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Pongsri Thai Restaurant

106 Bayard St. (Mulberry St.) Send to Phone
212-349-3132 | Menu
Hot and spicy Thai food for the true connoisseur---shrimp cooked in lime and chicken sautéed with peanut sauce.

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Lunch & Dinner daily
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Pongsri Thai Restaurant Restaurant Review

: The oldest family-run Thai restaurant in the city, this Chinatown hole-in-the-wall is good and inexpensive, but beware: It's not for the tender of palate, as most of the seafood, beef and whole-fish courses are very hot. The shrimp cooked in lime juice was so hot it brought tears to our eyes as did a sautéed chicken with a flavorful thick peanut sauce. An exception is tom kah kai, the classic chicken-coconut-milk soup. At lunch, the place is packed with lawyers and jurors from the nearby courthouses. Also located at 311 Second Ave., 212-477-4100, and 244 W. 48th St., 212-582-3392.
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