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Lantern

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311 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2707
+1 212-777-2770
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank maureenp327
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 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.

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Thank Odalea F
New York
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

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

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Thank goodyme
Copenhagen, Denmark
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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.

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Thank Niclas H
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92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank KJusta
Edmonton, Canada
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93 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank upalis
Scottsdale, Arizona
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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???

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Thank KaarenC
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

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

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Thank Marielle S
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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796 reviews
567 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

I came tonight with a friend who was taking me out for my birthday and chose Lantern. The food and the service are just wonderful. Everything was delicious and came out in record speed. The servers are on top of everything. We had the Pad Thai with Chicken, the Sweet & Sour Vegetarian Duck, the Curry Puffs and Spring Rolls... More 

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Thank Justin W
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

The menu as with most Thai restaurants offers something to everyone but the option to select 'tasting' samples of any 3 appetizers was great - the tofu wasn't quite as expected (but even as a non-veggie) was delicious, spring rolls and edamame pretty much standard. Mains were tasty and well portioned. Location - ideal around Union Sq Atmosphere - quiet,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Thai, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?