Five dumplings for a buck? Reason enough to visit these two shops, even if it means eating on the go because you can’t get a seat at the oft-crowded and tiny counters. There are plenty of locals who believe these are the most perfect dumplings in the neighborhood.
46 Eldridge St. and 69 Clinton St.
212-343-0683 (Eldridge St.); 212-228-0988 (Clinton St.)
Daily: 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m. (Eldridge St.); 10 am – 11 p.m. (Clinton St.)
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