311 Church St., New York, NY, 10013
nr. Walker St.
By eshillingford on 11/21/2011
Went there with a group of 6 ppl and they were accommodating from the start since 2 ppl arrived late so they let us sit at the bar while we waited with no problems. The decor and scene was eclectic and cozy, making you feel like you were inside an old Portuguese restaurant. However, the food had more Chinese flair and it was delicious. Our waitress told us the plates were served family style so we ordered 5 appetizers and 4 main entrees with 2 sides. My only compliant was that she didn't give us much direction in terms of how many plates would be a good amount. So we trusted her that it was enough (since we practically ordered everything on the menu at that point) and it was. My faves were the Mushroom & Truffle Croquettes, dry rub pork ribs, steamed dumplings, ants marching on a log & the chili prawns. For dessert the fried egg tart was yum!! I also appreciated the clever names of the menu items and drinks. The best part about going with a big group is you get to try everything! I'm dying to go back and try more of their specialty cocktails and other items on the menu! This was definitely one of the best dining experiences I've had in the city so far! I HIGHLY recommend it.
By NYRocks1 on 11/10/2009
We visited Macao with a group of people. The food was great, but served on a plate to share with 4 people. This is fine. but 190.00 later, I had eaten, 1 prawn, 1 lamb ball, 1 mushroom ball, and a dumpling with cold greens. Between the 4 people serving us, you would think they could keep the drinks straight, instead they split the drinks between all of us. It was VERY unorganized, and VERY uninformative. I will NEVER visit Macao again. Be careful going with more than 2 people.
By ojolie on 6/24/2009
Atmosphere is very rich, food was good, drinks were great. The only thing bothering me was that the bartender was too snobbish and wouldn't even look at your face; annoying. I'd go again though.
By katman on 5/2/2009
We had a booking for four and I must say the food was amazing. The service by the waitress was the best. Every dish we tried was fantastic, even though a bit over-priced. But it was a great night nonetheless until the hostess showed up. She told us that we had been there too long (even though we were in the lounge) and she had someone that wanted our table. We were told to please leave. Had we been sitting there chatting and not ordering food/drinks I could understand it. But our bill was $500 (see what I mean about overpriced). As I was explaining to the maitre'd as we're walking out why our night was ruined, I was simply told to have a good night and he walked away. Regardless of how good the food is, we will never go back.