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Omai

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158 Ninth Ave., New York, NY 10011 40.744409 -74.002791
nr. 19th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-633-0550 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Vietnamese
  • Price Range: $$

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  • Reader Rating:

    7 out of 10

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    13 Reviews | Write a Review

Photo by Robert K. Chin

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Official Website

omainyc.com

Hours

Mon-Thu, noon-2:30pm and 5:30pm-10pm; Fri-Sat, noon-2:30pm and 5:30pm-11:30pm; Sun, 5:30pm-10pm

Nearby Subway Stops

A, C, E at 14th St.; L at Eighth Ave.; 1 at 18th St.

Prices

$9-$21

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering
  • Reservations Not Required

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Recommended

Delivery Area

14th St. to 34th St., Fifth Ave. to 11th Ave.

Profile

The sleek successor to Nam in Tribeca shares its precursor’s understatedly stylish aesthetic, not to mention most of its menu. It’s possible to find cheaper Vietnamese food, but none sparked with such consistently fresh, clean flavors and served in such casually chic environs. We seldom pass up the lemongrass-crusted tofu, but the diced monkfish and peanuts on a rice cracker, and the five-spiced baby back ribs, are both eminently worthwhile. The skill of the kitchen is most apparent in the selection of rolls, noticeably lighter and more delicate than most of the rice-paper-wrapped competition.

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