Dai Wah Yummy City

7218 18th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11204


  • Daily 9am-10pm
  • $
  • Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Snack Food
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Dai Wah is evidence of a new style of Cantonese restaurant, boxy and unconcerned about its looks, low priced, yet featuring high quality ingredients. Look no further than the fried flounder for a scallion-strewn budget tour-de-force; even the bones have been rendered scrumptiously edible. The charcuterie is some of Bensonhurst's best, the Singapore style lo mein more luxuriously furnished than most, the soups mild and voluminous, and the spicy clams as mouth-searing as claimed. For vegetarians, the braised e-fu noodles with black mushrooms, and the "thousand year eggs, salted egg & chicken egg with snow pea leaf in soup" are particularly recommended.

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  • Bensonhurst's Dai Wah Yummy City Ain't So Itty-Bitty
    Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 3 a.m. by Robert Sietsema

    Despite its happy-go-lucky name, Dai Wah Yummy City is a very serious place. No red dragons with glimmering eyes sprawl across the wall. No potted plants perch on pedestals. There are no futuristic light fixtures, nor wildly uniform...

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