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Chinatown
Asian, Malaysian, Singaporean
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46-48 Bowery, Btwn Bayard & Canal St, New York City, NY 10013
+1 212-964-0284
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11:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is my kind of restaurant! Authentic Malaysian street style food in unfussy surroundings Only place outside of Penang I've eaten ice kachang!! Char quay cheow was my favourite dish there

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Thank Mariner_1980
NJ
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100 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are kicking ourselves in the you-know-what because we have fabulous Malaysian minutes from our house, but decided to venture across the river. All 4 dishes were greasy and bland. We got: Whole fried snapper Thai style: coating was not crispy - it was soggy and cold, sauce scant and marginal, fish bony - nothing but breading and bones at... More 

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Thank tmmrd
Sunnyside, New York
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260 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Hubby and I came here to try our new discovery Malaysian restaurant. I remember coming to this place before but if I'm not mistaken it was under a different name. This was way back in early 2000. This time it has a little bit different setting, must be a different management as well. I ordered roti canai, char keow teow... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

The food here is good but what isn't great is the service. The lady behind the counter was really rude when I arrived. There is a minimum charge of $20 before they accept credit cards. I had an entrée and dessert and no complaints about the quality of food - I just wish their wait staff would treat the customers... More 

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We weren't sure where to eat in Chinatown but this was a great choice. Not too expensive and very good food. A huge menu with many Asian options. I had Singapore noodles and my wife chicken fried rice. Noodles were great!

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Thank BubbaWL
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I was born in Malaysia and am always on the lookout for Malaysian food. There are a number of Malaysian restaurants in Chinatown, but this stands out in terms of authentic taste. All the traditional dishes are available and can be made to suit your taste (bland to very hot). I also look forward to the good selection of dessert... More 

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Thank Kenneth O
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

After 4 months of not eating Malaysian food, I craved for it so badly when I was visiting New York... and I found this place.. the Nasi Lemak tastes just like the one (Chinese Nasi Lemak) back home.. wished they had teh tarik tho.

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Thank Andkayi
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Excellent noodles and service, been coming here with my honey for over 20 years and it never disappoints. Try the Orange Crispy Beef Yum and Singapore Mai Fun

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Thank Arndt212
Jersey City, New Jersey
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87 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Very good rest and nice size. It's in an alley way between the Bowery and Elisabeth. They have good Malaysian specialties.

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Thank Jimmymont
New York City, New York
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Not what I was expecting as we love Malaysian but their game was NOT on point at all...Menu was a bit different than our usual spots so we got a few things that were different and in the end just did not love it. Hubs hadn't been here in about 5 yrs and i'd say there's a reason for that...... More 

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Thank Caroline L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Asian, Malaysian, Singaporean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46-48 Bowery, Btwn Bayard & Canal St, New York City, NY 10013
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-964-0284

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
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 many Chinatown residents exercise, play games, and chat the day away.
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