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“Old Time NY Chinese”
Review of Chin Chin - CLOSED

Chin Chin
Price range: US$31 - US$40
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Midtown
Reviewed 23 September 2014

I left NY for London 20 years ago and do miss the 'old style' Chinese food. Jimmy Chin, the owner and greeter, is ever present and knows everyone in the restaurant after 5 minutes. The food is simply GREAT, The waiters make suggestions and will adjust according. Spare ribs, three types of dumplings. Orange Beef, Lobster Cantonese....you name it...also a great wine list. A definite must come back again. Lastly the bill was a most pleasant surprise as I thought it would be 30% higher. Go Jimmy

Thank Stephen S
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Reviewed 3 September 2014

Chin Chin is a nice Chinese restaurant on 49th between 2nd and 3rd. The food is very good, and not expensive. The decor is slightly more upscale than an average Chinese restaurant too.

Thank Mark P
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Reviewed 26 August 2014

A client suggested we have dinner at this neighborhood restaurant, had passed it many times
but never went in....what a very pleasant surprise.
Well decorated, staff very attentive and the manager Jimmy can only be described as
"An old style host with a smile, a warm way about him and a great conversationalist- a funny guy"
Now to to the serious part, the food is delicious, well prepared and well presented.
As the other reviewers mentioned the portions are large & so 3 main dishes should cover 4 healthy adult appitites....remember you can always order more.
Prices are fair for the portion size.
Will definatly become a regular.

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Thank tshaw24
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Was wandering the streets with the kids trying to find a place that would check all the boxes - decent enough for the missus to want to visit and food the kids would like. Saw this place and decided to venture it... that was a good decision. The owner is really friendly and even though we were all dressed like tourists who had been walking around all day (which we had) he was very welcoming. It's a bit of an upmarket place in that sense and loads of suits sitting around having their evening meetings. We were served promptly and the food selection/taste was given the 4 thumbs up by our very picky kids. All in a all a good evening...

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Thank s s
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Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

A fantastic meal and very friendly. The portions are large and the food delicious. 2 adults and 2 teenagers (who eat like adults!) 3 dishes with rice was plenty. The price for what we ordered was fine.

Thank Richard B
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