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222 E. 53rd St., New York, NY 10022 40.757122 -73.968566
nr. Third Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-308-5588 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Asian: Southeast, Korean, Thai
  • Price Range: $$

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Daily, 11:30am-10:30pm

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 51st St.; E, M at Lexington Ave.-53rd St.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Lunch
  • Notable Chef
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering
  • Reservations Not Required


  • Full Bar


Not Accepted

Delivery Area

38th St. to 68th St., FDR Dr. to Sixth Ave.


For this venture of many Michael Huynh teamed up with another pair of prolific restaurateurs, Ace Watanasuparp and his cousin Chai Huadwattana, who together own Klong, Aceluck, Aura Thai, Q2, Sookk, and Room Service. Here, Ace and Chai are moving beyond Thai traditional noodle dishes from around Asia get slight refinements, such as spicy lemongrass kalbi short rib and poached egg with crispy shallots and the soba in the laksa.