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Mei Li Wah Bakery

64 Bayard St, New York City, NY 10013-4938
+1 212-966-7866
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork buns” (14 reviews)
“bao” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (8 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Chinese, Fast food, Asian
64 Bayard St, New York City, NY 10013-4938
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Baked Roast Pork buns!!!! Get them now!! Mei Li Wah Bakery in New York City's Chinatown makes AMAZING ones!! They have other goodies available, but I have yet to try anything else. Have not sat in their dining area. I've just waited in their long...More

Thank ExpoNationals
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped at this restaurant for lunch while in China Town. The service is professional and efficient, and the atmosphere inside the restaurant is pleasant. Food was delicious and served quickly. Only downside was the 15% service charge already added to the bill for a table...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Had read about this place and tried the pork buns. They were all that had been written about them. I purchased 6 pork buns for $7. They are a pork infused with BBQ(?) sauce , warm and delicious. If you want to stay within a...More

Thank Lee D
Reviewed 9 May 2018

No frills restaurant and pork buns. They do have other type of buns that are very good. Took several of my friends to this place. Once they try the pork buns, they now understand why I like the pork buns from this place. The price...More

Thank hnre
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Gonzo MeinLi Wah Bakery for tasty Dim Sum and Buns for breakfast. Great coffee, too! Really inexpensive. Good service! The egg-filled buns are especially great! Clear go!

Thank DGE2014
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Very good Cantonese cuisine, fast and simple, very close to the arch at the bottom of Canal st!! Try the fried rice is very good!

Thank Rafael41pazos
Reviewed 30 December 2017

BS +++ If people are willing to travel 27 miles in - 2 degree winds this spot is legit. The place is well known for their pork buns and it's LEGIT. The place is small but it roars big. They been around since Jesus was...More

Thank Mickel E
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Was in Chinatown early and this place opens at 7:30am....how convenient. Little hole in the wall place but decent food and drink. Tried their baked pork bun which came right out of the oven. Chicken congee and a hot Ovaltine beverage warmed me up quick....More

Thank Lillian M
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

This tiny bakery for me has the best baked pork buns in Chinatown! We were lucky to arrive just before they came out of the oven. They were great with ginger tea but I believe they would be great with anything. We also had the...More

Thank Camila120428
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Cha shiu bao is what you need to order!!!! Don't order just one, they are super delicious and YOU WILL want more!!!! One of the may many things 8 am going to miss about new york and they were only a dollar each. YUM!!!! 😍😍😍😍😍😍

Thank Princess L
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and
smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like
entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle
that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Bayard St, New York City, NY 10013-4938
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-966-7866
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