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Nom Wah Tea Parlor

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13 Doyers St, New York City, NY 10013-5104
+1 212-962-6047
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Like many others we read about this place on a visit to Chinatown, boasting the best Dim Sum in NYC we were obviously excited! On entering the atmosphere is best described as 'old diner' and there are very few Asians eating here, mostly hipster Americans, not as traditional as I had hoped. Staff were pleasant but not overly attentive. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing dim sum, great atmosphere with fast and friendly service. The queuing system was really well handled and it did not disappoint. The Char Sieu is out of this world and there are lots of different options to try. They only take cash or Amex just as advice.

Thank munkat
New York City, New York
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just don't understand the rave reviews. When we arrived early on Christmas Eve afternoon, we were seated immediately at a communal table. The room is old, diner-esque, etc. I don't mind the dated feeling and some seem to love it but we went for the food, which we heard was great, but I found to be unappetizing with flavors... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nom Way Tea Parlor has earned its high ratings for dim sum in Manhattan. Tucked away on a side street in Chinatown the crowds this relatively small and very basic restaurant draws are a testament to the variety and quality of the dishes on offer. There are a lot of reviews of Nom Wah so I'll just add a few... More 

Thank TomX
Deerfield Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many places to get tea in Chinatown but few places specialize in it like Nom Wah. The have several different types of tea to choose from and for the price you get a small pot equivalent to about 18 ounces. The most expensive one was $4.00. Great little stop on a cold morning.

Thank Rick S
Pelotas, RS
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since I was in China a few years ago I want to have more of those soupy dumplings. Found this place in a Time Out listing and there I went. I was surprised by the crowd waiting outside for a seat. But the wait was worth it. I had spring rolls, shrimp dumplings and the pork soup dumplings. Everything was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

On a cold winter day in NYC, sat at the bar as the place was packed. I had a hot dumpling soup and two other steamed and fried dumpling dishes. Everything was great, service is very quick. Be prepared to stay in line if you attend during pick hours with more than a couple in your group.

Thank icorem
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Hole in the wall, but a must if in NYC. The dim sum is amazing and so is the soup. Authentic and delicious. It's the real deal.

Thank Caroline G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Great dumplings and dim sum, Very reasonable prices and good service. They setting could have been re-designed though. Great food- and recommended all in all

Thank VisitorFromIsrael
Gotha, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We decided to have a non traditional Thanksgiving dinner. We only had to wait about 10 minutes to be seated. There is a menu on the table and you mark what you want then leave it on the edge of the table. It took a while for our waiter to notice that we filled it out. The food came out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Doyers St, New York City, NY 10013-5104
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-962-6047

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Staying in Chinatown

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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 many Chinatown residents exercise, play games, and chat the day away.
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