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Momofuku Noodle Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
East Village
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171 1st Ave, btwn 10th & 11th St., New York City, NY 10003-2949
+1 212-777-7773
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If your a fan of good ramen dishes this is the place. Ok so you can find cheaper ramen all over the city but this is the best by far. The vegan and the pork belly were both superb and the broths were outstanding. I've spent more money in other cities but this is the real deal. If your not... More 

Thank Dundercheese
Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently went to 'Momofuku Noodle Bar' and was not thrilled nor disappointed. As a tourist coming through New York, I had heard much praise to this restaurant. After coming coming here, i can safely conclude that there is nothing special here especially if you are a vegetarian or have kids coming along. As they don't do booking before hand,... More 

Thank Tarun K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great buns , great noodle bowls, great prices. A must try. Alreadwant to return or add ssäm sauce on everything.

Thank Thomas C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I decided to come to the city this place was a must have for me. I'm impatient so I didn't wait one day when it was crowded, but I made it today and oh my! I had the Momofuku ramen and it was absolutely spectacular. If you're in the neighborhood I would say it's worth the wait even if... More 

Thank David C
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple, overpriced, noodle dish. Place is clean, food is good b simple, you could get the same for less.

Thank Shishko
Putney, Vermont
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a long wait to get in, with 4 of us, for a late lunch. But it was worth it - fun beer selection, and the steamed buns are great. I had the shiitake one, and it comes with two so we shared. The noodle bowls were delicious - I would not say so out of the ordinary, but... More 

Thank bakaplin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come at 5:30 to minimize the wait which will be minutes at most. People make the mistake of showing up at common dining times, which may be a 1 - 2 hour wait. Go next door to the Trattoria and order a beverage if you make this mistake. Most of us love ramen noodle bars. David Chang takes it up... More 

Thank Ginger W
United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was slightly disappointed with this noodle place. I have heard good reviews but after trying it, I thought it wasn't anything special.

Thank Itsmekirsty
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've always loved the pork buns and standard menu items, but we decided to do the fried chicken dinner with some friends. We made the reservation for 8 of us on a Sunday night. The food was delicious. The service was solid. We were part of the first seating at 5:30pm, so we were absolutely stuffed and out the door... More 

Thank GJM47
Apex, North Carolina
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I went to Momofuku Noodle Bar on a Friday night. There was a wait, of course, but it wasn't crazy long. We were sat at the bar in front of the the chefs. It was cool to see them prepare the dishes as we waited. We both got the ginger scallion noodles (my friend because they were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 1st Ave, btwn 10th & 11th St., New York City, NY 10003-2949
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-777-7773

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