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“A food adventure”
Review of Kittichai - CLOSED

Kittichai
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: SoHo
Cross street: between Broome and Spring Street
Transit: C/E,Spring Street * 6,Spring Street * N/R,Prince Street * 1,Canal Street
Description: A poised Thai inspired design of dark wood, swags of jewel toned silk, and an orchid filled reflecting pool, set the scene for Kittichai's cutting edge take on authentic Thai cuisine. Outdoor dining on Kittichai's patio terraces, seasonal. Visit Thom Bar, 60 Thompson’s mezzanine lounge, for cocktails before dinner or later in the evening for Kittichai’s bar menu. Michelin Guide, 2011 "Kittichai romances you with its setting and elegant cuisine...try one of the chefs tasting menus, where you get a sampling of the signature dishes at terrific value, served family style" / "Best New American Restaurants" Travel+Leisure / "Hot Tables", Conde Nast Traveler / "Best New Asian Restaurants" Food + Wine.
Reviewed January 28, 2013

Exploring options to try for the weekend we were in NY, we were excited to find out it was restaurant week in NY and quickly found a guide to help us plan our food adventure! Knowing we also wanted to do a walking exploration, we headed from our hotel in Times Square on foot to Soho to check out a knitting shop and decided to eat at Kittichai as they were participating in restaurant week so they had some great specials. Well we were delighted to find that out that they not only had the $38 special, but also others that allowed for even more sampling so we went with the $55 option with wine pairings and were WOWED by the taste delights it presented us with! Great portions and fantastic flavors, we were so happy with our choice to dine here - from the food to the ambiance and service, it was a real treat.

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Thank lisadramsey
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Reviewed January 16, 2013

My wife and I were strolling through Downtown and heading up to Washington Park when we came across this wonderful restaurant. Though the restaurant was very busy we were asked if we did not mind waiting for about 20minutes and a table would be made available for us. We sat in a rather small, though cosy bar area and drank cocktails. I can recommend the "Muddled Grapes".
Our waitress was wonderful, great smile and helpful service. She was an artist herself and completing her studies so we did have plenty to talk about. The food whilst not truly Thai in the authentic fashion is really tasty and is very beautifully presented. A lot of young people and upbeat music gave this restaurant a vibrant and lively feel. This was a lunchtime (Ok 3.00pm) and we were told that the evening menu was more traditional and extensive. We had no complaints; the meal was reasonably priced, the service was excellent, the food tasty and well presented. we were given a very good table in a busy restaurant with no upfront reservation....so top marks from us to them.

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Thank PlymouthArtist
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Reviewed January 10, 2013

Great ambiance, wonderful fusion food and a reasonably priced wine list. Thoroughly recommend this restaurant

Thank confusedexpat401
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Reviewed January 5, 2013

The food here is quite good--the sea bass (at $33.00 and no rice) was fabulous. The martinis were served in an itty bitty glass and the one I had--the mango ginger--was mediocre. I, however, would not return. Our server acted as though we were lucky to have her sneer at our table, the irksome techo-pop was so loud we had a hard time hearing each other, and the food is too expensive for the portion sizes. SoHo and the Village have so many great places I can't see why I would venture here again.

Thank LDGrin
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Reviewed January 1, 2013

Make no mistake, this isn't the kind of food that you would get in Thailand, but it's clearly influenced by Thai cuisine, and the result is fantastic.

We went for the 5 course menu, and we regretted to do so because we had troubles eating all the food that we got - the 4 course menu would have been enough for us. Everything was very tasty, well presented and using top quality raw materials - I was especially impressed by how tender was any kind of meat that we got.

Service was exceptional, I think we never had to call our waiter, there was always somebody paying attention to us and ready to help.

It wasn't a cheap meal, but it was definitely worth it, just be aware that if you are travelling with children,some of the dishes are quite spicy.

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Thank azg12
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