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Pig Heaven Restaurant

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1420 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-2207
+1 212-744-4333
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“spare ribs” (16 reviews)
“peking duck” (6 reviews)
“pig's ears” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1420 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-2207
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Reviewed February 16, 2017

I had not been to this place before and perhaps Chinese New Year was not a representative time to go........however, I did have a chance to try about all of the most notable items on the menu. Well worth a visit. Make sure you try...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Needless to say the quality has not diminished to say the least. I have been coming to this restaurant for over 14 years. I always get the Spare ribs which are simply to die for to say the least. I also love the Grand Marnier...More

Thank micheal j
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

We came after a long day at the museum, we had no reservations but they took as in anyhow. We didn't have to wait. Food is fantastic, very tasty. Service exceptional! Place is clean, friendly and family friendly. Definitely a come back!

Thank GabyLI
Reviewed December 31, 2016

The old restaurant was an authentic Chinese restaurant serving at the intersection of Pork dishes and Taiwanese Cuisine. My wife who is Chinese loved it there, especially the "Pig's ears" and soy milk alternatives. The new swisher restaurant has lost that identity and serves relatively...More

Thank Jeffc1948
Reviewed December 7, 2016

The best spareribs on the planet! Big and thick and wonderful. They are so tasty you can't wait for the next bite. The restaurant is a little pricey but worth every penny. We also had a great shrimp dish in a tomato sauce that was...More

Reviewed December 3, 2016

From the dumplings to the ribs it was very good but our favorite never saw a pig. It was a classic Peking Duck. Served ready wrapped and stuffed with duck with drumsticks on the side, we were delighted and another pig lived to see another...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed November 29, 2016

I had the famous ribs and a pork-meat dish last night. It was lovely. The service was great and fast (almost no waiting at all). The bartender is super sweet. The wine choices is good. The staff there are all very helpful. Overall, a lovely...More

Thank JackieLiangStudio
Reviewed October 30, 2016

Ate here with a business group last week, Nancy and the Staff were great, as were some of the other patrons who helped us decide which items to choose for our meal, it was a great choice for something out of the ordinary and also...More

Thank Gen1I
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband, sister-in-law, and I ate at Pig Heaven at 1420 Third Ave. In NYC on a Saturday night. There was a party going on so Nancy, the owner, let us sit at a large table even though we just walked in without a reservation,...More

Thank NancyG58
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Hey pretty restaurant with a very attentive and helpful staff. Cleanliness was acceptable. Unfortunately, I was not impressed with the food. The ribs which are highly touted elsewhere were very dry and I couldn't decide if they were overcooked or just poorly marinated. Prices for...More

2  Thank robcurtross
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighborhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:15 am
11:30 am - 12:15 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1420 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-2207
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-744-4333
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