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VIV Thai

717 9th Avenue, Between 48th and 49th Street, New York City, NY 10019-7388
+1 212-581-5999
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (17 reviews)
“red curry” (5 reviews)
“spring rolls” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:45All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
717 9th Avenue, Between 48th and 49th Street, New York City, NY 10019-7388
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1 - 10 of 142 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not like any other Thai restaurant we've eaten in before - they don't have so many options for Gluten-free. Staff wasn't so nice and the food was OK, not more. Disappointed.

Thank חן מ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cruising through Hell's Kitchen and stumbled upon 'this place, great find! Atmosphere was great, service prompt, friendly and food was fantastic. My wife had the spring rolls , a noodle dish and one other order that I can't remember. I had a spicyThai sausage and...More

Thank Tom I
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

NYC has some of the best thai food I've had anywhere in the world... I prefer it to Thailand even.... and VIV Thai delivers some great dishes. Everything we had tasted fresh, and great. We tried their chicken and shrimp fried wonton/dumplings and they were...More

Thank HT0375
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Was there with some family, must say that the Pad Thai is exclent. Service was really good. Had the dumplings and the papaya salad as well - all was great!

Thank מאי א
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious Food, with beautiful presentation. My husband and I were so impressed! I got the duck sriracha noodles and my husband got duck stir fry (We love duck). The duck was so crispy and the noodles were obviously fresh and handmade. Perfect portion sizes....More

Thank Brandy B
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We felt like Thai and ended up here. This is not very family friendly, and groups out for a drink will probably enjoy this place more. The food was good, but not outstanding at all, and it's quite annoying to get the entrees before we...More

Thank AndersRoren
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I'm going to review this with Room Service in mind. I'll just say it- wow, VIV wins. Decent noise level, much more tolerable than RS, attentive staff who checked on you, someone paid attention and gave you water as needed. The food quality wins also....More

Thank SleepingGoose
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent! Service was great. They have have great drinks for happy hour. Very friendly. I will return if the opportunity permits.

Thank ItsmeDonna1969
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The flavour of the food was wonderful!!! Lots of choices on the menu. Very busy for a Sunday night and good service.

Thank Rhonda C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Fast food. Great service - our water glasses were never empty. Dishes cleared promptly. The usual Thai menu. Happy hour drink specials - the margarita was good and strong. Had a bunch of apps and chicken pad thai.

Thank b d
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LeRoy R
16 December 2016|
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Response from sobeneweyork | Reviewed this property |
Yes, V{iv} takes reservations, but it is best to call around 5:30- 6pm and ask for the manager. Some staff who answer the phone are not really skilled in entering reservations. I dine at V{iv} regularly -- great food and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 717 9th Avenue, Between 48th and 49th Street, New York City, NY 10019-7388
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-581-5999
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