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Momofuku Ma Peche

15 west 56th street, btwn 5th & 6th Ave., New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
212-757-5878
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Ranked #1,651 of 11,599 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $150
Cuisines: American, Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Washington, D.C.
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 NEW

I was surprised at how plain the restaurant is. Located in the basement of the Chambers Hotel, there are no windows but there is a nice skylight. The only decor are plain beige floor to ceiling cloths attached to the walls. The food is served in carts that come to your table, like at dim sum restaurants. The waiters pushing... More

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Battambang, Cambodia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This was a regular spot for me to come to, to get work done over the past few years. Decent coffees, nice working spot and not too far from the beginning of Central Park for when you want to clear your head amidst one of the craziest neighbourhoods of NYC.

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Anderson, South Carolina
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107 reviews 107 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This place lived up to my expectations! Waited until exactly one month before our visit to make the reservations. Worth every penny. Such a cool dining experience.

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75 reviews 75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Ma Peche is a great choice for a casual but tasty asian dishes. The dining room is steps below the entrance with austere and modern simple design. However, while the plates appear simple, the flavors are complex and very satisfying. A "dim sum" like carte rolls by with plate offerings. Go slow is our suggestion. Take your time or you... More

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Toronto, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We visited Ma Peche late afternoon for lunch, prior to the dinner rush. Despite this, we were expecting to have some difficulty eating with a toddler + stroller. We we a bit surprised at how accommodating staff were around this - they found us a nice out of the way spot downstairs, made room for our stroller and stuff, and... More

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Manhattan Beach, California, USA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is a tough one. I was excited to try one of the restaurants in Danny's empire. Walked in and was seated quickly by a good guy who told us if nothing else, try the fried chicken. Good first impression. We sat down and ordered drinks that took awhile to get to the table (6:15 reservation), but cool...drinks were tasty.... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This was one of the most memorable meals I have ever had. The preparation was incredible. The ingredients and flavors were off the chart. Relaxing atmosphere in a very open space. Highly recommend if you are in NYC.

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Boca Raton
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138 reviews 138 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We ate here with friends who live in New York and apparently there was a reason they had never been. The food was mediocre and very pricey. We had an array of foods, ceviche, soft boiled eggs, wings, broccoli, cod fritters - and the only really edible part was the broccoli. We hung in there for dessert since that is... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Being from Sydney where it is close to impossible to get into the Momofuku restaurant at The Star, when I found out there was a David Chang restaurant in the hotel I was staying at (The Chambers) in NY and I could boo a table on line, I was keen to try it out. I tend not to be a... More

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Naples, Italy
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85 reviews 85 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Really nice Vietnamese restaurant in the heart of Manhattan. Everything is nice: location, service, food and the way in which you can take and choose dishes. You can find a wide variety of food like fish, vegetable and steak. It was one of the my favorite in NY.

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