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Tai Thai

££ - £££Asian, Thai
78 E 1st St, New York City, NY 10009-7951
+1 212-777-2552
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (7 reviews)
“new york” (4 reviews)
Open Now
13:00 - 23:00All hours
Asian, Thai
££ - £££
78 E 1st St, New York City, NY 10009-7951
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in the area and wanted fast, tastey food before we head out for the night. Good location near the bars. Space is a bit small but the turnover is pretty fast.

Thank SunSeeker114
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Needed a quick lunch in the neighborhood so I went in for Thai food. Had today's lunch with a spring roll and then chicken pad Thai and with this I had a Chang beer. Food and service is as always excellent, and the price is...More

Thank Oscar M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Small inside but the waitresses were very accommodating. The food was prepared quickly and it was DEELISH! It was a cute little spot with doors and windows open to allow the breeze to come through. The prices were very reasonable. Definitely will return when in...More

Thank TeeMa J
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went there for dinner, worst and rude service ever.. first of all I asked for water no ice, and the server brings me water with ice and you can tell it was someone else's leftover water and lip mark on it....More

Thank WorldTraveler2616
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This place is a CHEAT. I have complained about these cheats to city of new york. I went to this place with my wife on 2/25/17 and paid $31.46 food bill. Service was poor so I left no tip (wrote $0.00 on the tip column)....More

1  Thank Sachin K
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Once upon a time Tai Thai was our regular go to neighborhood place. The food and service was always good, the ambience pleasant. It had the homey feel, which made us regulars for over a dozen years. However, this Fall we noticed that things had...More

Thank Remoulade
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Tai Thai is a little hole in the wall place right on Houston between 1st and 2nd, practically in front of the entrance to the 2nd Avenue F-line subway station. They open the big floor-to-ceiling windows onto the street, allowing a couple of tables to...More

1  Thank opera_fanatic47
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We went there on one of the coldest nights in NYC in February. It is a small but cozy place. The service was fast and friendly, the food was truly delicious. Very fresh and authentic Thai. We loved every dish and thought that the food...More

Thank gluehwurm
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Fantastic food. You can eat in or take out. We did the latter. The amount of food you were give was amazing and the taste was out of this world. The staff are very pleasant and helpful. Popular with the locals

Thank footy22255100
Reviewed 27 May 2015

In the middle of New York is a fantastic Thai restaurant. Aside from the Food the best feature is the outdoor patio in the back, which completely takes you away from the fact your in New York. Excellent Pad Thai, Bar B Que Chicken and...More

Thank Jeff H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
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Open Hours
13:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 E 1st St, New York City, NY 10009-7951
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-777-2552
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