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Radiance - Fine Asian Cuisine

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208 E 50th St, New York City, NY 10022-7681
+1 212-888-8060
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11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon 11:30 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 10:30 - 22:30
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Hong Kong
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are from Hong Kong and travel a lot. Ordered two dim sums, steamed fresh fish, sea cucumber, and vegetables. These were the more expensive dishes and were all at the recommendations of the restaurant staff. The dim sums were below average with the sticky rice chicken real bad. The fish while fresh was not steamed the real Cantonese way.... More 

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New York City, New York
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had different dim sum and enjoyed all of them. The price is perfectly correct and the service is friendly and efficient. Perfect restaurant for business lunch but very quiet on evening.

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We dropped in for dinner on a Saturday based on these reviews and that it was near our hotel. The menus were long - one normal, and 2 specialty - plus beverage lists. A bit much to take in. We ordered 2 preparations of lobster at less than $20 each, but first starters and fried rice. All delicious and true... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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241 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Not quite the traditional tea house (English or Japanese); however it was an enjoyable experience. Servers were friendly, accommodating and atmosphere was soothing.

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Thank The_Hailes
Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I didn't think I would find such fine Chinese cuisine in New York. I have lived in Taiwan many years (and lived in and travelled through many other Asian countries) where I was lucky to taste a lot of the very best Chinese or Chinese-inspired food. In Radiance, however, I found exquisite dishes - many Cantonese, but also others like... More 

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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Was looking for a simple Chinese meal in Manhattan. Found Radiance near my mid-town hotel and was very pleased. A higher end ambience greets, sort of a place you'd bring your first date to impress. A good selection of teas, but I just wanted a simple quick meal. Ordered the beef brisket noodle soup. Was delicious and hit the spot... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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221 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This was our first lunch in NYC and it was very good even though we were not down in China Town. Our server was very nice. The spring rolls were excellent - crispy but not greasy. The sesame chicken and general's chicken were very good. We tried some exotic iced teas that were very very good. For $7 they better... More 

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Thank drjds71
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122 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

In the hustle and bustle of NYC this place is an oasis. Tranquil with great service and an amazing menu, this was a very pleasant meal. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

If you like calming and relaxing music and also Asian cuisine, this is the place. We went for dinner, and the wellness soup and the duck salad were superb. The seafood fried rice is nothing less than fabulous. Accompanying all this with one of the teas, and you will have a perfect dinner.

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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155 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Just east of busy Lexington Avenue this is an elegant quiet Chinese place with a very unusual menu. Not typical dishes of 98% of the Chinese places in town, but carefully prepared specialties, such as Chinese "risotto" with seafood, and giant, giant prawn and fried rice noodles with a mixed of seafood. Quite reasonable for the quality and the ambiance.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 E 50th St, New York City, NY 10022-7681
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-888-8060

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