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Poon Kee (Temporarily) Closed?

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I don't think I've ever had so much trouble trying to sample a restaurant as with Poon Kee on Monroe St. I think I've tried six times and every time they were closed, though my fellow hounds cleared that up with reference to their short business hours. However I went by yesterday at 11:30am and it was still closed. And perhaps more telling was a brown cardboard sign with the words "re-open soon" scrawled on it. And the sign looked pretty old and worn. Has anybody eaten there recently?

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Poon Kee
39 Monroe St, New York, NY 10002

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  1. its been renovating for quite sometime, i really hope it opens again as it is one of the better places to eat in chinatown (its fairly similar to stuff in HK)
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/818038

    1. poon kee is supposedly open again
      http://www.yelp.com/biz/poon-kee-new-...

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      1. re: Lau

        Missed it by that much! And just back from my third New York visit since February, I guess it's wait until next year for me.

        1. re: Chandavkl

          yah its one of the better places in manhattan chinatown...fairly similar to waht u get in HK

        2. re: Lau

          Just wanted to confirm Poon Kee is open. I stopped by yesterday and ordered the Tripe. I ordered a medium size. The price went up by 50 cents to $5.50 from $5.