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Mottzar Kitchen

70 Mott St. (Canal St.) Send to Phone
212-219-1431 | Menu
Below-average dim sum and decent Chinese standards in Chinatown.

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Lunch & Dinner daily
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Mottzar Kitchen Restaurant Review

: Smack in the center of the tourist-filled section of Chinatown, Mottzar Kitchen attracts a smattering of locals and a lot more visitors to the city. This may be why the edible offerings often come up short. Soup dumplings were inexplicably sweet, as were the pork-filled pan-fried cakes. Crispy fried lamb chops were tough. The pork belly, however, was satisfying, and the pea shoots offered a nice balance of buttery, garlicky flavor. Dessert options are minimal, but if you fancy something on the sweet side try the taro dumplings in ginger soup.
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