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Kiin Thai Eatery


This Greenwich Village Thai spot has a light, contemporary design that suggests a whitewashed farmhouse where city people might nest on the weekends. Pretty pottery lines the shelves, and walls are decorated with thrift-shop-style paintings of flowers. Communal tables mean you should come with friends—the better to share wonton-like, vegetarian "golden bags" (a must), calamari fritters with sriracha and a cast-iron bowl of tom kha gai coconut soup, creamy and spicy and rife with tender slices of chicken breast, lemongrass and green herbs. Get some beer, Thai iced tea or a cocktail to counteract the slow burn. The food is aces, from spicy seafood and papaya salad to stir-fried grilled beef with green curry paste and sweet basil.

36 E. 8th St.
Manhattan, NY 10003
  (212) 529-2363
  Hours: Mon.–Wed., 11:30am–10:30pm; Thurs.–Fri., 11am–11pm; Sat., noon–11pm; Sun., noon–10:30pm

Family Style
Good for Groups
Kid Friendly
Reservations Accepted
Payment Types
Credit Cards Accepted


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