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) #7,401 of 9,165 Restaurants in New York City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Chinese, Asian
33 Irving Pl, New York City, NY 10003-2332
+1 212-505-8600
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good56%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible17%
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“beef” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
“chinese menu” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
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33 Irving Pl, New York City, NY 10003-2332
Neighbourhood: Gramercy Park
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Reviews (23)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For years I've eaten at the Cottage, and I don't think that I've ever gotten anything that wasn't very good to excellent. My last visit I had the standard Young Chow fried rice. Very tasty and good portion. Can't ask for much more.

Thank LCarbone23
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

So I went here about 15 years ago. Had been thinking about taking my boyfriend there for his Birthday dinner but chose someplace else. Anyway we got to our other location and things where not what they seemed to be on the website so we...More

Thank NaysDaysOnVacay
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

It's pretty much what you expect in a typical New York Chinese restaurant - both in looks and menu. Good corner location off Union Square. Not much "wow" factor here, but for a good Chinese meal it serves it purpose. The hot and sour soup...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

After a mediocre meal at best they changed my credit card twice. When it was pointed out to them they agreed to give a credit back but not before arguing for 20 minutes till they agreed to the mistake. They then lied about putting the...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I have been The Cottage many times with friends or family. The food is always good and they offer free wine with dinner (you have to ask for it). My favorite is the Tangerine Prawns with string beans and for an appetizer the seafood dumplings...More

Thank Travelchick45
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I used to eat at Cottage everytime I went to shows at Irving Plaza because the food was good and the prices were great. I haven't been there in many years, but finally was able to have lunch there with my mom and sister during...More

1  Thank Alore85
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

I've been going to the Cottage for years, and I can't ever recall a bad meal. I go primarily for lunch. They have great lunch specials, and the food is always fresh with amazingly fast service. I've gotten the chicken, shrimp, beef, and pork dishes—all...More

Thank LCarbone23
Reviewed 2 March 2016

OK this is an update to my previous review. Now down graded to one star. If I could have given them no stars I would have done that. I took my wife and daughter to the Cottage today for a birthday lunch for my daughter....More

1  Thank B_Skyscraper
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Hmm, this is tough, because I entered the door to the Azuki restaurant next to it, but it was adjoining the Chinese restaurant, into which I entered, The cottage. I went for lunch They gave me all three menus . I ordered the Obento box...More

Thank PaulyJ201
Reviewed 27 December 2015

The dining room is bland (but the tables are well spaced) and the service is detached (but at least it is efficient). That said the food is very good. I dined with 3 friends and we ordered 4 entrees and they were all good, two...More

Thank Steven P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:45
11:00 - 22:45
11:00 - 22:45
11:00 - 22:45
11:00 - 22:45
11:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 23:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Irving Pl, New York City, NY 10003-2332
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Gramercy Park
  • Neighbourhood: Gramercy Park
  • Phone Number: +1 212-505-8600
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