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Best Noodle Shop for tonight

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lilyjk Dec 31, 2006 06:00 PM

I'm looking to grab some noodles tonight downtown (below 14th street on the East side, preferably) around 7pm before I go party hopping. Any recomendations?

  1. w
    wallywalnuts Dec 31, 2006 11:15 PM

    OOh, I second Rai Rai Ken. Small counter space, but delicious, hearty soup. I love adding butter and corn to mine.

    1. j
      JWh Dec 31, 2006 11:13 PM

      Sobaya - in the LES one street over from St Marks.
      Fantastic Japanese noodles all made by hand.

      1. jenniebnyc Dec 31, 2006 11:10 PM

        Minca
        Republic

        1. k
          kobetobiko Dec 31, 2006 07:23 PM

          You can also try the following:

          For Japanese Ramen

          - Momofuku noodle bar (163 1st Ave, Btwn 10th & 11th St)
          - Rai Rai Ken (214 E 10th St, Btwn 1st & 2nd Ave)
          - Mei Ku Tei (63 Cooper Sq, Btwn 7th St & Astor Pl)

          For Chinese Noodle
          -Great NY Noodletown - 28 Bowery at Pell Street (Chinatown) - you can't go wrong with their shrimp wonton noodle, and it is so cheap!

          1. d
            Desidero Dec 31, 2006 06:19 PM

            Super Taste at 26 Eldridge. Get the spicy beef hand pulled noodles. They are excellent, and at $4 for an enormous bowl, a great bargain. They will fortify you before you begin your New Year's odyssey.

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