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Great N.Y. Noodletown Is Back After Run-In With Health Department

At the Chinatown restaurant’s latest inspection, it was only docked three points

Great N.Y. Noodletown
Great N.Y. Noodletown
Robert Sietsema

Chinatown stalwart Great N.Y. Noodletown is back in business. After the health department shut it down earlier this month, the classic cheap eats destination has reopened with a “grade pending” from the health department and just three violation points.

A Department of Health inspection in January docked more than 100 violation points, including for refrigeration issues and live roaches. But a follow-up health inspection on January 19 resulted in three violation points due to a non-food contact surface that was improperly constructed. The grade is now listed as pending; typically three points would warrant an A grade.

Eater NY critic Robert Sietsema paid a visit to the reopened restaurant and noted that while it was half-empty when he arrived, a steady string of guests filed in soon after.

Great NY Noodletown

28 Bowery, Manhattan, NY 10013 (212) 349-0923 Visit Website