Best restaurants to try in New York City’s Chinatown

New York City’s Chinatown is a popular tourist destination with affordable, delicious restaurants. Wanderlust Tips Magazine gives you a list of outstanding places for Chinese food in New York City.

456 RESTAURANT

Wanderlust Tips Magazine | Best restaurants to try in Chinatown, New York City

If you are looking for the city’s finest soup dumplings, 456 Restaurant is a great choice for this Shanghai staple. Known as dumpling heaven, the restaurant offers a wide selection of delicious options such as steamed juicy pork buns, xiao long bao, fried tiny buns, chicken and corn soup and sautéed eels with chives.

Where: 69 Mott Street, Chinatown, New York 10013, USA
Opening hours: Sunday – Thursday: 11am – 10pm / Friday – Saturday: 11am – 11pm

WO HOP

Wanderlust Tips Magazine | Best restaurants to try in Chinatown, New York City

Whether you live in the city or are visiting, you need to stop by and satisfy your hunger with authentic Cantonese dishes at Wo Hop. Well known for its friendly staff, excellent service and outstanding Chinese cuisine, the restaurant is also a great choice for late-night Chinatown dining. The walls are plastered with photos of customers, some famous, giving you something to look at while you wait for your food.

Where: 15 Mott Street, New York 10013, USA
Opening hours: Daily 11am – 9pm

SHU HAN JU

Wanderlust Tips Magazine | Best restaurants to try in Chinatown, New York City

Conveniently located on 6th Avenue near the Meatpacking District and the West Village in New York City, Shu Han Ju offers diners a clean and cheerful spot amongst the chaos of Chinatown. Here, you can try all the classics with fantastically diverse flavours, from spring rolls to fried pork dumplings, General Tso’s chicken and more.

Where: 465 6th Avenue, Manhattan, New York 10011, USA
Opening hours: Daily 11.30am – 8.30pm

GREAT N.Y. NOODLETOWN

Wanderlust Tips Magazine | Best restaurants to try in Chinatown, New York City

Using only the highest quality ingredients, Great N.Y. Noodletown brings you the tastes, textures and fragrances of authentic Chinese food. Salt-baked shrimp and roasted pork are among the delicious offerings at this spartan Chinatown standby. The restaurant is open until 4am, so it is a very great choice for late-night dining in New York City.

Where: 28 Bowery, New York 10013-5100, USA
Opening hours: Daily 9am – 4am

PING’S

Wanderlust Tips Magazine | Best restaurants to try in Chinatown, New York City

Established in 1998 in New York City, Ping’s has offered guests an unforgettable experience of Hong Kong fare. In addition to its fresh-killed fish dishes, Ping’s is known for serving delicious dim sum. Conveniently located in the heart of Chinatown, this Cantonese seafood restaurant in Chinatown gives New Yorkers the chance to dine as they would in Hong Kong without ever having to leave town.

Where: 22 Mott Street, New York 10013-5033, USA
Opening hours: Monday – Friday: 10.30am – 7.30pm / Saturday – Sunday: 10am – 8pm

REDFARM

Wanderlust Tips Magazine | Best restaurants to try in Chinatown

Set up like a stylized barn with wooden beams, hanging plants and red-and-white-checkered booths, the restaurant’s décor offers a fresh alternative to the traditional Chinese restaurant experience in New York City. You can choose from a selection of dim sum options such as crunchy vegetables and peanut dumplings or a Katz’s pastrami egg roll. RedFarm also delivers for those looking to stay in.

Where: 2170 Broadway, Manhattan New York 10024, USA
Opening hours: Monday – Friday: 5pm – 11.45pm / Saturday – Sunday: 11am – 2.30pm, 5pm – 11.45pm

DELUXE GREEN BO RESTAURANT

Wanderlust Tips Magazine | Best restaurants to try in Chinatown

Opened its doors in 1982 in New York City, Deluxe Green Bo Restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes. Specialising in Shanghai cuisine, the restaurant is a great place to get yellow fish with dried seaweed and rice cake dishes, as well as soup dumplings. Whether you are in the mood for some Shanghai dim sum or wonton soup, its menu variety has plenty of delicious, authentic dishes to choose from.

Where: 66 Bayard Street, New York 10013, USA

Wanderlust Tips