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Shanghai Cafe

100 Mott St. New York, NY 10013 | Chinatown | 212-966-3988

Location Description:

This Shanghai surprise has been largely overlooked. Its forte is dishes at the lower end of the menu, making this the perfect place to gorge on soup dumplings (a/k/a "tiny juicy buns") in three varieties. Pick the steamed ones with crab. Also sporting plenty of crustaceans are braised e-fu noodles with crab and young chives, heartily recommended. Of the mid- and upper-end stuff, select shredded eel ninplo ("fisherman") style and braised pork shoulder, the first $12.95 dish you come to on the untranslated Chinese menu. Point to it.

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  • Cuisine(s): Chinese
  • Hours: Daily 11:30am-9pm
  • Price: $
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Reservations: Not Necessary
  • Parking: No Parking
  • Payment Types: cash
  • Features: Delivery, Takeout

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