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Posted by Anonymous on 06/06/2010
This restaurant has moved over the years, but that hasnt changed the place a bit. At Charley Mom, you are greeted by the nisest people, the food is delish but the only thing gone wrong, is the scenery and space. Charley Mom is very well known for its food but not for its atmosplere, a tight space and few tables kills half of the whole deal.
Posted by please someone get it right! on 04/23/2010
I have ordered the same dish 3x and each time it is different. WHY? first time it was with white sauce, second time with brown sauce, 3rd time it had no noodles and different vegetables. And talk about greasy....holy crap the oil and grease overtook the food. Geez....we work real hard for our money in NYC dont we?? Is it too much to ask on the one night you dont want to cook that you can get a good meal??
Posted by brtiney on 02/14/2010
Whether you are eating there or ordering for delivery, don't pay until you have done the math yourself. Also, the appetizers were not good - the shrimp fritters tasted like fried flour balls. The main courses were decent.
Posted by rodstrongo on 12/20/2009
We live only a couple of blocks away but I swear it always gets there in 10 min or less...our joke is that they cook on the food on their bike on the way over. My girlfriend likes the sesame chicken and I have enjoyed all the entrees, espeically the pork and shrimp lo meins. Good food, not great, pretty good pricing, incredibly fast service...making it above average for a chinese takout place.
Posted by unsatisfied on 09/05/2009
the food was not good. Like some of the other reviews said, the workers are the friendliest i've ever talked to. Unfortunately, this might be the worst chinese food I've tasted on the UES. It was only the 2nd time in my life I ordered something, took 2 bites, and couldn't eat anymore.
Posted by J&S on 06/19/2009
Solid, great food everytime! When we order Chinese food it'll definitely be from here...we don't need to try another. Great taste, not oily and fresh ingredients. For years we've been eating their food, but have never really been to the restaurant. We love Charlie Mom!!!
Posted by JK on 05/10/2009
I wish the food for this restaurant was as good as its service. The staff is always friendly and accomodating. Unfortunately the food is another experience. Each time I get take out, it is hit or miss. The latest order of Gen. Zhou's chicken was atrocious. The meat was dry and so chewy, I had to throw most of it out. It is time for new cooks. The service alone can not save this restaurant.