New York Chinese Restaurant

Overall rating: 3.0 stars 11 Reviews
Serves meat, veg options available. In a city that does not cater to vegetarians, this family-friendly Chinese restaurant offers a vegetarian menu that includes many mock meat dishes like vegetarian 'pork' in sweet & sour sauce. Price: Moderate more-less
Ovo, Chinese, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
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First Review by yvettexo
DeniseSpeight
DeniseSpeight
3

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  • vegan

Nice option in the Falls

4 Posted on 07 / 02 / 2014

I have found the veg-faux meat dishes to be well prepared most of the time and with good flavor. The vegetables have always been marvelously well prepared and tasty. The prices are excellent with large portions on most dishes.
This is *not* a gourmet vegan restaurant, however it provides some nice variety and really one of the best places to eat in the Falls if you are a vegan. We go regularly for the Sweet and Sour vegPork and it has been good every time.

Pros: Portion sizes, Value, Options
usernamedmao
usernamedmao
4

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  • vegan

Dude..

1 Posted on 02 / 06 / 2014

Desperate for vegan-friendly food in Niagara, I tried this place. I ordered fried rice and vegetables: seemingly safe? However, The vegetables were oil soaked, and I spent the entire day in intensive abdominal pain from my body trying to digest it. No one wants to spend any time like this, especially not while in Niagara. Sorry, but I would not wish this upon anyone.
Updated from previous review on Thursday February 06, 2014

Pros: They were nice., Delivery options available.
Cons: Painful., Deliverys pointless if eatings a regret
andycraven
andycraven
4

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  • vegetarian

Very 80s and delicious

4 Posted on 01 / 14 / 2014

My daughter and I were here for New Years Eve dinner 2013. We made unnecessary reservations as the restaurant was empty when we arrived. This would normally be a red light, but because we were very early, arriving at 5:30 PM, we gave it a go. The food is reasonably priced, at $11 a dish, and each dish would probably feed 1.5 with steamed rice. We ordered the "beef" and vegetables, the s&s "pork ribs" steamed rice, a beer ($4) and a pop ($2, I think). The food was plentiful and delicious thick and tasty sauces with perfectly cooked food. The toilets were also spotless, as was the dining area. They seem to do a lot of take away orders, we saw about 12 go out in the hour that we were there. This is definitely the Chinese food I grew up on, and not the pan-Asian cuisine one gets today. I cannot wait to go back. Nom nom nom.

Pros: Delicious, Reasonably priced, Like I had as a kid
harrysandy
harrysandy
10

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  • vegan

Ok, mediocre

2 Posted on 07 / 29 / 2013

The General Tso's vegan chicken was pretty good, but the broccoli that came with it sat on the side of the dish barely cooked, looking more like a garnish than something designed for us to eat. The but the veg beef with "mix-vegetable" was bland and the pork ribs with sweet and sour was very tough and not inspired. Way too orange and the kids wouldn't even try it because of the fake orange color. The latter two dishes came alive with hot sauce. The veg beef with mix vegetable also needed soy sauce, it was so dull. Overall, pretty weak. Tons of Chinese people in there which usually means a Chinese restaurant is good, but maybe they're better at their meat dishes than they are on their vegan dishes. We hope to find something better today 7/29/2013.


Auspiciousveg
Auspiciousveg
2

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  • vegan

Many options

4 Posted on 06 / 02 / 2013

We enjoyed our meal. Large portions. Many vegan options. Service was good. Short walk from hotel. Will eat there again during our stay. Food was very good.

Pros: Taste, Large portion sizes, Friendly staff

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nowherefast
nowherefast
13

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  • vegan

Best place on clifton hill

4 Posted on 01 / 13 / 2013

I find myself visiting this restaurant every month or so that when I come in the servers already know my order. There is a vegetarian menu, almost all items on this menu can be made vegan. I love the sweet and sour pork, sweet and sour pork ribs and the general tao chicken. The rices and noodles are a bit on the oily side but otherwise fantastic. Also if you are vegan remember to ask for no egg in the rice/noodles! If you are in Niagara Falls looking for food I would suggest this be the place you go to!

Pros: friendly staff, many items vegan, downtown
brentonagony
brentonagony
15

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  • vegan

Not very nice at all..

1 Posted on 12 / 21 / 2011

I don't often give "bad" reviews but this place is deserving.

Location and lack of options made us visit New York Chinese. It had a number of "mock" meat items so I was optimistic we would have a decent meal. We ordered the Satay "beef" and the Sweet & Sour "pork" with a side of steamed rice. The Satay "beef" was covered in oil which had separated from the sauce. It was sickening to say the least. The Sweet and Sour "pork" wasn't too bad but was also very oily. Our steamed rice was cold.

I would not recommend eating here.

Pros: Options
Cons: Grease, MSG, Quality
veganstastebetter
veganstastebetter
45

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  • vegan

ok for niagara falls

3 Posted on 02 / 25 / 2011

since niagara falls doesnt really cater to vegans this is really one of the only options. my food was very greasy and cold. since they dont seem to be heating the restaurant,even in febuary. a bit pricey but cheap for the tourist area. in the future, i would make the 15 min drive to st. catharines where there are several better choices.

Pros: selection, location
Cons: greasy, cold
Sarah P
Sarah P
62

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  • vegan

food was edible

3 Posted on 02 / 24 / 2011

I ate at this restaurant 2/19/11 with a non-veg friend. There was an ample vegetarian menu with mock meats. I had a spring roll and braised tofu with vegetables. Brown rice was not available. The meal was good enough to eat, though I could only eat the inside of the spring roll as the wrapper just was not appealing. The braised tofu was pretty good, as it was different than a block of tofu sliced. It seemed to be thin tofu strips wrapped tightly and cooked to make a meat-like chunks. The service was not great, but the restaurant was comfortable. This is not a place I would choose to eat at in another town, but the vegan options in Niagara Falls were limited enough for me to want to eat at it. My non-ved friend felt the same about her chicken meal.

Pros: vegan options, comfortable atmosphere, ample portions
Cons: mediocre food, less than friendly staff
rmark25
rmark25
22

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  • vegan

Great Choice

4 Posted on 07 / 21 / 2010

In an area where descent vegetarian choices are limited, this place was very welcomed. Not far at all from the Canadian Falls and the Main Street.
My entrée was nicely seasoned with fresh vegetables. There are plenty of vegetarian options to choose from.

Pros: Fresh vegetables, good mock meat, location
yvettexo
yvettexo
11

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  • vegan

A Good Option in Niagara Falls

4 Posted on 11 / 02 / 2009

Right off the main strip in downtown Niagara Falls, this restaurant is a very good option for vegetarians and even vegans.

The vegetables were delicious - fresh and cooked perfectly, and there was no shortage of protein to go along with it. We chose the sweet & sour mock pork, which was very sweet (which we love), chewy and tasty; the perfect complement to the salty veggies. Portions were generous, and prices were extremely reasonable.

They happily make things like the fried rice without egg, and seem very willing to cater to vegans.

It appears to be a family-run business, and all staff were really nice and accommodating. The atmosphere is very relaxed.



 

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Last updated: 2009/11/01

 

Added: 2009/11/01

 

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