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MICHELIN Guide New York State 2020

Uncle Boons

  • 7 Spring St., New York, 10012, United States
  • 41 - 62 USD • Thai
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Uncle Boons delivery on Seamless and Caviar; takeout available daily at Uncle Boons Sister

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MICHELIN Guide New York State 2020

Uncle Boons

  • 7 Spring St., New York, 10012, United States
  • 41 - 62 USD • Thai
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Can’t fit in a trip to Thailand? No problem. This transporting little gem—compliments of talented husband-wife duo Matt Danzer and Ann Redding—brings the Northern Thai experience stateside with creative cuisine and whimsical drinks—Singha beer slushies anyone? Tucked along the eastern edge of Spring Street, the dining room is den-like. A vibrant crowd keeps the place popping all night, as does the gentle stream of Thai pop music in the background. Though tables are mini, the kitchen feels immense in its creative vision—a window into where the magic happens offers views of a slow-rotating rotisserie and crackling embers. Danzer and Redding’s offerings are certainly rooted in this nation’s cuisine, but they give each dish a unique spin thereby infusing vibrant flavor into small plates, large plates, “charcoal-grilled goodies,” desserts and drinking snacks. Laab neuh gae is a spicy chopped lamb salad with a wonderfully sour dressing; and Thai-style blood sausage cooked in banana leaf has an intriguing flavor. For an epic end, go for grilled pork jowl, topped with watermelon radish, salted duck yolk and a shake of sawtooth herb. The 12-seat Uncle Boons Sister on Mott Street is equally popular.

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  • m One MICHELIN Star: High quality cooking, worth a stop!
  • ó Comfortable restaurant
Specialty
  • Yum Kai Hua Pli-banana blossom salad with chicken, cashew, crispy shallot, and roasted chili dressing
  • Khao Soi Kaa kai-Northern style golden curry with pickled mustard greens, chicken leg, egg noodles, crispy noodles and fresh turmeric
  • coconut sundae

Facilities & Services

  • T Air conditioning
  • E Non-smoking restaurant

Information

+1 646-370-6650
Opening hours
Closed: Monday-Sunday lunch

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