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643 Hudson St, New York City, NY 10014 (Manhattan)
(212) 352-3590
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Ranked #3,548 of 11,777 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $20 - $100
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Malaysian, Seafood
Neighborhood:
West Village
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Edina, Minnesota
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171 reviews 171 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The original of the Fatty empire of restaurants in NYC. We've dined there several times -- always a great combination of flavors, textures, spices and fellow diners. It's an eclectic little hole-in-the-wall that tends to fill up early, but it now takes reservations. Our favorites include: fatty (beef and pork) sliders, shrimp and pork belly (spicy and crispy combo), chili... More 

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West Hollywood, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

If you like very flavorful - slightly spicy food - you're going to love the Fatty Crab. We checked in "Yelp" and were each given a shot of whiskey with Pickle juice back. Excellent! We took the waiter's recommendation and shared the Chili Crab (you have to crack it yourself - but totally worth it! The Crab comes broken apart... More 

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Lausanne
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We were supposed to eat somewhere else but the place was so full so we went to the Fatty Crab. We took the dumpling, the pork with watermelon and some other vegetables dishes. The dumpling and the pork were sooooo good that I had to come back the following day (before I would return to my home country) to try... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Wonderful food. We were taken there by Chef when she came off duty elsewhere. Crispy pork and watermelon salad so good we went back for more at lunch two days later. The duck was also excellent. Nice to visit near the High Line and West Village

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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218 reviews 218 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

And a waste of time. My reservation was unknown to the meeter and greeter. Seated right beside the bar and cash register which is where the staff hang about between service. I should have moved The characters at the bar are reminiscent of 1950's films' gangsters and their molls - maybe part of the décor; unpleasant anyway The menu is... More 

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Auckland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Taken to this restaurant by friends who live in NY. They had always enjoyed eating there and we were not disappointed. Casual informal restaurant , good food, what more could you want?

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Toronto
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Normally you need a reservation for dinner here, but we lucked out on a weekday night and there was one table available for a group. We had the chill crab and the malay fish fry. I would highly recommend both.

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usa
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Only place in NYC I have had good Singapore style crab and it is worth the occasional wait. The small plates are unusual and great, like the sliders or the pork buns. Rendang was flavorful, but light on the sauce. Tables are a tight squeeze, but warm. Outdoor seating in the summer is more comfortable.

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I travel to Singapore every year for work and am addicted to a dish called Chili Crabs. I looked online to see if I could get them here in the City and Fatty Crab was one of 3 places claiming to make the traditional SIngapore dish. I mention this because my entire review is based on this one fact. I... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you want to getaway from the city for a meal, fatty crab is the perfect place. Incredible dishes and the ambiance takes you straight to the Caribbean. The ginger with cucumber drink is yummy and refreshing and the mini burgers are incredible.

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Additional Information about Fatty Crab

Address: 643 Hudson St, New York City, NY 10014
Phone Number: (212) 352-3590
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 100
Cuisine: Malaysian, Seafood

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