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HK

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Midtown
American, Coffee Shop, Mediterranean
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523 9th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10018-1326 (39th Street)
A, C & E trains to 42nd Street.
212-947-4208
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9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: HK is the ultimate experience. Located at the corner of 39th Street and...
HK is the ultimate experience. Located at the corner of 39th Street and 9th Avenue, it has transformed the local area of Hell's Kitchen from a place of culinary oblivion to a hot spot demanding everyone's attention. The ultra modern minimalist restaurant boasts French Asian cuisine with a unique Mediterranean flair that appeals to anyone's palate. An elegant streamlined decor of brilliant silver mirrors and glass partitions serves merely as the white plate on which the opulent cuisine is laid before you with colors and flavors that will paint your dining experience in hues you will not find elsewhere in Manhattan.
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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Sunday brunch

Located in close proximity to the flea market we stopped in for Sunday brunch. The music is so loud inside we decided to take a table outside in the sunshine as we were meeting up after five years apart and wanted to hear ourselves think. Service was not great. The wind blew over a glass of water... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Nicola H
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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78 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Located in close proximity to the flea market we stopped in for Sunday brunch. The music is so loud inside we decided to take a table outside in the sunshine as we were meeting up after five years apart and wanted to hear ourselves think. Service was not great. The wind blew over a glass of water all over me... More 

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Milan, Italy
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160 reviews 160 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Enjoyable place close to the Hell's Kitchen Flea Market. Busy during the Sunday Brunch, it's well located, with outdoor tables along the sideway, music and attractive young waiters. Average food, vegetables juices. omelettes.

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

HK Hell's Kitchen is a restaurant that has much to offer. Great location, great atmosphere, and of course great food. With its glass garage-like doors, you'll be in a space lit by natural daylight as you are able to enjoy your food and have a great view of the Meat Market District. This is especially nice when it's too cold... More 

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Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We went for a Sunday brunch and the place was packed so we had to wait at the bar (that was crowded as well) for like 30 minutes The Unlimited Bloody Marys option is the best thing. Food is pretty good, but not outstanding. The only problem, as I said before, is the crowd and the noise. Average price.

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Chicago
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Food is pretty good, nothing outstanding. I like low lights, but this place is so dark, you wonder if they are hiding something. Tea lights at the table do not help much. We ordered the calamari frites and it was basically deep fried calamari out of a bag. Not homemade. Greasy. The Thai sauce lacked the Thai heat. Then ordered... More 

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Woodstock, Connecticut
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94 reviews 94 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We just stopped in for a quick lunch and had a nice easy meal. Salads and interesting coffees..... Would go again if in the area.

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Virginia
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100 reviews 100 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were staying in New York City, and found this place on Yelp. We were very pleased with our experience. There was an option for Unlimited Bloody Marys, Mimosas, and Bellinis- you can mix them up. Breakfast was yummy. Service was fine. We went early, and the place was very quiet. Bathrooms downstairs.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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262 reviews 262 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We went here recently for brunch. We ordered the HK eggs benedict and a french toast. Both were ok but not great. The potatoes with the benedict were greasy and lacked flavor. The highlight of the meal was the flavored coffee. Overall the food was fair but the bigger problems were the service and the noise. The waiter disappeared for... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stopped in here for Sunday Brunch. We enjoyed their bottomless mimosas. Fun atmosphere, friendly staff. Be sure to have cash because it was a cash only brunch.

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Singapore, Singapore
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154 reviews 154 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Visited the restaurant for dinner on my recent stay in NYC. The restaurant was quiet with few diners. We ordered the Endive Salad Pear that came without the prosciutto so told the server and I guess the cook must have forgotten to add so a plate of the missing prosciutto was brought out to us. We had the Steak Frite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 523 9th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10018-1326
    (39th Street)
  • Public Transportation: A, C & E trains to 42nd Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-947-4208

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

HK is the ultimate experience. Located at the corner of 39th Street and 9th Avenue, it has transformed the local area of Hell's Kitchen from a place of culinary oblivion to a hot spot demanding everyone's attention. The ultra modern minimalist restaurant boasts French Asian cuisine with a unique Mediterranean flair that appeals to anyone's palate. An elegant streamlined decor of brilliant silver mirrors and glass partitions serves merely as the white plate on which the opulent cuisine is laid before you with colors and flavors that will paint your dining experience in hues you will not find elsewhere in Manhattan.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am

Questions & Answers

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

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