Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Mottzar Kitchen

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

Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
Features

* Click here for rating key

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.
GAYOT has uncovered the best restaurants in New York for you to enjoy right now
Top 25 Restaurants in New York to Eat at Right Now

GAYOT's picks for the 25 hottest NYC restaurants include Italian hotspots, craft cocktail bars and eateries inspired by destinations around the globe.



RESTAURANT AWARDS

GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Awards honor America's best chefs, as well as promising newcomers and a top restaurateur.