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XO Kitchen

148 Hester St, New York City, NY 10013-4752
+1 212-965-8645
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good57%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dumplings” (6 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
“beef chow fun” (2 reviews)
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148 Hester St, New York City, NY 10013-4752
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 6, 2 from NYC. first of all, when you see so many Chinese eating there, its a good sign. The servings were large, the beef with broccoli divine, the lo mein was so delicious, i def ate too much! the flavors were so...More

Thank rosar779
Reviewed 6 August 2017

My friend took me here for dinner last night. I was amazed by the size of menu. It caters for foreigners who like Western Chinese dishes like things like sweet & sour pork, but also have authentic local Hong Kong dishes, and everything in between....More

Thank Gseric
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We went to celebrate a friend's birthday and wound up with scallion pancake with curry sauce, pan fried dumplings, steamed dumplings, Hong Kong-style spring rolls, chicken fried rice, lo mien with braised black mushrooms and oyster sauce, and beef chow fun with black bean sauce...More

Thank Marciahi
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We went back to this restaurant twice as there are big selection of menu, the food is good. We asked the waitress to recommend couple of their signature dishes to us. The Japanese style pan-friend dumplings are good ( made of chicken and black fungus)....More

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Got a very Nice and cheap noodle soup. Also, the Brown tea served was amazing. Very popular among locals, i guess!

Thank TonyDK
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We went for a late lunch, sat at a table in the back, and ended up having a real Chinese banquet. We ate soft shell crabs, shrimp dumplings, steamed pork dumplings, a vegetable crockpot and more.

Thank barbaraGeneva
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Has a counter if you are eating by yourself, everything is homemade, fresh from scratch, pork and chive dumplings are excellent as well as shrimp dumpling soup. Friendly staff, family, very casual atmosphere. Highly recommend this place for its varied menu offerings. A lot of...More

Thank Tangun23
Reviewed 21 September 2016

If you want traditional Chinese and dim sum style small plates with a very casual ambience this is the place to go. Delicious sticky rice with pork XO sauce. The sticky rice seems to have a yellow grain in it which reminds me of millet...More

Thank ouilv2travel
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This place isn't fancy but you would struggle to find fresher, tastier, good value food. Lots of local people ordering take out or eating at the basic tables, which is always a good sign. The mixed vegetables with garlic even had my husband eating veg...More

Thank Kimberley A
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We have always loved XO kitchen for its authentic chinese food, but our recent trip there had us impressed with their genuine customer service. As it happened, we left two sun hats behind, our favorite hats that are no longer available in store. I called...More

Thank Caribbean42
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

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Hester St, New York City, NY 10013-4752
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-965-8645
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