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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 good29%
  • Average6%
  • 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
American, 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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 Sandra W
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!

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

If you're craving for lobsters or big Alaskan crab legs, don't think any further. The Boil is the place to go to in downtown Manhattan. Seafood dipped in melted butter or with Cajun spices is mouth-watering. Even the fries are delicious. You have to come...More

Thank Gigi1460
SocialResponse, Customer Service at The Boil, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Hey, Thanks a bunch for the kind words. The way you have wonderfully narrated your experience is remarkable. It is evident that you are a happy customer and we would make sure that the feeling continues. Looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 18 June 2018

Here ye Here ye! If you are in the lower Manhattan part of New York City and you want seafood, check out this wonderful family friendly, cash only restaurant called, The Boil. The food and service are great. Don't wear anything fancy because The Boil...More

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

Thank you Erica for the wonderful feedback that you have posted. We're pleased to know that the food and the service were up to the mark. It gives us immense pleasure to see that our customers are happy with the experience they get. We'd love...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

This is my first dine in an American joint, so please bear with me, we heard about the the place thru friends, to make story short we’re not disappointed. The staff are well aware of the dishes, the bartender at that time is just awesome(don’t...More

Thank Dennis H
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I have to start by saying the food is delicious. Everything on the menu is cooked to perfection. We went there on a Saturday night the place was packed I would recommend to make a reservation if you are a group of more the 4...More

Thank Michael Y
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with friends, they heard great things about this place so we all decided to go. The menu in my opinion needs work. There’s nothing really innovative or out of the box. We all ordered a few items off the menu to...More

Thank Yodanlys
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

The food here was delicious you get more food than expected especially for the part of the city your in. We had clams, snow crab, crawfish, macaroni, shrimp, fries, and garlic bread no complaints on anything for $146 (including gratuity) Which is a very good...More

Thank Emily T
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The boil is amazing. Good food and impeccable customer service. I went alone and dined alone so don’t be afraid to do the same. I must make clear the food is flavoursome and honestly the price is so reasonable. This is the first place I...More

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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