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Golden Unicorn Restaurant

18 E Broadway, New York City, NY 10002-6803
+1 212-941-0911
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (242 reviews)
“dumplings” (32 reviews)
“har gow” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
18 E Broadway, New York City, NY 10002-6803
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Classic dim sum restaurant but hold on to your order sheet! They will plop down plates quickly and stamp your sheet before you can decline. Even when you refuse they will drop, stamp and run before you have a chance to argue. Dumplings were good,...More

Thank nomybo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in here when staying in the area for dinner. The place was busy with all types of dinners from couples to families to groups. The food looked superb as it was coming out to other tables. The starters were delicious especially the beef satay,...More

Thank RichmondMartin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is terrible both on its food and service: the food is served lukewarm and not fresh, the servers are not only inattentive but also rude, and the manager/maitr d' is slow and ignorant. If I could, I would rate this place ZERO star....More

2  Thank Cellowu
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I love coming to the Golden Unicorn but a word of advice to all reader, go early around 11:30am-12:00pm. That is when the food is the freshest. I love the constant carts that come around and the food is very reasonable. Be careful for the...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Once you get in you will be bombarded with offers of Dim Sum...even though we refused several times, they kept coming and offering Dim Sum...but wait...its feels like an offer but no, even before you get the menu they "force offer" you Dim Sum, gladly...More

Thank david h
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Did those looking for a luxurious dining room thus is not your place. The environs can be called "classic" to put it nicely. That said, we just found our go-to place for dim sum in NYC. The items on offer were fresh, tasty and arrived...More

Thank tahbaza
Reviewed 17 December 2017

You enter the restaurant via the lobby of a small shopping center... you are met by a hostess and directed to take the elevator to a nominated floor.... when the doors open you are immediately by full restaurant alive with activity and people. We discovered...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Golden Unicorn is one of the oldest and established Cantonese restaurants in Chinatown. Mainly known for its Dim Sum, it is just as fun at dinner when several generations of neighborhood Chinese families go out to have a good time. It is very festive with...More

2  Thank EANYC
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Visited this place with my friends for dimsum on a weekend. The 2-storey restaurant gets filled really quickly and the queue can get very long after 11am. Try to arrive early if you wish to snag a seat before the lunch crowd. The restaurant retains...More

Thank JessicaTL3
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Please don't come here expecting Americanized Chinese food. This is old school Cantonese Dim Sum, come in expecting to order off the carts, pushed around by ladies who speak very limited English. Best to do your research ahead of time so you're not left wondering...More

Thank SavvyTraveller38
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
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19 January 2017|
Response from Simon H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Can't recall the price. It was good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 E Broadway, New York City, NY 10002-6803
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-941-0911
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