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Lung Moon Bakery

83 Mulberry St., New York, NY 10013 40.716471 -73.999007
nr. Canal St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-349-4945 Send to Phone

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  • Type: Gourmet Marketplace
  • Products & Services: Bakeries / Specialty Cakes

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Hours

Daily, 7:30am-7:30pm

Nearby Subway Stops

6, J, N, Q, R, Z to Canal St.

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Product Guide

Gourmet

  • Bakeries / Specialty Cakes

Profile

Chinese pastries are an acquired taste for some, but once acquired, habit-forming. Lung Moon Bakery, a bare-bones storefront on a teeming Chinatown back street, caters to cross-cultural aficionados. Aside from the traditional doughy pork buns, fried sesame balls and elegant, sweet bean paste-filled moon cakes (with flaky crusts festively red-stamped with Chinese characters), you’ll see mini-macaroons, yellow custard-centered tarts and old-fashioned, crumbly, 5”-wide cookies. The owners, who hail from Guangdong province near Hong Kong, also prepare more exotic items that require some getting used to, such as gelatinous blobs of rice gluten enfolding clots of bean paste. Stranger still perhaps are the pallid, waxed paper-wrapped sandwiches made with white bread.

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