Spice Market
Spice Market

Spice Market

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://spicemarketnewyork.com/
  • Phone: 2126752322
  • Hours of Operation:
    LUNCH: Daily 11:30am - 5:30pm DINNER:Sunday - Wednesday; 5:30pm - 12am, Thursday - Saturday 5:30pm - 1am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Southeast Asian
  • Executive Chef: Jean-Georges Vongerichten
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Did you know we have 7 Semi Private & Private Alcove Rooms?

    For more information call 646-747-8380.
  • Special Events: For parties larger than 10 guests or to inquire about private party functions, please contact Anne Couvreux at 646-747-8380 or acouvreux@spicemarketnewyork.com

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 9th Avenue
  • Public Transit: A,C,E,L train to 8th Avenue
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Spice Market
Jean-George's Spice Market features cuisine inspired from the street food of South Eastern Asia. The exotic design and atmosphere transport guests to a far away location and make for a special dining experience.

Spice Market Menus available at www.spicemarketnewyork.com/menus.php

Spice Market is available for large parties and private functions.
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Spice Market reviews from OpenTable diners
859 reviews since May 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.2
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (418)hot spot (414)special occasion (380)good for groups (355)romantic (312)vibrant bar scene (213)neighborhood gem (211)late-night find (180)great for outdoor dining (135)great for lunch (127)great for brunch (68)notable wine list (68)scenic view (56)kid-friendly (28)Show More
  • What can I say..
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    ...that hasn't already been said? Spice Market delivers Asian cuisine in a setting that is appropriate for families, couples, and friends. The ambiance, service, and food is incredible. Anyone who is anyone knows that Spice Market is your every occasion restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • still special
    lowkeyVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    i hadn't been to the spice market for many years and went for my birthday dinner. the atmosphere is still distinctive and the food is a bit unusual but not too much so - and quite tasty. 2 beef dishes (entree and app) were ok just not as special as everything else. service was mediocre.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very good but not great!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The food was good and staff was interactive. They seemed to miss the finer points. We were presented with menu books that didn't have an insert, the appetizer was sub par and the entrees didn't arrive together (we were told that was going to happen, but it was strange). The ambiance was great.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it.
    Foodie
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We were two dining. Went for the tasting menu which we shared with a couple add on dishes. Each of the dishes on the tasting menu were pretty close to perfect in taste, presentation and portion size. Loved the ambience and food and would definitely return next time I am in New York.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Thai cuisine
    jdp44VIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We read good reviews about this establishment and we were not disappointed. The atmosphere was very comfortable and the service was very attentive. We started with the ribs with plum sauce and peanut brittle. WOW! An explosion of flavors that somehow worked together. Then we had halibut which was also excellent. The curried chicken was slightly salty for our taste, it was still delicious. We will definitely return here when we're back in NY.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Expected Better
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We are foodies who have eaten at many restaurants around the world. The Spice Market is trendy and full of energy but the flavors of the food were nothing special, and I thought they would be. The chicken wings were powerful (too much). We all ate one! Black pepper shrimp was OK. Duck was pretty good but needed a little more salt perhaps. Slightly tasteless for me. Noodles and short ribs were OK. Total bill for 3 with tip was $365.00. I have no problem paying for food when it's worth it. The Spice Market was not. If you want to try it go to the bar for a couple of drinks and appetizers. If you like it, take it from there. If not, you will have saved a small fortune.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing!!
    Skfoody
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Amazing food and great ambiance. Loved this place and would definitely go back!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tasting Menu
    Indrani
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    The tasting menu was recommended by friends and it was beyond what we expected! Every dish was well cooked and served just one after another! The waiters were amazing and our compliments to the chef. The cocktails were delicious and very aromatic! Overall experience was amazing . Will definitely go again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dining experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Delicious food with interesting flavors, a relaxed sensual vibe, and sophisticated service, all make Spice Market the perfect dinner spot for couples.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Spice for food and friends
    LeighAnne
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    An international group of 8 friends gathered to enjoy spice...in our food and in our fellowship! We each had the Chef's Choice menu with the wine pairing and we were not disappointed! Each course was delicious and brilliantly paired with a variety of delicious wine. We will definitely be back to enjoy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant
    sandsgermany
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Very nice area, great food and the atmosphere in the restaurant was great. WE´ll be back when visiting New York again.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Decide when to open for lunch
    restaurantlover
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    I had an 11:30 AM reservation for lunch. I was seated then waited quite some time for a server to greet me. After I was served my first course, another house staff member began noisily making his way around the dining room with a large step ladder to unlock the windows. Then my Poppadum arrived. I was never offered a hot towel as those that were seated 30 minutes after I did. My bill was incorrect and it took the server nearly 15 minutes to correct his error. The food was out of this world, the service on this day, was not up to the task.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Service is just terrible. Not attentive at all. They also cleared our table while we left for a short break outside when explicitly asked not too.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Vibrant and Fun
    foodboss
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Great food and atmosphere. The Spice Market has been around for years and it never fails to please. The menu is varied and the cocktail menu sports a great whiskey drink called Whiskey Passion Fizz. The Ginger Margarita was awesome too. Our server was attentive but not overbearing and made knowledgeable recommendations. He even brought us an extra dessert that was to die for! This restaurant is a great bet and the lively atmosphere and palate pleasing food are winners.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • place 10, food 5
    cris
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    grilled shrimp appetizer and short rib entree while good were drowning in sauces that were too sweet; a fried rice dish tasted vaguely of the fuel used to cook it. Hadn't been here in years; I remember the food being much better; emphasis now seems to be on the quasi-club scene of the whole place but sitting in the quiet outdoors on a mild september night looking out at the cobblestones of 9th Avenue was heavenly
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    The food was very good. But the noise from the musiv was to high. If was trying to talk to my husband I had almost to scream.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • despite reservation
    parifriend
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    they are late to find you a table reserved.................;delay delays
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice dinner
    Changes
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    We had the set menu, with matching wines. Good food, good selelction of wines. Nice surroundings. Friendly staff.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent
    ClemHarlemguy
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Sunday nite at 7pm for a Birthday dinner, Atmosphere amazing, The food was melts in your mouth, a kick but not too spicy. The service was fantastic, Highly reccomend!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Food mix
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    You get a nice taste of various oriental dishes. Not as good as in specialized restaurants but the combination makes it special.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience
    portugal
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    The food was great and surprisingly flavorful with many nuances making every dish a highlight! The waiter was wonderful. Ginger Margerita was surprisingly delicious! thank you made 4 Portuguese ladies very happy and leaving the country with a dire desire to come back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing taste experience
    AnkiSthlm
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We love coming to Spice Market when we are in NYC. Vivid ambiance, nice music, a lot of people in different ages. We had a fantastic lobster summer roll, red curry duck and grilled chicken with citrus lemongrass dressing that was super good. The best was the spicy Thai slaw. To die for, an explosion of flavors. Perfect balance of hot, sour and sweet.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great dinner spot for groups
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Food was absolutely delicious. Ambiance was very energetic. The only criticism is that the service was not that friendly nor very fast in bringing our drinks out.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Catherine
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Visited Spice Market two years ago and feel that the food was better then. Good service but no food experience. Ginger margarita was good though
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • AMAZING!!!!
    Rosy
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Tout était parfait : l'ambiance, le décor, le service et la nourriture... évidemment! Best asian food ever!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great evening with great food
    Blomberg
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We all had a fantastic evening and i´ll be back soon. The food is very good, outstanding service and perfect location.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very good !!!
    Manon
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    the best restaurant I've done in NY. Many choices on the menu. There's something for everyone!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romantic to fast
    WBDenmark
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Super hype place, you're feelling Warm and welcome, really nice food, but it is served way to fast...
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome food!!!!
    TorontoFoodie1961
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Loved the Asian Slaw and the Shrimp app. Also the Chicken Samosas and yummy dipping sauce. Loved the fact people can share the dishes and you never know what dish is coming out next.....
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrible service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    The food was fantastic but trying to find my waiter and getting any service was almost impossible. I called the restaurant too also to tell them to surprise my girlfriend for her birthday and they failed miserably. Would never go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent Food
    Alisa
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We went to dinner here on Friday as a group of 4. The food here is excellent! Ambiance is excellent. Awesome experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinner
    disgruntled
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    my wife and i are frequent diners at Spice Market. Although we were disappointed Friday with the starters menue (lobster roll), the drinks were great and the halibut was amazing as usual. I don't understand why the restaurant dropped the Octopus appetizer from their menue - it was our favorite? The service as always was excellen and this time the kitchen was timely with their preparations. Few weeks ago, we were four and had to wait for more than an hour for our meals, we literally ate separately as we were jot served simulteously. We still love the food and will continue to dine at the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Has gone downhill fast
    MattVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    My wife and I were regular customers, but we won't be anymore. They recently changed the cocktail menu, for the worse. Service was lousy. Drinks sat empty for long periods of time. One appetizer was forgotten, and the other appetizer (mushroom egg rolls) were terrible. At one point, the server swang by the the table and asked how the mushroom egg rolls were (as they sat there half eaten 15 minutes after they came out of the kitchen). I responded, "Not good." She didn't acknowledge what I said and just kept walking. I have $20 that says this place is out of business by the end of 2015.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing
    NigelCo2
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Was excited to try the restaurant. Cocktails were different & enjoyable. Menu seemed exciting but wee were left unimpressed. Pork buns were super. Lobster summer roll was tasteless except for the excessive use of dill. Pork vindaloo was quite tasty but still lacked heat. Red Curried duck was most disappointing. Dredged in a thick, gooey brown sauce, it lacked finesse & delicacy. A strange aftertaste too. One of the rice dishes topped with a fried egg was strange & disappointing. Maybe we picked the wrong dishes. Staff were attentive & professional. Restaurant has a interesting & vibrant feel. Cuisine needs attention though
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely space
    Echo
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Spice Market brought out that Southeast Asia ambiance very well. The menu was a bit of fusion with some Thai, Malaysian, Japanese, Indian and Chinese influence. The portion was small but delightful.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • One of the best dining experiences
    FarCJ
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    What a great restaurant! The decoration is beautiful. The food is unique, delicious and very creative. The service is excellent. We took the chef's choice tasting menu and we were very happy with our choice. The portions are very reasonably sized for a tasting menu. The flavours are amazing. I still dream of their salmon tartare! If I ever go back to NY, I will definitely eat there again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic meal
    JocyM
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    I split a few dishes with a friend. We got the samosas to start, followed by the duck curry, coconut sticky rice, and broccoli with corn. Everything was amazing. I loved the fact that they weren't afraid to make the food very spicy - and even though it was hot, the dishes were never overpowered by the spice. The service was also excellent - very attentive and quick. I will definitely encourage people to try out this restaurant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noise above the food!
    champagnebilly
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    First and foremost the food was fabulous, I tasted everything brought to the table and enjoyed every bite. Loved the Pork belly buns and the chicken satay especially. My only problem was it was too loud to have a reasonable conversation, but would go there again.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Returning customers to spice market
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    We have been to spice market many times and regularly recommend it to friends or bring visitor. Atmosphere is always great, as is the food. This time the service was disappointing solely due to our waiter (Daniel). He was unfriendly, unenthusiastic and uncaring. We didn't let it ruin our night but we expect better from spice market. Told the hostess on the way out. Really hope this was addressed with the waiter in question, as we we would hate for this place to stop being one of our go-tos.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, poor service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    The food is great but for the prices and level of establishment, the service was really poor. They took dirty silverware off of our plates and put the dirty knives and forks on the table cloth between courses. The server was not friendly and seemed annoyed that he had to be there. The food is so good though - Particularly the duck curry!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.