Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

 Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

It has been a while since we ate at The Vegetarian Dim Sum House in Chinatown, and so, after our last trip to Joe's Ginger, we decided to go back and see if the food was as good as we remember.

 Dining room at Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

Dining room at Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

 This cash only place is like lots of restaurants in Chinatown: a destination for food (authentic, comforting, good and cheap), not a place you would go for the decor, the ambiance or to get an outstanding service. So, it is not the best place for a date...I personally think that their dishes are better than their dim sum, the later being a bit greasy and not as good. 

 Dim sum menu at Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

Dim sum menu at Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

They have a large dim sum menu and you will check the one you want with the pencil that is on each table. We decided to go with:

Vegetable pork roast mock buns (doughy and tasteless):

 Vegetable pork roast mock buns at Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

Vegetable pork roast mock buns at Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

Mini vegetarian spring rolls (not so mini, pipping hot and very greasy):

 Vegetarian spring rolls at Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

Vegetarian spring rolls at Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

 Vegetarian spring rolls at Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

Vegetarian spring rolls at Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

Pan fried dumplings (greasy and not that tasty):

 Pan fried dumplings at Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

Pan fried dumplings at Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

However, their three mushrooms pan fried noodles was delicious!

 Three mushrooms pan fried noodles at Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

Three mushrooms pan fried noodles at Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

 Three mushrooms pan fried noodles at Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

Three mushrooms pan fried noodles at Vegetarian Dim Sum House in ChinaTown, NYC, New York

The noodles were smothered in a delicious sauce, some of them not and therefore being delightfully crispy. There was also lots of mushrooms on it, perfect if you love them.

I am a bit on the fence as far as The Vegetarian Dim Sum House is concerned. It is for sure cheap and I am not expecting gourmet food, but I think that places like Joe's Ginger (across the street), The Great NY Noodle Town or The Golden Unicorn are far better. Would I go back? Maybe, but not for dim sum.

Enjoy (...)!

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