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Mr. K's
Mr. K's

Mr. K's Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.mrksny.com
  • Phone: (212) 583-1668
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Daily: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Chinese
  • Executive Chef: Cheng-Hua Yang
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 51st Street
  • Public Transit: 6 train to 51st Street and E & V trains to Lexington Avenue/53rd Street.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Two 24-hr. garages offer discount parking for our patrons, both on East 51st Street between 3rd Avenue and Lexington Avenue, across the street from each other.
A word from Mr. K's
Mr. K’s is situated in the heart of Manhattan with spectacular Art Deco surroundings. The restaurant welcomes & impresses with plush, pink over sized banquettes & an extensive collection of porcelain & jade artifacts. Mr. K’s offers authentic Chinese cuisine with samplings from Beijing, Shanghai, Canton, Szechwan & Hunan, & offers an extensive menu featuring many creative dishes using only the highest quality ingredients, all are exquisitely prepared & elegantly presented. The wine list is made up of over a hundred bottles, featuring top domestic & international labels.

Mr. K’s unparalleled level of service pays attention to every detail, commencing with fresh corsage for each lady, & hot towel, finger bowl & sorbet between courses. Separate private rooms are available for corporate events & private parties, with an in-room bar & audio/visual support. Mr. K’s is ideal for business, special events or quiet romantic dining. Delivery service is available within selected areas.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerChinese
Diner Reviews
  • "Excellent ambience. Service top class and prompt. Food very good. Nice quiet place to talk to friends. For our purposes ( catch up with old friends ) couldn't be better"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Great old fashioned luxury Chinese restaurant in midtown. Expensive for what it is but everything is delicious and served impeccably. Great selection of Chinese stand bys. Very elegant."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "Very good food, good service and quiet! .. we could have a nice conversation and enjoy each other during lunch time plus the ambience helps one relax."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "I was able to catch up with an old friend because the noise level wasn't loud at all. The food and presentation was very nice. Servers were great!"
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "So, if you want a nostalgic, old school dining experience -- when men strived to be gentlemen and women strived to be ladies -- Mister K's is your place. Overpriced but tasty old school Asian Cuisine when it was okay to call them Chinese Restaurants. The silverware and dinnerware is museum vintage I think. And I think I saw James Bond and Anne Bancroft at a corner table sipping on martinis..."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "My daughter & I have a meal here often while visiting NYC. Food is delicious, ambiance is rediculis and opulent, perfect for a well behaved girls lunch! Especially after a play or American girl doll shopping. Its a little pricey, but a great experience."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The Food was Great as always, wonderful place for lunch!!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "The place is nice good service and was easy to get to from the hotel .. Walking distance .. The food was good portions but was like warm .. Not cold .. But like warm .. Since we were entertaing some friends I did not complain so hopefully next ... They will make sure it is served hot"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We always enjoyed visiting Mr. K's in Washington, DC. Unfortunately, it lost its lease a number of years ago and closed. So, when we were in New York, to celebrate our anniversary, it was first on our list of restaurants to dine at. We were definitely not disappointed. The food was absolutely delicious, the service was impeccable and the ambience was delightful. We had an absolutely wonderful time and will highly recommend this restaurant to our friends."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Best chinese food & service combo in nyc, if you like this type a food then check it out"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "As Chinese food goes, this was a dud. We had to send the Dim Sum back as it came out cold. It was just mildly tempting. The main course was really lackluster."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "My wife and I have eaten her many times before and the service, food and atmosphere never disappoint. After a long afternoon of travel in bad weather our visit to Mr. K's righted the ship heading in to the weekend."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "There is no better chinese restaurant in NYC. The food and service is amazing. The women are given a flower to start the evening. After you go here other chinese food is very disappointing to eat. The decor is amazing. This is the only chinese restaurant that serves great desserts- most including Shun Lee offer you only ice cream or pineapple. Put your sneakers on and run here."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "The restaurant is very nice and Art Deco inside. The food was excellent and will tell my friends who visit New York City this is a must of places to eat!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "The ambience, courteous staff, excellent food all made this dining experience one not easily forgotten."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "The food & the service was top notch, great place for lunch. "
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Wonderful ambiance, savory foods, a little pricey for Asian cuisine but well worth the experience. "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "We arrived at the restaurant and there were four giant trash bags outside the front door on a Saturday night. We had a 6:30 reservation, we were greeted at the door and offered a tiny table for two in an almost empty restaurant. We complanined and were given a booth. Two hours later there was still eight empty booths. Food was very good and very expensive for what is was."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "The service was good, the drink at the bar was stiff but I can't help feel like I stepped back in time to he 80's. Appetizers were cold, enterees were delicious, Grand Marnier Shrimp mm mm good. Needs a decor update. It could be amazing."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Dinner began with the gift of a flower....it was mother's day. Altogether a memorable dining experience with all the boxes checked......food, ambience and service were all par excellence!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "My wife and I dined @ Mr. K's for Mother's Day. The art deco décor is really lovely, the service was formal, attentive & helpful. We chose vegetarian options for dinner & were very happy. The food was well-presented & prepared, flavorful and not the "usual" Chinese fare. We have been to Mr. K's many times over the years & it continues to deliver really solid Chinese food in a lovely atmosphere. The only negative comment is that the desserts, which in the past had been quite good, were both limited & not particularly good. Perhaps that had to do with dining on a Sunday evening."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Wonderfully light Chinese food in beautiful Art Deco surroundings. The service was fabulous. The serving pieces gorgeous. Not your ordinary Chinese Food or Chinese Restaurant!! Love it!"
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "The food, service and ambience were fantastic. The sesame beef was out if this world. I would describe the restaurant as elegant Chinese dining."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Food & Service were great!! This is a wonderful place to go for lunch."
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "I had the most amazing lunch, it was so nice and quite that I did not want to leave."
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "Saturday night at 10pm.. NOBODY! And the waiter with an attitude.. We arrived and he said to order because the kitchen was about to close!! Not nice at all to eat like that.. Creepy.. The food was ok, presentation was ok, the place is beautiful.. but... "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "the food was great, the atmosphere was great and the service was great"
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • " early lunch for a group of 7, service took forever, food was mediocre and not hot... would not recommend"
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "This is a beautiful place in a gorgeous building. Art Deco Chinese! Clean and friendly the food was just ok. Very expensive for what it is but a nice place to take a date."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "We had gone there with our clients on a Thursday night. It was not a very busy evening and despite of that the service was not very good. Our server was grumpy it felt as if he was doing a favor by serving us. We ordered Tea which came after the appetizers and they served tea bags instead of tea leaves. ( I have never seen a chinese restaurant which serves tea bags) we are vegetarians and had specifically mentioned rice without eggs but it still came with eggs. And the server was not even apologetic about it. Will never go back to this restaurant"
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "Lunch prize fixe is awesome for $28. Included a sorbet palette cleanser... no joke. Imagine Art Deco decor, business lunch crowd, pink cushy sofa chairs and fancy dishes and silverware. Ma Paul tofu was fabulous, as were the dumplings and green tea ice cream. And of course... top it off with a hurried, abrupt, but tender-hearted Chinese waiter in a tux!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "This was an amazing dining experience in magnificent surroundings. Definitely will be making a return visit."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Very nice decor and ambience. The tables were set Beautifully and everything had its own purpose. Even The rice came in a nice golden food dome. The Server was absolutely flawless. The food and wine was awesome. Definitely a place To remember and come back to."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Food and service in this restaurant is always superior. The Art Deco ambiance makes it one of the most attractive restaurants in New York."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Hadn't been here is some time and glad I returned. Lovely, elegant restaurant with impeccable service. Like a flashback to a more refined time. Unlike any other upscale Chinese restaurant in ambiance and presentation. Not trying to be super hip (despite it's clientele). Just plain super. Food beautifully prepared and presented. You could actually taste the components of the meal, not just the seasonings. Surprised it wasn't more crowded, since it was RW, but that allowed us to really appreciate our experience. There is a regular prix fixe menu and lots of superb choices. Lunch crowd had lots of suits. Not surprising, given the location. Go and enjoy. You can't go wrong."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Everything about Mr. K's is excellent, from the moment you enter, until you are ready to leave."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "Excellent presentation and tasty meal; seated immediately and not rushed."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "This visit was a disappointment as my experience at Mr. K's is usually very good. Not sure what happened this time."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "I have been there before but this time found the food not as good as the last few times. Wondering if the chef changed."
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "If you are in the mood for some Chinese Cuisine served in carpeted, upholstered, elegant environment, this is the place for you..."
    Dined on 2/23/2014