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Menchanko-Tei Midtown East - CLOSED

131 E 45th St, Suite 1, New York City, NY 10017-3131
+1 212-986-6805
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good35%
  • Average45%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
10 Sep 2015
“The Best vegetarian ramen"”
1 Aug 2015
“Crazy good noodle soup”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
131 E 45th St, Suite 1, New York City, NY 10017-3131
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

My husband and I were craving for some soup and found this place few blocks from Grand central station where our hotel was located. The restaurant was pretty small but cozy. I had the vegetarian ramen which I loved! I loved it so much I...More

Thank LaurenLoveSadie
Reviewed 1 August 2015

When I worked in midtown, I had to ration myself on coming here too often. It's very busy at lunchtime. If you come by yourself, you can often snag a seat at the bar. Otherwise, come a little before or a little after peak hours....More

Thank varla83
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Went there on a Sat night, was fairly empty.. the ramen and miso soup we ordered were good on all aspects. Good variety of flavours in it. The place had last orders by 945 or 10pm on a Sat night. Someone should update that here...More

Thank AshishGrover
Reviewed 7 January 2015

I love the food here. Very authentic japanese and the staff is friendly. Central location to Grand Central is awesome too boot.

Thank StevenTristanYoung
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Don't expect fine service and romantic atomosphere. This is just fast food shop. Food quality was acceptable. But I couldn't understand why they made long que for this shop.

Thank デモン
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Seeing how NYC is now filled with new ramen shops, I feel the need to write a review for Menchanko-Tei...after all, it's been at this same location for > 20 years...and is always busy...that's bc, it's consistently good and reasonably-priced! Service can get hectic and...More

Thank MK330
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

We had a quick lunch in this restaurant. My rice with pork and vegetables was fine but my husband's yakisoba wasn't tasty at all. B-class restaurant.

Thank serefuuufo
Reviewed 5 August 2014

THIS REALLY IS A BIT DIFFERent place. The prices are very reasonable for the city and you can find a wide variety of dishes that will make most poeple happy. I love the soba noodles with as many things inside the bowl as you wish....More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 6 June 2014

My husband and I popped in as the menu looked good. Service was poor, we waited quite a long time for the table (clearly we were invisible) and then we waited a long time for the check and the food was average. To top it...More

Thank MrsFlinnAllen
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Who among us didn't live on Ramen Noodles in school? Truly, a gift to studentkind: a brick of noodles that could be broken and boiled in a small pot on a dorm hotplate, a handy packet of seasoning with enough salt to set fire to...More

Thank MallomarNY
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Restaurant Details

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11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 E 45th St, Suite 1, New York City, NY 10017-3131
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-986-6805
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