Chinese restaurants are a mainstay in New York; no matter where you are in Manhattan, there is one nearby! For authentic Chinese food, New York's Chinatown refuses to be rivaled. Once you know your way around, check out the following places for some of Chinatown's best dining...
Chinatown Ice Cream Factory 65 Bayard St. (btw. Mott St. & Elizabeth St.), 608-4170 M-F 11:30am-10:30pm, Sa-Su 11:30am-11pmTry exotic tropical flavors that don't exist in everyday American stores. The Lychee flavor comes highly recommended.
First Wok ($15 avg.) 1570 3rd Ave. (@88th St.), 410-7747 M-F 11:30am-11pm, Sa & Su 12pm-12am
House of Vegetarian ($15 & under) 68 Mott St. (btw. Bayard St. & Canal St.), 226-6572
M-Su 11am-11pm Healthy vegetarian Chinese cuisine.
Kam Kuo Food Corporation 7 Mott St. (btw. Canal St. & Chatham Sq.), 349-3097 M-Su 8:30am-9:30pm Combination Chinese supermarket and houseware store.
New Good Taste Restaurant
65 Bayard Street (btw. Mott St. & Elizabeth St.)233-3233
Sun-Thu 9am-10pm, Fri-Sat 9am-11pm
Superb Roast Duck and BBQ ribs. Unbeatable prices& taste for seafood. Jumbo Wonton Soup and all the usual favorites.
Nom Wah Tea Parlor ($4 avg.) 13 Doyers St. (btw. Pell St. & Chatham Sq.), 962-6047 M-F 10am-8pm, Sa-Su 10am-6pm Dim Sum tea parlor.
Ollie's Noodle Shop ($15 avg.)2957 Broadway (@ 116th St.), 932-33002315 Broadway Broadway (@ 84th St.), 362-3111 1991 Broadway (@ 67th St.), 595-8181 200 W 44th St (@ Broadway), 921-5988Su-Th 11:30am-12am, Fr & Sa 11:30am-1amNoodle shop with fantastic food including great varieties of noodles, dumplings and soups.
Peking Duck House ($31 & under) 22 Mott St. (@ Pell St.), 227-1810 M-Su 11:30am-10:30pm Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch's favorite restaurant.
New Silver Palace Restaurant ($20 avg.) 52 Bowery St. (@ Canal St.), 964-1204 M-Su 8am-10pm Cantonese Dim Sum heaven!
Vegetarian Paradise 3 33 - 35 Mott St. (@ Pell St.), 406-6988 M-Th 11am-10pm, F-Su 11am-11pm Heavenly Chinese vegetarian cuisine. Look for the lunch specials!