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MR CHOW - 57th

1632 reviews
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$50 and over
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  • Special Occasion (35)
  • Good for a Date (26)
  • Good for Birthdays (25)
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

Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Daily: 6:00pm - 11:30pm (Last order)
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Phone number
(212) 751-9030
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Sammy Shao Hua Deng
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Private party facilities
Private Room available up to 40 guests or full restaurant buy-out up to 120 guests.
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Private party contact
Marsida Guzia: (212) 751-9030
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Cross street
Between 1st and 2nd Avenues
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Public transit
4, 5, 6, N, R & W trains to Lexington Ave/59th Street.
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Pasta Chef demonstrates traditional Chinese hand-made noodle making nightly.
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Special events & promotions
Call the restaurant for details.
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Gift Card
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1632 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.3  based on recent ratings
Noise · Moderate
78% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipLisaSheri (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Not your typical neighborhood Chinese food restaurant. Food is a little cleaner (lighter not so heavy) and the restaurant is upscale. Expensive - but then the neighborhood is expensive too.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Definitely overpriced for the food, but so fun! Great for a celebration!

Lindabelle (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Incredibly busy restaurant, but very friendly staff. Food was excellent! I'd recommend it to anyone who doesn't mind a crowd and some noise.

vipJessicaC (New York Area)
1.0  Dined 7 days ago

I've never written a review for a restaurant, but my recent experience dining at Mr. Chow was so horrible, I feel compelled to say something. I had dined at this location over 10 years ago and the experience has entirely changed. At our recent meal, the service was completely erratic -- at least four different waiters in a flurry coming to our table at confusing times -- the food inedible (dumplings tasted as if they had been frozen, defrosted, then panfried), scallion pancakes tasted of undercooked donut pastry, and soup dumplings contained no soup, but instead a stiff miscellaneous filling attributed to pork (or at least we believe it was pork) -- and the surrounding environment was incredibly... strange. Loud music, furniture moving above our heads, food getting thrown down at our table in a messy rush on old faded plates and silver. All of this was so disappointing as what was once a posh environment for a sophisticated meal has turned into a frenzied night club of defrosted dumplings over loud music and expensive cocktails. Clearly this is a case of a once successful restaurant getting by on the coat-tails of what it once was. Do not go here.

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined 7 days ago

we had Peking Duck for six people. Inexplicable it came with so many appetizers -none of them very good- it was hard to imagine how we would eat out duck.

The Duck was sliced as if my a hatchet- the fat was not rendered nor were there slices of crispy skin. What a total disappointment especially because of the rave reviews

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

The attention was exceptional!!!

Foodiebritt (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Everything was spectacular

vipAnonymous (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Mr Chow is consistent all over the world and never disappoints!

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Fixed menu, far too many tables, gave me the impression of being in an overly expensive Chinese take away

Aharsley18 (Manchester)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Visiting NYC for the first time and booked in to Mr Chow for valentines, the ambiance was fabulous and the food was outstanding. Although it was a set menu for valentines it did not disappoint. The mood was happy and the waiters and service was impeccable.