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Chai Thai Kitchen (Midtown-West)

930 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019
+1 212-707-8778
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
930 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Chai Thai Kitchen (Midtown-West)
1. Highly recommended!
"We visited this restaurant twice during our stay in Manhattan."
Stephen R
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2. Superb food!
"Vegetarian Duck in Red Curry. Both were amazing."
Dan B
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3. Excellent at reasonable price!
"The menu is affordable and delicious"
Tracey M
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1 - 10 of 174 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm so glad I came across this place. The pad thai was wonderful, and the prices are actually decent, and not just by NYC standards. The service is great. The staff is friendly and helpful. When I first walked into the small place, only 1...More

Thank TeamHouston2016
ChaiThaiKitchen, Guest Relations Manager at Chai Thai Kitchen (Midtown-West), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

TeamHouston2016 - Thank you for visiting us at Chai Thai Kitchen. We appreciate your feedback, Hope to see again soon. Best, Chai Thai Kitchen Manager

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn over the weekend. We were looking for a good but reasonably priced restaurant and the hotel suggested Thai Chai Kitchen. We were very happy with the suggestion. We ate on the first floor but there appeared to be...More

Thank WoflpackFan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great Saturday night dinner. The food was tasty in a quaint atmosphere. We did not need reservations and were seated promptly

Thank Louiecap
ChaiThaiKitchen, Guest Relations Manager at Chai Thai Kitchen (Midtown-West), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Louiecap Thank you for visiting us at Chai Thai Kitchen. We appreciate your feedback, Hope to see again soon. Best, Chai Thai Kitchen Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was traveling on business and staying around the corner. I had the pineapple duck. It was great! Service was excellent and it was reasonably priced. If you're looking for good Thai in Midtown-try it out.

Thank Mbrookslxa
ChaiThaiKitchen, Guest Relations Manager at Chai Thai Kitchen (Midtown-West), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mbrookslxa Thank you for your support at our restaurant. We hope to see you again soon! Chai Williamsburg Team

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff. Great meal. Good spicy and fresh. Perfect attentive service. Worth every buck 😎. Good place in the evening. We stayed here in the „Dinner rush hour“ And where satisfied with everything

Thank Peter O
ChaiThaiKitchen, Public Relations Manager at Chai Thai Kitchen (Midtown-West), responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Peter Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again soon. Best, Chai Thai Kitchen Management.

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We went without reservations on a Saturday night and were seated immediately. Service was prompt and food was served quickly. The food was very good and super reasonably priced. This is the perfect restaurant for good food without the fuss.

Thank Natalie2
ChaiThaiKitchen, General Manager at Chai Thai Kitchen (Midtown-West), responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 29 September 2017

This was close to our hotel so we thought we'd try it. I was amazed at how good the food was. I had the peanut dumplings and the Vegetarian Duck in Red Curry. Both were amazing. The service was quick, and the staff courteous. This...More

Thank Dan B
ChaiThaiKitchen, Public Relations Manager at Chai Thai Kitchen (Midtown-West), responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for a positive review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Seriously I've eaten at some of the best restaurants in NYC on this trip, Ascent and also booked a month in advance for the Polo Bar. Chai beats them both..! If you're a foodie.........this is a MUST. Great price and fantastic food... unfortunately this is...More

Thank Michael L
ChaiThaiKitchen, Public Relations Manager at Chai Thai Kitchen (Midtown-West), responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

best thai food we ate so far 😍😍😍 vers nice place, very nice people, quiet and lovely 😍😍 loved the starters, thai dumplings, and the massaman is very good 😜😜😜

Thank Nicole B
ChaiThaiKitchen, Public Relations Manager at Chai Thai Kitchen (Midtown-West), responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for a positive review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across Chai when wandering and really hungry! So glad we found it, great Thai food at low prices. Gutted I live in the U.K. and can't just pop back!

Thank Chickpea_90
ChaiThaiKitchen, Public Relations Manager at Chai Thai Kitchen (Midtown-West), responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for giving our restaurant a try. We appreciate your time in reviewing us and hope to serve you again. Regards, Thanya

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Judy251
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Response from Albert C | Reviewed this property |
No need for a reservation. We walked in and were seated within 5 minutes. Upstairs does have a little more room between the tables. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 930 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-707-8778
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Description
Born and raised in Thailand, owner and Executive Chef Amornrat Aksornnan brought with her Thai traditional family recipes when she first moved to New York City. Her love of cooking become her career aspiration. She followed her passion by enrolling in the Culinary Program at The Art Institute where she learned and mastered her skills in a variety of cuisines. After graduating, she began training in New York City and landed her first job at The Mercer Kitchen. At Chai Thai Home Kitchen, Amornrat only believes in using authentic Thai ingredients and fresh products from farmers markets to prepare her dishes. Through her experience and innovation, she creates Thai homestyle cooking meals with an international twist, making certain that each one of them bursts with flavors.
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