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MR CHOW - 57th
MR CHOW - 57th

MR CHOW - 57th Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.mrchow.com
  • Phone: (212) 751-9030
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Daily: 6:00pm - 11:30pm (Last order)
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Chinese
  • Executive Chef: Michael Wu
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private Room available up to 40 guests or full restaurant buy-out up to 120 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Kei Khaledi (212) 751-9030
  • Entertainment: Pasta Chef demonstrates traditional Chinese hand-made noodle making nightly.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Call the restaurant for details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between 1st and 2nd Avenues
  • Public Transit: 4, 5, 6, N, R & W trains to Lexington Ave/59th Street.
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from MR CHOW - 57th
Opened in 1979 by world famous restaurateur Michael Chow. MR CHOW started in London in 1968 and continues to enjoy generations of devoted clients from art, fashion, music, and entertainment. Recently awarded the 5 Star Diamond Award by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences for its excellence, service, and cuisine this restaurant described by Givenchy as a "Precious Jewel Box" is one of the most beautiful restaurants in New York City serving high Chinese Cuisine with impeccable service.
The menu at MR CHOW is a combination of old authentic Beijing, Original Recipes, and the signature dishes such as Chicken Satay, MR CHOW Noodles, and Ma Mignon. MR CHOW also serves one of the best Beijing Ducks in the world.
The famous nightly handmade noodle show is presented in every location since the opening of London in 1968.
"Elegant Midtown Chinese and its newer TriBeCa sibling offer “big-league” eats in “welcome-to-the-’80s” digs..." - ZAGAT

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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerChinese
Diner Reviews
  • "Took family members and a friend to celebrate my son's new job campaign and the success of the work that week. Our waiter was very helpful in guiding us to appetizer and entree selections that could be shared. My only surprise was a very limited selection of wines and the location was much further east than I expected. The overall experience was very good, maybe excellent."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "I had dinner at Mr. Chow for my birthday, the food was okay, I expected bigger portions for the over priced Chinese food. I will never go back again!!!It's a once in a lifetime."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "As always. great food and service - one of our favorites!!"
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "In my opinion, overpriced. Service was fair, not outstanding at this price. Many more and much better Chinese restaurants. Will not be returning to Mr. Chow's."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "This is a great restaurant, not just in N.Y ( which is lot to say)but in the world. The staff and the food were outstanding. Decoration dated and entry door rusted, bad look. Will keep on returning!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Is a very good restaurant, the food is fantástic and the service is fenomenal! Thanks for Mr. Chow staff, the Beijin Duck is delicius!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "If You are looking for great food and service come here!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • " My family and I really enjoyed the food. The Dungeoness Crab was delicious. The service was amazing. I am gluten free and someone spoke to me about the choices that were available. We just thought the meals were very pricey."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "If you want your food served at the table you better go elsewhere. Attitude is a problem. Food is great, especially the noodles."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Always a great experience at Mr. Chow 57th. Not cheap but well worth it."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "The best way to done here is to just give them a few of your likes and dislikes. They will then fill your table with just enough for your group and it will be the best, most flavorful food you've ever had! So easy. Champagne cart is a must right when you sit down. Mr chow is truly a treat."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We had never been & honestly the best Asian food I've had, seriously worth the $ and small portions! Peking duck was delectable & what presentation! Must try the prawn dish & of course the Black Forest cake!!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Food had no taste, staff rude, seating tight . Mr. Chow's has lost it's appeal & price way too high for portions given & quality of food( poor at best)"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Great food but over priced. I don't mind paying when it's worth it but 42 dollars for a very small piece of fish is too much in my opinion. Other than that amazing food. The interior design needs a change. "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Could be 1984, 2004 0r 2024. Exceptional service, great vibe and terrific food. And love it is next door..."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "If you don't like Mr. Chows then there is just something wrong with your palate! It was a great experience. "
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "This was our third visit this year, and all three were memorable. The setting is gloriously unexpected; you are transported to a 1930s movie set, and feel special immediately. The service is exceptional, as is the food. Don't miss the duck either whole or as an entree; it is just spectacular. The prices seem high until you learn that the servings are generous and most can be shared. If there is a weak point, it is the wine list, with very few fairly-priced bottles; you are better off ordering by the glass. We learned to request a table facing the entrance, to enjoy the "show" at about 8:30 when the chef spectacularly demonstrates his noodle-making expertise. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "I live next door to this restaurant, My niece was visiting and I made a reservation hoping to eat well. first of all what was offered on Open Table site was not on the Menu. we ordered some dumplings, arrived dried out and cold,. the ribs recommended were also dry and reheated, the chicken and crispy beef were nothing special , we ordered brown rice and got fried rice which was fresh and tasted good, but not what we had ordered. we had Badoit in our glasses and the waiter added tap water to it . Let's not forget the blood orange with Grand Marnier which was non existent, we had blood orange(?) with some red jelly. On the whole not a great experience."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "We went a few nights ago. While I like the sister restaurant, Philippe, I found the service here to be mediocre at best. The food is fine but it is over priced and not worth it. "
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "This was my second time at mr. Chows, the first was in Miami. 57 was a good experience but it doesnt beat Miami! The food was amazing and the drinks were awesome!"
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "If you've ever had dumplings than you must try The Box meat dumplings since they're not like anything I've ever had! Say farewell to the standard doughy dumplings and hello to a mini baked pie like appeitizer. Too die for! Also Mr. Chows sparetip ribs are tender and fall off the bone! Yummy! If that doesn't wet your palete the main course of fiery beef or chili pork are delicious! A great place for lunch or dinner with friends or couples! Plus the chef performs a mini show for the crowd by making fresh pasta right before your eyes! GREAT FOOD GREAT MEMORIES!!! "
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Mr Chow was a very unique experiece, The ambient, the food, the vibe everything was just great."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "It was my first time in this restaurant in NYC. I've been in Mr Chow in Miami and in comparison with Miami the only thing that was under my expectation was the local. Too small, even with the reservation they took 30 minutes to seat us and the bar had no space to accommodate more people. Food was great though!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Mr. Chow was okay for my first visit. The food was not that great. It is an overpriced Chinese spot. The only good dish was the prawns with walnuts which is an appetizer and the lobster in three ways if you want to be messy and pick the meat out your lobster. The liquor is also overpriced. I paid $22 for a small glass of champagne. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Mr. Chow on 57th is always a great dining experience. If you have 3 or more get the duck dinner. You love it."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "I can't emphasize how great the food was. We ordered the fillet migneon, lobster, shrimp and chicken. The appetizers are wonderful great portions to share if you have a party of 3 or more. The best shrimps I've ever tasted. Not your typical Asian cuisine they give you different options onto fine dining. I love Mr.Chow and the service was great very friendly. Space is kind of small but the great food and service takes your mind off of that"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We have been to Mr Chow's in Beverly Hills and always excellent. The one here in NY met the same standards, Five Stars in every category."
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "Service was great. Food is comparable to pf changs. That's not a criticism- food is fine. But value is low. "
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "Better than Mr. Chow in TriBeCa. Food was amazeing. Found a parking spot right by the door. Best part was a demonstration of how CHOW noodles are done. "
    Dined on 4/28/2014
  • "Delicious food but very cramped space and average service. The high prices are just not worth it given the long wait even with confirmed reservations and uncomfortable seating. Used to be one of my favorites 25 years ago! Now I only visit when my overseas guests request it. "
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Food is pushed on to you in a way you never want to come back! You end up paying double."
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "Even though we choose the Chef's special, two people specifically requested the noodles. We were assured it was not a problem. We NEVER got them. Our waiter never returned to our table after taking our order. The food was plopped on the table with no explanations of the food or sauces. No one offered us coffee or dessert. We had to asks for our tab and the maitre'd basically threw it down, turned around and walked away. I was the one who suggested this restaurant after RAVE reviews from my son-in -law of. Mr. Chow's in Florida. I had To apologize and. I was embarrassed for my recommendation. "
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "It was a nice treat for my 17yrs olds bday..service was great.food was good....my daughter was impressed....but i was still hungry..pickuped Chinese when i got uptown..lol $62per person"
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "Everything we order was great. The waiter give us some great suggestions and he did not go wrong on any. The Seabass was perfect and I love the crispy skin on the duck. My daughters where happy that Willie and and Korie Roberston from Duck Dynasty where there and able to take a picture with them. "
    Dined on 4/21/2014
  • "That is my second time at Mr Chow and food is still amazing and worth price. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "They're pricey but worth every cent! I would come back here time permitting"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Food was excellent. So was the wine. Service very good. A little noisy! Overall excellent."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Great experience overall. I've been to Mr. Chow on 57th 3 times within the past two weeks because it was really THAT GOOD! The service was excellent. They really make you feel like a VIP there, and the food is unbeatable. My favs; the dungeoness crab with egg whites, the lobster shumai, and the black forest cake. The wine list is fantastic too. A great place to "star watch" as well. . . Highly recommend this place!!! "
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "I was disappointed in my experience at Mr Chow. The food was awful. I told the waitress we did not eat fried food yet she recommended a beef dish that was completely fried and soaked in oil. The satay was covered in a Campbell's soup type sauce. The meal was the worst Chinese food I've ever had and the $200 bill was a shock."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "After recent not so good eating experiences at Mr. Chow downtown and in LA it was with some hesitation I booked for a family dinner - and was very pleasantly surprised at how good the experience was at 57th St. - Back to the old standards of ambiance and food of Mr Chow London and New York in the 70's and 80's!!"
    Dined on 4/15/2014