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Momofuku Ssam Bar

207 2nd Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10003-5797
+1 212-254-3500
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork buns” (109 reviews)
“kimchi” (29 reviews)
“country ham” (9 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
207 2nd Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10003-5797
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Reviewed February 9, 2013 via mobile

Went to momofuku ssam solely based on its #37 rank on world's best restaurant list and Anthony Bourdain's praise of David Chang. These accolades do not disappoint! Amazingly in your face flavors that are unctuous and home-y! We reserved a whole duck and the breast...More

Thank HollidayVacations
Reviewed February 5, 2013

If you can get together a larger group (5+), try the Bo Ssam, which is a whole roasted pork butt. How can you go wrong with a fatty roast butt.

Thank Christy L
Reviewed January 29, 2013

I was excited to visit this restaurant during our trip to New York as it is in the top 50 restaurants in the world. I found the service pleasant if a little overbearing and the atmosphere great. The food though was a bit bland and...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed January 29, 2013

After visintg Momofuko Noodle Bar in May 2012, I was determined on my next visit to pay a visit to Momofuku Saam Bar. Was I ever glad that I did!! Nothing I tried was anything short of a delight, exceptionally but simply prepared, with flavors...More

Thank zaxe
Reviewed January 27, 2013

The menu doesn't sound like much but don't be deceived. There is reasons why this casual spot has garnered such praise including being named in the top 100 restaurants in the world. This rotisserie duck was quite possibly the best duck we've ever had. The...More

Thank John T
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Not to be missed five star dining at reasonable prices in this hip eatery. Perfect late night dining post theatre as we were able to sample a wide variety of small plates including lobster roll, spicy market greens, shanghai noodles, a divine whole boneless porgy...More

Thank catescan
Reviewed January 23, 2013

A group of friends and I had hang over brunch at Momofuku Ssam Bar. We ordered the Bo Ssam and it was delicious, not to mention so much fun.

Thank Sascha K
Reviewed January 21, 2013

The combination of great food and the friendly staff made our day - actually 2 separate days. We tried Momofuku Ssam Bar for lunch on advice from a friend at the beginning of a weeklong trip, and went back a 2nd day for lunch because...More

Reviewed January 11, 2013

This is a place with an Asian-inspired menu that will cost a little more than your average Asian eatery. Interesting flavour combinations and worth trying to see some creative dishes put together. The baos are always a must when you're in a momofuku restaurant, and...More

Thank TravellingCarlito
Reviewed December 19, 2012

Momofuku i tought what a funny name. We got in, small space to walk on a packed restaurant. We had to wait but seated with great drinks. I ordered some Rum from haiti. It came on a low cut glas with 1 huge cube of...More

Thank Jean-Paul V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$31 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 2nd Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10003-5797
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-254-3500
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