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Nanking

1634 Broadway, New York, NY 10019 40.761491 -73.98396
nr. 50th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-586-3100 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Chinese, Indian, Thai
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

nankingrestaurantgroup.com

Hours

Mon-Thu, 11am-11:30pm; Fri, 11am-12:30am; Sat, noon-12:30am; Sun, noon-11:30pm

Nearby Subway Stops

N, Q, R at 49th St.; 1 at 50th St.

Prices

$14-$28

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Business Lunch
  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Theater District

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

40th St. to 60th St., Park Ave. to Twelfth Ave.

Profile

The first Manhattan outpost of a small New Jersey-based chain, sleek Nanking offers an intimate alternative to Times Square’s monstrous theme restaurants. With subdued lighting, brown-and-cream accents, and cloth hanging lamps, the room is a refuge from the commotion outside. Nanking’s hybrid menu intrigues, blending Hakka specialties from southern China, Thai treatments like gingery Pad King Sod chicken, and even Indian paneers. But sloppy preparations drag Nanking down to food-court level. Sauces taste sugary, fatty meat dominates chicken and beef dishes, and servers confuse tables, orders, and dishes. Unless you’re seriously late for a show, you’re better off dashing to Ninth Avenue for superior choices. Otherwise, grab a Thai beer and stick with modest small plates like piquant salt-n’-pepper fish or honey-covered crispy lotus wheels the tastiest items on the menu.

Recommended Dishes

Crispy lotus wheels, $7; salt n’ pepper fish, $12

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