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The Boil

139 Chrystie St, Between Broome & Delancy, New York City, NY 10002-2857
+1 212-925-8815
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
DESCRIPTION
According to TripAdvisor reviewers, this popular American eatery in Bowery is perfect for families with children. As one put it, "Delicious and fresh seafood, from crawfish...More
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CUISINES
Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
139 Chrystie St, Between Broome & Delancy, New York City, NY 10002-2857
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with my family to have dinner here. Pretty busy place many locals seems to come here. Here you eat seafood, can recommend the crabs or thwe fish and chips. You can have the food spicy or just plain. Long list of tap beer, not...More

Thank Lovisa T
SocialResponse, Customer Service at The Boil, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Lovisa, Thank you for giving all the information that you did for our restaurant in your review. It is customers like you that make us feel motivated and encourage us to do even better. Moreover, we're happy to see that you found us good...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow this was an experience! Don’t have anything like this in the UK. Your main course of crab, lobster, or shrimps comes in a big bag with your chosen sauce and spice. You are provided with a bib and gloves! I had crab cakes for...More

Thank creepygirl
SocialResponse, Customer Service at The Boil, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey, Many thanks for your amazing feedback. We can't begin to tell you how nice it is to hear words of appreciation. Feels great to know that you enjoyed everything that you ordered. Moreover, the way you have described your experience is wonderful. It is...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018

Perfect timing with the reservation, great taste, quick service, and quickly out. That is all we wanted. Great value too.

1  Thank Istanbulapt
SocialResponse, Customer Service at The Boil, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks a bunch for those five stars! We're delighted to learn that your overall experience was great in terms of food and service. Your feedback regarding the prices is appreciated as well. Keep visiting!

Reviewed 9 October 2018

At first thought, it may be a pity to dump delicate seafood in a garlic spicy sauce, but once you've tasted, you quickly forget this thought.Extremely popular and it's hardly designing that attracts customers.It is rare to think that a seafodd restaurant keeps the most...More

Thank Phayao13
SocialResponse, Customer Service at The Boil, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for stopping by! It's good to know that you were satisfied with the food. It is feedback like yours which helps us provide a better experience to our customers. Your review shows us that we're heading in the right direction. It was...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing food and service was good. You should not be afraid to use your fingers to eat. I will definitely visit the place again

Thank Thanh T
SocialResponse, Customer Service at The Boil, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you, Thanh, for your valuable feedback. Happy to know that you were satisfied with the food and service. Customers like you make our day and motivate us further to enhance our services and food quality. We would love to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed their lobster and crawfish. The sauces were perfect. Definitely coming back here when I visit NYC again. We all came home with full stomachs!

Thank KHayley18
SocialResponse, Customer Service at The Boil, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Hey, Many thanks for your valuable feedback. We're delighted to learn that you liked the lobster and the crawfish along with the sauce. It's a happy day when we hear our customers were satisfied and cannot wait to come again. Be back soon!

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We scoped out this spot on yelp and headed over minutes after they opened for dinner so we were able to get a table without a reservation no problem. Had we showed up any later it would have been a different story, albeit still totally...More

1  Thank Luvsthesun28
SocialResponse, Customer Service at The Boil, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hey, Thanks a bunch for such kind words. Feels great to know that you were happy with your order and left with an overall great experience. It always feels good knowing when your work gets appreciated. Further, your comments regarding the cocktails are appreciated as...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

Definitely not a dress-up venue; if you like cracking messy shellfish, this is the place for you--bib and rubber gloves included. For more conservative public eaters (or just plain self-conscious and shy ones), there are sparse other options. I went with the can't-fail catfish basket....More

Thank Elmos W
SocialResponse, Customer Service at The Boil, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Hi Elmos, We're sorry for the inconvenience you faced during your visit. The points that you have raised are important to us and we would surely look into the matter. Further, please consider this as one of incident, as we're constantly working on our customer's...More

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Walked in around 4pm on a Saturday to an empty bar and a nearly empty dining room. Was worried for a moment, as we didn't know the place opened at 4pm! We stayed, and lucky us as it turned out. Chose the bar seating, ordered...More

Thank wkdsdenn
SocialResponse, Customer Service at The Boil, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Hey, Many thanks for penning down a feedback for us! Feels great knowing that we were able to surprise you with the food and the service. It gives us immense pleasure to see that our customers are happy with the experience they get. We'd love...More

Reviewed 20 June 2018

Went here in April 2017. Very nice sea food and loved the spices. First time for my siblings to eat a place like this (have been the California before at a similar restaurant). They LOVED it! Especially my sister, she enjoyed every minute being here....More

Thank moxiethetoller
SocialResponse, Customer Service at The Boil, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Wow Sandra, We can't begin to tell you how nice it is to see such words of appreciation! Feels great knowing that you loved the seafood. Moreover, it's good to know that your sister enjoyed her time here. Can't wait to serve you again!

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Braucherp
9 February 2016|
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Response from Lisa R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, everything is basically seafood. You can Google the menu online or call the restaurant. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Chrystie St, Between Broome & Delancy, New York City, NY 10002-2857
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Bowery
  • Neighbourhood: Bowery
  • Phone Number: +1 212-925-8815
  • E-mail
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