Taam Tov

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Thirty-minute lunch break? Taam Tov, a glatt kosher comfort-food café, is speedy. Concealed on the third floor of a well-worn office building in the Diamond District, it's peopled by local workers in yarmulkes and backpackers on a budget who've most likely discovered it through blogs or Lonely Planet. Colorful murals—veiled women in black at sidewalk cafés, seascapes that could be the Mediterranean or the Caspian—brighten the plain, brightly lit room. Unless you like pallid tomatoes and iceberg lettuce, skip the salads and head straight for the hearty soups, samsa (baked beef and onion pie), manti (steamed beef dumplings) and the basket of lepeshka, fluffy Uzbek bread. To drink are kosher wine, beer, green tea and sweet Israeli juices.

41 W. 47th St., 3rd fl.
Manhattan, NY 10036
  212768800
  Hours: Mon.–Thurs., 10am–9pm; Fri., 10am–two hours before sundown; Sun., noon–8pm


Cuisine
Eastern European
Ukrainian
Dietary Needs
Kosher
Payment Types
Credit Cards Accepted
Price
$$
Services
Multilingual Staff
Outside Catering Permitted

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