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ThaiNY

394 Third Ave., New York, NY 10016 40.741988 -73.980851
at 28th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-696-2888 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Thai
  • Price Range: $$

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    6 out of 10

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Official Website

thainyrestaurant.com

Hours

Sun-Wed, 11:30am-11pm; Thu-Sat, 11:30am-midnight

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 28th St.

Prices

$8.95-$19

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

18th St. to 38th St., FDR Dr. to Sixth Ave.

Profile

If a Thai eatery popped up in Design Within Reach’s windows, the chill-soundtracked aftermath might look like ThaiNY. Owner Peter Chotimanenophan swears he designed all three dining areas himself—an impressive undertaking, considering the sheer number of witty, thoughtful touches. From glass-inlaid gold leaf set into each table to clever portholes exposing the kitchen, and from sharp-angled metal light fixtures to a “banquette” of giant red leather dots, ThaiNY offers a visual feast that outshines the menu. The kitchen just doesn’t have the chops to deliver on the room’s seductive promise. A green papaya salad boasts distinctive flavors, unlike most other appetizers, while “sexy duck,” with tender meat and cashews in a piquant mix of pineapple, lime juice, and ginger, proves a tasty exception among watered-down entrées. Considering that the kitchen staff hails from Thailand, the bland offerings are particularly disappointing.

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