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Momofuku Noodle Bar

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
East Village
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171 1st Ave, btwn 10th & 11th St., New York City, NY 10003-2949
+1 212-777-7773
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17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:30 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 16:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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Capital City
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sometimes it's hard to be impressed with a place that everyone is talking about and has opened many locations across the country. I want to assume the taste or excitement of the original has faded somehow as production scales up. That is not the case with Momofuku. We had the vegetarian ramen and was sad when the bowl was empty.... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 686 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I went here in the middle of the afternoon to miss the long wait times that happen at night. I sat at the counter and had a delicious Momofuku Ramen with a poached egg and pork belly. I washed down with a cold Tiger beer. The meal was amazing, the pork belly in the Ramen was perfect. Service was good,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

been meaning to try this place for years. The broth a bit subtle but good, the appetizers great, the room was fun. Lunch was great over all

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Thank Janet H
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Momofuku on a week night and waited about 45 minutes for a table for two people. Make sure you arrive right on or shortly after opening time at 5.30 - we were there by 5.45 and it was full and already a long wait list. The problem with the wait is a lack of waiting area... There... More 

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Thank CharlotteTAus
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Somewhat of a ramen maven. My daughter and I are from the the West Coast and eat ramen frequently. Momofuku's ramen is not the best ramen I have had in the States but it is very good

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Thank Kent E
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with my husband at lunch time and we ordered pork belly buns and ramen as a place recommended by everyone. They did not disappoint! Excellent quality and taste.

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Barrie, Canada
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115 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can honestly say it was one of the best meals that I've ever had. I got there just before their afternoon closing so the bartender was rushing me through fairly quickly to get my meal in. I had never been there before so he gave me some great recommendation, I went with the momofuku noodle dish which was spectacular.... More 

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victoria, bc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Momofuku exceeded my expectations. The Brussell sprouts were insane! I had the Hozon Ramen as well, and it was the best ramen I have ever had!

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Thank laffyshiz
Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was brought here by a friend who lives in the city, and it was incredible. I tried the pork buns, which were absolutely delicious. It is a small portion however, so you may need to order something else with it. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank candlercook
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A busy place but efficiently and friendly run. With very good food for a decent price. Will definitely come again when I visit New York again. Lot of different people inside. Hipsters, Asian, tourists, etc. Which made it a real New York experience for me.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:30
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:30
Friday
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 01:00
Saturday
17:30 - 01:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 1st Ave, btwn 10th & 11th St., New York City, NY 10003-2949
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-777-7773

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