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$$ - $$$Asian, Thai,
15 E 17th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10003-1944
+1 212-206-8989
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“roti canai” (17 reviews)
“satay” (15 reviews)
“pad see ew” (4 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
Asian, Thai, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
15 E 17th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10003-1944
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I miss my roti canai and my laksa soup every day. Hands down, best servers in NYC and food to die for. Such an impact had these dishes and the kind staff on me that it made me realize that Singapore and Malaysia are definitely...More

Thank Veronica L
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We celebrated a birthday here earlier tonight. Per all the reviews, we had a recommendation and contrary to some of the comments here, were seated earlier than our reserved time, even though our entire party was not initially present. Laut is a moderately-sized restaurant in...More

Thank YayeMama
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

This place is uniquely decorated and has a very welcoming staff. The food is of a great variety and if you love malaysian style - you would want to taste it all. It is not an expensive restaurant, but it delivers! My favorite is the...More

Thank myifrach
Reviewed 21 February 2018

This restaurant would probably be great for a group of friends, however as someone out for dinner alone this wasn't a great experience. I was refused a table and had to sit at a very small bar with my back to the rest of the...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Well worth the visit for those missing south east Asian food such as char kway teow, Hainanese chicken rice, murtabak and much more. Speedy, efficient service.

Thank William L
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Agree that it is cramped and a bit loud- nevertheless we had an interesting meal. Both the satay chicken and calamari were tasty and i was sweating as i downed a bowl of Char Kwey Teow. Drink prices seem high for the category this place...More

Thank jfadds
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Found this little place on line and liked the reviews. I wasn't disappointed... my friend and I had the Thai green curry and it was great. I would definitely recommend this little gem to anyone visiting Manhattan.

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

‘Laut’ means ‘loud’ in German. Although this is a SE Asian restaurant, keep the German word in mind when going there. The place has bad acoustics which are exacerbated by very loud music, even though this is not a ’scene-y’ place. When I asked them...More

Thank Velvetgemini
Reviewed 31 December 2017

The roti is delicious. It arrives slightly puffed waiting to be deflated with a tear. A basket of roti with sauce to sop up should definitely be a menu item, it was soooo good. My main dish was Fragrant Pineapple fried rice, but made vegan....More

Thank Tibby1014
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Mediocre Nasi Lemak and over-seasoned Char Kwey Teow. If you’re looking for a good Malaysian restaurant, there’s a couple of good ones in Chinatown and Flushing. I know a good Malaysian food, this is not one of them. Not sure how they got a Michelin...More

Thank Lowell R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 E 17th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10003-1944
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
  • Neighbourhood: Flatiron District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-206-8989
  • E-mail
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