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199 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1605
+1 212-989-1116
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry” (9 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
199 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1605
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Total disappointment. After quite the experience, it made much more sense to me why the place was so empty. Tasted like pure onions.

Thank Veronica L
Reviewed February 11, 2018

This is primarily a carry our place. The menu is very diverse, it is an open kitchen and things look ok but the confusion and noise makes it even harder to understand the counter people and things take to long.

Thank truetray
Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

I have given this restaurant a one star for the food that was served. Everything else would have been a zero. I asked for two gin and tonics upon being seated. When they arrived I’m sure they had forgotten the tonic! I sent them back...More

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, nice place, worst chicken pad thai I’ve ever had. A month later I’m still crying over the disgusting pad thai, which I was craving desperately. Will never go back.

Thank Veronica L
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Excellent authentic thai food. Portions are sizeable, especially at lunch. Curry is delicious and tasty, as it the Phad Siew. Service is fast and pleasant.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed October 3, 2017

I've eaten and taken out from this restaurant and really appreciate the spicing and the care with which the dishes are prepared. Better than many of the ersatz-Thai lining the streets of Manhattan, Spice delivers enjoyable and exciting food.

Thank alawrencenyc
Reviewed September 17, 2017

The food was tasty and well-spiced, and served pretty quickly. The bill for four dinners with a total of eight alcoholic beverages was only $122 without tip. We didn't order appetizers or cocktails - just beer and wine and an order of sticky rice on...More

Thank la_gatuna
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Spice is a moderately priced Thai restaurant with a wicked om Yum soup, great Thai fried rice. The Volcano chicken was excellent. Tucked in the heart of Chelsea, this gay-oriented neighborhood attracts a wide cross section of people, gay, straight and everything in between. Fun...More

Thank btdugan
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Spice has a pleasant atmosphere: friendly staff, relaxed and chatty customers, nice space. But the meal I had was of only average quality, and absolutely not 'authentic', whatever that means. The summer rolls I ordered as a starter had a hard spine running through that...More

Thank John R
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

I love pad Thai so whenever I go to a Thai restaurant that's what I get and this pad Thai ranks pretty high on the list for me. Very good, and the presentation was excellent too. My family got different kinds of curry which were...More

Thank BrockVT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1605
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-989-1116
This restaurant is part of a chain. Each restaurant dimensions and decor is different from each other. There is another Spice restaurant on 8th ave.
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