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Pure Thai Cookhouse

766 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6323
+1 212-581-0999
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (120 reviews)
“noodles” (75 reviews)
“pad see ew” (20 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
766 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6323
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you like Thai. Go here. Food was absolutely outstanding and the service was amazing too. So friendly

Thank conorw186
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We waiting 45mins, it was raining but it was worth it. Atmosphere is “Thai streetfood” and the good was incredible. We couldn’t decide so asked the waitress to recommend 4 dishes to share and all were unique but the flavours amazing. Definitely top of my...More

Thank BecLaird
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely, authentic, totally recommended. Try green curry - so delicious but spicy (** as indicated were just little bit too much but still tasty)!

Thank andybach89
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You could walk past this restaurant as it is so small and unassuming, we did!! You can't book at this restaurant but if you love Thai food then this is a must when in New York. We went at 5:30pm as we were going to...More

Thank wendyian
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love Thai food and this place is a little slice of Thai heaven! The fried chicken was such a surprise. Everything was tasty including the sweet rice pumpkin dessert!

Thank Paige A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were looking for a late evening meal and walking along 9th Avenue we decided to give Pure a try and we are so glad we did as this was one of the best meals we had on our New York trip. A very friendly...More

1  Thank DJB1964
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having arrived in NYC in the early evening and just looking for somewhere to have a meal before getting some much needed sleep, we luckily stumbled across the Pure Thai Cookhouse on Tripadvisor. Having travelled extensively in Thailand, both my wife and l love Thai...More

2  Thank averagebear21
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is something so cool and special about going to a "Cookhouse" where you can watch the food being prepared right before you eyes. The ambiance really pulls you in. Granted, this place does not take reservations so be prepared for a wait or try...More

Thank Leona W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely tiny Thai restaurant which is easily missed. Great food which was quickly served after we waited 45mins for a table and enjoyed watching the bustling of this restaurant.

Thank beccalouh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We waited approximately 30 minutes when we put our name in at ~6:30pm. I had lunch here previously and knew it would be worth the wait. It did not disappoint, the dishes were tasty and appropriately hot/spicy when the dish needed to be. The restaurant...More

Thank D0rindaW
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Tina R
November 11, 2018|
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Response from Colin D | Reviewed this property |
This sounds like a math question from the exam I didn't pass.
June 20, 2018|
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Response from 75laurentbass | Reviewed this property |
No bookings accepted so depending on the time and day, you have to allow a 30 to 45min wait.
April 17, 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 766 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6323
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-581-0999
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PURE Thai Cookhouse is a genuine Thai shophouse-style restaurant in Hell’s Kitchen that features homemade noodles from a prized family recipe. PURE specializes in signature dishes you would find from the many vendors and shophouses from the farmlands of Phayao, in the North to the floating markets of Ratchaburi in Central Thailand, to the oceans and fishing villages of Krabi in the South.
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