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Best Delivery In Chinatown

Frankenfood Mar 15, 2008 04:20 PM

I was taking a stroll through Chinatown today and saw lots of interesting restaurants; some good interesting and some questionably interesting... ;) Although I have lived downtown for 5 years I have never ordered delivery from Chinatown. I don't know which ones are the best or most well known. I'd love some recommendations for places with traditional Chinese food. Thanks. (Listing restaurants that are not recommended would probably be helpful too.)

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    yebo RE: Frankenfood Mar 15, 2008 05:45 PM

    I believe that restaurants in chiantown don't deliver. I have often taken out, ordering from the cashier. (I only speak English, and don't know if the phone/pickup would work.)

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      small h RE: Frankenfood Mar 15, 2008 06:27 PM

      Some restaurants in Chinatown absolutely deliver:


      and I can tell you from personal experience that English is spoken at Congee, Goodies, Penang, Overseas Asian and Bagus Malaysian, and doubtless many more. But whether a restaurant will deliver to you depends on where you live, so you'll need to call around. You might want to search this board for info on one of the restaurants that's relatively near you.

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        kobetobiko RE: small h Mar 15, 2008 07:54 PM

        Although a lot of restaurants said that they deliver, they are only limited to a few blocks, mostly deliver within Chinatown. So depending on where the OP lives, the number of restaurants that deliver to his/her place may vary substantially.

        I know Singapore Cafe, Doyers, Goodies do deliver all the way to Financial District. Congee delivers if you order a lot, and has an additional delivery charge.

      2. DarthEater RE: Frankenfood Mar 15, 2008 08:17 PM

        Adding to the list: Nyonya.

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          kobetobiko RE: DarthEater Mar 15, 2008 08:24 PM

          their delivery range is 5 blocks.

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            DarthEater RE: kobetobiko Mar 16, 2008 01:40 PM

            According to Seamless web, they will deliver to my apt which is half a mile away from me.

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