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813 55th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220
+1 718-871-2880
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08:00 - 23:30
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Sun 08:00 - 23:00
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Fri 09:00 - 23:30
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New York City, New York
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118 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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connecticut
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Boynton Beach, Florida
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299 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
3 of 5 bubbles 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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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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139 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Barbara C
Berlin, Germany
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2014

This is some of the best asian cusine I've ever had! The plates are large and inexpensive, and tasty! Also, they put together some GREAT crispy meat that is so great, that it was like heaven.

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Thank Antonius R
Brooklyn, New York, USA
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

This gem is located in Brooklyn Chinatown and serves a large community of Chinese people as well as non-Asians. The main courses are not quite as good as Manhattan Chinatown at the dim sum is at least as good as anywhere you will find The service is impeccable something almost nonexistent elsewhere with table cloths and waiters and uniforms which... More 

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Thank rubydaddy
Brooklyn, New York
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

The worst Chinese food I've had in all of NYC's boroughs. On top of that, the service was horrible. Our waiter impatiently took our order, turned around to leave the table, and farted loudly next to my face before walking away. After barely eating our disgusting food, we paid our check using two credit cards, both cards were charged double... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
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 Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-871-2880

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