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31 Oliver St, New York City, NY 10038-1042
+1 212-766-3336
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Woodland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is a wonderful place if you like Gothic, antique and beautiful at the same time. Food is good,wonderful vibe and great drinks. Highly recommended.

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

The dumplings are great, tasty,crispy and the sauce is great. The rest of the menu is good also fried rice and there dinners very good. Small place a few tables to dine in but mostly a take out. Definitely a place to dine that's cozy and out the way doesn't get crowded.

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New York City, New York
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

Convenient, fair prices, good selection and tasty food. Order dinner or lunch specials or a good array of specialty dishes. A block or two off the beaten track of traditional Chinatown, but with the "old time" Chinese restaurants which used to be a staple there, all but disappeared, this is a good alternative.

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New York City, New York
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75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Food is like typical western Chinese food. The plus side about them is that they're open late but their delivery time is extremely slow. A perk about them is that their scallion pancakes are pretty good and this is one of the few places that delivers them.

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New York City, New York
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2015

As a child to adult living in Chinatown, there were distinct types of restaurants:1: the "sawdust" places, usually the ones dominated by local Asians, menus nearly non-existent, all cash, waietrs and patrons speak very little English ducks meat hanging in the windows, etc. With noodles, almost anything can be ordered. Get around the lack of frills and the look of... More 

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nyc
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2012

Awful food that is overpriced and served on foam plates and bowls. Tea costs $2 each and was in tiny 6 oz disposable cups with cheap tea bags. The restaurant is in Chinatown but the food tastes anything but authentic Chinese style, with the same brown sauce on all three dishes that we ordered. Take out container costs $1 a... More 

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2011

My family of 4 recently had breakfast at this over priced restaurant and were charged an incredible $125 for a very unforgettable meal and they automatically added $17.50 gratuity. Take my advice and head down to Scotty's on Lexington, corner of 39th East for the best breakfast in town for well over half of this price plus great service from... More 

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Virginia
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2007

Great Chinese food. Light and fresh tasting. We each chose one of the featured menu items and they were excellent. The scallops I had were huge and perfectly cooked and just spicy enough. The service was excellent. Prices were great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 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
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Oliver St, New York City, NY 10038-1042
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: +1 212-766-3336

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?