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Authentic Thai food that just happens to be plant-based

In 1988 May started with just a street cart in Bangkok creating dishes that would eventually become part of our complete menu which we still offer today. 30+ years and many iterations later, May Kaidee arrived in NYC to bring our taste to an even greater audience.

We specialize in Thai vegan food inspired by traditional dishes from Thailand's various provinces.

Glass Noodle Salad
Mango Rolls
Veg Bowl

Our menu includes salads, curries, noodles dishes all based on traditional Thai recipes from different provinces including Isaan (North-East Thailand), Central Thailand and Southern Thailand.

Opening hours:
Monday - Friday: 5pm - 11pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12pm - 11pm

Located at 215 East Broadway in Manhattan

Call us at 917 443 7885

Outdoor seating with flower box planters at May Kaidee East Broadway in NYC

Outdoor Seating

Like many NYC restaurants we've figured out how to safely offer outdoor dining and invite you to visit our recently completed seating area. For added safety we currently serve our food on disposable eco-friendly biodgradable plates, bowls with cutlery made from plant-based plastic. Our beverages are served in plant-based plastic cups and with paper straws that match the effectiveness of plastic ones but are gentle on our environment and begin to biodegrade a day after use.

As the colder months approach we have enclosed our outdoor seating areas and added heaters, creating safe private dining for groups up to 6 people.

Mango Salad

Authentic Thai Dishes

We source the ingredients used in our dishes daily for maximum freshness. In Thailand food is normally made with ingredients that have arrived directly from farms that same day. In order to come as close as possible to the experience of Thai food as it's made in Thailand, we start by seeking out and handpicking ingredients everyday that are as fresh as possible.

Turmeric Rice

Fusion Thai Dishes

We also offer a selection of fusion Thai inspired dishes as a unique extension to our original menu which originated in Bangkok, Thailand. Combining traditional ingredients with complementary, sometimes unlikely counterparts, completes the circle of traditional Thai cuisine from the past few centuries which itself began as a fusion cusine reinventing dishes and techniques from China primarily and later India, and even later with ingredients as far away as North America – most notably the chili pepper which originated in Mexico.

Booster Bowl

Immune Boosting Bowls

At the beginning of the current public health crisis we began to offer a selection of dishes focused on boosting the immune system. Our most popular is a healthy bowl that consistes of a layer of brown-red rice with several layers of fresh ingredeints high in antioxidants topped with a ginger-carrot dressing.

Coconut Custard

Restaurant Safety

The safety of our customers and team is most important to us and we take several safety steps to ensure that your experience is as safe as possible.

Khao Soi

Our Cookbook

Our third edition cookbook contains several original dishes from our original Bangkok menu. Great for gifts. Suitable for both beginning and experienced cooks. Available for delivery worldwide.

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