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VIV Thai

717 9th Avenue, Between 48th and 49th Street, New York City, NY 10019-7388
+1 212-581-5999
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (17 reviews)
“red curry” (5 reviews)
“spring rolls” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:45All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
717 9th Avenue, Between 48th and 49th Street, New York City, NY 10019-7388
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

NYC has some of the best thai food I've had anywhere in the world... I prefer it to Thailand even.... and VIV Thai delivers some great dishes. Everything we had tasted fresh, and great. We tried their chicken and shrimp fried wonton/dumplings and they were...More

Thank HT0375
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was there with some family, must say that the Pad Thai is exclent. Service was really good. Had the dumplings and the papaya salad as well - all was great!

Thank מאי א
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious Food, with beautiful presentation. My husband and I were so impressed! I got the duck sriracha noodles and my husband got duck stir fry (We love duck). The duck was so crispy and the noodles were obviously fresh and handmade. Perfect portion sizes....More

Thank Brandy B
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We felt like Thai and ended up here. This is not very family friendly, and groups out for a drink will probably enjoy this place more. The food was good, but not outstanding at all, and it's quite annoying to get the entrees before we...More

Thank AndersRoren
Reviewed 9 June 2017

I'm going to review this with Room Service in mind. I'll just say it- wow, VIV wins. Decent noise level, much more tolerable than RS, attentive staff who checked on you, someone paid attention and gave you water as needed. The food quality wins also....More

Thank SleepingGoose
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent! Service was great. They have have great drinks for happy hour. Very friendly. I will return if the opportunity permits.

Thank ItsmeDonna1969
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The flavour of the food was wonderful!!! Lots of choices on the menu. Very busy for a Sunday night and good service.

Thank Rhonda C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Fast food. Great service - our water glasses were never empty. Dishes cleared promptly. The usual Thai menu. Happy hour drink specials - the margarita was good and strong. Had a bunch of apps and chicken pad thai.

Thank b d
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Found this restaurant from the reviews on TA. We started off with the happy hour & then food, we had papaya salad & pad Thai along with the Martini's on happy hour, I tried 4 different flavours & they were all good, wait staff very...More

Thank Sarah n Pete R
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Trendy modern authentic Thai food. Highly recommend. Clean restaurant and service was quick. Brought a friend from Chicago and she liked it as well.

Thank lspo27
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LeRoy R
16 December 2016|
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Response from sobeneweyork | Reviewed this property |
Yes, V{iv} takes reservations, but it is best to call around 5:30- 6pm and ask for the manager. Some staff who answer the phone are not really skilled in entering reservations. I dine at V{iv} regularly -- great food and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 717 9th Avenue, Between 48th and 49th Street, New York City, NY 10019-7388
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-581-5999
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