If you want some high-quality dim sum, and you don’t want to sit at a big round table for two hours, go to Dim Sum VIP. It’s a small place on Mott Street with an all-day dim sum menu, and it’s a good spot for a quick lunch or dinner. Bring a small group, or stop by for a solo meal, and order the crispy shrimp rice rolls.
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Hop Kee is a restaurant in a basement in Chinatown that’s been around since the 1960′s. Stop by for some late-night Cantonese-style crab.
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Tang Hotpot is a big place on Bowery where you and your friends can have a good time dipping high quality meats into a bubbling pot of broth.
Dumpling Legend in Fresh Meadows is a great spot in the neighborhood for soup dumplings.
YOZ Shanghai Restaurant
A small dumpling spot in the main floor of the Golden World Mall, boiled, not fried, is the way to go here.
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Shu Jiao Fu Zhou Cuisine
Skip nearby Vanessa's Dumplings in favor of the superior Shu Jiao Fu Zhou when you're looking for excellent, cheap Chinatown dumplings.
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