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queues at Momofuku Ssam

richyfunn Jul 23, 2012 05:42 AM

i am travelling to New York in November and working out an itinerary. I would like to go to Momofuku Ssam on the Friday night. Are the queues horrendous? What is the best time to try?

Do you have to queue outside or is there a bar you can sit it?

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    kathryn RE: richyfunn Jul 23, 2012 06:18 AM

    They have a bar next door called Booker & Dax, but it is seated only, no standing.

    They will take your name and you can wait at Booker & Dax if they have room, or you can wait outside.

    There is a counter inside but it is treated like regular seating.

    How big is your party? If you're a solo diner, it should be fairly quick, especially around 6-7pm.

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      lexismore RE: richyfunn Jul 23, 2012 09:23 AM

      Yea, I was there this past Friday. We were a party of 3, arrived at 8 PM, and were sat without any wait. The place was nearly full though.

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        coasts RE: lexismore Jul 23, 2012 03:44 PM

        i was there Tuesday at 8pm and the wait for two was nearly an hour.

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