Since opening in 2016, this seafood-focused Thai restaurant located on a picturesque NoHo street has become one of Downtown Manhattan’s most sought-after reservations. At Fish Cheeks, siblings Chat and Ohm Suansilphong helm the kitchen together. Within the restaurant’s newly-expanded dining room that offers 40 additional seats, enjoy new summer dishes like the Phla Lobster (poached with lemongrass and makrut lime leaf, topped with a galangal coconut cream dressing) and an all-week happy hour featuring Oysters topped with their signature Nam Jim seafood sauce (cilantro, garlic, fish sauce, lime juice) available by the half ($9) or a full dozen ($18).
Special lunch and dinner offerings (weekdays only): Lunch at $45 per person includes appetizer choices like Zabb Wings, Corn Som Tum, or Red Snapper Plaa; and entrees like Pork Belly Kaprow, Grilled Spanish Mackerel, or Vegan Green Curry. Dinner at $60 per person includes the same menu options, with the addition of the signature Coconut Crab Curry as an entree.
When: Mon to Fri, 12 pm-6 pm
Since opening in 2016, this seafood-focused Thai restaurant located on a picturesque NoHo street has become one of downtown Manhattan’s most popular eateries. At Fish Cheeks, siblings Chat and Ohm Suansilphong helm the kitchen together, and are known for their signature dishes like tiger prawn karee, crab fried rice, or grilled pork cheeks served with jaew sauce. Happy hour here starts early at 12 pm on weekdays, with oysters topped with nam jim seafood sauce (cilantro, garlic, fish sauce, and lime juice) and crispy shallots that are available by the half dozen for $9, or a full dozen at $18. For imbibing, choose from $11 house cocktails, $10 wine, and $6 beer.
How to book: Reservations are available via Resy.