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Pukk

Map & Directions 71 First Ave.
New York, NY 10003
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212-253-2742
  • Pan-Asian, Thai, Vegetarian
  • Daily 11am-11pm
  • MasterCard, Visa
  • Takeout, Delivery, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer, Wine
  • Not Necessary, Accepted
  • No Parking

Description

Village Voice's Description

This strictly vegetarian Thai restaurant has the edge, flavor-wise, over many of its meat-bearing East Village competitors, despite the lack of fish sauce in the recipes. Anything made with fake duck is worth eating, especially the miraculous duck salad, wherein the simulacrum functions with near perfect authenticity, sinews and all. Avoid the fake seafood and beef, though, especially chu chee shrimp, in which the TVP looks like it was decorated with a careless red crayon. The best things on the menu feature veggies or tofu representing themselves, especially the towering mushroom salad.

 
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Tips from foursquare

  • Cheapism on 03/01/11

    Go here for vibrantly-flavored vegetarian Thai food at low prices. Try a spicy spring roll ($4) & a curry Thai pancake ($4) for appetizers.

  • Phoenix 💥💥💥 on 02/15/14

    Terrible name for a restaurant

  • Ben B. on 08/24/10

    The Seven Grain Rice with cashews and pineapple is fantastic.

  • Dan B. on 01/25/10

    vegetarian friendly versions of all imaginable thai food

  • Julian G. on 07/14/10

    Get the spinach toast. Its not toast. It is friend and delicious

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Reviews and News

  • Vegetarian Thai for Everyone at Pukk

    If you're feeling torn between voyaging on an intergalactic space mission and enjoying a meat-free dinner, here's some good news: At East Village... More on Pukk »

  • Green Day

    A pregnant friend's husband is a strict vegetarian. When I take them out to eat I feel bad watching Peter grimace as Gina knocks back iron-rich stews... More on Pukk »

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