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Joe's Shanghai

9 Pell St., New York City, NY 10013-5134
+1 212-233-8888
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“soup dumplings” (305 reviews)
“pork” (99 reviews)
“crab” (52 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Chinese, Asian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
9 Pell St., New York City, NY 10013-5134
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great food here as long as you can find it. We walked past it twice until we found it. The soup dumplings were great. Staff was nice and fast. Seating was quick because they will sit you where ever there is a spot. Even if...More

Thank Revtec
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Their food is absolutely amazing and the best I've ever tried. It's so good that we visit them every time we go to new york. I highly recommend their steamed dumplings with pork, because they always taste so good, especially with the sauce. I also...More

Thank Ekaterina M
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We came to this location in an effort to have authentic Chinese while on our vacation to New York. We chose this due to other reviews. When we arrived we were given a raffle type ticket with a number on the back and had to...More

1  Thank LindaB3762
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Do i have to say more??? soup dumplings, the best of the best. Every time I go to NYC, I go to this restaurant, and I don´t care what else is on the menu, I always order the soup dumplings, and they never dissapoint. A...More

Thank shei211
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We went here based on a recommendation from friends of ours who moved back to Atlanta after living in NYC for a few years. We walked in and were immediately seated. Just know going into this place, there is a possibility of having to share...More

Thank Dana A
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I have been there few times already and I LOVE IT, everything is so good, they serve fast and its cheap! I usually get sesame chicken, spring rolls and dumpling soup. You must go to this place when visiting NYC.

Thank Brenda J
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We were a party of six for lunch and had to wait about ten minutes for a table but it was worth the wait just for the soup dumplings. They were scrumptious! We also had fried rice, tofu and vegetables and Gen Tso's Chicken-- all...More

Thank VermontTeacher44
Reviewed 5 August 2017

If you've never been, its worth going but just lower your expectations when it comes to friendly service - I have yet to see a smile and this was our 8th visit. Like many people we go for their Pork Steam Buns (dumplings with broth...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Thursday evening there was a line up of about 50 minutes, but it was pleasant because we went to a bar around the corner and had a quiet drink. By the time we got back the table was ready. The crowded round tables shared by...More

Thank salimkeshavjee
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch last Friday. Outstanding steamed Dumplings! A meal in itself! Their fried rice is heavenly. Best anywhere. Had general Tso chicken and house specialty fried beef strips in orange sauce. Wonderful! This is really good fresh food. Best Chinese food ever. Bring cash....More

Thank Jrfmd
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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16 May 2016|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
I believe you are correct about that location, but I was referring to the one in Chinatown. We prefer the Chinatown location best, as it gives you an excuse to get a great foot rub while you visit!
Gillian S
29 March 2016|
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Response from Lorri S | Reviewed this property |
It is pretty cramped in there and the bathrooms are back by the kitchen. There are usually boxes stacked up in that hallway, making it more congested. My suggestion would be to go at opening, like we did and it is less... More
9 February 2016|
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Response from Francois L | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they take réservations and it must be crowded at lunch during the week. For the lunch menu I do not know but I suspect they don't have one
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Pell St., New York City, NY 10013-5134
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-233-8888
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