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Mei Li Wah Bakery

64 Bayard St, New York City, NY 10013-4938
+1 212-966-7866
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork buns” (12 reviews)
“bao” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (8 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
Chinese, Fast food, Asian
64 Bayard St, New York City, NY 10013-4938
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gonzo MeinLi Wah Bakery for tasty Dim Sum and Buns for breakfast. Great coffee, too! Really inexpensive. Good service! The egg-filled buns are especially great! Clear go!

Thank DGE2014
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Very good Cantonese cuisine, fast and simple, very close to the arch at the bottom of Canal st!! Try the fried rice is very good!

Thank Rafael41pazos
Reviewed 29 December 2017

BS +++ If people are willing to travel 27 miles in - 2 degree winds this spot is legit. The place is well known for their pork buns and it's LEGIT. The place is small but it roars big. They been around since Jesus was...More

Thank Mickel E
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Was in Chinatown early and this place opens at 7:30am....how convenient. Little hole in the wall place but decent food and drink. Tried their baked pork bun which came right out of the oven. Chicken congee and a hot Ovaltine beverage warmed me up quick....More

Thank Lillian M
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

This tiny bakery for me has the best baked pork buns in Chinatown! We were lucky to arrive just before they came out of the oven. They were great with ginger tea but I believe they would be great with anything. We also had the...More

Thank Camila120428
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Cha shiu bao is what you need to order!!!! Don't order just one, they are super delicious and YOU WILL want more!!!! One of the may many things 8 am going to miss about new york and they were only a dollar each. YUM!!!! 😍😍😍😍😍😍

Thank Princess L
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I heard about this place from a vlog by the Fung Bros, and I am so glad we stopped here during our trip to New York. Their pork buns are crispy enough on the outside, yet so soft and full of meat on the inside,...More

1  Thank vo8894
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

BUNS Sooooooooooooooo cheap and soooooooooooo good. You can sit in there which was a nice surprise we obviously had the pork buns and then some wings and special fried rice. Wings not great, just plain and deep fried with a slight odd vinegar taste but...More

1  Thank NicScul
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

It is a HK franchise bakery in the US, the food is great and quite economi, however the environment of the local can be improved

Thank Born2Eat15
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Great start to the holiday. Recommended in many youtube vlogs like The Fung Bros, thought we'd drop by for a quick and cheap lunch. We were not disappointed. Portions were large and flavourful - We went for wanton noodles and braised beef cheung fun. Not...More

Thank Timothy T
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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Bayard St, New York City, NY 10013-4938
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-966-7866
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