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Lovely Day Restaurant

196 Elizabeth St, New York City, NY 10012-4214
+1 212-925-3310
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“thai food” (10 reviews)
“red curry” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
196 Elizabeth St, New York City, NY 10012-4214
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Tiny space with tiny bar space, tiny kitchen and tiny tables (and tiny waitress too :-) We anticipated Asian/ Thai food, but what we received was tasteless pale pieces of chicken on rice (the only tasty part of this dish was pieces of pineapple). Weggy...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Our experience started awkwardly with a lost reservation, but we were seated in a kind of shared table arrangement with my wife and daughters heads against a sort of waiting area table, which were patronized by newspaper fluffing waiting customers. I was in a cramped...More

Thank Jack W
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We went here on a week night and got straight in without a reservation (2 people). The food was quick and well priced - one of the cheapest dinners we had in NYC. We had the green chicken curry and pad Thai - both were...More

Thank CharlotteTAus
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Good asian food, fair price (theoretically) but very bad and dishonest service. The waitress was just leaving the plates on the table, not being able to remember at all who ordered what (it seems she did not bother). The service was not fast as she...More

Thank LaurentNOA
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by my friend's hair stylist - thank you, Christine - and I'm pleased to pass it on. Located in SoHo, this hip split-level Thai restaurant was chocked full of patrons and for good reason: deliciousness! I had the green curry and...More

Thank Jamie J
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

On Elizabeth street in Soho district of NY, if you ever feel like eating delicious Thai food, lovely day is always a good option. Having all the starters in perfect taste (be careful, when you order small plate it comes in regular size compared to...More

Thank greencoat_14
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Pleasant cafe. I had the pad Thai veggie style and it was fine, if a little too sweet and sticky. That was probably not typical as I did go off menu and I am sure their normal pad Thai is better. Good value. Service was...More

Thank RuaRocks
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Lovely day is the perfect name for this spot! The food is fantastic and atmosphere defines soho rustic charm.

Thank Afrattin
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I ate here quite a bit when I lived in NY. It's so reasonably priced and the food is delicious. Almost always had excellent service, too.

Thank tersweet
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Tiny place that you could easily miss but please don't, this place is fantastic. The Pad Thai was amazing, as good as Bangkok

Thank Sam L
Despite being just off of busy Houston Street, Nolita
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be part of Little Italy. Today, the neighbourhood is
popular with young fashionistas popping in and out of
the chic independent boutiques that line Mulberry,
Mott and Elizabeth Streets. In addition to shopping,
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 196 Elizabeth St, New York City, NY 10012-4214
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Nolita
  • Neighbourhood: Nolita
  • Phone Number: +1 212-925-3310
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