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Wondee Siam I or II?

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newshound22 Jul 28, 2008 12:10 PM

Which is better? Food, decor, ambience?

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    qwerty123456 Jul 29, 2008 01:04 PM

    Sorry to be vague on this, but I dont remember. I have however seen them both (they are within a street of each other, but on either side of 9th Ave), and it was a no brainer... one of them looks MUCH nicer than the other... dont know if this helps

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      rutgers2 Jul 29, 2008 01:25 PM

      The food is better at Wondee Siam I.

      1. sing me a bar Jul 29, 2008 03:54 PM

        I prefer food at 1, but it is SO tiny, it's hard to sell friends on going there. At least at Wondee 2 you don't have to go through the kitchen to visit the loo. It is super loud on Fri. or Sat, too, but at least there's a bit of room. At Wondee 1 it's really just a few deuces and one table that could hold 4 or 5, if my math is right.

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          rutgers2 Jul 29, 2008 05:04 PM

          I forgot to mention that if you don't mind a tiny place, you may prefer Chili Thai--I actually prefer them over Wondee Siam I.

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            sing me a bar Jul 29, 2008 08:40 PM

            Wow, that's saying a lot. I will def try it. Can they compete with the heat of the country curry? I asked for it medium and the roof of my mouth was sauteed!

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            sidd Jul 29, 2008 05:54 PM

            So, which is the best thai place in that neighborhood? Wondee 1, Thai Basil or Chili Thai or something else?

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              rutgers2 Jul 30, 2008 06:24 AM

              That's a hard question. If I could only choose one, I would have to say Chili Thai.

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              hongry_hippo Jul 30, 2008 10:06 AM

              I agree that the food is better at WS I. Did you know there's a WS III now on 10th Avenue? I haven't been, but I've heard it's more expensive, so presumably the ambience is a little better.

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                newshound22 Jul 30, 2008 03:26 PM

                Where is Chili Thai?

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                  squid kun Jul 31, 2008 02:23 AM

                  712 9th Ave (48/49) ...

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                  Chili Thai
                  712 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019

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