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Papaya King

200 W. 14th St., New York, NY 10011 40.738521 -73.999731
at Seventh Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-367-8090 Send to Phone
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  • Cuisine: American Traditional, Hot Dogs
  • Price Range: $

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Nearby Subway Stops

1, 2, 3 at 14th St.; L at Sixth Ave.



Payment Methods

MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Kid-Friendly
  • Lunch


  • No Alcohol


Not Accepted


This venue is closed.

The lively atmosphere at this original NYC purveyor of the tube steak/tropical drink combo makes you wonder how patrons, once inside, even remember what they came for. Multicolored tiles, neon signs and advertisements bragging that the franks are "Tastier than Fillet Mignon" compete for their attention. But the main draw, the hickory-smoked hot dogs--a beef recipe seasoned with garlic, oregano, and other tasty spices--is difficult to forget. To point, New Yorkers have been enjoying them since 1932. Order the "complete", the indispensable hot mustard and sauerkraut combo, with a cup of milky papaya juice. If the assertions on one poster listing the health benefits of different fruit juices are correct, then papaya aids in the digestion of protein.