Chinatown Brasserie

(Now Closed)
Chinese Restaurant, Dumpling Restaurant, and Dim Sum Restaurant
380 Lafayette St (at Great Jones St), New York, NY 10003, United States
Price:
$ $ $ $
Drinks:
Beer
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)

This ritzy East Village dumpling palace spotlights Hong Kong native Joe Ng’s riffs on Chinese classics. The extravagant Asian-inflected design is a jaw-dropping chinoiserie dream complete with a lily pad–laden koi pond, a chic alternative to the City’s normally bare-bones dim sum p... (See all)

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    Kate P.
    "My favorites are the soup dumplings and crispy orange beef."(15 Tips)
    Matt R.
    "Best egg rolls ever and the crispy orange beef"(6 Tips)
    Mari S.
    "Soup dumplings and the classic egg roll are my faves."(3 Tips)
    Tony P.
    "The Peking Duck and dim sum are excellent."(6 Tips)
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  • dim sum
  • soup dumplings
  • crispy orange beef
  • classic egg rolls
  • lobster cream cheese sticks
  • happy hour
  • Peking duck
  • pork buns
  • desserts
  • key lime pie
  • cocktails
  • shrimp
  • Mai Tais
  • spicy food
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  • chili
  • tempura
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  • TV Food Maps

    Check out Chinatown Brasserie as seen on Best Thing I Ever Ate Read more

    TV Food Maps · August 26, 2014
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  • K@rTh!kk R.

    Closed for now.. According to their website they are relocating.. Waiting patiently to eat their amazing food again!!!

    K@rTh!kk ReDd! · June 1, 2013
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  • Tanya R.

    CLOSED. Sorry.

    Tanya Robinson · November 21, 2012
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  • W K.

    It's closed!!!

    W K · June 25, 2012
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  • Tanya R.

    Officially CLOSED! :(

    Tanya Robinson · June 23, 2012
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  • Lockhart S.

    At happy hour, frozen Mai Tais cost $5 in the bar area. Do you believe in a loving god? You will.

    Lockhart Steele · May 29, 2012
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  • Nick S.

    A great lunch deal Read more

    Nick Solares · May 16, 2012
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  • NY Waterway M.

    Exciting neighborhood! So much to do; so little time! Check out some of the recommendations we have on our website. Let us be Your Key to the City! http://ht.ly/aL4X7

    NY Waterway Manager · May 7, 2012
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  • BULLDOG Gin

    A cocktail a day keeps the doctor away. Try a BULLDOG and soda.

    BULLDOG Gin · May 6, 2012
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  • Jennifer K.

    Ask for Parker!! Best bartender!!

    Jennifer K · May 4, 2012
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  • David R.

    Killer happy hour menu at the bar!

    David Rayner · April 16, 2012
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  • Teresa W.

    head to Chinatown for better, cheaper dim sum. soup dumplings are tasty though.

    Teresa W · April 15, 2012
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  • Stephanie M.

    Happy hour 5-7 Mon-Fri. Half price appetizers at the bar and good drink specials. Frozen Mai Tais are dangerous, but tasty. Love the spicy Tanteo tequila margaritas.

    Stephanie Moreno · April 8, 2012
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  • Sarah V.

    Try the Spring Rolls And Egg Rolls - Eggs rolls were phenomenal! And avocado shrimp dish courtesy of the Chef

    Sarah Vining · April 6, 2012
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  • Catherine B.

    crispy orange beef, mango-garlic chicken, and string beans with black bean sauce are all amazing!

    Catherine Batruni · April 1, 2012
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  • Victoria V.

    Soup dumplings, omg

    Victoria Vaccari · April 1, 2012
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  • Raj G.

    Time for a Tiger (Beer)!

    Raj George · March 4, 2012
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  • John S.

    If you see @jessebrightman, challenge him to an egg roll showdown.

    John Sampogna · March 1, 2012
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  • Stjepan R.

    Chinatown Brasserie380 Lafayette St (at Great Jones St), New York, NY 10003Chinese Restaurant, Dumpling Restaurant, Dim Sum Restaurant, Bar

    Stjepan Radic · February 28, 2012
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  • Dawn   :o) D.

    We started with spicy duck & flowering chive wontons& turnip cakes. First time I had duck. Then Kung Po Shrimp with Lotus root, black pepper scallops sugar snap peas & leeks. It was delicious.

    Dawn :o) DamnYourNosey! · February 21, 2012
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  • Alex W.

    Sea bass!!!

    Alex Winter · January 18, 2012
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  • Nicole O.

    Bbq pork buns are something special. Happy hour at the bar 5~7

    Nicole Of Course! · January 2, 2012
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  • Patrice P.

    Classic egg rolls, soup dumplings and key lime pie. Amazing!

    Patrice Pollack · December 28, 2011
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  • Waleska

    The three chili chicken with peanuts was delicious. Nice big space too.

    Waleska · December 22, 2011
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  • Fei J.

    Try the key lime pie! Very special. And happy hour frozen mai tais are epic!

    Fei Jin · December 21, 2011
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  • Steve C.

    Yummy green beans.

    Steve Cerqua · December 15, 2011
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  • Jen B.

    Great dim sum, esp. lobster cream cheese rolls, duck spring rolls, & shanghai soup dumplings. Crispy orange beef is the only worthy entree. Custard bao = delish. Book on savored.com for 30% off.

    Jen Balisi · December 9, 2011
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  • Garrett H.

    General Tso's Chicken is hands down the best!

    Garrett Hitchcock · November 26, 2011
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  • Paul F.

    Curry bass and avocado tarts changed my life. Also, off the menu, crispy tofu in red bean sauce. Yummmm

    Paul Fiorello · November 14, 2011
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  • Cari Brooke R.

    Soup dumplings are a must

    Cari Brooke Roberts · November 7, 2011
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  • Alex W.

    Amazing soup dumplings. Let them cool down a little then have them in one bite!

    Alex Winter · November 6, 2011
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  • Alex W.

    Peking Duck! Amazing!

    Alex Winter · November 6, 2011
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  • Mike D.

    Place is empty on a Tuesday. Took 10 mins to be seated.

    Mike Dizon · November 2, 2011
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  • K@rTh!kk R.

    Try the lamb dumplings... Amazing!!!

    K@rTh!kk ReDd! · September 25, 2011
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  • Alison B.

    So sad that they ran out of peking duck :(

    Alison Betts · September 14, 2011
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  • Adam K.

    I love almost all the food here but especially the moo shu pork with egg omelet. The room behind the bar is great for a private party for special occasions. Excellent food and relatively affordable.

    Adam Kuban · August 25, 2011
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  • Eliza P.

    faves include the shrimp/snow pea leaf and lamb dumplings. your meal should definitely more lean towards dim sum than entrees, though the coconut curry shrimp is fab...

    Eliza Ping · August 24, 2011
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  • Lily T.

    The shrimp and pork dumplings were 415-worthy

    Lily Thalheimer · August 16, 2011
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  • Tony P.

    Wow! The egg rolls were stellar. There are no words! Dim sum is delicious and reasonably priced.

    Tony Petrucci · August 14, 2011
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  • Ish C.

    The soup dumplings are amazing

    Ish Cuebas · August 14, 2011
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  • Mari S.

    Skip the main courses and go all dim sum. Soup dumplings and the classic egg roll are my faves.

    Mari Sheibley · August 12, 2011
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  • Stephen A.

    Tear this place down

    Stephen Alesch · August 11, 2011
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  • Stephen A.

    Don't get the pastrami on rye

    Stephen Alesch · August 11, 2011
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  • Food Network

    On Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Claire Robinson orders the crunchy egg rolls at Chinatown Brasserie in New York, NY. Find more tips at FN Local. Read more

    Food Network · August 5, 2011
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  • Melanie A.

    The thin noodles with mushrooms is cravable! Also you can order 1/2 Peking duck if you ask.

    Melanie Audy · July 24, 2011
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  • Eelain S.

    if u want dim sum on the wknd and don't want to hit chinatown, this is the go-to spot. some favorites include: peking duck, shrimp dumplings, turnip cake with xo sauce.

    Eelain Steketee · July 11, 2011
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  • Lauren P.

    Shitty bartender!

    Lauren P · June 16, 2011
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  • Cosmopolitan Magazine

    Time to celebrate, because you've just checked into a bar serving one of Cosmo's Sexiest Cocktails! Ask for the Pear Batida, a delicious concoction of rum, pear, lemon juice, and champagne. Read more

    Cosmopolitan Magazine · June 15, 2011
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  • Paraag S.

    Happy hour on weekdays from 5:30 - 7p. $4 bottled beer and apps at the bar.

    Paraag Sarva · June 10, 2011
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  • Tony P.

    The Peking Duck and dim sum are excellent. Read more

    Tony Pennino · May 23, 2011
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