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Sun Sai Gai

220 Canal St, New York City, NY 10013-4194
+1 212-964-7256
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good32%
  • Average28%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“roast pork” (6 reviews)
“fried rice” (4 reviews)
“custard buns” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:15 Hours
Chinese, Asian
220 Canal St, New York City, NY 10013-4194
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

This is our favorite place for Chinese Food in Chinatown. We ate lunch there on 3 different occasions last week and enjoyed every meal. If you like duck, this is the place to go!!

Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

I come here every time I go to Chinatown. I have roast duck with flat white noodles. The food tastes good. Not excellent but for $8 including tip what more can you expect? They give you a tumbler of Chinese tea also If it's busy...More

Thank Eskimo328
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Went on a Saturday lunch time. was made to share table with another person, this is a greasy spoon cafe of a restaurant. Come here for hearty Chinese food, prepared well in a what seemed a not so clean kitchen then added to rice and...More

2  Thank PIno32
Reviewed 16 July 2015

When eating at Sun Sai Gai don't expect first class service or gourmet food. This is a restaurant that is for the workers and locals in Chinatown that the tourists have now discovered. Expect large portions of good, filling food and great snacks at the...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I had their shrimps fried rice, and my daughter had rice, beef and broccoli. The shrimps fried rice was one of the best I had. The rice-beef and broccoli wasn't good. The meet was full of fats and the broccoli was too cook. Its very...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

One of the many similar quick-turnover establishments in the streets around Canal which will satisfy the hungry diner who doesn't want any ceremony. Yes, it could be seen as a bit business-like but once you into the vibe of such establishments you'll have no problems....More

Thank anglital
Reviewed 8 March 2015

We we're very very hungry when we stopped here, but definitely were not when we left. I've never seen a plate of noodles that big. They were tasty and there was lots of meat on the plate, would love to visit here again on my...More

1  Thank AmyR1985
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We decided to eat here because we were in the mood for duck & well, they had them hanging in the window. Knew upon entering that it was going to be a different dining experience and it was! We ordered half a fried duck and...More

1  Thank Trisha N
Reviewed 16 August 2014

We only ordered dessert and coffee and our waiter wouldn't take our order so we went to order ourselves. We sat and ate our pastries and the guy was trying to kick us out for only ordering pastries. When we left he cornered one is...More

1  Thank Dlayyy
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Must try their roast duck,it's good! After almost 3 weeks in the US,we are looking for nice Chinese food and Sun Sai Gai did not dissappoint. Their service is good,refillable hot tea and the waiters talk to you and did not hurried you after we...More

Thank FoongSin
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:15
07:00 - 21:15
07:00 - 21:15
07:00 - 21:15
07:00 - 21:15
07:00 - 21:15
07:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Canal St, New York City, NY 10013-4194
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-964-7256
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