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Joe's Shanghai

24 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3804
+1 212-333-3868
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“soup dumplings” (125 reviews)
“pork” (31 reviews)
“crab” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
24 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3804
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have not tried these soup dumplings before, you must try them. You take a small bite and there is soup inside that you sip and then eat the pork filled dumpling. The broth has so much flavor, it makes you want more.

Thank Z5202IBmariah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't try their shao lung bao so we can't comment on them. The food here is not specifically Shanghainese. They have Cantonese and Beijing food as well. We ordered Orange chicken, eggplant in garlic sauce and Singapore noodles. The flavours were quite good; however,...More

Thank boundary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the Pell St. location when I went there last year, but this was more convenient for us--2 floors, many 2 and 4 tops too. We started with the crab-pork dumplings, steamed & served in the bamboo-- which were as before, sublime! My friends raved...More

Thank Sojourner727
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family found this on TripAdvisor. We thought the service and food was great. Apparently the soup dumplings are a specialty. We weren't going to try them but decided to since everyone else seem to be having them. We were not disappointed. Although all of...More

Thank Brad1984
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Good service! Even though we barely made it right before they're closing time, they were very accommodating and the food service was very fast. Servers were very efficient. We Really liked their " soup" dumpling- only caution is that there is that this is not...More

Thank Johanna K
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I have memories of the pork and crab dumpling being one of the best things I had ever eaten. So I must say I was a bit disappointed when I returned last week. I´d say the food (two types of dumplings included) was just mediocre....More

Thank Jose K
Reviewed 5 June 2017

If you are midtown or just don't want to head down to Chinatown this restaurant has some of the best Shanghainese cuisine outside of Shanghai.

Thank Jeff90038
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The wait was relatively long (a little over 30 minutes) but their specialty (soup dumplings) did not disappoint!! I also enjoyed their Young Chow fried rice, but their other items on the menu were okay-- I would rather get them at other places. But this...More

Thank mchmgsy
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

NYC has so many good places to eat so narrowing it down to a selection is tricky. Having scoured the net we decided on Joes and boy what a meal. We had fried pork dumplings, Orange Chicken and Stir Fried Shredded Beef. Probably best meal...More

Thank Lundage
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Here are some of the best soup dumplings in town. Juicy, tender, filled with scalding rich broth and minced pork. A little sauce on the side (soy-ginger-vinegar) to bring out the flavors. Delicious! This location in midtown is convenient and every time we're in NYC...More

Thank LATraveler1727
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3804
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-333-3868
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