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174 2nd Avenue, (11th st. & 2nd Ave.)(212) 254-2868
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Delivery estimate is 25-40 min (more info)
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Minimum order of $10.00 is required for delivery
Delivery estimate is 30 - 45 min (more info)
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Served until 5PM. Served with choice of side. Served with rice (except rice and noodle dishes).
Served with sauce on the side.
Served with soy sauce.
Served with choice of style.
Our dumplings are made fresh throughout the day.
Six steamed pieces. Served with choice of style.
Welcome to Plump Dumpling, the East Village’s renowned and critically acclaimed destination for superlative and authentic Chinese cuisine! After eating one of their delicious homemade dumplings you will understand why thousands of New Yorkers consider them their favorite neighborhood restaurant. All of their dishes are prepared using the freshest vegetables and highest quality meats, and the only thing that rivals the excellence of their food is their prices! So for a hearty, delicious meal, where you’re guaranteed to be satisfied and get your money’s worth, choose Plump Dumpling for your next delivery order!
General Tso’s Chicken— Chunks of chicken sautéed with assorted vegetable in house special hot sauce
Sesame Shrimp—Crispy jumbo shrimp with sweet brown sauce and sesame seeds on the top
Triple Delicacy—Sliced chicken , pork and shrimp sautéed with broccoli, baby corn, water chestnuts, mushrooms and peppers in house special sauce
Steamed Meat Dumplings
Steamed Vegetable Dumplings
Capital Chicken—White meat chicken with black mushroom, pepper, water chestnuts in special hot sauce; served with baby bok choy at the bottom
Mixed dumplings are delicious.
Posted 7 months ago by Peter V.
Quick, well priced and most importantly amazing dumplings! If you can make it to the $20, definitely get the peanut dumplings...they're free!
Posted 7 months ago by Nico M.
Fast delivery, and delicious food. What more could you want?
Posted 7 months ago by Maya M.
The dumplings are seriously delicious. I order them every time. Tried some of the soups - good, spicy. Overall very happy with this place. Always on time (I order dinner from them 1x week), food is always right and always hot.
Posted 8 months ago by Tia H.
This time the food was overpriced, the menu description did not match the food recieved (Shumai 8 pieces was on ly six pieces on BOTH orders). The egg roll was cold, uncooked, and tough skined. Also, once again something liquid had spilled in the bag. The special request for extra duk sauce resulted in one paquet of duk sauce.No napkins or service pieces. I will not be ordering from this place again.
Posted 8 months ago by Barbara K.
First time ordering, these are GREAT dumplings. Delivery time was within their estimate. But I live quite far from restaurant so not as hot as I'd like.
Posted 9 months ago by Brenda R.
Took over an hour longer than the estimated delivery time. Food is mediocre.
Posted 9 months ago by Ashley M.
I LOVE Plump Dumpling. My go-to dumpling and rice place. They are also super friendly in-store. This last time I ordered though, I requested the delivery person to not ring my buzzer, but to call me instead, because my roommate was asleep and no one can sleep through the awful sound of our apartment buzzer AND it doesn't even work! (Thanks, landlords.) The delivery person not only rang my buzzer but did so incessantly even after I asked via intercom to please stop and I was coming down. It woke my roommate up and was very irritating. Food, amazing. But please read the delivery instructions!
Posted 9 months ago by Katie K.
I have ordered their dumplings a few times and they are always great! I also ordered the chicken with broccoli which was pretty standard for chicken with brocolli. Overall I would give this place a 3.5-4 stars and recommend it to others looking for a good Sunday chinese food spot.
Posted 9 months ago by Joshua B.
Terrible pad thai
Posted 9 months ago by Catherine B.
They are very quick to prepare food and pick up and delivery is very convenient. I prefer the dumplings in a broth with broad noodles, and I think the chicken dumplings are better than the pork. Their dumplings are very meaty and a good size. Overall I give a 3 1/2 for taste and quality of the food and a 4 1/2 for timely delivery.
Posted 9 months ago by Ashley W.
Great soups. Great dumplings!! And this is the only good dumpling sauce I have found in NYC. I love sweet dumpling sauce and they have it here. It is amazing!
Posted 10 months ago by Ashley S.
I absolutely love plump dumpling and would recommend the restaurant and dumplings, but it took them almost 30 minutes to confirm my order :( I knocked off two stars because while the food is good the delivery service is not.
Posted 10 months ago by Ellen J.
Good portions and fast delivery
Posted 10 months ago by Pavlina S.
food took 1 hour to get here. When it did arrive was cold, super greasy. All in all completely mushy garbage. Do not ignore the other negative reviews as I did. I ate two dumplings and half an egg roll. It was terrible and hard to swallow. I threw the rest of the $28 dollars worth of crap in the trash. So super disappointing do not ruin your night and look elsewhere.
Posted 11 months ago by Mychal M.
still waiting on my delivery order that i placed 2 hours ago. unbelievably bad service. no comment on food quite yet.
Posted 11 months ago by Clifford N.
I would give this a zero if I could. Disgusting, freezing, microwaved, inedible grossness. I never ever write bad reviews for mediocre food even, but this was INEDIBLE.
Posted 11 months ago by Alexandra M.
Ordered on a snow day, so granted it was going to take a while. But over 2 hours late, with no phone call. I called twice, and was told both times they would be there in 10 minutes. I asked them to call me back when they had an ETA, and they never did. Had to go out and get lunch in between meetings. Nope.
Posted 11 months ago by Gavin W.
The food is not how it use to be, dumplings are too salty. I ordered 4 chicken wings and only got 3. On top of everything my order came a hr and a half later. Chicken wings were horrible. Never will eat from here again.
Posted 11 months ago by Domonique W.
This is my new go-to dumpling place. Always delicious!
Posted 11 months ago by Alyson W.
Plump Dumpling probably makes the best dumplings in NYC, and I only say "probably" because I haven't tried all the dumplings in the city yet. They're cheap, plump and come with lots of spice- you really can't go wrong. Oh and fast delivery too! I've been ordering from here for years and still love it.
Posted a year ago by Kim H.
The food was 'okay' but there are way better dumplings and Chinese food in the Area. Very Good value though, lots of food for cheap. The taro milk shake was good. However, I will probably order my dumplings elsewhere in the future.
Posted a year ago by Casey K.
I used to order from Plump Dumpling all the time, but I just had to wait over an hour and forty five minutes for my delivery, despite calling multiple times and having them say the food would be right there. Needless to say, when the food finally arrived, it was cold and now at almost 10:30 PM, I am ordering in pizza instead. I WILL NOT ORDER FROM PLUMP DUMPLING ANYMORE.
Posted a year ago by Melissa D.
Do not order!!!! I ordered soup and noodles and it took so long to get here, that there was no soup at all (I guess the noodles soaked it up). Also there dumplings were disgusting
Posted a year ago by Kyli S.
Amazing dumpling. Like a little cloud from dumpling heaven.
Posted a year ago by Nickolaus T.
Great noodle soup, that's what we always order. It's always delicious. Good, fast delivery.
Posted a year ago by Alexa S.
I order general tso's with tofu... Love.
Posted a year ago by Donna V.
I dislike giving less than great reviews, but, I would not order from this place again. The dumplings were the best thing I had! not great...
Posted a year ago by Craig C.
My most recent order from this restaurant was an order from hell. It took the restaurant nearly an hour to deliver my food that had all sorts of problems wrong with it. I tried telephoning them immediately to let them know but unfortunately they do not speak English so they were not able to understand my problems. This is why I have always ordered online with them.
First, the order was missing my egg drop soup. The noodles and shrimp, placed in a separate container, were soggy and smelled funny. When I placed the food into its sauce, the noodles just clumped up together and the soup tasted horrible. It was only luke warm with about 2 pieces of shrimp. In the other dish, I believe they were generous enough to give 3 pieces of chicken, with the plate still only about half-full.
The delivery itself was sloppy and the experience was horrendous. I am so highly disappointed with this order that I cannot believe I just wasted $16.81 on junk.
I have not reordered from this restaurant again and I would highly suggest you don't either.
Posted a year ago by Mete K.
Posted a year ago by Meggan H.
Awful customer service!!!!
Posted a year ago by Wontaek C.
I placed an order tonight at at 6:45 and it is now 9:53 and I've not received my food. This is totally ridiculous. I would never order from Plump Dumpling again.
Posted a year ago by Jesse N.
Food never came, even after I called three times.
Posted a year ago by Andrew S.
Food was ok but delivery is horrible, waited for 1 hr and 30 mins
Posted a year ago by Maleko V.
If I could give it a negative star I would.
Some of THE ABSOLUTE WORST DUMPLINGS (pork & vegetable) I have ever tasted in my life (I'm Chinese so I've had a few)… I had to throw them away.
HIGHLY DO NOT RECOMMEND!!!!
Posted a year ago by Valerie L.
Food is outstanding and delivery is prompt.
Posted a year ago by David H.
Small portions. Not the best dumplings. But will suffice.
Posted a year ago by Hannah W.
The dumpling dough was really yummy but the rest of the food as tasteless, oily, and disappointing.
Posted a year ago by JON V.
Literally the grossest place on all of seamless. Trust me, skip this place, its garbage.
Posted a year ago by Scott C.
Worst tasting food I have ever experienced from an NYC Asian restaurant. FO a place called PLump Dumpling, the dimplings were horrendous. Every single one of them was opened up with tthe insides coming out. The fried rice and the bubble tea were devoid of taste. I would never order from here again. Truly awful.
Posted a year ago by Jennifer C.
Don't ever get noodles/noodle soups or anything else from here, they are gross. The noodles are completely tasteless, bland and dumped in soup that could have been dishwater. Also they mess up and don't bring your complete order and when you call back they are rude about it. Stay away from this place or you will regret it!!
Posted a year ago by SHERI P.
took over an hour and 10 minutes for my food to get arrive....just a chicken dish and a noodle dich, it still hasnt showed up, when i called to inquire the guy hung up on me....regardless of the food i will never order from this place again
Posted a year ago by brad n.
the food was really not good.
Posted a year ago by sebastien c.
I think people that write reviews are really effing weird; however--this restaurant is really effing amazing. That is how strongly I feel about the words I am about to share with you all:
This is some really effing good Chinese Food. Furthermore, they are nice, accommodating, speedy and always a delight to open the to.
Plump Dumpling has gotten me through some hard times, hungover days and cozy nights. Order from here @now
Posted a year ago by Cassandra S.
Inexpensive and filling, though not the most flavorful. Sauces were key to the dumplings.
Posted a year ago by Abby D.
Love their fried dumplings!
Posted a year ago by Heather F.
the pho is a decent place holder if you're dying for pho, but in Manhattan that is void of good pho. Staff is rather rude/short and quality of beef in the pho has varied greatly in the 3-4 times I have ordered here
Posted a year ago by evan p.
Terrible food.. This is my first review, I got the vegetarian dumpling soup, I have a nose of a blood hound and I can stake my life that the soup was made in chicken broth, which doesn't really make it vegetarian. I would never order from this place!
Posted a year ago by Amruta D.
Food had an after taste, not good :(
Posted a year ago by Ahmed S.
This is my go to when I want quick, inexpensive and delicious food. Unbelievably fast delivery.
Posted a year ago by Jennifer B.
Delivery was quick, but the banh mi sandwiches were incredibly soggy. My sandwich fell to pieces after one bite.
Posted a year ago by Carissa R.
Should have boiled some cash in water to save time.
Probably would have been more delicious.
I gave it one star cause i couldn't give it -32.
Posted a year ago by Derick O.
Love the dumplings and mango smoothie.
Posted a year ago by Saad S.
Good dumplings, not a fan of the Tom yum soup
Posted a year ago by Caroline D.
Possibly the worst dumplings I've ever had
Posted a year ago by Ellis H.
efficient and fast delivery, decent dumplings, average Chinese food
Posted 2 years ago by syeda h.
This place is a gem!
Everything I have orded from here has been fresh, hot and tasty.
I think my last order came in about 10 minutes. This is the fastest delivery in the east village. Their prices are also very reasonable
Posted 2 years ago by Bruce W.
BEST dumplings any way you have them. I have a serious addiction to dumplings and was so happy to find this place when I moved to the LES. Their dumplings are definitely handmade and a bar above the other dumplings in this 'hood. They are doughy and meaty. If you want thinner skinned "dumplings" order wontons (or wonton soup). I usually order the curry (pork) dumpling noodle soup because I also love curry and noodle soup. It is a bit greasy with the chili oil floating on top of the soup, but the whole combination is the perfect filling comfort food for rainy days, bad days, hungover days, celebratory days... I've ordered from here on seamless more than I've ordered from anyone else combined. That says it all!
Posted 2 years ago by Elizabeth P.
order somewhere else, please.
Posted 2 years ago by Jacqueline O.
AMAZING vegetable dumplings and roast pork buns.
Posted 2 years ago by Nina C.
food was cold and without good flavor; beef was very tough and chewy; missing ingredients for soup
Posted 2 years ago by Richard H.
Okay food. Fast delivery. Unfortunately, the order was not correct and they failed to include an item I paid for. I called to just have the money for that refunded and was asked if I wanted it delivered or a credit. Didn't seem worth having them come back and I am highly doubtful they'll remember the credit.
Posted 2 years ago by Nicole T.
dumplings are huge and great. It's got good value for the money.
Posted 2 years ago by Sam S.
Very fast delivery!
Posted 2 years ago by Amanda M.
DO NOT ORDER FROM THIS PLACE. They charged me twice for the same order of shrimp shumai ($12 instead of $6 for ONE ORDER), and when I called to point this out to them, they told me I either had to let them bring me a second order, or get $6 off my next order.
When I told them I wanted the additional charge refunded, they said they couldn't do it because I paid credit. When I then asked them to give me $6 back in cash, they said no and hung up on me.
So, no, I don't recommend this place. They're cheaters and swindlers, at least from this one experience.
Posted 2 years ago by Kara M.
Posted 3 years ago by Townsend S.
LOOKS GOOD ON PAPER. ALSO TASTES LIKE PAPER.
Posted 3 years ago by Gary R.
i ordered vegetarian dumplings, but got pork and the noodles with Dumplings soup was not good. But the scallion pancakes were delicious.
Posted 3 years ago by kc t.
Its cheap and fast. Peanut Dumpling Soup is the best.
Posted 3 years ago by Audio E.
I ordered the "Ga Xao Cari Thap Cam", which was supposed to be "Curry hicken [sic] with mixed vegetables and coconut milk." What I got was some sad stir fried vegetables with maybe a slice of chicken. It definitely wasn't curry, and there was no discernible coconut.
So, despite the fact that they were cheap on the chicken, and hell, didn't give me what I ordered as advertised, it wasn't bad. I got my fill for 10 bucks of mediocre Chinese food pretending to be something else.
Overall: typical fast food chinese place that tries to bill itself as many things that is isn't.
For what it's worth, my friend ordered the "Crispy Pan-Fried Noodles" which was OK; at the very least, it was accurate to the description.
Posted 3 years ago by Brian B.
The worst chinese I have ever had.I basically eat anything and I had to throw it away. don't waste your time, order from one of the other 8 billion chinese in the area.
Posted 3 years ago by Elle L.
Amazing dumplings, dinner combo was a ton of food for $8, loved it.
Posted 3 years ago by Nick S.
I never had a problem with plump dumpling. Unlike when you're at the dingy restaurant, they're really fast and super nice. In fact, I don't understand how everyone is saying it takes forever. I've ordered from PD like at least 15 times. They've always taken 20-30 minutes since i've called. Anyway, the dumplings are fantastic. :D
Posted 3 years ago by Jennifer P.
Love them! Friendly, delicious, cheap, what more could you want. Pork is the best, not a fan of the veggie but my friends love it.
Posted 3 years ago by Sarah M.
Meh. The place is right across the street from my apt, and it still took over an hour to deliver. The food wasn't hot, and definitely wasn't worth the wait. Skip this one - you'll thank me.
Posted 3 years ago by Kristina N.
The food here is decent but not the greatest. Stick with the basics.. The delivery people are very rude and once just left the food downstairs with the doorman and ran away..
Posted 3 years ago by Brian I.
BIG PROBLEM !!!!!!!! The food is good but from time to time they forget part of the order. The delivery man who is an older gentleman can be VERY!! rude especially if he is not happy with his tip. He is not content with a three dollar tip for a twenty dollar delivery that is only two blocks away, There are a lot of neighborhoods where people never tip. This is not one of them , but you may turn it in to one.
Posted 3 years ago by Anthony S.
Best cold sesame noodles in the city! Great steamed pork dumplings! Very reasonable prices and speedy delivery.
Posted 3 years ago by Lauren B.
I found the dumpling skins a little too thick for my tastes...the filling were okay, nothing spectacular. The chicken wings were dark and super crunchy, so I know they don't change the frying oil often enough.
Posted 3 years ago by Oi Yin L.
nothing much. dumplings where not that special and too expensive.
Posted 3 years ago by Ehud M.
Delicious dumplings and huge menu. One of the better Chinese options in the East Village.
Posted 3 years ago by Julie R.
When I placed my order, the estimated delivery time was 30-45 min. Similar to other reviewers, I still had not received my order after an hour and had to call to ask what was going on. I was told that the delivery guy was on his way, and he arrived about 10 minutes later. No silverware, and the containers were sitting in a huge puddle of sauce. Worst hot and sour soup I've had- hardly any pieces of tofu, and zero mushrooms.
Posted 3 years ago by Alison B.
The food from Plump Dumpling is actually quite good. I know this because my brother who lives in the apartment next door to mine orders from there all the time. Everything that I had from there before was delicious. Whenever my brother would order, they would be here within 30-45 minutes, but my experience was vastly different.
I had a craving for Chinese food and so I used Seamless Web for the very first time to order from Plump Dumpling thinking that I'd be eating in 45 minutes max. An hour went by and then I got a phone call asking what apartment I was in and why I didn't answer. I went downstairs to see if the delivery guy was there; no dice, not even a bicycle outside. I called Seamless Web who promptly refunded my order despite the restaurant not wanting to refund it.
So all in all, a very frustrating experience from the restaurant perspective. Seamless Web saved the day though, so props to them!
Posted 4 years ago by Zachary Z.
The dumplings and soups are great.
Posted 4 years ago by Anna B.
Lots of choices and like the soups
Posted 4 years ago by alex Y.
The food is great but I think I was just assaulted by the delivery man.
He did not buzz or call and then proceeded to yell in the hallway incoherently.
I was walking to the door when my phone rang. It was him, and he yelled just as loudly over the phone. I'm not sure how he got in to the building, now that I think about it.
The food is wonderful, but I won't be ordering from them again.
Posted 4 years ago by Grant M.
its been over an hour and i still have YET to get my order!
Posted 4 years ago by Hang H.
The food is not good (the dumplings are only so-so, I ordered lo-mein but they gave me rice, the chive pancakes are really, really greasy) and the delivery guys are rude and always seem angry. I've given this place a couple of chances but I won't order from them again.
Posted 4 years ago by Charlie E.
some of the best steamed pork dumplings ive had in the city
Posted 4 years ago by Zack B.
ok, nothing special but good.
Posted 4 years ago by niccolo f.
HUGE portions! and delicious.
Posted 4 years ago by Suzannah G.
Fabulous food - everything was delicious, ample portions and fast/hot delivery. Saved to my favorites already.
Posted 4 years ago by Alexis B.
Terrible, I rarely complain and never just throw food out but this was disgusting. Stay far away.
Posted 4 years ago by DJ P.
General Tso's chicken was good. Warning: chow mein does not include noodles.
Posted 4 years ago by Jill P.
Some of the worst dumplings you will ever eat. The skin is super thick and you can't taste the ingredients. Delivery is slow. Go to any other chinese delivery place and you can get the same crummy dumplings.
Posted 4 years ago by Jess L.
Dumplings insanely good, other food not so much.
Posted 4 years ago by Adam C.
dumplings were chewy... general tsos chicken was awful...they also forgot the silverware. will not order again.
Posted 4 years ago by Persia T.
Dumplings are very good. Not sure about the other stuff, but ingredients have been fresh so far.
Posted 4 years ago by Philip L.
their chicken corn egg drop soup was....sour?! I ended up throwing that away.
The dumplings have really thick skin and are rather dry.
Posted 4 years ago by Richard H.
Delivery took over an hour. Food was cold when it got there (so much so that the fat at the bottom of the container had resolidified -- eew). The "mixed" dumplings were not 2 of each kind but 5 pork and 3 vegetable. And the fried rice was tasteless. I gave it to my dog.
Posted 5 years ago by Michelle L.
Do not waste your time or money. Food was mediocre and they sent the wrong dish, and forget our sides. When we called, I was brushed off and told that someone would call me back. 20 minutes later I had to call back to speak with the manager who told me he did not have time to deal with it because he was too busy. I had to call seamless web directly to receive a refund.
Posted 5 years ago by Heather H.
The food was almost average; tasty but soggy Vietnamese rolls, good wonton soup but a big wad of bone in one of the wontons. The delivery, however, did not go seamlessly as the deliveryman kept trying to get me to pay cash for the order I'd already paid for through SeamlessWeb, even pulling out his phone to make me discuss the payment with his boss (who agreed it was paid already). After I told the deliveryman it was paid in full for the fourth time, he then asked for the tip in cash (also already paid). Not good.
Posted 5 years ago by Tom W.
This is the worst chinese food I've ever had! I've ordered from them before and it was good, but this time the food was undercooked and gross. I almost called them to tell them to come and take it back, but instead I ate it and now I'm sick. Im never ordering from this place again and neither should you.
Posted 5 years ago by philip b.
It's a shame the food from this place is so good and cheap. The service, on the other hand, was horrible. I waited an hour (for noodle soup and dumplings!), before calling the restaurant twice only to reach someone who spoke no english and couldn't tell me a thing about my order. Then when the delivery man finally came he refused to bring the food upstairs and yelled at me to come down to meet him at the front door. The food was still hot somehow and delicious - but next time i'll just pick up from the restaurant instead of waiting for delivery.
Posted 5 years ago by Casey D.
I prefer Dumpling Man, but they don't deliver for lunch so when the dumpling urge comes along midday, I opt for Plump Dumpling.
Posted 5 years ago by Michelle M.
Probably the worst experience we've had at Plump Dumpling. First the food was over 40 minutes late, so we called to see how it was coming. The woman on the phone said the delivery guy was already on his way and it STILL took almost a half hour after that (an hour and ten minutes total from when we called). Our place is 9 blocks away. When the food came, the delivery guy was very rude and in a hurry, but that could have accounted for how long it took him to deliver (maybe multiple deliveries).
Then when the food came, my dumplings were cold. Now I'm no stranger to chicken wings with a few stray feathers in them, but each of the 4 wings had at least 10 visible feathers sticking out of them. It was disgusting.
Then to top it all off, my girlfriend's dumpling soup had a 6-inch long black hair cooked into one of the dumplings. Too many problems to just be coincidence. Don't eat here.
Posted 5 years ago by Zak S.
straight out of HK/singapore. love the open kitchen. noodle soups can cure a cold especially with their chili oil... best dumplings but the dinner combos are also good
Posted 5 years ago by Britta S.
Mediocre at best.
Posted 5 years ago by Maneka S.
DELICIOUS dumplings and great noodle soups. It's really authentic Chinese food, actually really healthy, and not full of sugar and red sauce. I love it.
Posted 5 years ago by Danica L.
One star only because the hot and sour soup is good. Everything else is bland. Ma po tofu was tofu only. Shrimp with black beans sauce had no black beans at all. Chicken with vegetables was boring. They ignored notes about a food allergy.
Posted 5 years ago by Holly M.
Food was good, but a little cold. Also, they forgot my scallion pancakes.
Posted 5 years ago by Kevin C.
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