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Men Kui Tei

60 W 56th St, 5th & 6th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3810
+1 212-757-1642
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good59%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ramen” (25 reviews)
“noodles” (11 reviews)
“black sesame” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Soups
60 W 56th St, 5th & 6th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3810
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Menkui Tei is hard to find--- it is a small restaurant that serves a great bowl of ramen. I like the miso ramen. Add a side of mixed tempura --- great meal for a reasonable price. Broth is very well done --- hearty and flavorful....More

Thank isdn4u
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must when in New York. The curry ramen was delicious! Very small venue but it made the atmosphere nice and cosy.

Thank littlechu
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Nice assortment of Ramen, including lots of broth options: miso, spicy miso, pork bone, soy, sesame, chicken. When it comes to noodles, I only spotted flat and thick crust on the menu. The rest of the toppings are the usual culprits. Service was friendly and...More

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 15 April 2017

If your'e near Central Park South, you can't do better than this for fabulous authentic Japanese dining. Atmosphere is ordinary, but food and service is tops.

1  Thank Fred F
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Old school Japanese ramen-ya. Not as flashy as Ippudo or Totto, but your more likely to get a seat and the Ramen is solid - tasty and satisfying. Get the pork shumai appetizer, they are delicious. Also an excellent tan-tan (as well as a nice...More

1  Thank Bob M
Reviewed 4 May 2016

On the recommendation of a friend who lives in the city and frequents this restaurant a LOT, we went there on a rainy Friday night. We had to wait abut 20 minutes because there aren't a lot of tables and it is clearly popular with...More

1  Thank BrendaP775
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I ate a Ramen after a Central Park Bike tour. The restaurant is close to the bike shop, just next door. Service is quick and friendly. I just missed a hot towel, normally provided in japanese restaurant. The Ramen was hot, spicy and I got...More

1  Thank gooddeal66
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Staff were very friendly but for me my ramen was just ok. Big portion though. My wife liked hers. The fried chicken was delicious and the giozas were fantastic. The best we tasted so far.

Thank Jon L
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

I came here for supper with my husband and toddler. They were very accommodating with our pram and seating our son as it's not the biggest place. The service was very good, the food came quickly and it was tasty. We had the ramen and...More

Thank THH-2
Reviewed 1 June 2015

I love ramen. so walking into this small, traditional looking Japanese restaurant in New York for my favourite food is especially comforting. Ramen - affordable (everything in NY is expensive), this comes with big bowl of noodles and value for money. The Char Siu is...More

Thank EdwinC79
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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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  • Address: 60 W 56th St, 5th & 6th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3810
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-757-1642
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