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231 E 53rd St, New York City, NY 10022-4820
+1 212-644-5353
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10:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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77 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Tiny place. No music. Casual. No frills. Wouldn't recommend for large parties, birthdays or celebrations. But great for a chat, some BYOB wine with no corkage fee and tasty delicious Thai food. Don't ask for spicy though as it becomes inedible and we like spicy. We go here regularly and always enjoy the food.

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Thank scouseinthehouse
New York City, New York
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

A good thai place in the midtown area as there are not many. BEWARE: very small place. Only 6 tables for 2. They don't take reservations. Fried pork dumplings are tasty. Curries not bad but have had better elsewhere. Did came out fast from kitchen.

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Thank LovesDessert
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

A group of 6 went during lunch time and it was the perfect place to have lunch and talk a bit with colleagues. the attention was good. The food delicious and the portions enough for lunch. I ordered duck and it was what I wanted. No complaints.

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Thank Nedelka M
HOUSTON
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Tiny, tiny place (maybe 8 tables, max.) We have far superior Thai places in Houston. Food spicy, but bland. How can that be?

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Thank KLOTHMAN
Cat Spring, Texas
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171 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Craving Thai- which has been hard to find in mid-town- hotel sent us here. They do a big take out business- and can seat 12 people. Huge variety of choices- everything was great- except we should have shared an entree as they would have been great to take home - but no place in hotel to put it.

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Thank Susan Y
New York City, New York
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146 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Here you can get a nice Thai dish but not one of the best in NY Service is way to slow and if you're in a hurry just don't go there you will never have your lunch in time Dessert are good and i particularly like the sticky mango rice

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Thank voyageuseitinerante
NY
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is an itsy bitsy hole in the wall restaurant with the best Thai food at great prices. This little place is a wonderful find!

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Thank SkiNY
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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691 reviews
451 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here yesterday for dinner, after I had bought a Groupon. Wow, so good! It's very small but we were the only ones there. The two ladies serving us were lovely - very friendly and helpful. Service was excellent! The food was amazing - extremely tasty, very fresh and great big portions. The prices are really reasonable. One of... More 

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Thank Abi S
Paramus, New Jersey
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122 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Walking around and looking for a place for lunch. The people are so friendly and helpful. The portins are perfect sized and the food is delicious.

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Thank Jacqueline R
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94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

We love oriental/Asian food, and this place met of needs. The food was great and a very good value. Everything was fresh and quickly served. The staff watched us carefully and waited on us immediately. Overall, great food at a great price, We had red snapper, shrimp, and chicken, with dumpling appetizers...all great.

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Thank NKBH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Monday
10:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 E 53rd St, New York City, NY 10022-4820
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-644-5353

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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