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Chef Yu

520 8th Ave - At 36th St, New York City, NY 10018
+1 212-736-6150
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
520 8th Ave - At 36th St, New York City, NY 10018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Delicious Chinese lunches at a reasonable price and in a beautiful setting. Service was quick and friendly.

Thank Wayne A
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a dark and snowy night in February, and my wife and I were very glad to find such a warm and friendly place for dinner so close to The New Yorker Wyndham. An interesting menu, which will bring us back again, coupled with...More

Thank palekh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crispy beef was excellent. Better in restaurant, takeout was soggy. Chicken fried rice very good also. Moderately priced.

Thank Christi B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reasonably friendly and pretty good value for money. Scallops in black bean sauce great, general tso’s Chicken good, fried chilli beef not bad. One of the cheaper meals we had in nyc. Would return.

Thank Swindoneric
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing unusual about the menu items, but they were obviously prepared from well-chosen, fresh ingredients. I was there with a group one night - and the restaurant handled the group well - and enjoyed it enough to go back with a friend a few nights...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

So my friend and I had lunch here as we do quite often. Chef Yu may be under new management because all of the old staff is not there anymore. We proceeded to order our food and the waiter was very "antsy" We are trying...More

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 13 February 2018

This is a nice,clean,spacious midtown restaurant. We have eaten here twice. Plain old chinese food, well cooked with reasonable prices. The szechuan style dumplings were very good- not greasy and pleasantly spiced ( could be a little hotter).

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We chose here for dinner because it was close to our hotel. The food was great-we ordered scallops & broccoli, pork & scallions, a chicken dish, brown rice to share between the 3 of us. We had plenty of food & the bill was about...More

Thank aquaH2Omama
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Great service and the food was beyond delicious and the atmosphere was very nice! Great for a date night!

Thank Lindsay N
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Had the Beef with Green Chili Peppers and it was outstanding. What a great little place. It is clean and the staff here are more than helpful. They will deliver and you get it for take-out. Very good Chinese restaurant. will continue eating here as...More

Thank Brad A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 8th Ave - At 36th St, New York City, NY 10018
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-736-6150
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