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Lovely Day Restaurant

196 Elizabeth St, New York City, NY 10012-4214
+1 212-925-3310
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (10 reviews)
“fried chicken” (3 reviews)
“cool vibe” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
196 Elizabeth St, New York City, NY 10012-4214
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

I have been here twice with my wife. Food was really great. I got the impression of being in Thailand. Overall friendliness was not so great. Important to keep in mind that you opt for a rushed dinner here.

Thank Jan m
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We really enjoyed our meal here and would come back. Cool vibe. Good food. Good music. Friendly waitress. We went to dinner at about 7 on a weeknight and were able to get a table right away but a line formed right after we sat...More

Thank LynetteWicks
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Second visit here and just as good as the first time. Highly recommend dining here. Noisy and a little warm

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Tiny space with tiny bar space, tiny kitchen and tiny tables (and tiny waitress too :-) We anticipated Asian/ Thai food, but what we received was tasteless pale pieces of chicken on rice (the only tasty part of this dish was pieces of pineapple). Weggy...More

Thank 5556TravelersAlot
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Our experience started awkwardly with a lost reservation, but we were seated in a kind of shared table arrangement with my wife and daughters heads against a sort of waiting area table, which were patronized by newspaper fluffing waiting customers. I was in a cramped...More

Thank Jack W
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We went here on a week night and got straight in without a reservation (2 people). The food was quick and well priced - one of the cheapest dinners we had in NYC. We had the green chicken curry and pad Thai - both were...More

Thank CharlotteTAus
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Good asian food, fair price (theoretically) but very bad and dishonest service. The waitress was just leaving the plates on the table, not being able to remember at all who ordered what (it seems she did not bother). The service was not fast as she...More

Thank LaurentNOA
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by my friend's hair stylist - thank you, Christine - and I'm pleased to pass it on. Located in SoHo, this hip split-level Thai restaurant was chocked full of patrons and for good reason: deliciousness! I had the green curry and...More

Thank Jamie J
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

On Elizabeth street in Soho district of NY, if you ever feel like eating delicious Thai food, lovely day is always a good option. Having all the starters in perfect taste (be careful, when you order small plate it comes in regular size compared to...More

Thank greencoat_14
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Pleasant cafe. I had the pad Thai veggie style and it was fine, if a little too sweet and sticky. That was probably not typical as I did go off menu and I am sure their normal pad Thai is better. Good value. Service was...More

Thank RuaRocks
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be part of Little Italy. Today, the neighbourhood is
popular with young fashionistas popping in and out of
the chic independent boutiques that line Mulberry,
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
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Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 196 Elizabeth St, New York City, NY 10012-4214
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Nolita
  • Neighbourhood: Nolita
  • Phone Number: +1 212-925-3310
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