We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mei Li Wah Bakery

64 Bayard St, New York City, NY 10013
+1 212-966-7866
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork buns” (10 reviews)
“bao” (4 reviews)
“dim sum” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:30All hours
Chinese, Asian
64 Bayard St, New York City, NY 10013
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (68)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in Chinatown early and this place opens at 7:30am....how convenient. Little hole in the wall place but decent food and drink. Tried their baked pork bun which came right out of the oven. Chicken congee and a hot Ovaltine beverage warmed me up quick....More

Thank Lillian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tiny bakery for me has the best baked pork buns in Chinatown! We were lucky to arrive just before they came out of the oven. They were great with ginger tea but I believe they would be great with anything. We also had the...More

Thank Camila120428
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Cha shiu bao is what you need to order!!!! Don't order just one, they are super delicious and YOU WILL want more!!!! One of the may many things 8 am going to miss about new york and they were only a dollar each. YUM!!!! 😍😍😍😍😍😍

Thank Princess L
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I heard about this place from a vlog by the Fung Bros, and I am so glad we stopped here during our trip to New York. Their pork buns are crispy enough on the outside, yet so soft and full of meat on the inside,...More

1  Thank vo8894
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

BUNS Sooooooooooooooo cheap and soooooooooooo good. You can sit in there which was a nice surprise we obviously had the pork buns and then some wings and special fried rice. Wings not great, just plain and deep fried with a slight odd vinegar taste but...More

Thank NicScul
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

It is a HK franchise bakery in the US, the food is great and quite economi, however the environment of the local can be improved

Thank Born2Eat15
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Great start to the holiday. Recommended in many youtube vlogs like The Fung Bros, thought we'd drop by for a quick and cheap lunch. We were not disappointed. Portions were large and flavourful - We went for wanton noodles and braised beef cheung fun. Not...More

Thank Timothy T
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a piece of chinatown history. It has been there since I was a kid, having undergone renovations and a reopening. Through the years though, one thing is for sure - their buns are consistently delicious and addictive. My favorites include their pork...More

1  Thank gogodiscover
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is the best place for dumplings in the world. This place is cheap and good. You can get a variety of items without breaking the bank. Clean. Polite. Authentic. Local. No frills. Not "romantic".

Thank SL8G
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We went during lunchtime but were provided a dinner menu, rice is a side order (doesn't come with the dish) and foot was over cooked.

Thank sgmeloci
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and
smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like
entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle
that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
Nearby Restaurants
Chinatown Ice Cream Factory
321 reviews
.01 km away
Xi'an Famous Foods
216 reviews
.03 km away
Wonton Noodle Garden
128 reviews
.05 km away
Deluxe Green Bo Restaurant
188 reviews
.01 km away
Nearby Attractions
3,320 reviews
.04 km away
Columbus Park
66 reviews
.17 km away
Mahayana Buddhist Temple
71 reviews
.20 km away
Church of the Transfiguration
18 reviews
.07 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mei Li Wah Bakery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Bayard St, New York City, NY 10013
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-966-7866
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing