Zabb Elee

75 Second Ave.
New York, NY 10003
212-505-9533
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  • Sun-Thu 11:30am-10:30pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-11:30pm
  • $
  • Delivery, Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
In New York City, and especially outside of Queens, it's hard to find food from Thailand's Isan region. That is, until now. Zabb Elee has just opened an East Village outpost in what was formerly Le Da Nang. The colonial chic-ish décor remains exactly the same, but the formerly bland fare now blazes with life and spice. Pla goong, or steamed shrimp with lashings of chiles, lemongrass, and herbs, is a must-order, as are the delicious larbs, a/k/a ground meat salads (try the duck or catfish), and som tum papaya salads.

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