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15 E 17th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10003-1944 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #2,372 of 11,659 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My daughter and I where walking around and saw this charming restaurant. It was crowded with people so we decided to try it. The staff was so welcoming. The food especially the naan appy was amazing and very different. Our food was delicious -- maybe a little heavy on the salt for me -- but otherwise delicious

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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I am a regular, the last time we went was with a group of Asian friends, food cooked more authentically Asian than most others. Keep-up the authenticity please.

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New York City, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

After walking into Laut, I noticed the ambience and decor was lacking, but that was quickly overlooked by the energy of their staff who were welcoming and very attentive! I have been here many times before and have yet to have a bad experience. On my Last visit to Laut, I had the roti canai and squid for appetizers followed... More

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New York
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104 reviews 104 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Located by Union square, this is a small restaurant. went for dinner on Friday. We were 4, and were seated after just a short wait though we did not have reservations. The waitstaff were quick and efficient. The food was really delicious. Appetizers can be shared easily. Cant find fault with anything that we tried from the menu. Would surely... More

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Oakland, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A Malaysian friend recommended the restaurant and I'm so grateful he did. I arrived for lunch just as they opened so I was easily able to get a table as the lunch crowd soon piled in. The spring rolls were incredibly fresh and the steamed potstickers were nothing less than amazing. I was traveling solo so I was limited on... More

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New York City, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Third time we come back, choosing different plates from a varied menu , including an excellent choice of beers. Red snapper specialities, tasty and well cooked. The only real issue is the noise, being a crowded place with lots of people every night . Worth the expense, try it!

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New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

What a huge disappointment when last week we ordered our usual Malaysian food. No taste, the Singapore noodles tasted like a cheap Italian spaghetti from a local Deli! No flavor, nothing! What a shame, all the flavors of Malaysian cuisine seems to have left with the former owner. The new owner needs to smell the spices and hire a real... More

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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were looking for a place for a late lunch date our visit to Liberty and Ellis Island. Our relatives recommended us to try Laut as they had such an enjoyable evening the night before. We called from the ferry at 1.30 pm and were able to secure a table for four. The restaurant was less busy at 2.45pm. We... More

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Rye Brook, NY
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79 reviews 79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We were in NYC with another couple to view the Washington Square art show and wanted an early dinner. My friend looked on Open Table for a restaurant in the general area and, since we'd never had Malaysian food and the menu looked interesting, we chose Laut. It doesn't seem to be in a neighborhood that draws tourists--seemed to be... More

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Friends and I who were visiting NYC decided to visit Laut on a whim as we were talking about Malaysian/Singaporean food and had a sudden craving for it. I found the food to be quite good but didn't think all the dishes were great or authentic. For our table we ordered the Roti Canai and while the roti itself was... More

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