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Vanessa's Dumpling House

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118 Eldridge St, New York City, NY 10002-4418
+1 212-625-8008
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sesame pancake” (40 reviews)
“dumplings” (194 reviews)
“pork” (34 reviews)
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Chinese, Fast Food, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
118 Eldridge St, New York City, NY 10002-4418
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Reviewed yesterday

I've been going here for years and the dumplings and sesame pancakes are still as delicious as the first time I've tried it. They have barley raised the price since I've first came here, but it's not a big difference. It's super crowded here every...More

Thank Kimmylubs
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was visiting NYC for 8 days with friends and we were staying in Manhattan. Vanessa's, what a gem. we must have visited about 5 times during our stay, the food is unbelievably tasty, fresh, great value for money and the service is brilliant.

Thank Dilan P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick snack on way to nearby museum. Cheap dumplings- like $3-5 for 8 dumplings. Steamed/boiled and fried options. Not many vegetarian options. Limited seating inside. Many people eating soup which looked great. Was strapped for time so just got pork dumplings....More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Almost I didn’t make it to try Vanessa’s dumpling since we don’t have time and my husband and I just ate our dinner. As me, I have to try the good food in every place I go. I dragged my husband to have just 1...More

Thank 511esther
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a wonderful Tenement Museum Tour, it was nice to find a close restaurant that fit our tiny teacher's budget. Worth the wait for a table to sit and talk with other guests. Our party of 4 ordered something different and everyone enjoyed each other's...More

Thank Denise G
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

This dumpling is very cheap. The dumpling skin (dough) is handmade so it tasted better than most frozen dumpling. I ordered a small portion of pork dumpling without adding soy sauce. It is ok. I hope they can improve the environment and rest room. I...More

Thank York2010
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Super cheap and really good! We had chicken, pork and chilli sauce dumplings. We also had a noodle dish. The food was really good but it wasn't mind blowing. Definitely worth it for the price though!

Thank Romina B
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Traditional Chinese restaurant. Cheap and good food. Only few tables, but you can order take away. Recommend

Thank Svetlana749
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Had Fantastic meal here 2 times excellent value! Very fresh!!! This is a must when in NYC :)))) the shrimp dupmlings are to die for!!!

Thank Petra L
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Four people for lunch for $12.50! Delicious dumplings. Don't let the appearance dissuade you. We had fried pork dumplings, steamed shrimp dumplings and pork buns. The fried dumplings were the best.

Thank ckras11
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March 23, 2017|
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Response from hdelacruzbello | Reviewed this property |
Not a 100% sure but I believe the steamed dumplings are not
July 8, 2016|
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Response from MeekaGurl94 | Reviewed this property |
I dont think they were gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Eldridge St, New York City, NY 10002-4418
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighborhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-625-8008
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