Chef Hong at the James Beard Foundation

Our very own Chef Hong along with fellow Thai celebrity chefs Pichet Ong and Jet Tila celebrate Thai New Year at the James Beard Foundation

Yelp Thais One On at Ngam

Elite Yelpers enjoyed a night at Ngam with delicious Thai treats and ice cold Singha beer

Delicious Brunch Options

Made with Organic Eggs, Farm Fresh Ingredients and, as always, Love

A Cut Above the Rest

Find out why we've been recognized as one of the best Thai Restaurants in New York!

One of the Best Burgers in NYC

Our Thai burger has been called one of the best burgers by the Wall Street Journal, Zagat and the Village Voice. Come in and try one for yourself!

Innovative Thai Dishes That Warm Your Soul

We Serve Modern Thai Comfort Food Made with the Freshest Seasonal Ingredients

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About Us

We serve artisanally prepared, seasonally based, modern interpretations of classic Thai comfort food, inspired by the childhood memories of our chef, Ngamprom “Hong” Thaimee, in the East Village\Union Square neighborhood of New York City.

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Our Food

In addition to making all of our curries, sauces and condiments from scratch (the old fashioned way), we use only all natural, premium ingredients in our dishes. We source all of our produce from local farms when possible, use only hormone-free and naturally raised poultry and meat, and select only sustainable and non-endangered seafood.

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"Ngam serves some of the best pad Thai on the mainland, redolent of fish sauce and brimming with crunchy peanuts"

− Village Voice

"So much love in the air is hard to resist, and, for the most part, it’s made its way into the food."

− The New Yorker

"After our meal at Ngam, we, like the illuminated sign at the entrance, are feeling the love."

− Tasting Table

"$25 Under Top Pick - The food is not pure Thai, the kind you find in the firepots of Woodside, Queens. But neither is it watered down. Rather, it takes Western notions about food and accommodates them, while staying true to the Thai palate."

− New York Times

"I am so glad we did check out Ngam because the Pad Thai is a revelation and so is everything else. Please don’t skip the Shitake Mushroom Spring Roll or the Green Papaya Salad with Apples and Pears."

− Smitten Kitchen

"Ngam—named for Ms. Thaimee’s rarely used first name, Ngamprom—serves up tasty Thai lunches."

− Wall Street Journal