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About 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
New York, NY 10022
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Daily: 6:00pm - 11:30pm (Last order)
Between 1st and 2nd Avenues
$50 and over
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Pasta Chef demonstrates traditional Chinese hand-made noodle making nightly.
4, 5, 6, N, R & W trains to Lexington Ave/59th Street.
Sammy Shao Hua Deng
Private Party Facilities:
Private Room available up to 40 guests or full restaurant buy-out up to 120 guests.
Private Party Contact:
Marsida Guzia: (212) 751-9030
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
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MR CHOW - 57th Ratings and Reviews
Mr. Chow used to be one of my all-time favorite places. The food is not as good as it used to be, and the portions are minuscule. Especially considering the prices. Disappointing. Not going back. Try Shin Lee Palace instead.
Mr.Chow is definitely a one of a kind resturant. The chef comes out and demonstrate's how he prepares the noodles. It is a small place and they sit you close together which I would say is not romantic at all. We went on a Saturday night which was packed. The duck is their specialty. It's a must if you go there. I would definitely go back in the future.
Delicious food and the service from all the host , servers an gentleman where the best I've ever ever witness, anything that you may have thought you needed they were right at your table waiting on you , the menu was out of this world I will recommend this restaurant to anybody and everybody
The staff was super rude. We showed up to our reservation on time and the hostess didn't acknowledge us for about 10 minutes even no else was waiting to be helped by her. Also, while we were dining, the waiters kept taking chairs away from our table and put it back multiple times without even asking us or apologizing for disrupting our dinner. Waiters also elbowed us and kept hitting us as they walked by. Great food but terrible service.
It felt very much like an overpriced diner where the rush was to push people out as quickly as possible. For this price, you would expect a special experience and this was far from it. The food was fine, nothing spectacular and there was no time in any case for it to become memorable.
WAITED 35 MINUTES FOR A 8 PM RESERVATION. NO APOLOGIES, ROUND OF DRINKS , ANYTHING . IT WAS LIKE THEY WERE DOING US A FAVOR BY HAVING US . IF I WANT TO SPEND $950 FOR CHINESE FOOD FOR 7 PEOPLE I WILL JUST BUY A TICKET AND FLY TO CHINA NEXT TIME
We went to Mr Chow looking forward to one if their signature dishes. The Drunken Shrimp appetizer for $26 (AKA Grand Marnie Shrimp) were very disappointing. In fact flavorless. I mentioned it to our waiter but nothing was done about the shrimp. But the waiters were eager to sell booze.
We went to Mr Chows early before going to the theatre. Probably not the best choice as this restaurant deserves a more leisurely meal. The servers were very nice and efficient in terms of getting us our food quickly. Everything we tried was good but we would want to go back to try it again.
This was a terrible experience and I would not recommend this restaurant. We paid $600 for a bday dinner and they forgot the cake and drinks. I had called before to schedule this and remind them the day of and they still forgot.
Was there for dinner during our anniversary weekend. A large group came in and the men sat at one table and the women and children sat separately - next to us unfortunately. One of the children, @3 years old, screamed during the ENTIRE time. Nothing was done. I'm sure we weren't the only ones made miserable.
He literally forced us from our table. You need some sort of policy that if children do that they have to take them outside or leave. He certainly ruined our evening.
The food is excellent and the noodle show is fun, but the service is quite arrogant and the tables are all jammed together. My wife and I have dined here twice now, but I don't think we'll go back anymore. There are other Chinese restaurants in NYC that have the same food quality with better service.
This place is insulting. My husband and I went for our 10 year anniversary to have a good time and enjoy ourselves. We traveled in from Boston - and I get the vibe. But, they gave away our reserved table to a regular, and forced us to wait 40 minutes for a table past our reservation. They never apologized and kept saying the table was paying and they would get us in soon. They offered drinks (I do not drink) and tried to make amends. They never thought to be honest or just say sorry. Honestly, it was just upsetting and for this type of restaurant, I just expected better service.
Mr. Chow could be "Mr. WoW!" Wow not because the food is so fantastic. It is good, not great. Wow not because the atmosphere is so pleasant. The décor is worn, the tables claustrophobic and the service episodic. Wow because there are few places in NYC that charge so much for so little. Any serious competitor would do better. If you like looking at things as they were a long time ago and have money to burn, this is your place!
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