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Pad Thai

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Chelsea
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114 8th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10011-5146
+1 212-691-6226
Today
11:00 - 11:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 10:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 11:00
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New York City, New York
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you need a quick neighborhood dinner and craving for Thai food, then this could fit the bill. The Pad Thai was flavorless, and probably toned down for the locals. The chicken satay was dry and the peanut sauce to go with it was also bland. The Singapore fried rice noodles, which is really not Thai, had a faint idea... More 

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Thank KLKho
County Londonderry, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Found this place by accident, which shows some accidents can be good. Staff are so attentive, we had fresh water as soon as we sat down. We only wanted a light snack so picked from the set lunch menu. There were plenty of options on the set lunch menu with several vegetarian options. As it was the lunch menu we... More 

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Thank TONY S
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

2 adults and 2 teenagers, and we had a really great meal. Priced well in the area, with great portions, and you can turn up or down the spice, just ask. Very happy we stopped in here on a whim, was one of the best meals on our 4 day stay in NYC.

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Thank Craig M
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125 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The Pad Thai is a small neighbourhood restaurant. It does take out, which is delicious. It's reasonably priced. Worth a midweek visit.

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Thank PixieE69
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297 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic authentic Thai food in NYC, with friendly welcoming staff. I'm always cautious of eating Thai outside of Thialand as it's usually a mediocre experience. However the Pad Thai Noodle Lounge served fantastic authentic Thai dishes, the pad Thai was great as were the other dishes. Definitely somewhere I'd eat again.

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Thank Tonlol
Boston, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Four of us had dinner - one of our entrees was pretty good. One was sent back (ribs) and the replacement was average (Singapore Rice Noodles). Few customers on a Saturday night - always a bad sign - yet the service was far below par. I'd skip this place and seek Thai food elsewhere.

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Thank CarlaDMitchell
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79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We were hungry and walked past this little gem. We're glad we did! As the name already says they serve Pad Thai. If you like this dish (and other Thai dishes) this is the place for you! The food tasted pretty authentic and the waitresses were quick and friendly. We really liked the interior as well. It's a cute little... More 

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Thank RahelRich
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Fast peace with good thai food in west village neighborhood, I have been coming to this place so many time, I really enjoyed food here especially Pad see ew noodle and Pad thai :) this is a good spot to have fast dinner with no reservations !

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Thank Tukta H
Gavirate, Lombardia, Italy
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Very nice decor, all-thai menu at a very reasonable price in Chelsea. Service is fast and efficient. Meals are on average very spicy, so make sure to point that out in advance.

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Thank JohnBelushi85
Pennsylvania, US
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484 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

The welcoming atmosphere of this restaurant drew us in for a weeknight dinner. Love the decor. Service was friendly and prompt, and the pricing is very reasonable (especially for Manhattan). The Jungle Curry was fantastic. Our server asked about the spice level, and we said spicy was fine. Pad Thai's standard is hot and I loved it but if you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 10:00
Monday
11:00 - 11:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 11:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 11:00
Thursday
11:00 - 11:00
Friday
11:00 - 11:00
Saturday
11:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 8th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10011-5146
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-691-6226

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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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