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Pukk

71 First Ave., New York, NY 10003 40.72546 -73.986898
nr. 4th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-253-2742 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Thai, Vegetarian/Vegan
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

pukknyc.com

Hours

Sun-Thu, 11:30am-3:30pm and 5:30pm-10:45pm; Fri-Sat, 11:30am-3:30pm and 5:30pm-11:45pm

Nearby Subway Stops

F at Second Ave.

Prices

$10-$13

Payment Methods

MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Prix-Fixe
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering
  • Catering

Alcohol

  • Sake and Soju
  • Full Bar

Reservations

Not Accepted

Delivery Area

Houston St. to 17th St., Ave. D to Lafayette St.

Profile

A reclining Buddha, suspended from the ceiling, encased in Lucite, and bathed in the restaurant’s signature green glow, is the perfect mascot for Pukk’s vivid Thai–fusion cuisine, where flavors like curry, lemongrass, tamarind, and basil blossom in unexpected combinations. Everything’s vegetarian or vegan, with tasty soy and seitan pseudo-meat. Duck salad is a bracing, chili-flecked mound of crispy protein, pineapple, and cashew; artfully presented spicy tamarind tofu packs serious heat. Pukk’s space is as striking as the food. Nickel-size white tiles line every surface, offset by translucent lime-green Starck chairs and green seat cushions made of rubber. All the smart details paired with single-digit prices attract a skinny-jeans-and-hoodie crowd that fills the place early and packs it until closing.

Lunch Special

Daily, 11:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m.; three-course lunch, $8.50.

Prix-Fixe Menu
For $25, a three-course dinner is offered along with the first round of wine, beer, sangria, or soft drinks.

Recommended Dishes

Duck salad, $7; spicy tamarind tofu, $10; pepper-garlic chicken, $10

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