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£8 - £16
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Asian, Thai
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here an hour before they closed on a Sunday brunch day. Food was delicious and the service was fast. We had the breakfast sandwich and the Florentine Benedict. The presentation was spot on and the ingredients were fresh! We both had the bottomless mimosas...as well. Found this place off of TripAdvisor and am so glad we went. Would 100% recommend to others and if we had more time I would go back tomorrow!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit. Staff was friendly and pleasant. They made adaptations to our orders as requested. We had the sampler appetizer plate. It arrived reasonably fast and was tasty. Dinners were good and cocktails looked interesting. Door opens into the room without a wind break,...so sitting away from the door during rainy or windy days is recommended.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 17 December 2023

We came into The City for our annual weekend just before the start of the holidays. As part of our time, we scouted out affordable, quality dining options, and Lapisara came up in our search, so we made dinner reservations. The menu was creative and...as mentioned, affordable (two people can leave with under $100 for dinner). But I'm afraid that's where the "pros" ended. 1. In winter, despite making reservations, insist on being seated as far from the front door as possible! It's freezing!! And it doesn't help that the restaurant also does not seem to want to turn on any heat inside (it was chilly throughout our stay!) 2. At two points, it seemed that perhaps our dishes were forgotten. We were patient, and eventually (20 minutes later, for dessert, for example), they arrived. 3. The food quality and taste were not bad at all! But equally so, I don't understand the hype behind this restaurant. Maybe we didn't order either of their better dishes? I'm not sure. Again, it was not bad! But I would call it mediocre. I'm not sure that we will return. We live in the North Bay, so we're in The City a lot. But I doubt we will venture over to Lapisara again. Should you flat-out avoid this place? No! Should you heed the advice given? I'd recommend it, but the choice is yours.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 2 December 2023 via mobile

We came here for breakfast as a group of six. No issues with being seated straight away as it was fairly quiet when we arrived (around 9.30am on a Monday). Ordered a hot chocolate with cream, as did my friend. They came out nicely decorated;...however, it was lukewarm. As a Brit in the States, we weren’t sure whether that is how they serve theirs, or if we were just unlucky. Yes, we should have said something, but someone else in our party had complained about their coffee being too strong, so we didn’t want to cause a fuss, and drank it anyways.. it wasn’t terrible.. just wasn’t what we had expected. Ordered the avocado on brioche toast with a poached egg, as well as a side of bacon. The egg was cooked to perfection. I really liked that it came with a side of fruit too - something I end up craving after a trip to America! Overall, a nice breakfast. The only issue is they won’t split a bill with more then 3 cards. So bear this in mind if coming in a larger group to eat here.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 28 November 2023 via mobile

Such a cute place with amazing food! Lapisara was recommended by front desk personnel when I checked into the Clft Royal Sonesta for an event at the Curran Theater. I ordered the veggie omelet, which came with sour dough toast, salad with a delicious sesame...dressing, and potatoes. Flavorful, fresh, and beautifully presented. I enjoyed it so much I had breakfast there again the next morning. I ordered the huevos rancheros. Good - my only complaint was that I asked for salad to substitute for tortilla chips and was refused (seems like an odd refusal). Great coffee, too.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 28 November 2023

I could not be happier to have found this modest and elegant spot. I returned twice to have the eggs Benedict. All dishes are served with large portions by a truly efficient and pleasant staff. So tasty. So fresh, and a wide variety of dependable...and delectable choices.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 27 November 2023

Lapisara was only a few blocks away from our hotel (Hilton Union Square), so we decided to come here given the glowing reviews and there's definitely a reason that it's so popular! Our meal was absolutely delicious from start to finish. We had the ube...latte and mixed berry lemonade to start and both drinks were so different from each other and equally delicious. The ube latte comes with a frozen ube bear that's adorable and the drink has a rich ube flavor. The mixed berry lemonade was just the right amount of tart and sweet and I would purchase that to have in my home if I could. My wife had the holy chili bomb basil omelet and it was absolutely scrumptious; it basically tasted like you had a Thai fried rice within an omelet and that's just fantastic. I had the breakfast sandwich croissant and it was also delicious and buttery and just so tasty. We also tried a side of the Thai sausage that had an amazing flavor and it was unlike any other breakfast sausage we've had before. The service was good as well and it was just a great meal all around. We'll definitely be coming back again!More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 10 October 2023 via mobile

Good service, terrible food. There were no prices on the menu for wine. The burger we ordered was cooked dry, flavourless, stale bread, and even the tomato and lettuce didn't taste good. For the Go Wild bowl and rice, the meat was way overcooked and...tough, and I had lots of basil storks in it. Aside from good service, I do not recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 22 July 2023 via mobile

Such a nice atmosphere. Very chill. Excellent healthy delicious food. We had breakfast, salmon toast, avocado toast, eggs and bacon plates. Gluten free options were clearly mentioned, incl. GF toast. Normal portion sizes.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 18 July 2023

What a wonderful breakfast spot - well placed near Union Square. We would highly recommend the Avocado Toast - which had well balanced flavours, and was served in a good portion size. The classic breakfast items like fried eggs, bacon and toast, were done to...a high standard. The menu is wide and diverse and you could have chosen something exciting and new every day for a month! The gluten free provision is great, with gluten free toast available and various items that can be made gluten free. Service was quick and friendly - with food flying out of the kitchen after 10-15 minutes; despite a mostly full restaurant. Thank you for a great experience Lapisara, and we would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 6 July 2023

Wonderful casual spot with friendly and attentive staff! Great meal! Eclectic menu with a number of very creative options!

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 4 July 2023

So glad I decided to give Lapisara a try. Service was excellent - from the warm welcome when I stepped into the restaurant to the solicitous care from multiple staff members, it was quite amazing given how busy they were on a Sunday morning. Space...is small and a bit of a squeeze but no one seemed to mind because the food (and service) was generous and so good. And the vibe was just positive and conducive to conversation over a good meal. I tried the Holy Chili Bomb Basil Omelette, which was presented most prettily on a plate with dainty edible florals. It was essentially a spicy Thai Basil Ground Chicken (or Gai Pad Krapow) wrapped in an omelette. I had enough to make two meals. Great job Lapisara! If I'm in the area again, I will be a repeat customer.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 2 June 2023 via mobile

Amazing food!! We had the avocado toast and fried chicken eggs Benny. Everything was perfection from my latte to the crunchy flavourful fried chicken to the dressing on the side salad. Definitely recommend for breakfast and worth the wait in line!!

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 27 May 2023 via mobile

Unique spin on food, good sized portions, good energy. We enjoyed our meals. The macha drink looks adorable and the bacon is 🥓 substantive.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 22 May 2023

Nice little cafe near Union Square. Staff were very friendly and , service was very good, nice decor. However, the food is the star here. My wife had the Thai fried rice with tofu, and I had the pineapple fried rice with chicken. Both were...great! Prices were reasonable. Try it!!More

Date of visit: May 2023
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5