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Pig Heaven Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Chinese, Asian
1420 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-2207
+1 212-744-4333
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“spare ribs” (17 reviews)
“peking duck” (6 reviews)
“shrimp” (8 reviews)
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1420 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-2207
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pig heaven should be put on a spit and roasted The restaurant used to be solid but the food has deteriorated The spare ribs are greasy and fatty The dumplings are soggy and heavy The orange beef which used to be quite good are now...More

Thank worldview123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I get to New York a few times a year for work and, if I am able, I always try to fit Nancy Lee's Pig Heaven into my itinerary. Firstly, Nancy is charming and finds a way to remember me even though I am not...More

Thank raoul t
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Since John the chef left 2 years ago the food is a 2. You can get better anywhere. The ribs have gone way downhill. The portions are tiny. The prices are up. The days of the good service are gone too. Very very sad. Why...More

Thank TV-Executive
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I went with colleagues for a business dinner and really enjoyed the food. The service was kind and attentive and the owner was very friendly and welcoming. The BBQ ribs are to die for.

Thank mariaortiz
Reviewed 22 June 2017

IMO, this is the best Chinese restaurant in Manhattan. The scallion pancakes are fantastic - light and crisp, unlike at other places where they can be heavy and dense. The sesame noodles are great. I am not a spare ribs person, though my husband and...More

Thank Annick123
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great food, great service, and Nancy Lee is the best ! She greets you at the door and makes sure your evening is perfect. As a life-long New Yorker, this is the place to go for Chinese food. You will love it!

Thank rover28
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We too heard rave reviews but agree that the food is good but not spectacular considering the price and popularity. Dinner portions are average, not the big portion one would expect. Presentation is neat and nice. We had Gen. Tso's Chicken. Beef Chow Fun and...More

Thank Tripper10021
Reviewed 17 April 2017

What can I say about Pig Heaven other than get the spare ribs! OK, also get the Grand Marnier Shrimp. Nancy, the owner, is the only woman I know who has more pigs than I do - and both she and the staff are warm,...More

Thank nycdeb
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This is by far the best Chinese food we have ever had!! But what really sets this place apart is the staff. Everyone is an absolute delight. Nancy the owner was warm and personable. I felt like we were regulars. Please make this place your...More

Thank luvnlife6267
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had heard alot about Pig Heaven, but honestly dont know why people think it is so terrific. The ribs seem to be the big thing, but as we dont eat ribs we felt the other dishes were very ordinary. Portions were surprisingly small, especially...More

Thank daylilly50
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16 July 2017|
Response from sradmd | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't know. I just dined there, didn't have anything delivered.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:15
11:30 - 00:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1420 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-2207
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-744-4333
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