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33 IRVING PLACE (at 2nd Ave)(212) 505-8600
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Delivery estimate is 25-40 min (more info)
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Delivery estimate is 15 - 30 min (more info)
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Served with your choice of rice.
Sauteed with crispy noodles on the side.
Although only nearby residents of Gramercy Park own keys to access the private park, anyone in the city can enjoy Gramercy Park's hit Chinese restaurant, The Cottage.
Although the interior is complete with wood floors that are the restaurant a warm feeling, the size of the restaurant makes it more chateau-than cottage-like; the restaurant has high, vaulted ceilings and a party room to accommodate up to one hundred-twenty people.
Seven days a week, the restaurant offers a unique price fixed wine pairing meal. The dinner includes an appetizer, a main course and two glasses of wine chosen specifically for your meal. At $16.95, this could become one of the hottest things in Gramercy (other than the key to the private park!).
Sesame Chicken-- Chunks of crispy chicken in spicy sweet sesame sauce with steamed broccoli & sprinkled with sesame seeds.
Shredded Crispy Beef-- Shredded beef fried until crispy, served in a tangy spicy sauce
Crispy Scallops with Walnuts-- Scallops & Walnuts with a slight touch of sweet & sour sauce
Tangerine Prawns, Shanghai Style-- Prawns sautéed in a sweet tangerine sauce with string beans
Norwegian Salmon Szechuan Style-- Sliced fresh Norwegian salmon, ginger, water chestnuts, snow peas, Szechuan pepper sauce
Hot & Sour Soup
Spring Roll (Vegetables)
Great chicken w snow peas and hot and sour soup. Quick delivery and definitely a regular in the rotation.
Posted 7 months ago by Andrew G.
Fast and great prices for the portion sizes. Have always been pleased with the food here.
Posted 9 months ago by rachel t.
I ordered from here because I needed food, fast. Since this said 15-30 minutes, I chose this. It's been an hour. Wtf.
Posted 9 months ago by Grace P.
delivery estimate was 12-30 mins but they came at 50 mins
cashew chicken has no vegetables in it
wonton soup spilled and made the bag leak everywhere
thai iced tea isn't authentic
Posted 9 months ago by Lucia L.
Posted 9 months ago by Michael C.
I order here all the time. I want to stay healthy, so i order steamed chicken and broc. It is perfect every time. They put the brown sauce on the side and you can substitute brown for the white rice. Order extra hot mustard and you are good to go!
VERY FAST in Union SQ area.
Posted 10 months ago by Marc D.
I ordered the pork bun it was disgusting the pork had bones in it. You could trll by the packaging it was bought aT one of those cheap chinatown pastry places on canal. I ordered steamed moo shu chicken the only vege in it was cabbage amd 3 mushrooms . The duck sauce was watered down. There was a small amt of chi chichen sprinkled on top. Total ripoff
Posted a year ago by nicole w.
always fast and delicious! best chinese in the city
Posted a year ago by Amy P.
Fast delivery and great tasting food.
Posted a year ago by sean l.
Food was good and delivered relatively on time.
Posted a year ago by Edny S.
I ordered on a Friday night and my food was here in about 15 minutes. The vegetable dumplings are delicious and affordable and the delivery man was so nice, I will definitely order from here again.
Posted a year ago by Bridget F.
Ordered an hour and a half ago. Food is still not here. This place sucks.
Posted a year ago by Layla J.
average to good. I trust the quality much more here than I do at most of the other Chinese options on Seamless.
Posted a year ago by Nicholas h.
Consistently good and on time
Posted a year ago by Michael L.
So-so. Food arrived within scheduled time. I remember the lemon chicken being much crunchier. This time it hardly had any crust. The shrimp roll was good and shrimps.
Posted a year ago by evelyn e.
Great food, and an incredible price. This is definitely my go-to delivery place.
Posted a year ago by Derek G.
Always fast delivery- restaurant is so clean inside which is good to know
Posted a year ago by Sue Jin L.
Food is good, especially for the prices but the small things like inlcuding hot sauce is a consistent failure.
Posted a year ago by Brian M.
horrible food, horrible attitude
Posted a year ago by Richard S.
The food is not bad but the delivery service is terrible. The lid wasn't closed properly, and I ordered a Chicken with Eggplant (LOTS OF SAUCE) so it spilled throughout the bag. It completely soaked through the brown paper bag and would have dripped all over had it not been the plastic bag. Honestly, the food is not exceptionally bad, but this type of delivery makes me never want to order from here again.
Posted a year ago by Franco L.
just plain horrible
Posted a year ago by Brian B.
Definitely have had better. The food was very greasy and there was like 3 pieces of chicken in my chicken and broccoli. What in the devil?
Posted a year ago by sheri c.
This place is hit or miss. Sometimes the food is great with big portions, but other times it's meh. The dumplings aren't that good... the skin is, but the meat is dry. And the chicken with cashew nuts is mostly water chestnuts. Personally I want the main ingredients in that dish to be chicken and cashew nuts.
Posted a year ago by Fay S.
chicken & broccoli best in city! crispy broccoli and perfect sauce! Pork fried rice yummy and fresh. Lo Mein noodle is fatter than I'd prefer or I would have given 5 stars!
Posted a year ago by SUZAN G.
Sesame Chicken Chef's Special (with different nuts) is exceptional!
Posted a year ago by Leslie F.
15 - 30 minute delivery time is false advertising. I ordered from this restaurant specifically because their delivery time was low, and had to call after 35 minutes to confirm that the food was actually coming.
When the delivery man dropped off my food, he sneered at me and made a rude comment about the fact that he didn't think I had tipped him enough, and walked away from me speaking angrily in another language.
I will not be ordering from The Cottage again.
Posted a year ago by Amanda S.
fried rice was tasteless. usually everything i've ordered from here is quite good, standard chinese-american. but the pork fried rice was terrible. general ching was ok.
Posted 2 years ago by brian w.
Posted 2 years ago by Yesrhan C.
Consistently good. My kids love their fried chicken wings & I like the dried sauteed string beans.
Posted 2 years ago by Felicia M.
Great food. Very good! Love the egg roll
Posted 2 years ago by claudinne f.
This was the worst Chinese food I have ever tasted
Posted 2 years ago by Harold R.
LATE LATE LATE! Estimated time of 15-30 minutes. We called at 1 hour and were told its "on its way" and that they were busy. Will never order here again.
Posted 2 years ago by Jaime F.
Fast, consistent, reliable. Solid NYC Chinese takeout/ delivery.
Posted 2 years ago by Rachel M.
its the best "cheaper" chinese in the neighborhood. For some reason I think the food is better on Sunday nights, haha. There have been off nights, but its still better quality and tastier than anything else around (unless you are going for sichuan or something)...
Posted 2 years ago by nina r.
The food it ok, but the two stars are for their cheapness.
I request extra sauce and they never give me enough. Last time I ordered a lomein, soup, egg roll and all I got was one packet of soy sauce.
Posted 2 years ago by Arjun K.
I haven't eaten here in a long time. Something happened. It used to be good. This time, the chicken was super sweet, the dumplings only okay and the hot and sour soup absolutely tasteless (how can you do that with hot and sour soup?!).
Posted 2 years ago by Kevin D.
Very fast delivery but sent pork dumplings instead of veggie.
Posted 2 years ago by Julia B.
I live at least 20 blocks away and order arrived within 20 minutes. Food was warm and very tasty.
Posted 3 years ago by Tamara T.
Not the snazziest of restaurants, but for delivery is perfectly adequate. It won't be the best chinese food you've ever had, but as a neighborhood staple chinese restaurant, this one is perfect. I don't like the White Meat Only option, though. I would prefer white meat, but the pieces are like very very thin chicken tenders and not the battered pieces of chicken in the non-white meat only dish.
Posted 3 years ago by Sari A.
cheap, easy and delicious.
Posted 3 years ago by Jared W.
Great food - not greasy at all! Portions are smaller than most Chinese food places, but are commensurate with prices.
Posted 3 years ago by Rachel A.
Good, inexpensive food that isn't too greasy like some of the other Asian fusion places.
Posted 4 years ago by Jean-Marc C.
only good thing is that the food shows up in 10 minutes, other than that the soups are watered down and you can just taste the MSG in the food
Posted 4 years ago by Lawrence K.
Really bad quality food - especially the chicken they use for their various dishes - sesame chicken, chicken and broccoli and chicken cashew nuts were all horrible.
Posted 4 years ago by John G.
great (crispy) sesame chicken, not too expensive, fast delivery
Posted 4 years ago by Ben B.
Food is kind of bland. Dumplings in hot chili oil were not hot at all, tasted like they were floating in plain peanut butter. Ribs were dry.
Posted 4 years ago by Dawn G.
very americanized but consistently great
Posted 4 years ago by Michelle P.
Average food and terrible customer service when they messed up my order...I ordered chicken dish and it came without chicken and when I asked them to bring me the meal I ordered I would have to come and pick it up if I wanted it any time soon. Then the delivery guy came 30 min later (not even that terrible) but he just brought a box with plain chicken and not the dish I ordered
Posted 5 years ago by Philip m.
Terrible terrible terrible stay away.
Posted 5 years ago by Andy C.
Very good food, delivered hot and delicious.
Posted 5 years ago by Conan T.
HORRIBLE!!!! worst chinese food i've ever had in nyc. We ordered 5 dishes and EVERYTHING was disgusting - we had to throw away and order from another place.
Posted 6 years ago by lauren h.
I knew this place had a poor reputation but i hadn't eaten there in years, so i thought i would try. The duck dish had about three strips of duck meat and about ten strips of duck fat. Honestly this is bad chinese food for any part of the USA, let alone NYC. Really shocked at how bad this is.
Posted 6 years ago by Andrew B.
Frankly terrible. They forgot my drinks, the dumplings were dry, the wonton soup (which is such a stable of chinese restaurants I can't believe anyone can possibly get it wrong) was really bland.
Posted 6 years ago by Christopher D.
Food is good, delivery is SUPER FAST (at least for me, I live practically across the street). Hot and Sour soup is very good, General's Chicken is good but not great.
Posted 7 years ago by naman d.
The food is always good from The Cottage but I am sick to death of them forgetting to send the soda with the food. I order the soda to drink with my meal and not for it to turn up after I've finished eating. Not a difficult concept right? I wouldn't mind if this was the first time but they've managed it three times in a row now. Incredibly annoying!!!
Posted 7 years ago by Dan S.
If i can give this zero star i would. I've lived around the corner for over a year and never ordered from here, tonight i decided to give it a try. I was RIGHT, their food totally sucked. The stir fried veggie dish was sour (if not from unfresh food, it's from vinegar which I have no idea why one would use vinegar on a veggie dish). The beef stew noodle was tasteless. The dumplings had thick skin and minimal filling. It is probably the worst chinese food I had in the city.
Posted 8 years ago by Johnson W.
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