Shanghai Café Deluxe is one of chinatown spots.

1. Shanghai Café Deluxe

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Chinese Restaurant · Little Italy · 100 Mott St (btwn Canal & Hester St), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: Good food with decent seating and no wait. Get the crab pork soup dumpling and the pork fermented greens rice cakes.

New Tu Do is one of chinatown spots.

2. New Tu Do

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Vietnamese Restaurant · Chinatown · 102 Bowery (at Grand St), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: My go-to Vietnamese place in NYC. The best pho around this neck of the woods.

Shanghai Asian Manor is one of chinatown spots.

3. Shanghai Asian Manor

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Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 21 Mott St (at Mosco St.), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: my new favorite place for shanghai dumplings. the wrappers are so delicate you have to use those pliers to pick these babies up.

Buddha Bodai 佛菩提素菜 is one of chinatown spots.

4. Buddha Bodai 佛菩提素菜

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Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Chinatown · 5 Mott St (btwn Chatham Sq. & Mosco St.), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: i really like meat, but i enjoyed their fake meat. great veggie restaurant for a carnivore looking to branch out.

Grand Street Fruit Stand is one of chinatown spots.

5. Grand Street Fruit Stand

Farmers Market · Little Italy · 231 Grand St (Grand St & Bowery St), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: Hankering for some durian? Get in line and this man will cut and vacuum seal some for you.

Kung Fu Tea 功夫茶 is one of chinatown spots.

6. Kung Fu Tea 功夫茶

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Bubble Tea Shop · Downtown Manhattan · 234 Canal St (at Centre St), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: This place serves more than the typical blase bubble tea joint. Try the fruit or veggie teas for something different.

New Malaysia is one of chinatown spots.

7. New Malaysia

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Malaysian Restaurant · Chinatown · 48 Bowery (Btwn Bayard & Canal St.), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: Get the ABC. In a bowl, not a cup. Only losers get it in a cup.

Congee Village 粥之家 is one of chinatown spots.

8. Congee Village 粥之家

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Chinese Restaurant · Lower East Side · 100 Allen St (at Delancey St), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: Get the house special chicken and the salted egg and pork congee.

Nam Son Vietnamese Restaurant is one of chinatown spots.

9. Nam Son Vietnamese Restaurant

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Vietnamese Restaurant · Lower East Side · 245 Grand St (btwn Bowery & Chrystie St.), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: Fried fish + (canh chua) sour seafood soup makes for a great family style meal

Nice Green Bo is one of chinatown spots.

10. Nice Green Bo

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Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 66 Bayard St (btwn Elizabeth & Mott St.), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: Used to be New Green Bo, now it's Nice Green Bo. Not sure of the name change, but do like the cheap rice dishes on the back of the menu.

Lam Zhou Handmade Noodle is one of chinatown spots.

11. Lam Zhou Handmade Noodle

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Noodle House · Chinatown · 144 E Broadway (at Pike St), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: Total hole in the wall with the best plain ole pan fried dumplings I've had in a really long time.

Golden Unicorn Restaurant 麒麟金閣 is one of chinatown spots.

12. Golden Unicorn Restaurant 麒麟金閣

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Dim Sum Restaurant · Chinatown · 18 E Broadway (at Catherine St), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: If you're not up for a schelp to Flushing or Sunset Park, this is probably the best dim sum you'll come by.

Dim Sum Go Go is one of chinatown spots.

13. Dim Sum Go Go

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Dim Sum Restaurant · Two Bridges · 5 E Broadway (at Bowery and Chatham Square), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: No Chinese people in sight, but it's a good place for a quick dim sum fix.

Dragon Land Bakery is one of chinatown spots.

14. Dragon Land Bakery

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Bakery · Downtown Manhattan · 125 Walker St (at Canal St.), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: some of the fluffiest egg custards i've come by

Tai Pan Bakery 大班 is one of chinatown spots.

15. Tai Pan Bakery 大班

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Bakery · Chinatown · 194 Canal St (btwn Mott & Mulberry St.), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: Go here for the biggest selection of Chinese baked goods in Chinatown

New York Mart is one of chinatown spots.

16. New York Mart

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Grocery Store · Chinatown · 128 Mott St (Grand St), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: The nicest supermarket in Chinatown, and I mean that in a nice, not trying to pick a safe place for Westerners kind of way. Go for sauces and packaged goods.

Paris Sandwich is one of chinatown spots.

17. Paris Sandwich

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Sandwich Place · Little Italy · 213 Grand St (btwn Elizabeth & Mott St), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: Yummy cream puff, and a few other delectable Vietnamese baked goods

Bo Ky Restaurant is one of chinatown spots.

18. Bo Ky Restaurant

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Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 80 Bayard St (at Mott St), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: Great roast duck. The noodle soups are hard to come by, Cho Lon, Chinese-Vietnamese style. Worth trying if you haven't, though full of MSG (just like it is in Vietnam).

Amazing 66 is one of chinatown spots.

19. Amazing 66

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Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 66 Mott St (Btw Canal & Bayard St), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: This is where I go for that old school New York Chinese restaurant experience. Try the lobster over sticky rice.

Chinese Pancakes cart is one of chinatown spots.

20. Chinese Pancakes cart

Food Truck · NoLita · Grand St (btwn Bowery and Chrystie), New York, NY

Christen D.Christen Duong: The man who runs this cart is the nicest of the 20 for $1 little hotcake snack food vendors (there's probably 5 of them in Chinatown).

Tasty Hand-Pulled Noodles Inc. 清味蘭州拉麵 is one of chinatown spots.

21. Tasty Hand-Pulled Noodles Inc. 清味蘭州拉麵

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Noodle House · Chinatown · 1 Doyers St (btwn Bowery & Pell St.), New York, NY