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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 good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“soup dumplings” (139 reviews)
“pork” (31 reviews)
“xiao long bao” (14 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Soups
$$ - $$$
24 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3804
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate here on a Sunday night and it was packed - I took that as a good sign. We had to wait a few minutes for a table, but less time than was quoted so that was a nice surprise. There seemed to be...More

Thank Jen K
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

My friend and I worked very hard to plan every detail of our trip to the Big Apple. Based on many very positive TripAdvisor reviews, we had planned to have dinner at Joe's Shanghai last Saturday evening before our 8PM show. I called at least...More

Thank TravelingBeliever
Reviewed 3 October 2017

They have a good selection of authentic Shanghai style cooking. The salt and pepper duck was delicious and so was the crispy dried beef. If you prefer fish, try the pan fried flounder. They also do a good delivery service of some of their dishes.

Thank Merta1900
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Had lunch here on a recent trip to NYC. Thought food was excellent especially the roasted Peking chicken. Unusual but really tasty. Also loved the dumplings.

Thank drimbane
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We love the Joe’s Shanghai in Chinatown, NYC and we thought we’ll have the same experience in Midtown, NYC. But we were wrong! The prices are double. Pork steamed buns in Chinatown you get 8 with each order for $6.25 in Midtown you get 6...More

Thank Juliet J
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I have been going to Joe's for years, but now that it has been 'discovered,' there can be a VERY long wait. However, if you have the time (they do not accept reservations), it is well worth the wait. The soup dumplings are legendary, but...More

Thank kat-151
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Poor quality. Poor taste. Cold inside hot outside. Poor service. Big doubt on hygien. I Didnt feel well afterward.

1  Thank Billy2238
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The staff was attentive and the food was incredible. If you are looking for you soup dumplings fix this is the place to go. I have searched for a great dumpling since leaving Taiwan a few years ago and this place finally ended that search....More

Thank Tom E
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We have been to the location in Chinatown a few times but this time we stayed in Midtown so we decided to try this location. The Soup dumplings were just as good. The Scallion Pancake was also good. We ordered one other pork dish that...More

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 9 September 2017

No fuss but if you’re looking to satisfy your appetite for Chinese food, you won’t be disappointed. My tip: asparagus and seafood chowder!

Thank mareemcmahon
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Response from jfrao | Reviewed this property |
you should check with the restaurant directly but I think it does
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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