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Canal Best Restaurant

266 Canal St, Between Broadway & Lafayette, New York City, NY 10013-3516
+1 212-274-1535
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
6 Mar 2016
“High price, low taste... (I intended to rate it as 0 star)”
7 Jan 2016
“Nice discovery...”
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Chinese, Asian
££ - £££
266 Canal St, Between Broadway & Lafayette, New York City, NY 10013-3516
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

I had gone to this restaurant about a year ago, and I liked it! So I went again for lunch last week, well, It was a DISASTER! The worst experience I'd ever had, couldn't be any more awful! The menu was completely different from the...More

Thank WL09
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Went in because we wanted a typical Chinese restaurant in Chinatown. We were nicely welcomed and brought to a table. Service is quick, the waiters discrete but efficient and the food is lovely and lots. Lots of Asian guests so it must be a good...More

Thank ThomasRi
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

There are 10 of us at first we were not sure but turned out really good. From the vegetable fried rice to vegetable Lo mein the chicken curry and a couple other dishes everyone was smiling. Good service.

Thank Harmony5757
Reviewed 28 August 2015

SO GREAT! I couldn't ask for a better place to eat my lunch on a nice thursday afternoon in manhattan!

Thank Vicky N
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

My fiance and I went here and we were pleasantly surprised about the selection. It is known as August Gatherings. It's food was very fresh and full of flavor. I had the Orange Chicken and he had the Roasted Duck and Ramen. We both enjoyed...More

Thank Brandie C
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Chinese Restaurant on Canal Street The décor is nice, clean and has modern furnishing. The staff all have uniform shirts and are very attentive. Upon walking in after a quick greeting you are reminded that they do not accept credit cards. Water and tea are...More

Thank Gregg H
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

After a tour and walking for a bit. Is was time for a snack . We all ate for 15. Good food for not much money my kid of place.

Thank vazquezblana
Reviewed 23 April 2015

We took the subway to China Town and after some shopping we sort of wandered into this place. I'm very glad we did! It seems to be a quick lunch place for the locals. The food was excellent, the staff was good, and the place...More

Thank PappyCamper
Reviewed 25 March 2015

We stopped in for lunch recently. We were impressed with the price and how fast the Dim Sum came out. Then it came to the mains, one of which was absoloutley stone cold. I dont mean it was not hot enough - it had came...More

Thank damon h
Reviewed 27 April 2014

We ate one of the best ducks of our lives. It was so delicious. We have ordered 3 different things. They all tasted very good. The service was very quick. There were tourists as well as many Chinese guests. You should not have very High...More

1  Thank Svaner
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and
smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like
entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle
that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
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  • Address: 266 Canal St, Between Broadway & Lafayette, New York City, NY 10013-3516
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-274-1535
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