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Republic

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Neighborhood:
Flatiron District
Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Noodle Shop
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37 Union Sq W, New York City, NY 10003-3217
+1 212-627-7172
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11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Republic offers up a unique fusion of Asian cuisines using the freshest...
Republic offers up a unique fusion of Asian cuisines using the freshest ingredients, the most savory spices, and creativity! Think noodles, think Republic! We focus on serving you healthy, nutritious, and affordable dishes that you won't soon forget. Our team believes in natural foods and the freshest, highest quality ingredients. Whether you're enjoying our Curry Vegetable broth noodles, our Grilled Chicken with Pesto and rice, or our take on the Vietnamese Banh Mi sandwiches, you can be sure that you'll enjoy an incredible dish made with only the best vegetables, noodles, and spices available. We even invite you to watch Republic chefs prepare your food in our open kitchen! They'll be using cooking methods from Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Japan, and China to prepare you a delicious dish. And what would a great meal be without the perfect beverage to drink alongside it? Pair your meal with sake, beer, wine, or even one of our seasonal signature cocktails! Whether you're joining us for lunch, dinner, or drinks, you'll love our innovative and inexpensive Asian fusion at Republic!
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Good for:
Bar scene
Large groups
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations
Takeout
Delivery
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 81
    Excellent
  • 92
    Very good
  • 56
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Service with a smile!

Everything was nice and easy, fresh crisp ambience, helpful staff not too overbearing, recommended some fantastic dishes, again staff well aware about gluten free dining and could advise accordingly, good service, great food, good price, easy to tip! Job done! Well worth a visit!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
MarkandHelenUK
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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English first
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Everything was nice and easy, fresh crisp ambience, helpful staff not too overbearing, recommended some fantastic dishes, again staff well aware about gluten free dining and could advise accordingly, good service, great food, good price, easy to tip! Job done! Well worth a visit!

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Edward B, Manager at Republic, responded to this review

Happy to hear everything hit the spot! Creating a great experience all around is something we always strive for, so this was music to our ears. We hope to be welcoming you back for more sometime soon. Take care, Edward, General Manager More 

Panama
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

We were 4, having late lunch on december 24th. The fried wontons as starters were amazing! (Sooo good) The service was also great. We ordered a vietnamese salad, bbq pork, pad thai and curry chicken. All of them where wonderful and very generous. I loved my Pad Thai! For me, it was better than the ones I tried in Thailand... More 

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Edward B, Manager at Republic, responded to this review

Wow -- that's quite the compliment! We certainly want you to be loving every bite of your meals with us, and it's great to hear that was the case. Looking forward to seeing what you decide to try next time. Best, Edward, General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I've been coming here for years and never thought to review it. Every trip to New York will include at least one visit to this institution. This is always on my list of places to eat when people ask about NY. When you need a delicious, wholesome, reasonable priced meal either in the middle of racing around during the day,... More 

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Edward B, Manager at Republic, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! Having the support of people like you means a lot to us, so it's great to see you feel like you can't go wrong here. Looking forward to your next visit. All the best, Edward, General Manager More 

Bethesda, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

On our walk through the city we passed that nice restaurant and had a wonderful bento box and noodle soup! Huge portion, delicious taste and a good atmosphere!

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Edward B, Manager at Republic, responded to this review

Glad we caught your eye, Susann! Thanks for leaving us this great review. Looking forward to the next time you're in the city. Take care, Edward, General Manager More 

Georgetown, Ontario, Canada
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Get ready for great food and a fun atmosphere. The bowls of noodles are huge and delicious. The shared tables are fun and relaxing.

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Edward B, Manager at Republic, responded to this review

Nice to hear you're a fan of it all, Melanie! We want your visits here to be memorable for all the right reasons, and we're glad that shines through. Hope to have you back for more sometime soon. Take care, Edward, General Manager More 

San Antonio, Texas
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We went to see John Lennon, through the glass onion and walked there afterward. Great place, loved the food, and the service devine. The cocktails are super great as well. Well priced, a must do next time we are in town.

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Edward B, Manager at Republic, responded to this review

So glad we could make your night even better! We want you loving everything about your visits with us, so it's great to hear you wouldn't change a thing. Looking forward to welcoming you back sometime soon. Take care, Edward, General Manager More 

A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Accommodated our group of ten within seconds.... Great service....try the blood orange mojitio and the pad tai and curry chicken are wonderful!!!

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Edward B, Manager at Republic, responded to this review

Glad we could get you all seated so quickly! Making a great first impression is something that's really important to us, so we're happy to hear that shined through. We're looking forward to serving up your go-tos for you sometime soon. All the best, Edward, General Manager More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We have been there several times I ER the past 6 years. I have gotten use to the communal tables because we love the soup and chicken kabobs sooo much. The cost of the food and quality is what makes us come back for more ! I do agree that it's differ y when you are not use yo sharing... More 

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Edward B, Manager at Republic, responded to this review

Nice to see you've got a few go-tos on our menu! We like to think the communal tables here bring something different to the experience, so we're glad you're a fan. Looking forward to welcoming you back sometime soon. All the best, Edward, General Manager More 

new york
Top Contributor
717 reviews 717 reviews
427 restaurant reviews
215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This was the first noisy restaurant in NY, as my husband remembers it. 17 years ago, it opened with trendy communal tables with backless benches, waiters with technology instead of pads to write your order. The food concept somehow seemed fresher then. Today, I'd love it to be taken over by a ShopHouse. It is convenient to the Greenmarket and... More 

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Edward B, Manager at Republic, responded to this review

Our non-traditional menu and atmosphere are things we're really proud of, and it's disappointing to hear they weren't to your taste. That said, I want to assure you that your dishes will be spicy and flavorful next time. Hope to have a chance to impress sometime soon. Best, Edward, General Manager More 

Antigua
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My sister and I stopped in here to eat after a very long day of shopping. We were starving and were very pleasantly surprised by the portion size of the food. We started out with fried wantons which were the best I have ever had. She had beef broth noodles and I had chicken & mushrooms with rice. Neither of... More 

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Edward B, Manager at Republic, responded to this review

So happy you and your sister came in to see us! Our team works hard to create a great experience for you all around, so it's great to hear you were loving it all from start to finish. Hope to have the two of you back here sometime soon. 'Til next time, Edward, General Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37 Union Sq W, New York City, NY 10003-3217
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
  • Neighborhood: Flatiron District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-627-7172

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Noodle Shop

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget

Description

Republic offers up a unique fusion of Asian cuisines using the freshest ingredients, the most savory spices, and creativity! Think noodles, think Republic! We focus on serving you healthy, nutritious, and affordable dishes that you won't soon forget. Our team believes in natural foods and the freshest, highest quality ingredients. Whether you're enjoying our Curry Vegetable broth noodles, our Grilled Chicken with Pesto and rice, or our take on the Vietnamese Banh Mi sandwiches, you can be sure that you'll enjoy an incredible dish made with only the best vegetables, noodles, and spices available. We even invite you to watch Republic chefs prepare your food in our open kitchen! They'll be using cooking methods from Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Japan, and China to prepare you a delicious dish. And what would a great meal be without the perfect beverage to drink alongside it? Pair your meal with sake, beer, wine, or even one of our seasonal signature cocktails! Whether you're joining us for lunch, dinner, or drinks, you'll love our innovative and inexpensive Asian fusion at Republic!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm

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