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Laut

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Flatiron District
Thai, Malaysian
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15 E 17th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10003-1944
212-206-8989
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Asian food if you can take the noise.

A bit loud in the daytime and dinner time. Walls bounced off noise everywhere Few dishes to order are Chow Kway tech with shrimps. & chinese sausage (optional )have to request for it. Nasi lemak has roasted peanuts,curry chicken, anchovies with onions with coconut rice. Curry laksa with fried... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

A bit loud in the daytime and dinner time. Walls bounced off noise everywhere Few dishes to order are Chow Kway tech with shrimps. & chinese sausage (optional )have to request for it. Nasi lemak has roasted peanuts,curry chicken, anchovies with onions with coconut rice. Curry laksa with fried wontons is spicy curry noodles with coconut and a squeeze of... More 

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

To do Laut justice, come with a party. That way you can launch a cascade of appetizers starting with the Roti and proceeding through the curries. And you don't have to bother trying to hear each other, since you won't be able to. It won't matter. The Malay cuisine, which is a fusion owing to the underlying geography of the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

My wife and I came here with high expectations after hearing my friends and individuals online race about this place. Food is pretty decent. We got thai iced tea to drink. For appetizer we got the Calamari which was nothing special. For main course we got the Malaysian curry with chicken, masman curry with chicken and curry fried rice with... More 

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Lahore, Pakistan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The restaurant was very busy for lunch , still the service was efficient and the food arrived promptly. The taste and the quality of the food ordered was very good. Not very pricy. Overall a good dining experience.

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New York City, New York, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

They have a lunch menu that is a great value. The service was also friendly and efficient. The food is tasty.

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

First time trying Malaysian food, and we were pleasantly surprised. Laut was recommended by a local shop assistant, he insisted we try the Green Curry. It was excellent! The restaurant was really busy and we had to wait 30 minutes for a table (without reservation) it's probably best to book ahead. We went next door to Lillie's for a cocktail... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

As a native NYCer, I always have a hard time finding a reasonably priced restaurant in Union Square without having to walk down to the East Village etc. This little restaurant, a blend of Malayasian and Thai, was a perfect find and reasonably priced. The staff is attentive, the food was excellent and the menu was comprehensive. My favorites are... More 

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Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

First visit to Laut during a recent trip to NYC. Arrived near closing time so no problem getting a table. Warmly greeted and given plenty of time to look over the large menu. We had the green papaya salad (really good), Roti Jala (omg it was super good!), veggie and tofu Massaman (very much like a panang curry I get... More 

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Brooklyn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is a great casual restaurant-inexpensive, friendly, a little cramped, convenient to Union Square. After a weekend of expensive eating. we so loved the casual atmosphere and yummy food here. It was great to have the Singaporean/Malaysian specials that are sweet and salty at once. It is a fun place and a great change of pace.

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mendham, new jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Food is sensational, I mean, sensational! Mostly Malaysian, spices, flavorful, satays, curries, pork buns, drunken noodles…. this tiny, pretty place off Union Square has a Michelin star. Once you get your table, it's great. But the service is abysmal! We waited over an hour, with a confirmed reservation. The first time we went, we waited a long time, without a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 E 17th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10003-1944
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
  • Neighborhood: Flatiron District
  • Phone Number: 212-206-8989

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Thai, Malaysian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Flatiron District

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Flatiron District
Offering many of the city’s best restaurants and shops set amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building, which makes a good picture no matter what angle you photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant architecture as you stroll the streets - much of this neighborhood is part of a historic district that was home to many of the city’s most famous department stores at the turn of the century. At the northern end of the neighborhood, Madison Square Park is best known for being home to a famous burger shack, but it can also be a quiet refuge to spend an afternoon, and it frequently hosts interesting public art exhibits. In the lower part of the Flatiron District you'll find Union Square, a bustling crossroads at all times of day and night.
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