Sabai Thai Restaurant

4.6
icon/ic_reviewCreated with Sketch.
269 Reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$30 and under
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Thai
Sabai: the state of tranquility. Enjoy the aromatic, distinctive and delicious flavors of Thai cuisine while dining in an elegant and beautifully decorated space. Guests will taste the highest quality ingredients while experiencing comfort through food, providing a truly wondrous Sabai experience.

We are now open for Saturday and Sunday Brunch! Join us for a relaxing afternoon meal.
For parties of 5 or more please contact the restaurant by phone or email, additional info available on our website.
What 269 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.5
ambience
4.2
value
Noise · Moderate
100% of people would recommend it to a friend
Sort by
Filters
OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and food was outstanding!

a
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome. All the way around. Food, service... everything top notch. The green papaya salad is off the charts - as good as I remember from Thailand itself.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took my friend out for his birthday. We both had a wonderful experience. The service was quite wonderful, the decor was elegant and the food delicious.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on November 9, 2019

Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review. We're glad to hear that you and your friend had a great experience dining with us. Thank you for allowing us to celebrate your friend's birthday with you! We hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon.

Report
TJ
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great food. The ambience is lovely and the staff are very professional. It brings positive energy, I will recommend a friend to Sabai.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on October 29, 2019

Hi Tyrone, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're glad we could provide you with a great dining experience. We always strive to provide our guests with the best possible experience. We thank you for the recommendation and are looking forward to the next time when we can welcome you back!

Report
AB
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The experience was excellent. The food was great, good quality and fresh. The server (Paola) was extremely kind and made sure we were all well taken care of. The decor and the ambiance is perfect for a good conversation and catching up with friends. The only area where it felt a bit short was the wine list, we had a good wine but the options were limited. Will come back again

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on October 15, 2019

Al, Thank you for writing a review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience. We're glad we were able to provide you with the best service and dishes. Your feedback about the wine will definitely be taken into consideration. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Report
D
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really great meal and excellent service

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on October 15, 2019

Hi David, Thank you for leaving us a review. We're happy you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We look forward to being able to welcome you back again.

Report
OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall4food5service2ambience3

Service felt rushed and we were not allowed to be seated without our last member even though the table was ready and other tables were seated. Food was amazing though!

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on October 14, 2019

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're glad you enjoyed our dishes. We would love to welcome you again if we ever have a chance.

Report
MM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrating my niece birthday. I like how the table had a Happy Birthday card and the desert she got at end with a candle was great.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on October 14, 2019

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're happy you had a wonderful time dining with us. Thank you for celebrating such a special occasion at Sabai. We hope your niece had a wonderful birthday!

Report
OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall1food1service5ambience1

Crispy fish did not seem fresh. The crisp was killed by the wet of the mango: nothing worse than eating supposed crispy food all wet. Pad Thai average. Way too noisy and ambience is poor. The wine glass had an egg smell (be careful when you treat eggs as it is very common that dishes smell like egg if not washed properly). You should smell it before putting on the table. Only good thing: the waiter was super kind and nice (thank you!) and that is why we left a nice tip. But it’s a totally no-go, sorry to say it. But NYC deserves much more.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on October 14, 2019

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're sorry to hear that you did not have a good dining experience. We appreciate the feedback you have provided and will be looking into the issues you have pointed out.

Report
PC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Delicious Thai food, good vibe & not so pricy, i would be happy to come back soon.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on October 14, 2019

Hi Pedro, Thank you for leaving us a review. We're happy to hear that you had a great dining experience with us! We look forward to welcoming you again very soon.

Report
JW
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our new favorite neighborhood Thai restaurant. Second visit. We were too full for dessert this time! Thank you for another lovely evening.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on September 25, 2019

Hello J. Walker, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're happy to hear that you had a great second visit. We always look forward to welcoming guests such as yourself. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Hopefully, there will be room for dessert next time!

Report
AK
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is definitely one of my favorite Thai places in the city! The people, customer service, and ambiance is great and it’s good, clean, and tasteful food!

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on September 25, 2019

Aparna, Thank you for leaving us a review. It's great to hear that we've made it on your favorite list! We're always happy to hear that our guests had a good dining experience with us. We look forward to when we can welcome you back again.

Report
OT
London
6 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Went for a birthday, good food and service, nice card with birthday wishes on and a lovely little trio of deserts to celebrate

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on September 25, 2019

Hello, Thank you for reviewing us. We're happy to hear that you had a good birthday experience! We hope we may have many more occasions to celebrate with you.

Report
B
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service. Some items on the menu were entirely new to us and were delicious. Nice vibe in the dining room. It's terrific when you can go to a restaurant with a familiar cuisine and find something that is authentic but entirely new to you.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on September 25, 2019

Hi Bijou, Thank you for leaving us a review. We're happy to hear that you had a wonderful dining experience. It's great that you were able to experience something new! We strive to provide our guests with an amazing time that they won't forget. We hope we may have the opportunity to welcome you once again.

Report
OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Thai food

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on September 17, 2019

Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review. We're glad you enjoyed our food! We hope we may have a chance to welcome you back for another great experience.

Report
OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was excellent. Staff was attentive and professional.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on September 17, 2019

Hi, Thank you for the review. We're happy you had a great dining experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you again!

Report
L
London
19 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic Food and Service...tables are a bit too close to each other so although the noise is relatively low you don't have much privacy...

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on October 14, 2019

Hi Lawrence, Thank you for leaving us a review. We're happy you enjoyed the food and service. We apologize for the spacing of tables – Sabai is a relatively small but cozy space. However, we will definitely look into how we can improve on the spacing so we can ensure our guests have maximum comfort. Thank you!

Report
S
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great food, service & restaurant. I have nothing to complain about, the food was just delicious! The waiters are really friendly and I like the athmosphere of the restaurant.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on September 4, 2019

Hello Sophie, Thank you for the review. We're happy to hear that you loved our food and atmosphere. We look forward to the next time when we may welcome you again.

Report
OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The service, food and drinks were great. My go-to Thai restaurant in the neighborhood!

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on August 21, 2019

Hi, Thank you for leaving us a review. We're happy you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Report
ST
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience2

The host and hostess had a bad attitude

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on August 21, 2019

Hi Steven, Thanks for leaving us a review. We're sorry to hear that you encountered trouble with our staff. We will be looking into this issue so that it will not happen again. If ever given the chance, we would love to have you back so that we can give you the dining experience you deserve.

Report
JR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great food, and very kind staff! I decided to give Sabai a try when I learned that another place I loved had closed. The ratings looked great, so I took a chance, and it was worth it! The food was delicious, and the wait staff was attentive. The manager was very welcoming and it is clear they work hard to ensure that their guests are satisfied. I would definitely come back!

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on August 21, 2019

Hello Jessica, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate all the kind words you've given us and are super happy that you enjoyed your experience here at Sabai! We look forward to the next time when we may welcome you back.

Report
CM
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have been here several times never disappointed. Great food happy hour n delish cocktails.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on August 21, 2019

Hi Cathy, Thank you so much for leaving us a review. It brings us joy to know that you enjoy our food and cocktails. We always love to welcome guests such as yourself. Thank you for always visiting and dining with us. We look forward to serving you again!

Report
UD
Houston
17 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and food is great. I try to have dinner here every time I am in NYC

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on August 14, 2019

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're ecstatic to hear that you enjoyed our food. We always try our best to serve our guests and accommodate all their needs. We would love to welcome you back whenever you are back in NYC!

Report
OT
Italy
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lo consiglio
Locale alla moda
Servizio veloce e accurato
Cibo delizioso

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on August 14, 2019

Hi, Thank you for leaving us a review. We're happy to hear that you had a wonderful dining experience. We look forward to welcoming you back again!

Report
JW
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal with outstanding service and lovely ambiance. We will be back!

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on August 14, 2019

J. Walker, Thank you for leaving us a review. It brings us joy to hear that you had a wonderful time with us. We strive to provide our guests with the best possible dining experience. We're looking forward to the next time when we may welcome you back again.

Report
OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Good food and ambiance however they made us wait for 30 mins despite having a reservation

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on August 14, 2019

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're glad you enjoyed the food and the ambiance. However, we apologize for the unanticipated wait time you guys had experienced. We'll definitely try to work this issue out. We would love to welcome you back if we are given the chance.

Report
N
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a nice experience going out to dinner with my younger daughter. I had the chicken Massaman which was excellent and my daughter had Pad See Yew which she liked. We started with the vegetarian spring rolls which were gluten free.

It was a weekday night which was very busy and lively. The wait staff was very attentive and gracious. I would highly recommend to anyone in the area looking for an upscale Thai dining experience.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on August 14, 2019

Hi Nicole, Thank you for leaving us a review. We're happy to hear that you and your daughter had a great dining experience. We would love to welcome you both back to dine with us again.

Report
M
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful and spacious, great service. Food is excellent and generous portion.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on August 2, 2019

Hi Masa, Thank you for leaving a review. We're happy to hear that you had a wonderful dining experience. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Report
EB
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We went during happy hour and were seated pretty quickly! The appetizers were delicious and so were the drinks! It was empty when we went but service still took awhile. I got the pad se ew to go and it was just ok. The Satay and spring rolls were the stars! And highly recommend getting the peanut dipping sauce for the spring rolls and veggie rolls!

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on July 31, 2019

Emily, Thanks for leaving us a review. We're glad you enjoyed our Happy Hour specials! We'll take your feedback about the service into consideration and will definitely work to improve this area. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Report
k
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food was absolutely delicious. It took a while for it to come out but it was well worth the wait. The service was good.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on July 19, 2019

Hi, Thank you for leaving us a review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We're glad we made the wait worthwhile! We would love to welcome you back again if we ever have the chance. Thank you.

Report
OT
Calgary
8 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

What a great way to celebrate an anniversary! We had great service, delicious food (don’t miss the Pad See Ew!), and overall a wonderful experience.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on July 15, 2019

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're so glad to hear that you had a wonderful time here at Sabai! We work our best to provide the best possible experience to all of our guests. Thank you for giving us the chance to join in celebration of your anniversary. If given the chance, we would love to welcome you back again.

Report
OT
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food came out super fast, everything was delicious, great service!!

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on July 15, 2019

Hi, Thank you for the review. We're happy to hear that you had a great dining experience. We hope to welcome you back another time in the future.

Report
H
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sat at the bar and had a pleasant evening. Bartender was friendly and helpful.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on July 12, 2019

Hello Horatio, Thank you for leaving us a review. We're glad to hear that we were able to provide you with a pleasant dining experience. Our staff are always here to help with recommendations and anything that you may need. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Report
TF
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience4

The food was rather bland but it is a nice restaurant.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on July 10, 2019

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the food. We'll be sure to take your feedback into consideration so we can better the restaurant. We hope that we may have another chance to serve you again!

Report
BR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Very pleasant Thai restaurant in a nice setting with excellent service, good food and good value.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on July 10, 2019

Hi Bijon, Thanks for leaving us a review. We're happy to hear that you had a good dining experience with us. We hope to welcome you back again if we ever have the chance!

Report
OT
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was a truly wonderful meal starting with apps and drinks under the happy hour special and then the amazing chef special 😍

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on July 4, 2019

Hi, Thank you for the review. We're happy to hear that you had a great dining experience! We look forward to welcoming you back so that we can give you the same 5-star experience all over again.

Report
DD
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and exceptional service. This place is a must visit!

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on July 4, 2019

Hi Dao, Thank you for your kind review! We love hearing that you enjoyed our food and service. Our goal is to ensure that our guests receive the best possible dining experience. We hope to welcome you back another time.

Report
G
New York Area
45 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were excellent. Highly recommend!

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on June 28, 2019

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience! Thank you for your praises. We hope that we can welcome you back another time.

Report
OT
Austin
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience3

Very poor experience at Sabai Thai. After a week of wonderful dining experiences in NYC we had a disappointing experience. Inspite of having made a reservation we had to wait 40 mins before we got our table. On top of that, after dinner we wanted to have dessert and were told the kitchen was closed! No heads up, no apology.

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on June 21, 2019

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are very sorry to hear about your dining experience. We take all feedback seriously and will look into this matter. We value any feedback and comments that you can provide as it does help improve our customer service. We truly apologize for your experience and thank you for giving us a visit.

Report
M
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible thai food!!! literally everything tasted amazing

Sabai Thai Restaurant
Responded on June 19, 2019

Hi Malavika, Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you loved our food! We would love to have the opportunity to welcome you back soon so that we may serve you once more.

Report

Tweets by Sabai Thai Restaurant