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Spice

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Upper East Side
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1411 2nd Ave., between 73rd and 74th, New York City, NY 10021-3771
+1 212-989-5348
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11:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon 11:00 - 10:30
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 22:30
Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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NYC
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186 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Wonderful Thai food without pretense. Simple setting, attentive prompt service make for a very pleasant inexpensive dining experience.

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Thank 55Mako75
Raleigh, North Carolina
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2013

We had a big family group and they set us up at a long table, so even though this place is small, we were very comfortable. The service was personable and friendly. I got the ginger martini and my son got a lychee martini, which were both delicious, although a bit light on the vodka. The wine was so so,... More 

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Thank ShelleyHig
London
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217 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2013

Had the lunch special and a great deal for great food. Lovely that red curry and pad Thai. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank RoRo500
Waterbury, Connecticut
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72 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2013

This is by no means a high end restaurant, but the food was delicious. The service was average and the place really has no atmosphere, but if you just want to grab a quick bite of some really good Thai food, go here.

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Toronto, ON
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2013

We ended up here while exploring 5th avenue. We had eaten nothing but pizzas and burgers the last 4 days because of a wedding we were covering, and were dying for some kick to our taste buds. Well kick we got. The pad thai spring rolls are unique, spicy and very tasty. We also ordered cashews curry with shrimps and... More 

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Thank asadikhan
Orlando, Florida
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98 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2013

Excellent service- decent menu- fair price-tables are very small large portion- Trip advisor wont let me post this unless I say more and I have no more to say

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Thank Eduardo5060
New York City, New York
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2013

I have been to this Spice locations a few times in hopes that it was a fluke for the service to be so bad and the food to be so average. I have come to the conclusion that this Spice in particular needs a staff and chef makeover. The Spice in Chelsea has never disappointed us, so when we discovered... More 

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Oregon
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175 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2012

Four of us had an excellent meal on a rainy evening in August. HIghly recommended, and close to The Lucerne Hotel where we stayed.

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Thank travelmagic
NYC
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162 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2012

I have eaten at this Upper West Side restaurant several times with local friends as well as visitors from out of town, including Europe. We have never been disappointed in the Thai/Asian-Fusion cuisine, the creative drinks menu or the quietly friendly, if sometimes slow, very good service. The prices are great for NYC and offer great value, especially the lunch... More 

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Thank DJKTraveler
Barbados
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2012

The food was nice the menu was a good selection , the seating was nice and the view is fantastic . the staff are very friendly and also the prices on the foods are very nice .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 10:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1411 2nd Ave., between 73rd and 74th, New York City, NY 10021-3771
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-989-5348

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of the nation's most famous attractions in a single stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the neighbourhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the poshest address in the city, lined with grand apartment buildings as far as the eye can see. Even if you can’t afford the luxury goods along Madison Avenue, it’s still a great spot to window shop an afternoon away.
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