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good Pad woon sen????

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I love pad woon sen and have tried it at a few places in the city and i haven't been able to find a place where it is any good, any suggestions?

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  1. i am not familiar with this dish. please educate me.....

    1. i have no idea what type of spices or in it, but it is silver noodles i think they are also called glass noodles and you can get it with veggies or some type of meat, it is so tasty when done right!

      1. Pongsri has a good Pad Woon Sen. I've also tried them at Sea Thai, Spice, and Sea. I think Pongsri has the better version. There are a few - one in Chinatown and one in Midtown - both of which I've visited. Do NOT try it at Funky Thai on Broome St. That was the worst pad woon sen I've ever have. I think they used the wrong noodles (probably used a potato starch glass noodle rather than vermicelli).

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        1. re: Minerva0501

          Minerva,
          Which Pongsri? Is the one in the teens on 2nd or 3rd Ave good? I also was told they do a good glass noodle/vermicelli dish at Angel's Share.

          1. re: sing me a bar

            18th and 2nd. It's OK. I wouldn't call it really good. In that area, Zabb is the place to go to (unless they've deteriorated since the time I went there).

            1. re: sing me a bar

              Sorry - I haven't tried the one on 2nd Ave. Only in Midtown and Chinatown. Haven't been to Angel's Share either. If you do try it, please let me know how it is!

          2. Best pad woon sen I ever had (and I've had lots) was at Joya in Brooklyn. Sorry, I know it's the Manhattan board, but Joya is pretty close to Manhattn

            1. Breeze on 9th around 46th serves glass noodles in a few of their dishes, including "glass noodle sausages" (which are weirdly tasty). It's a fusiony place - not "authentic", and doesn't pretend to be - but the food is pretty good. Nice bar, too.