Chinatown Brasserie

Chinese, Dumplings, Dim Sum
$ $ $
380 Lafayette St (at Great Jones St)
New York, NY 10003



  • On Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Claire Robinson orders the crunchy egg rolls at Chinatown Brasserie in New York, NY. Find more tips at FN Local.
  • Dim sum all the way: pork buns, asparagus shrimp (!!), soup dumplings. Skip the duck, but trust me & get the lobster cream cheese sticks!
  • One of the best dim sum restaurants outside of Chinatown. Wed recommend the Mushroom and Bok Choy, Steamed Shrimp, or Pan-Fried Lamb Dumplings as well as the Pork Buns.
  • Go to Chinatown Brasserie and get dumplings... just lots and lots of dumplings & dim sum & buns...
  • The mouth-watering dim sums are great to share with a group. Your table will love the Crispy Orange Beef with Orange Zest, Chilis & Grand Marnier.Save 30% by booking here:
  • Three words. Crispy. Orange. Beef.
  • Frozen Mai Tais. Do it.
  • Shrimp and snow pea dumplings are excellent
  • The best Dim Sum and Dumplings in a Chinese American meets European brasserie style.
  • The best soup dumpling and pork buns EVER!!
  • Curry bass and avocado tarts changed my life. Also, off the menu, crispy tofu in red bean sauce. Yummmm
  • I love almost all the food here but especially the moo shu pork with egg omelet. The room behind the bar is great for a private party for special occasions. Excellent food and relatively affordable.
  • Drink menu: Bourbon Storm is almost too sweet. Chili Margarita is the bees kneeeez tho! (w Tanteo tequila too!)
  • My favorites are the soup dumplings and crispy orange beef.
  • Happy hour 5-7 Mon-Fri. Half price appetizers at the bar and good drink specials. Frozen Mai Tais are dangerous, but tasty. Love the spicy Tanteo tequila margaritas.
  • Skip the main courses and go all dim sum. Soup dumplings and the classic egg roll are my faves.
  • Time to celebrate, because you've just checked into a bar serving one of Cosmo's Sexiest Cocktails! Ask for the Pear Batida, a delicious concoction of rum, pear, lemon juice, and champagne.
  • Peking duck was excellent!
  • Awesome soup dumplings!
  • Chef/restauranteur Mario Batali told us he loves the "crazy soup dumplings they get them to us hot and they're delicious," when he orders takeout for delivery.

Nearby places

400 Lafayette St (at E 4th St)
425 Lafayette St (btwn Astor Pl & E 4th St)
40 E 4th St (at Bowery)