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Shanghai Asian Cuisine

Map & Directions 14 Elizabeth St.
New York, NY 10013
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212-964-5640
  • Chinese
  • Sun 11am-9pm, Mon-Sat 11am-9:30pm
  • cash
  • Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Not Accepted
  • Street

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Village Voice's Description

The Shanghai soup dumplings ("steamed tiny buns with crab meat and pork") alone would make this narrow café worth visiting. The dumplings are thin, purse-shaped membranes containing gravy and ground pork shot with tidbits of crab, with a bonus wad of crab shooting out the top like a volcano erupting. Other dumplings are nearly as commendable, making this a best bet for all-day dim sum. Second only to the dumplings are the Shanghai cold dishes, which may be ganged up on the plate in pleasing assortments. Our favorites include shredded jellyfish, rice-wine-poached chicken, and mock duck (made with bean curd skin and mushrooms). Noodles are good, too, but avoid anything that costs over $10.

 
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  • Caroline M. on 03/20/11

    Good soup dumplings here

  • Serious Eats on 07/10/13

    Decent spot for Shanghainese cooking. The stir fried rice cakes are done well here.

  • Brian on 08/04/12

    Get the soup dumplings. You won't regret it. Unless you burn your mouth... But even then, it's worth it.

  • Sally on 02/22/13

    Love it love it^^

  • Natalie C. on 03/24/12

    Love the dumplings

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