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Excellent Dumpling House

111 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10013-4105
+1 212-219-0212
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“dumplings” (190 reviews)
“rangoon” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
111 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10013-4105
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lunch. Had a bunch of dim sum. No main dishes. Potato pancake. Several dumplings, including the spicy one. Really good. Loved the place. Reasonable. Good service. Great food. Everybody happy.

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based on the TA reviews, we decided to include this in our stops. Glad we did. Excellent tasting food at a nominal price. Service is great too. Wish the seating was a bit more spacious.

Thank Traveler2here
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to taste something authentic in Chinatown, so we took some veggie dumplings to go and enjoyed them in Columbus park.

Thank Erykahh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place isn't fancy...AT ALL!!! When we walked in the waitress attempted to seat my family of 4 at a table with perfect strangers...ummm NO! Crisis averted (joking). We were seated in the corner...explored the menu and ordered pretty quickly. The food was out within...More

Thank Atira C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know if I should trust the reviews that are left on Tripadvisor anymore! This was tasteless (reheated and burnt) food and very bad service. At the end we got a bill with $7 service charge added. Wait, but we didnt get any service?!...More

Thank kat19792013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of 10 people of all ages so we needed a Chinatown restaurant that could accommodate toddlers as well as older folks. We took a chance on this place and were very happy. The best thing was they sat us at a...More

Thank 24QueenBee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the things my husband wanted to do while in NYC was go to Chinatown and have lunch. I looked at reviews and decided we should stop in here. I'm so glad we did because not only was the service great, the food was...More

Thank jwilk241
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The dumplings are good, but the sweet and sour pork was not the original chinese version. I was a but disappointed by this one. Had a few pieces of the pork only.

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had pork dumplings, chicken lo mein and basil chicken. All of it was excellent. It's small and we went around 2pm. I would imagine it's probably difficult to find a seat at lunch time.

Thank Ken K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small place that's been around for many years. The dumplings were excellent, as was the garlic pork. Hot and sour soup was very spicy and delicious. It's like eating in the kitchen of your friend's house. I would definitely go back!

Thank funlonghorn
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
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Hayley E
15 February 2017|
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Response from OArias | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the place is tiny, and it's always crowded, but the line moves fast enough. Get there early, and build up some hunger while you wait. 15-30 minutes wait. Thats' all.
Boyd H
22 November 2016|
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Response from dragospen | Reviewed this property |
No reservation needed. Good food at a decent price.
19 December 2015|
Response from Marciahi | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Open on Christmas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10013-4105
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-219-0212
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