Decoy is one of The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants in New York City.

1. Decoy

9.3
529 Hudson St (Charles and West 10th St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · West Village · 86 tips and reviews

Akilah R.Akilah Rosado: Duck is AMAZING, as are the scallop and crab fried rice, the shrimp stuffed shishito pepper, and beef... Just an amazing culinary experience.

ThrillistThrillist: Order one whole duck ahead of time, and then you get to choose small plates, a side dish or veggie fried rice, and a main in different amounts. Any way you do it, it's actually a pretty decent deal. Read more.

Staff PicksStaff Picks: Tucked into the basement of the original Red Farm in the West Village, this spot sports some great farm-to-table Chinese cooking. Try the shrimp and snow pea leaf dumplings. Read more.

Xi'an Famous Foods is one of The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants in New York City.

2. Xi'an Famous Foods

9.2
81 Saint Marks Pl (at 1st Ave), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · East Village · 312 tips and reviews

Ryan L.Ryan Lavich: The Spicy Cumin Lamb Noodles are phenomenal with or without soup. The pork burger is a must have and it's only $2.50.

Shana C.Shana Carp: N1 is amazing for its complex flavor with minimal main ingredients

CheapismCheapism: Go here for Manhattan’s best budget Asian noodles. Slurp up Savory Cumin Lamb Hand-Pulled Noodles for $5 or Liang Pi Noodles for $4. Read more.

Café China is one of The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants in New York City.

3. Café China

9.2
13 E 37th St (btwn 5th Ave & Madison Ave), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Garment District · 248 tips and reviews

Melissa C.Melissa Chai: Authentic Chinese in midtown! Try the sautéed snow pea shoots with garlic when they're in season and tender (i.e., not in the summer)

EaterEater: Cafe China serves all your Sichuan favorites in a dining room that evokes 1930s Shanghai. Standout dishes include spicy diced rabbit, baby black lamb, and "Szechuan pesto chicken." [Eater 38 Member]

Daire H.Daire Hickey: Nom nom nom. Shredded pork is incredible as are the dumplings

Xi'an Famous Foods is one of The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants in New York City.

4. Xi'an Famous Foods

9.2
38 E 23rd St, New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · NoMad · 17 tips and reviews

Jane K.Jane Kim: can't go wrong with any of the noodle / noodle soup dishes! Despite all their warnings, the noodles are delicious even when cooled down

valerievalerie: Noodle heaven. I order mild and it's still pretty spicy. The spinach dumplings are the best veggie dumplings I've ever had. My favorites are the Liang-pi cold skin noodles and the cumin lamb noodles.

Lindsay B.Lindsay Brooke: Soup with lamb dumplings! Noodles are incredible. Great casual fast food spot.

Málà Project is one of The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants in New York City.

5. Málà Project

9.0
122 1st Ave (btwn 7th St & St Marks Pl), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · East Village · 71 tips and reviews

Kate Y.Kate Yan: Get two mala bowls, one meat based and one seafood based. And the leftover fried rice is excellent!

Lane R.Lane Rettig: Delicious Sichuan food! I love the dry pot style. Mild is already pretty spicy so be careful!

Brian C.Brian Carroll: Dry Hot Pot. Choosing 8-10 ingredients was good for two people. Fried dumplings are good too.

Han Dynasty is one of The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants in New York City.

6. Han Dynasty

8.9
215 W 85th St (at Broadway), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Upper West Side · 54 tips and reviews

Amanda H.Amanda Ho: Authentic delicious Dan Dan Mian :)

Rewan P.Rewan Parti: Order the Dan Dan noodles and dry pepper chicken! The food is delicious and service is ninja fast!

Yen H.Yen HNguyen: Love the atmosphere and the food! Everything comes in big portions (family style = for share). Highly recommend Chicken dry pepper (spicy level 5). Not recommend tofu with meat. Definitely come back!

China Blue is one of The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants in New York City.

7. China Blue

8.9
135 Watts St (btwn Washington St & Greenwich St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Tribeca · 71 tips and reviews

Karan T.Karan Tamhane: Absolutely excellent food as well as service! Try the Ma Po Tofu with minced pork. The Kung Pao chicken is great too.

Justin K.Justin Kalifowitz: Food is outstanding. Service is perhaps the worst I've had in NYC.

Savannah P.Savannah Petrick: great food!! poppin addition to the neighborhood

Szechuan Gourmet is one of The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants in New York City.

8. Szechuan Gourmet

8.8
21 W 39th St (btwn 5th and 6th Ave), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Garment District · 176 tips and reviews

JayJay: Delicious eggplant in spicy garlic sauce

Food NetworkFood Network: On Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Frank Bruni fills up on spicy Crispy Lamb Filets with chili cumin at Szechuan Gourmet in New York, NY. Find more tips at Food Network Local. Read more.

Jim T.Jim Taylor: AMAZING gyoza. Lot's of veggie options with tofu!

Noodle Village 粥麵軒 is one of The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants in New York City.

9. Noodle Village 粥麵軒

8.8
13 Mott St (btwn Chatham Sq & Mosco St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 108 tips and reviews

LiJia G.LiJia Gong: Get the soup dumplings and black egg + pork congee!

Serious EatsSerious Eats: One of our favorite spots for wonton noodle soup, with a wide range of noodles and dumplings.

Phoenix 💥💥💥Phoenix 💥💥💥: Go for the shrimp wonton noodle soup!

Han Dynasty is one of The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants in New York City.

10. Han Dynasty

9.2
90 3rd Ave (at E 12th St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · East Village · 327 tips and reviews

Ritwik D.Ritwik Dey: Great Sichuan spot for vegetarians. Most entrees have a tofu option, and some of the starters can be made meat-free too. Can't wait to go back!

Hannah K.Hannah K.: Get everything. The dumplings. Amazing. The crispy rice. Incredible. The crispy chicken. Yes, please. Philly knows how to do it. You're welcome, NYC.

Danny H.Danny Hertz: I ate the pea leaves and cumin lamb and now my life is significantly better.

Big Wong King 大旺 is one of The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants in New York City.

11. Big Wong King 大旺

8.8
67 Mott St (btwn Canal St & Bayard St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 169 tips and reviews

Athena C.Athena Chang: Their thousand year old egg and pork congee is even better than congee village! It is very thick and they give you a lot more eggs and meat!

CheapismCheapism: Choose from over 100 menu options at one of NYC's best spots for cheap Chinese cuisine. Try duck congee for 4.50 & wonton soup for $3.75. Read more.

Phoenix 💥💥💥Phoenix 💥💥💥: Try the salt and pepper pork chops

Spicy Village is one of The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants in New York City.

12. Spicy Village

9.1
68B Forsyth St (btwn Grand & Hester), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Lower East Side · 157 tips and reviews

Honghui Y.Honghui Yu: For such an unassuming place, the noodles here are phenomenal and amazingly cheap. They specialize in "huimian" which is a style of braised noodle from Henan Province. Order the lamb huimian.

Jeremy F.Jeremy Fisher: Big tray chicken. Make sure you ask them to add hand-pulled noodles to it.

Pauline L.Pauline Li: Props for the big tray of chicken (大盘鸡) and pancake with pork (肉夹馍)Seriously the MOST authentic Chinese hole-in-the-wall gem. The dishes are similar to Xi'an, but only more spicy and well-flavored.

Chop Shop is one of The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants in New York City.

13. Chop Shop

8.7
254 10th Ave (25th St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chelsea · 39 tips and reviews

Ashley D.Ashley Davis: Veggie dumplings were heaven. Must get them!

Nick B.Nick Bourne: Sit in the garden in the back...

GDBGDB: I love this place. Excellent quality for a friendly price. Must try the dumplings.

Hot Kitchen is one of The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants in New York City.

14. Hot Kitchen

8.7
104 2nd Ave (at 6th St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · East Village · 93 tips and reviews

Kym P.Kym P.: Get the hot pot, and double up on the lotus roots, fish balls, tripe, and enoki mushrooms.

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Some of the best Chinese in the East Village, uncompromising in its use of chilies and Sichuan peppercorns.

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: psyched to see non "ABC" style cuisine taking center stage. Ridiculously good value for the money.

Hakkasan is one of The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants in New York City.

15. Hakkasan

9.0
311 W 43rd St (at 8th Ave.), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 148 tips and reviews

Nadia P.Nadia P: Vegetarian Dim sum is delicious to start with. dumplings have really tender skins. Finish with the chocolate orange...not too sweet chocolate mousse balanced by a blood orange sorbet

Paul G.Paul Guerzon: Great date spot, a good place to weed out the culinarily incompatible...sweet and sour what, check please...love the family style portions too, good for groups of synesthesiacs.

Albert S.Albert Somoza: Finally in NY! Start off with a Smoky Negroni - a twist on a classic cocktail with a Grand Marnier smoke infusion- simply sublime!