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Oriental Garden

14 Elizabeth St. (Bayard St.) Send to Phone
212-619-0085 | Menu
A seafood-leaning Chinese eatery is a good bet for the neighborhood.

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Lunch & Dinner daily
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Oriental Garden Restaurant Review

: Without any knowledge of Chinatown restaurants, it’s a crapshoot as to whether the unaware diner will eat well in the neighborhood. Oriental Garden is a good bet. A sign that quality seafood might be in your near future is the display of odd-looking geoduck clams and crabs just inside the door. A tad more expensive than a lot of spots in the area, Oriental Garden does decent crispy garlic chicken, sufficiently tender on the inside. But, as you’d expect, it’s all about the seafood here. Flaky steamed whole sea bass is a winner. So is the country lobster. Weekend dim sum is largely forgettable.
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