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1553 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-3920
+1 212-717-8877
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good58%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (8 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:30All hours
Asian, Thai
££ - £££
1553 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-3920
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Tried the 1553 2nd ave location and it was the biggest disappointment. 9/24/17 - Not only did I shell out $80 for three, yes three, entrees, the taste was terrible. This location insults Thai food! The worst part is that after I paid all of...More

1  Thank jsiena1
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We only went for appetizers and drinks. The dancing shrimp was to die for. It was so fresh and absolutely delectable, some really good ceviche. The mussels were also very yummy it came in a in a metal bowl and was still bubbling on a...More

Thank karameltrini
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The truth is after having traveled to Thailand and Indonesia we are Thai food snobs-- always wincing at some rendition of peanut sauce, too much oil....NOT so at Jaiya. Flavors are layered delicately, service is elegant, atmosphere of wood and brass is tasteful. As a...More

Thank nayaarbiter A
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Nice authentic Thai food in a great neighborhood. Easy to access due to the 2nd ave subway! Great night!

Thank Kalle J
Reviewed 11 April 2017

There are several Thai restaurants on the Upper East Side and Jaiya is worth a visit for a couple of reasons. The decor is unique and well done. The menu is interesting and very flexible. If you are looking for VERY spicy Thai food, you...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Good local thai restaurant. We love That restaurant and many friends living on the East side recommended the place. Fine, but do not go aout of your way.

Thank Bokassa2014
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I surprised my son recently by taking him to lunch at a Thai restaurant. He had forgotten that he mentioned to me that he would like to go there one day after we saw several commercials on TV about the restaurant. In fact when we...More

Thank kitkat1043
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Great food and nicely done on having comparative advantage on thai restaurants on UES. The heat levels are awesome because I love hot thai food. A little pricey however.

Thank WalterY2K
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Thai food isn't known for being expensive. But for two beers, three entrees, soup, and an appetizer it was $135! We were waiting for quite a long time before we were acknowledged by the server, and the restaurant only had about seven filled tables, so...More

Thank Nitin878
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We so wanted to love this place, since we love Thai food. And we were off to a good start: the drinks were excellent, I had the Jaiya-tini and my husband the restaurant's signature drink, Fire and Ice. The Volcanic Tom Yum soup was very...More

1  Thank AMAigner
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1553 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-3920
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-717-8877
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