Chinatown dining is a great choice for visitors to New York City. Manhattan's Chinatown is a popular tourist destination, restaurants in Chinatown are affordable (as well as delicious), and most Chinatown restaurants can accommodate both groups and families with children.
If you're looking for soup dumplings in Chinatown, 456 is a great choice for this Shanghai staple. Eggplant in garlic sauce packed a little spice and was as good as I've ever had, and the extensive menu offers plenty of other delicious options, including stars marking all the dishes recommended by the NYTimes review.
- Address: 69 Mott St.
- Phone: 212-964-0003
2. Amazing 66
Amazing 66 offers diners a clean and cheerful spot amongst the chaos of Chinatown for enjoying Cantonese standbys that are a notch above average. There are plenty of large, round tables making this an ideal choice for groups, but there is also comfortable seating for smaller parties.
- Address: 66 Mott St.
- Phone: 212-334-0099
3. CongeeShrimp in walnut sauce, anything prepared with ginger and scallions and the various congees are all popular choices at Congee.
- Address: 98 Bowery
- Phone: 212-965-5028
6. Hop KeeFill up on the deliciously cheap offerings at Hop Kee. From pan fried flounder and salt baked squid to chow fun and roast duck wonton soup, Hop Kee makes old Chinese standby dishes taste delicious.
- Address: 21 Mott St
- Phone: 212-964-8365
10. Ping's Seafood
In addition to its fresh-killed fish dishes, Ping's Seafood is known for serving delicious dim sum. The pleasant atmosphere and credit-card friendly policy at this Cantonese seafood restaurant in Chinatown mean that there are often lines, but they move quickly.
- Address: 22 Mott St.
- Phone: 212-602-9988