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Mei Li Wah Bakery

64 Bayard St, New York City, NY 10013
+1 212-966-7866
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“pork buns” (11 reviews)
“dim sum” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (7 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
64 Bayard St, New York City, NY 10013
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I heard about this place from a vlog by the Fung Bros, and I am so glad we stopped here during our trip to New York. Their pork buns are crispy enough on the outside, yet so soft and full of meat on the inside,...More

Thank vo8894
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

BUNS Sooooooooooooooo cheap and soooooooooooo good. You can sit in there which was a nice surprise we obviously had the pork buns and then some wings and special fried rice. Wings not great, just plain and deep fried with a slight odd vinegar taste but...More

Thank NicScul
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

It is a HK franchise bakery in the US, the food is great and quite economi, however the environment of the local can be improved

Thank Born2Eat15
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Great start to the holiday. Recommended in many youtube vlogs like The Fung Bros, thought we'd drop by for a quick and cheap lunch. We were not disappointed. Portions were large and flavourful - We went for wanton noodles and braised beef cheung fun. Not...More

Thank Timothy T
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a piece of chinatown history. It has been there since I was a kid, having undergone renovations and a reopening. Through the years though, one thing is for sure - their buns are consistently delicious and addictive. My favorites include their pork...More

1  Thank gogodiscover
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is the best place for dumplings in the world. This place is cheap and good. You can get a variety of items without breaking the bank. Clean. Polite. Authentic. Local. No frills. Not "romantic".

Thank SL8G
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We went during lunchtime but were provided a dinner menu, rice is a side order (doesn't come with the dish) and foot was over cooked.

Thank sgmeloci
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Not so much a bakery as it is a Chinese Food restaurant. Most of the items on menu are dinner selections, but their pork & chicken buns, both baked and fried (thus the Bakery name) seem to be the items of choice. People line up...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Use to eat here regularly and was a staple in Chinatown coffee houses. Ate here for first time in long time in September, but recently when I walked by, I noticed it was closed for violations. Not sure what the problem was, but it was...More

Thank arvinchin
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We order take out food here all the time we hit New York City Chinatown, and bring it back home. The brown bun and the sio mai are excellent and really tasty. You can freeze them and just take whatever you want to eat and...More

Thank Bong Y
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
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-966-7866
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