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Men Kui Tei

60 W 56th St, 5th & 6th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3810
+1 212-757-1642
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good56%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ramen” (27 reviews)
“noodles” (12 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Soups
60 W 56th St, 5th & 6th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3810
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We ducked into this ramen shop on a whim after wandering through the neighborhood. It's small, and just screams "hole in the wall." We were seated immediately and given menus with a delightful assortment of ramen dishes, rice dishes and sides. We started off with...More

Thank CAB-MI
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I remembered this little restaurant for its Ramen from more than 10 years ago. I was happy to find the same taste and quality again! I just love the Mankui Ramen tate!

Thank מייק ט
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Quick service, affordable and great soup! You know the cuisine is authentic when most of the customers are Japanese themselves. We ordered the curry ramen and miso (really spicy).

Thank DrewParagon
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Menkui Tei is hard to find--- it is a small restaurant that serves a great bowl of ramen. I like the miso ramen. Add a side of mixed tempura --- great meal for a reasonable price. Broth is very well done --- hearty and flavorful....More

Thank isdn4u
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

A must when in New York. The curry ramen was delicious! Very small venue but it made the atmosphere nice and cosy.

Thank littlechu
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Nice assortment of Ramen, including lots of broth options: miso, spicy miso, pork bone, soy, sesame, chicken. When it comes to noodles, I only spotted flat and thick crust on the menu. The rest of the toppings are the usual culprits. Service was friendly and...More

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 15 April 2017

If your'e near Central Park South, you can't do better than this for fabulous authentic Japanese dining. Atmosphere is ordinary, but food and service is tops.

1  Thank Fred F
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Old school Japanese ramen-ya. Not as flashy as Ippudo or Totto, but your more likely to get a seat and the Ramen is solid - tasty and satisfying. Get the pork shumai appetizer, they are delicious. Also an excellent tan-tan (as well as a nice...More

1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 4 May 2016

On the recommendation of a friend who lives in the city and frequents this restaurant a LOT, we went there on a rainy Friday night. We had to wait abut 20 minutes because there aren't a lot of tables and it is clearly popular with...More

1  Thank BrendaP775
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I ate a Ramen after a Central Park Bike tour. The restaurant is close to the bike shop, just next door. Service is quick and friendly. I just missed a hot towel, normally provided in japanese restaurant. The Ramen was hot, spicy and I got...More

1  Thank gooddeal66
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 W 56th St, 5th & 6th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3810
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-757-1642
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