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Congee

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98 Bowery, New York, NY 10013 40.71759 -73.995272
nr. Grand St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-965-5028 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Chinese
  • Price Range: $$

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  • Reader Rating:

    7 out of 10

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Hours

Daily, 10:30am-11:30pm

Nearby Subway Stops

J, Z at Bowery

Prices

$2.50-$20.95

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • BYOB
  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • BYOB

Reservations

Recommended

Delivery Area

Pell St. to Delancey St., Eldridge St. to Mott St.

Profile

Congee gets high marks for effort, with trompe l'oeil stained-glass windows, hanging grapes, and crockery art that could be homage to Schnabel. The namesake rice soup, usually a breakfast porridge, comes in flavors like a fabulously sweet, almost gelatinous duck-and-meatballs. Lemon slices add tang to a splendid stir-fry of salt-baked squid, and crisp chicken arrives under a flurry of scallion and garlic crackles.

Recommended Dishes

Duck-and-meatball congee, $3.95; chicken with scallion and garlic, $11

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