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813 55th St, Brooklyn, NY 11220-3212
+1 718-871-2880
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09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 08:00 - 23:00
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Fri 09:00 - 23:30
Sat 08:00 - 23:30
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Brooklyn, New York
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116 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brooklyn probably one of the best places to get good dimsum thanks to the booming new China town and Pacificana definetely stands above its competitors. We tried their eggplants, beef balls, chicken feet as well as well prepared "choy" vegetables. Everything was delicious. Service was prompt and restaurant is very clean.

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Thank Aleks68
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is very busy on the weekend, be prepared to wait for the best dim sum in brooklyn! I've been going to pacificana since i was a little kid, the staff is amazing!

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Thank david c
Kennesaw, Georgia
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This was an amazing dim sum experience. The food was great, restaurant was nice, and the staff were very friendly. We did have a bit of a communication problem as most of the staff do not speak any English, but there was a manager that did speak English and he kept coming over to help us with our selections. The... More 

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Thank dramamama5
New York City, New York
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134 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I love this place. It's in the "new China town" in Brooklyn. It's very crowded but with locals, not tourists. The dimsum is authentic and not watered down for picky tourists. It's also CHEAPER than all of those touristy dimsum places in Manhattan's China town. I recommend going here for dimsum brunch on a weekday. The service is curt and... More 

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Thank MBenzinger
connecticut
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My wife is from Guangzhou, pretty much the Capitol of dim sum outside Hong Kong. Her family takes us to the best places in China. I travel the US, and have eaten dim sum in every major Chinatown in the states, Pacificana is hands down the best dim sum I've had in the states, never mind just NYC. Also, the... More 

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Thank shakinthembones
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Located on second floor (handicap accessible) with windows facing 8th as well as 55th Street this behemoth keeps up with the other three massive sprawling ground floor dim sum restaurants in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The food is great. The menu is pretty much the same among all the major dim sum houses with slight variations, and degrees of which may... More 

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Thank CarsonWorldwide
Brooklyn, New York
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Have been to Pacificana 3 times, taken there by some people I work with, who were born and raised in China. Food was incredibly good, unique menu options, noisy but fun place for groups of three or more. Clean and tastefully decorated, good service, even if you don't speak Chinese you will get what you ordered as the wait staff... More 

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Thank oyster1175
Boynton Beach, Florida
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313 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We were meeting friends of ours from Long Island and we were staying in Staten Island. we decided to meet here, we have never tried it so we did not know what to expect. first of all there is parking attached to the restaurant.. great since this is a crowded area. we were greeted and shown to our table. we... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Overrated dimsum in Brooklyn's Chinatown. There are way better options like East Harbor on 65th street. Pass over this restaurant if you want more than mediocre food. The interior is quite nice however, but that doesn't make up for bland cuisine.

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Thank totolovesfroyo
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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155 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015

We celebrated "The Year of The Goat" last night with a large party in a festive Chinese Restaurant, we had three tables for family and close friends. The food was excellent, perfectly cooked and flavored and the service was impeccable, nobody rushed us, we dined for several hours, everyone was pleased from very young to 106 years old. My Chinese... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:30
Saturday
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 813 55th St, Brooklyn, NY 11220-3212
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-871-2880

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?