Momofuku Nishi

Row 1

232 8th Ave (btwn W 21st & W 22nd St)
New York, NY 10011
(646) 518-1919
Korean, Italian
$ $ $
Mon–Sun: Noon–3:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Best seat in the house? Far end of the bar. Ignore your date and watch David Chang in the kitchen.
  • David Chang's awesome, new Korean leaning Italian restaurant. Feels like Ssam Bar in ambition, quality, and price. Get all the pastas: Cace e Pepe, Chicken & Dumplings (soup), and Clams Grand Lisboa.
  • Beef crudo was fucking delicious. So was the ceci e pepe.
  • Asian Italian menu is a bit hit or miss. Hits: ceci e Pepe, beef Sichuan pasta, decent: chicken dumplings, mackerel (pictured), beef crudo pass: romaine salad
  • Lives up to David Chang's reputation. The dishes are inventive and flavorful. The pastas in particular are not to be missed- we enjoyed the Ceci e Pepe, Clams Grand Lisboa, and Spicy Beef Sichuan.
  • Spicy beef Sichuan ($28), Clams Grand Lisboa($32), Chicken & Dumplings(&30) and a side of Fried fingerling & smoked yolk & tarragon($14).
  • Very cool bar and trendy Asian decor! Sushi is great!
  • DELICIOUS. Need I say more?
  • get the papaya salad!!! and the crispy prawns with lime!! was less than impressed with the impossible burger. but the fries were perf
  • Recommendation? Go with our a bunch of appetizers.
  • TimeOutNY: The Impossible Bother
  • For a reformed vegetarian missing some of his favorite taboo meals, like say a good burger, Nishi's impossible one does the trick admirably. Ssm sauce is a nice mistress; ketchup still has my heart.
  • The impossible burger mostly tastes like a regular burger, and it's crazy to see it bleed. Def order it with cheese.
  • First place in NYC (I think) to serve the vegan impossible burger. Recommended!
  • Get the Impossible Burger in the impossibly small window of time it's available each day
  • Impossible Burger is definitely worth getting, and I would order it again. But its difficult to articulate my feelings towards it. The best I came up with was two words: 'uncanny valley' - look it up.
  • The Impossible Burger tasted similar to your basic burger - kinda like Mickey D's to me. Definitely tasty!
  • The food was good but not surprising. It was way too noisy in that restaurant. There seems to be some acoustic design problem.
  • The impossible burger is a must try - food of the future. More traditional food and drinks are solid as well.
  • Super tasty, creative dishes that don't really compliment one another at all. The menu is all over the place but the Impossible Burger, butter noodle, and raw beef stand out. Fun foodie experience.