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Mooncake Foods

28 Watts Street
New York, NY, 10013, United States
TEL: (212) 219-8888

Woks and fryers have no place in the open kitchen that dominates this tiny café, where the emphasis is on grilled and steamed pan-Asian dishes flavored with bold sauces, such as garlic lime chili and curry peanut. Now a small local chain, this diner-style SoHo flagship is lined with floor-to-ceiling windows and furnished with simple Formica tables and secondhand chairs. The chefs use fresh homemade ingredients to create popular dishes such as the signature miso-glazed salmon and the octopus and spinach noodles with spicy tamarind. Most menu items are less than $10, making Mooncake ideal for a quick, affordable lunch.

Insider Tip:

If you’re a fan of spice, request a side of Mooncake’s cilantro ginger chimichurri sauce; regulars claim it pairs perfectly with nearly every dish on the menu.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Delivery
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • No Reservations
  • Open Kitchen/Watch the Chef
  • Sunday - Closed
  • Take-Out Available

Cuisine Type:: Asian: Southeast


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