Vanessa's Dumpling House

/ Chinese, Restaurant
#3480 of 56560 places to eat in New York City
ClosedOpens at 10:30
Chinese, Vegetarian options
$$$$ Average price: up to $10
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118 Eldridge St
New York City, New York, USA
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It is the best spot near Kehila Kedosha Janina. Visitors state that they like Chinese cuisine here. Clients may order tasty fried dumplings, roasted sandwiches and spicy pork at this restaurant. Come here for good stuffed pancakes and tasty green pancakes if you are hungry. Delicious wine is among the most popular drinks at Vanessa's Dumpling House. This place is famous for great taro bubble tea, strawberry smoothies or lemonade.

At this place, you can order dishes as a takeout. Most guests mention that the staff is terrific. This spot is remarkable for its fast service. You will appreciate attractive prices. At this restaurant, people can enjoy the pleasant atmosphere and spectacular decor. According to the Zomato 5-point grading model, Vanessa's Dumpling House received 4.2.

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Love this place.  Even going here when was a small place and the new one since 2004.  A true hidden jem.
Vanessa's is a chain around NYC and this location was extremely busy with walk-in customers and delivery runners coming through on the evening we visited. The food was not all that good, and some dishes WAY over salted while others flavorless. They also managed to add a soup dish to our order that we did not order! Probably won't be returning.
Is this place bad? No but I think there are certain things to avoid. I came here right after eating at Shu Jiao Fu Zhou next door and the dumplings there are much better than Vanessa's. They were more fresh, tastier and cheaper. Service was also much faster next door, Vanessa's took their time and somehow, the food still didn't taste like it was freshly made. The skin on Vanessa's dumplings were too thick and the meat portion was small. Same with the pork fried dumplings, which were also too oily. I also had the sesame pancake with Szechuan style beef sauce. It came out lukewarm and the meat was dry. The only saving grace was the pickled vegetables, which added balance to the dish. The one dish I liked was the wonton noodle soup. The wontons were fresh, the noodles had a good chew and the soup was well flavored. Overall, this place just had mediocre food. Would I come again? I guess but if you're coming for steamed dumplings, I'd definitely go next door.
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Address
118 Eldridge St, New York City, New York, USA
Features
Delivery Takeaway Сredit cards accepted No outdoor seating Parking No booking No Wi-Fi TV
Opening hours
SundaySun 10:30-22:00
MondayMon 10:30-22:30
TuesdayTue 10:30-22:30
WednesdayWed 10:30-22:30
ThursdayThu 10:30-22:30
FridayFri 10:30-22:30
SaturdaySat 10:30-22:30

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