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158 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-4912
+1 212-633-0550
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“spring rolls” (8 reviews)
“pork” (7 reviews)
“pho bo” (3 reviews)
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158 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-4912
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Omai is seriously sooooo good. They really are the best Vietnamese in the city. I recently went to Vietnam for vacation, ate at all the places Anthony Bordaine went to (including with Obama!), I ate at dozens of places from Norther to Southern Vietnam, all...More

Thank nycdoyle
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Good food with great menu. Portions were rather big, but we see that more in NY. The location is not that big, but still a good atmosphere. Friendly staf and the pricing is not top end, good money-value

Thank Harm H
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Wandering down 9th Ave., we saw Omai and decided to give it a try. We were very happy with our choice. We had a party of 5 and were given one of the tables at the window. It was a tad close quarters for 5,...More

Thank TheRealAwaxy
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We enter the restaurant before 06:00 pm and were able to be served. The food was very delicate and could suit young teenagers. The menu offered different type of dishes. The spices were balanced. Before we finished our dinner, many consumers made their way to...More

Thank Yves-Louis P
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Overall, this restaurant was pretty good but not great. My husband and I ordered crispy rolls and beef rolls for appetizers - those were both good and would recommend. For dinner we ordered a chicken dish (get the sticky rice) with lemongrass sauce and tilapia....More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 29 July 2017

A hot summer day is an excellent reason to visit this unassuming place. Very good Vietnamese specialties, good service, calm and lovely surrounding.

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Pretty place with delicious food and you can sit and talk. We like to get 4 appetizers and share them so we can taste more things. Haven't found anything I didn't love. Took visiting friend from out of town and she was very happy with...More

Thank JillConnecticut
Reviewed 20 June 2017

If you are looking for a place to have dinner after you visit the High Line, choose this wonderful Vietnamese restaurant with lovely ambiance, excellent service and delicious food. We started with shrimp spring rolls and crispy egg rolls with Shrimp and pork which were...More

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Nice little gem. We were looking for someplace close to the Irish Rep Theatre. You might want to make a reservation as it is a small space. Started off with the spare ribs - 4 tasty and tender treats with plenty of meat. Enough for...More

Thank cricket134
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The lady in the store recommended it - it was a delight! Chicken Curry and their Fish in lime sauce (their "winners" - BOTH were Delish!!)

Thank MIKA K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-4912
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-633-0550
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