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Vanessa's Dumpling House

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118 Eldridge St, New York City, NY 10002-4418
+1 212-625-8008
07:30 - 22:30
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Sun 07:30 - 22:00
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Bloomington, Indiana
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have a family of 4 ate here for 22.50. TAKE AWAY, very very little seating. The pork and chive and pork and cabbage dumplings were great. Would return and recommend

Thank PeterMate
Johnston, Iowa
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284 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here after doing the Tenement museum, which isn't far away. The place was busy with not much seating (like most any other NYC spot). There is a menu outside, and I highly suggest you review that before going in as it's a bit of a fast-paced order process. We ordered several options and were happy with all, but... More 

Thank HIltonMagic
Potsdam, Germany
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Nothing more to add. Just go there and have the best dumplings in New York! It's cheap and yet the best. Best location is on 14th and 2nd.

Thank Lisa260
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

There were three of us. We ordered different dumplings and shared. Everything was cheap and good. There wasn't a lot of seating space but I would visit as often as possible.

Thank Kendra T
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

It had been some time since I visited this place & I wish I could pass by more often. You can't beat the price for the area. If you like dumplings this is the place to go, and they do have a few more different choices on the menu besides dumplings. Just don't expect to find a place to seat,... More 

Thank hdelacruzbello
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Shrimplings actually, tasted amazing. The place is a bit tiny though so be prepared to take your meal away.

Thank Alberto Z
New York City, New York
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507 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Vanessa's is a mainstay on Eldridge Street. With only a few tables, the line is often down the block. In addition to the dumplings, the soups are great.

Thank Marciahi
Denver, Colorado
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We were in the area and searched for a dumpling place nearby. Best food we had in NYC!! I wasn't sure what to order, but wanted something vegetarian. Everything was affordable, so I ordered 3 items. All were delicious!! Fresh, crisp, tasty veggies. The restaurant was clean. Very busy, but they took our orders quickly. We waited for a table,... More 

Thank Sheila T
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Well worth the trip close to Subway easy transportation to get there awesome menu cheap a lot for the money really nice people help you with the menu

Thank brotheroftheroad
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104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We searched NYC and found the best dumplings in the city. This location in Chinatown is tiny and very authentically Chinese and NY all wrapped up together. Stuffed ourselves w amazing dumplings for 7 adults for $30.

Thank Allen B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Chinese, Fast food, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Eldridge St, New York City, NY 10002-4418
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-625-8008

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?