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Momofuku Ko

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8 Extra Pl, New York City, NY 10003
+1 212-203-8095
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Today
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:30
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:30 - 15:30
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Fresno, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great experience having had such good reviews, but my expectations were too high. I thought the proportions of the dishes were somewhat inconsistent. All the way from small bites to huge entre sized dishes. Sitting at the counter was fun watching all the staff prepare the dishes. I couldn't believe how much duck was being grilled. It... More 

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Thank Greg M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the experience of eating here, although I was surprised for a 2* place that there wasn't something more! The food was amazing, the service great, and we really enjoed the wine pairing. However, I just felt it lacked a little, but not quite able to put my finger on why.

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Thank SarahMD1979
London
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135 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our wedding anniversary when we were in NYC and when we are at home, we usually book a Michelin starred restaurant to celebrate this. We wanted to do this when we were in New York and were looking for somewhere that was different to Eleven Madison Park, which was where we were extremely lucky to eat last time... More 

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Thank Mark S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We expected more surprise for a Michelin star restaurant! The dishes are just looking good but most of the them are too strong in flavor and are too salty, not sure if the chefs did try the taste of all dishes, plus the service was not qualified, honestly!

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Thank Rin C
Cincinnati, Ohio
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254 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Momofuku Ko was absolutely fantastic! On this trip we ate at Aquavit, Jungsik, Junoon, Jean Georges, and Momofuku Ko. Momofuku Ko was the winner hands down. The service was fantastic - very friendly and welcoming, always on the spot to refill drinks etc., and always unobtrusive. And, the food, my the food. Every dish was superb. The beef was out... More 

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Thank skline2
Stourton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Took my wife for after-theatre date night during a recent week in the city, having tried for years to get a table. It was, hands down, the best tasting menu I've ever had in my native New York City and one of the top I've ever had in my life (out of many, having lived in Europe for over 20... More 

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Thank Cotswolds_Distillery
New York City, New York
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97 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Had dinner there last friday. Really fantastic dinner. I ate here with friends. We are drinking group. In addition to the real fantastic food the cocktails were memorable. Highlight of the dinner was the duck and the razor clams. Expensive Expensive. But worth it for such creative food.

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Thank Mlleron
New York City, New York
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I'll just start and say that the food and creativity level is unbelievable, now you ask why only 3 stars? Here at this restaurant everyone sits around a bar top which is cool but the chairs are extremely uncomfortable. I had to stand several times during my meal to wake my legs and back from falling asleep and subside the... More 

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Thank DrSidneyShaw9004
Hobart, Tasmania
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We were fortunate to dine at the counter at Momofuku Ko and loved every mouthful and every minute of it. The staff and service was exceptional and the interaction with the kitchen staff was a highlight. The degustation menu was one of the best I have eaten anywhere in the world and so so filling. Congrats to all the team.

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165 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

A perfect NYC Saturday. A sunny but very cold walk down to East Village and then this explosion of tastes. A brilliant restaurant with the most competent staff. An unforgettable lunch with 18 courses!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$125 - US$195
Cuisine
Asian, International, Fusion
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Extra Pl, New York City, NY 10003
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-203-8095

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East Village
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