Street Vendors

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Little Cakes - Along Canal St

For just $1, you can get a little bag filled with small little cakes made fresh on the griddle in just matter of minutes.

Fried noodle/fried chickenAlong Canal St

A full box of fried noodles or fried rice or a stick of fishballs and chicken wings for just $1.25.

Fruit standsAlong Canal St

Fresh fruits ranging from coconuts to mangos are sold at a low price.  



Tasty Dumpling - 54 Mulberry St

Dumplings are one of those things many people associate with China, so of course you have to try the dumplings when you’re in Chinatown. Tasty Dumpling is a small place where you can taste dumplings with a variety of different fillings. It is inexpensive, fast, and tasty.

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Bakeries - All over Chinatown

Chinatown is full of bakeries. They are places where the older generation and the younger generation can go to hang out and talk with friends.


Teariffic - 51 Mott St

This is the perfect place to go if you’re looking for somewhere to hang out with your friends and you’re hungry, but not that hungry. They have appetizers like chicken on skewers, fancy toast, fried chicken strips, fried noodle, fries, and of course popular asian drinks.




Ajisen Ramen - 14 Mott St


A taste of Japanese-Chinese fusion in Chinatown. Its main feature is its ramen, but the shop also has foods like curry, sushi, and rice dishes.

Singapore Café - 69 Mott St

Get a taste of Singaporean, Malaysian, and Chinese fusion cuisine here. It’s not just your everyday fried noodles or rice dishes. Singaporean/Malaysian cuisine puts a spin on the Chinese food you thought you knew. And if you love coconut milk, you should try out their desserts.

Big Wong King Restaurant - 67 Mott St

This is the place to get all your Chinese food. They have everything ranging from congee to fried rice/noodles, noodle soup, and stir fry dishes.



Quickly's - 11 Pell St

Get your bubble tea here in every combination imaginable. You can pair your milk tea with tapioca, pudding, white jelly, rainbow jelly, grass jelly, or aloe, or you can get all of them. It is a popular destination especially because of its student discount. Lines can be seen stretching from inside the store to outside on a nice day.

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TenRen's Tea Time - 75 Mott St

One of the big names in bubble tea. TenRen never disappoints with its real tea and perfectly chewy tapioca. All you professional bubble tea-ers know what that means.

Chinatown Ice Cream Factory - 65 Bayard St

The Chinatown Ice Cream Factory offers a variety of homemade ice creams. The Ice cream flavors range from regular flavors such as mango, red bean, and taro to exotic flavors such as blueberry cheesecake, peach, and wasabi.