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Menchanko-Tei Midtown East - CLOSED

131 E 45th St, Suite 1, New York City, NY 10017-3131
+1 212-986-6805
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good35%
  • Average45%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Sep 10, 2015
“The Best vegetarian ramen"”
Aug 1, 2015
“Crazy good noodle soup”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Asian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
131 E 45th St, Suite 1, New York City, NY 10017-3131
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Reviewed April 11, 2014

I really enjoyed my dinner here, shame we only had time to go there once during our stay in NYC. I love their ramen. The noodles themselves had a lovely texture and bite to them. The soup was full of flavour and lots of toppings....More

Thank Pibochen
Reviewed April 8, 2014

I wish I'd known it was a ramen house before sitting down. The soups were good, but I wanted yakitori. An incorrect Yelp review led me to believe there would be yakitori.

Thank Maria M
Reviewed March 18, 2014

We dined here for light dinner. Though it wa early in the evening,the restaurant was quite packed with Japanese/Asian customers. I like their small plates,like fried chicken or calamari salad,or rice ball. Though they are very busy,the server was very attentive and friendly. Will visit...More

Thank YM443
Reviewed January 21, 2014 via mobile

Greeted and seated immediately. Simple menu with photographs of the lunch specials. Polite staff. Food arrived promptly and was hot and tasty. Good lunch value. Nothing fancy.

Thank NikonGlass
Reviewed September 15, 2013

Tasty authentic food, affordable prices, large portions, friendly service, a great way to sit down for lunch in the city without breaking the bank.

Thank ShaneCal
Reviewed July 29, 2013

I've heard a lot of people say good things about this place, but I honestly don't understand why - it's a pretty average noodlehouse, and I found the broth to be very bland and flavourless, especially compared to other Ramen places like Minca in the...More

Thank George W
Reviewed January 20, 2013

I don't think most people realize that ramen is actually Chinese food. Ramen are the Chinese food that is sold throughout Japan. Ramen, however, has been modified by the Japanese. This restaurant has very good ramen and some of it appetizers are also delicious. The...More

6  Thank Samuel F
Reviewed January 14, 2013 via mobile

I come here every time I am in NY and schedule one dinner here during my visit. Without fail. I was in Japan 18 months ago and ate in a Nima dude 100% Japanese noodle bar like this up in the mountains of rural Japan...More

Thank Neil R
Reviewed August 23, 2012

Great noodle bowls and rice balls. Try the salmon rice ball, very filling and tasty. The draft beer is cold and good. They have a good slection of Sake too!

Thank Capt Jot O
Reviewed July 11, 2012

Menchanko-Tei is an unassuming Japanese restaurant which specializes in ramen noodles. It is very popular with the lunch crowd and so is usually busy at that time. There is a bar to the right as you enter and more often than not, because of the...More

Thank OZinNY
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 E 45th St, Suite 1, New York City, NY 10017-3131
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-986-6805
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