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311 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2707
+1 212-777-2770
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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East Hampton, New York
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Nice vibe. Great lunch special!!!!! $10 gets you an App and Entree. The food was GREAT!!!! Service so so, but who cares the food was awesome !!!

Thank Christine M
Newark, Delaware
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Came with boyfriend and I the pad Thai, which is a true classic and was very tasty. Also had a rum mojito- great. The atmosphere was nice. Server was attentive but did leave us alone, which I like.

Thank KayER18
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Lantern Thai is a short walk from Gramercy Park. Actually, it is closer to Stuyvesant Park. The menu includes usual Thai dishes: Noodles, Curries, Fried rices, But they also have specials, $9 Lunch with appetizer and main, or a Tasting Menu where you choose three appetizers for $15.96. The dishes are fresh, not overcooked. I like the Pad Thai or... More 

Thank maureenp327
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

we lived in Thailand for 10 years. We had been try thai restaurants in NYC and this one is the closest of the real tasty.

Thank Odalea F
New York
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Good choice. Very close to where we were staying. Good service. Clean. Excellent food. Locals seem to like it too.

Thank goodyme
Copenhagen, Denmark
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

A very good thai restaurant placed in the middle of nowhere -- it seems. The restaurant is cheap compared to a lot of other restaurants, but the food was way better.

Thank Niclas H
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Oh my goodness this place was amazing! I got back from traveling in Southeast Asia for five months and was craving well done Thai food. This actually blew me away. Everything was delicious and I thought very reasonably priced for the portion sizes. It was not greasy or too spicy (unless requested) and all of us enjoyed each dish we... More 

Thank KJusta
Edmonton, Canada
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93 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This restaurant is located in a very convenient place. The interior is nicely set up and feel comfortable dining there. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Quality of food is great and we all loved their salmon dishes. We will definitely go back to this place when we visit New York next time.

Thank upalis
Scottsdale, Arizona
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Two of us had dinner here on a recent trip to NYC, it has been and remains one of our favorite restaurants. Food is delicious and there is a wide variety available. The staff is attentive to food allergies and the service is wonderful. Did I mention that the food is delicious???

Thank KaarenC
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

The yummiest kee mao and red curry I've ever had! Cool venue if dining in! Fast delivery if dining out!

Thank Marielle S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Thai, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2707
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-777-2770

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?