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East Wind Snack Shop

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471 16th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 40.660237 -73.980018
nr. Prospect Park West  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
929-295-0188 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Chinese
  • Price Range: $

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Official Website

eastwindsnackshop.com

Hours

Mon-Sat, noon-9pm; Sun, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

F, G at 15th St.-Prospect Park

Prices

$3.50-$12

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Kid-Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Teen Appeal

Alcohol

  • No Alcohol

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

Of the many persuasive clues that East Wind isn’t your standard-issue dumpling shack, the dry-aged-beef potstickers rank highest. The innards are rich and funky, and the golden-seared wrapper housemade, like all the rest of chef Chris Cheung’s markedly fresh, springy, and steamy buns and baos, filled with everything from Niman Ranch pork belly (in the Gwaco) to a hidden dab of foie gras. With its counter stools and bubble teas, the snug storefront has a vintage-luncheonette vibe and an entirely modern culinary sensibility.

Recommended Dishes

Dry-aged-beef potstickers, $7

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