We all love a bowl full of steaming noodles on a chilly day. Thanks to an increasing number of Asian communities in New York City, the number of noodle bars is also on the rise. Not surprisingly, these bars are gaining prominence not just among ethnic Asians, but also among Americans. Here is a guide to noodle bars in New York City.
Onya is probably the most authentic noodle bar in the entire city. Located across 143 East 47th Street, Midtown East, it is steadily capturing the attention of noodle lovers. Talking about authenticity, it is hard not to mention Woorijip in the same breath. Situated on 12 West 32nd Street, Murray Hill, it is the place to visit to enjoy some steaming hot Korean food at seriously affordable prices. One of their strong points is the delectable ‘kimchi’.
If you are a fan of Japanese cuisine, head straight to Soba-ya (229 E 9th Street, East Village). The noodle bar offers some of the best ‘soba’ and ‘udon’ in town. The best part is that both vegetarian and meat noodles are equally tempting.
Yogee Noodle is another worthwhile noodle bar to enjoy some authentic and cheap Chinese food. Lovers of Chinese noodles are sure not to be disappointed by the amazing beef stew arranged nicely over flat rice noodles. Eat it steaming hot and you will find it difficult to resist the temptation of ordering some more!
Noodle Bar is the best hangout place to enjoy different Asian cuisines. Furthermore, it also guarantees some of the best Asian fusion delicacies. It has two locations; the first one at 172 Orchard Street, Lower East Side, while the second one is located at 26 Carmine Street, West Village. On the other hand, if you’re keen to try out authentic Vietnamese noodles, go for the Bo Ky Restaurant, which is the ultimate place for some pho.
Finally, Lan Zhou Handmade Noodle and Ippudo NY are two other restaurants you can ill-afford to miss. While the former is known for its spicy beef noodles and is certainly not for the faint hearted, Ippudo NY is considered as the best Japanese ramen in the city. Although it does have a longer waiting time than others, the amazingly delicious noodles will make you forget about your wait in a hurry!
These are some of the many popular noodle bars in New York City.