It wasn't too big, the dim sum was decent, there were always local families there, and it wasn't crazy-packed. After this weekend's experience, I will be trying new places. I have never been charged for tea at any Chinese restaurant in NY... More 

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Thank PLSNJ
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I had dinner here to either celebrate someone's birthday or one of the holiday a while ago. I'm not sure about the food now but it wasn't spectacular or above average in my opinion. I never went back. Like I said, the price is very reasonable if you're on a tight budget. It's still better to eat here than fast... More 

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Thank takchi
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This was my first (and certainly not my last) experience of 'proper' Chinese food i.e. without Western influence. We ordered a huge array of dim sum - some delicious, some questionable - and had a great time in the process. The bill with outrageously low, and the staff super friendly.

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Thank AndrewDStrachan
Derby
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We called in at 3.45pm and were told if we ordered quickly we could have lunch prices. Food was nice for the price. We has a few extras from the dim sum cart which we enjoyed and got the children to try. The lady waitress was very friendly. Good filling lunch for $50 for four

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London, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

With an A grade in the window and not much time for a business lunch, we popped into this "yet another" Mott Street venue with food and service no worse than average but also certainly no better. We ordered a mix of dim sum off the cart as well as menu items. Nothing memorable. Just another lunch at a bearable... More 

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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Have been going to this Chinese restaurant for over 25 years whenever we can make it back to NY to see family. On our last trip with the kids we were surprised to see the place was more than half empty at 12:30 for Feb Sat dim sum! That was a first for us since we've always had to wait... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

Food was adequate but bland flavour. Crispy duck was NOT crispy. Rice was almost cold. Table very small for three. Plates a bit grimy. A small tip was left. Manager came and demanded 15%. If they want a service charge they should add it to the menu. I would avoid it,

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Thank erbjb
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

We received 2016 there and was great. The food good, service 5 stars, pretty place and the experience was amazing. Hope coming back again

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Thank Robbiecuba
Antwerp
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I understand the extreme comments that are already posted. You feel like a foreigner in the restaurant and are also a bit treated like one. But if you accept that, you can enjoy it better. I went in for crispy duck. The first waiter said that it would be too much for me (half a duck @ $35), and proposed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
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: 61 Mott St, New York City, NY 10013-4835
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: (212) 608-3838

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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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