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Kin Shop

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469 6th Avenue, New York City, NY 10011 (between 11th & 12th streets)
Take A, B, C, D, E to West 4th (north exit) 1,2 or 3 to 14th (south exit) F, M, L and PATH at 14th Street & 6th Ave.
212-675-4295
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Street Food
Description: Kin Shop is a contemporary Thai restaurant opened by Chef Harold Dieterle...
Kin Shop is a contemporary Thai restaurant opened by Chef Harold Dieterle and Alicia Nosenzo. The duo chose the name, Kin Shop, because “kin,” is the Thai word for “to eat” and the restaurant is the “kin” to their acclaimed restaurant Perilla, a mere seven-minute walk away. Kin Shop’s menu features both contemporary reinterpretations of traditional Thai dishes and wholly new items inspired by Thai ingredients. Complementing Kin Shop’s menu (which is meant to be shared), are Thai-influenced specialty cocktails, a 75-label, spice-friendly international wine list with many bottles priced under $50, and a diverse globe-spanning selection of beers, many from small, craft producers. The casual, but polished setting features comfortable banquettes, a long granite bar, and a chef’s counter for walk-in dining with a front-row view.
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Casual Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 40
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
So happy that the vegetarian options were expanded

Initially dined here when it first opened and was disappointed that the menu was vegetarian unfriendly. Returned tonight to find multiple choices. The cauliflower stark with orange curry sauce was GREAT. There was also no problem changing an ingredient for me as well. I sat at the counter which was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Jacqueline P
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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Initially dined here when it first opened and was disappointed that the menu was vegetarian unfriendly. Returned tonight to find multiple choices. The cauliflower stark with orange curry sauce was GREAT. There was also no problem changing an ingredient for me as well. I sat at the counter which was enjoyable to watch the chefs. Service was good. So pleasantly... More 

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Larchmont, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Went to Kin Shop for dinner and it was fantastic. Ambiance was nice...active but not too loud. Great bottle of Austrian red wine that stood up to the spicy food to come. Literally everything we ordered was excellent. The Pork and Oyster salad was perfect. Sounds like a strange combination, but it was balanced and delicious. Crunchy, salty and rich... More 

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Redwood City, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

It is very hard to find a good thai restaurant for lunch in NY. Some of them are just average, others only are open for dinner or weekend brunch. So, we decided to give a try to this one and were amazed by the experience. First of all, the four $ that you see in tripadvisor's list is totally misleading,... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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142 reviews 142 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This modern and artful twist on Thai flavors is outstanding. While the restaurant is small an unpretentious, the food is great. I had the special chicken stuffed with Thai sausage in a green curry -- the green curry was unlike any I have had before with a subtle mix of flavors that layered on your tongue. My friend and I... More 

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Boston, MA
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158 reviews 158 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

ate here tonight with two friends. Lovely, small place in West Village. Started with the land salad which was delicious, spicy and served on two pancakes with a terrific green sauce. Unique and flavorful and a nice appetizer for three. Then shared the the Chicken Khao Soi and another Chicken and pineapple dish in a green curry sauce. Excellent and... More 

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Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

6:30 dinner reservation got us a quiet spot. By 7:00 the place was hopping. Great food and drinks. The food really had great flavors and something to consider with each bite. Will return again with friends who appreciate flavors.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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204 reviews 204 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I give a lot of ratings of 5 and I wish I could rate this place higher than a 5--it was that good. I now understand what all the hype is about Top Chef. We visited during restaurant week and ordered from the prix fixe menu. I was blown away by the deliciousness of the food. I started with a... More 

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Thornton, Colorado
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Decided to try Kin Shop's $15 prix fixe.lunch and glad we did. Being a Top Chef fan, it was fun to dine at a restaurant owned by a Top Chef winner. We got there slightly before the restaurant opened, but given it was a cold, wintry NYC day, we were seated right away. The lunch special offers a nice selection... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This restaurant is in a great location in the Village. I stopped in for lunch and ate at the bar. Loved the coconut iced tea! Try the Express Set lunch - choose a starter, entree, and side for $15. I chose the pork meatball soup (which was AMAZING), mushroom drunken noodles (very good) and crispy roti (also very good). Great,... More 

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Rome, Italy
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

I don't watch top chef but this was suggested by the friend I was meeting up with and it was really really good. We had no problem getting a reservation although that might have been an anomaly bc we went out on a Monday night. Also the staff and kitchen were super accommodating - my friend had to get up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 469 6th Avenue, New York City, NY 10011
    (between 11th & 12th streets)
  • Public Transportation: Take A, B, C, D, E to West 4th (north exit) 1,2 or 3 to 14th (south exit) F, M, L and PATH at 14th Street & 6th Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighborhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: 212-675-4295

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Kin Shop is a contemporary Thai restaurant opened by Chef Harold Dieterle and Alicia Nosenzo. The duo chose the name, Kin Shop, because “kin,” is the Thai word for “to eat” and the restaurant is the “kin” to their acclaimed restaurant Perilla, a mere seven-minute walk away. Kin Shop’s menu features both contemporary reinterpretations of traditional Thai dishes and wholly new items inspired by Thai ingredients. Complementing Kin Shop’s menu (which is meant to be shared), are Thai-influenced specialty cocktails, a 75-label, spice-friendly international wine list with many bottles priced under $50, and a diverse globe-spanning selection of beers, many from small, craft producers. The casual, but polished setting features comfortable banquettes, a long granite bar, and a chef’s counter for walk-in dining with a front-row view.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm

Questions & Answers

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

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West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the West Village is one of the city’s most coveted addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture, this neighborhood has a unique old-world feel. You won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan. Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you stroll down elegant narrow streets with beautiful brownstones. When you need a break, you can always stop in at one of the many quaint eateries or cafes to soak in the atmosphere, or head to the western edge of the neighborhood to enjoy magnificent waterfront views while taking a leisurely walk in Hudson River Park.
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