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Joe's Shanghai

24 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3804
+1 212-333-3868
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“soup dumplings” (147 reviews)
“pork” (31 reviews)
“xiaolongbao” (5 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
24 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3804
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We thought Joe's was excellent. The soup dumplings were the best I have ever had and our two entrees were equally good although we were not very adventurous. The place is a mad house and they cram you in. Our wait for lunch was around...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Joe Shanghai was close to 55th street where we were staying. Hence the place was practical enough to reach. we enjoyed every meal that we ordered, may it be the fried rice or even the excellent french beans with minced pork on top. their menu...More

Thank nkeswa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very convenient location ..Dumplings is a must here..Tasty Chineese food, cosy restaurant,crowded at noon though..

Thank Emel Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place because we wanted to go China Town but were too tired that day and looking at the reviews it was a good alternative, well this is an excellent alternative! The place had a lot of locals eating, it was busy with...More

1  Thank Tina P
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Good food. No waiting on the Tues night I went. Tables had tablecloths and cloth napkins. No complimentary tea. Soup dumplings were great. Other diners were eating a variety of dishes that looked good. I definitely enjoyed the meal. It's less chaotic than the Chinatown...More

1  Thank SEAPexplorer012
Reviewed 30 January 2018

When you don't feel like trekking for soup dumplings and other great dishes all the way to Mott Street in Chinatown, the great alternative is Joe's Shanghai in Midtown. The entrance dining area is well lit, cosy, quiet, caters to solo or couples with fabulous...More

1  Thank macorzo2016
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This restaurant has attentive and efficient service, and the food is out of this world! Very authentic, and a wide range of menu choices! Highly recommended!

Thank David A
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

A speciality of the house - soup dumplings! Yum. Great Chinese food in the style of Shun Lee. Fast and efficient service and there was no wait to get a table. Thoroughly enjoyable and fun

Thank GMBG
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Have come here for the past 3 years when visiting NYC. Took friends, and they loved it. Sit upstairs if cold outside to avoid the cold near the entry. Very casual---inexpensive. Best eggplant. Good service —everyone loved their food—great lunch menu with lots of choices....More

1  Thank LBHouston11
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This is one of the few places that i repeat during my frequent trips to NYC. Do not miss the soup dumplings....just awesome

1  Thank rhmejia
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11 September 2017|
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Response from jfrao | Reviewed this property |
you should check with the restaurant directly but I think it does
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3804
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-333-3868
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