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370 8th Ave., (8th Ave. Between W. 28th St. & W. 29th St.)(212) 388-1838
Minimum order of $10.00 is required for delivery
Delivery estimate is 25-40 min (more info)
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Minimum order of $10.00 is required for delivery
Delivery estimate is 30 - 45 min (more info)
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Available from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Served with choice of soup, soda, house salad or veg. spring roll and rice.
Available from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Served with seaweed salad & miso soup.
Served with white rice, California roll, salad and miso soup.
Served with white or brown rice.
Price per piece. Sushi is sliced fish over rice, sashimi is sliced fish, no rice.
With miso soup and seaweed salad.
You’ve got a friend in this pan-Asian bistro in the East Village. Friend House specializes in Chinese and Japanese cuisine, serving up traditional delicacies in exciting new arrangements that are sure to stimulate all your senses. In addition, the menu is vegetarian-friendly, offering a wide variety of dishes prepared with care.
Order today and take advantage of the fast, free delivery from your friends at Friend House!
Four Delicacies Dumpling—Two pieces each of pork, chicken, veggie and shrimp dumplings
Chicken with Spicy Garlic Sauce
Fresh Spinach with Fresh Garlic
Friend House Special Roll—Tuna, salmon, eel, tobiko, crunch tempura, scallion and avocado wrapped in special white nori and served with wasabi curry sauce
Charred Tuna—Smoked tuna with Cajun spice and sweet spicy wasabi sauce
Not in our delivery zone? Please visit our other Friend House location in Manhattan:
Friend House 2
225 East 14th Street
Decent lunch specials.
Spicy sweet basil chicken, masaman curry are both good.
Posted a month ago by Mark K.
No delivery man has EVER been so rude to me! First, it was ordered for delivery, which means they drop off your meal at your door. That is what it means to deliver something. I work in a big building, maybe they don't service many big buildings? But, you have to take a service elevator, which is pretty common and everyone else in the whole city has to deliver this way to my building.
So, he calls me and demands that I come to the lobby. I work on the 12th floor and the reason that I got delivery is b/c I have a million things going on and cannot leave the office. So, I say no, I'm on the 12th floor. He argues with me some more and then hangs up on me.
10 minutes later, I have to call and check on him, he says he is on his way. Then, he finally arrives at my office and yells at me about how he won't deliver tomorrow if I don't come down to the lobby, yells at me! repeatedly! I say, I ordered delivery, which means you need to bring it to my location and I haven't ever eaten at this place before and he's yelling at me about my next order - that he will not deliver to me again if I don't meet him in the lobby.
So, I haven't even had the food and I'm being told that I will not get anymore from this place, no matter how much I want it, if I don't accept all deliveries in the lobby.
I sure hope it's good. I can't imagine that there is ANY possibility it's the most sublime thing I've ever eaten in my entire life. That's how good it would have to be for me to ever order from them again.
Posted 2 months ago by Kimberly B.
Unlike others' experience, delivery time was accurate - 30-45 minutes - and the General Tso's Chicken wasn't bad; however, the garden salad side that I ordered looked like it had been sitting for days - the iceberg lettuce leaves were brown. Makes you question the quality of the rest of their food - need I say more?
Posted 4 months ago by Jeremy Y.
I enjoyed by General Tso's Chicken Lunch Special and Crystal Shrimp Dumplings delivered from about 12 blocks from my office rather quickly under the circumstances. While the dumplings were understandably less warm than ideal, I thought they were particularly good. The chicken was also above average Chinese takeaway/delivery.
Posted 4 months ago by Scott I.
Delivery was fast but I was not impressed with the food here at all. Bland, flavorless, msg-ridden Chinese food. NYC has much better on offer.
Posted 4 months ago by RJ A.
Totally flavorless, incredibly overpriced. I will not be ordering from here ever again.
Posted 5 months ago by Ella L.
I ordered General Tso's for lunch and was extremely disappointed with the quality of food. Delivery took over an hour. Go somewhere else.
Posted 5 months ago by Assad A.
I used to love this place...but the last two times I ordered, the experience was...awful. One time there was a nickel in the Chicken and Broccoli...the second time the brown rice was beyond stale, the broccoli was brown and the chicken was dry...Don't ask me why I continued to order after the nickel experience. I should have learned then. No more Friend House. The break up is now official.
Posted 6 months ago by Allison T.
Ordered once in June, and the General Tso's Chicken wasn't cooked well and taste so bad. But decide to give it a shot again recently, chose all white meat, but again, every single piece is so HARD to eat as if they came out of freezer but hot inside. Poor Quality, and never going to order again.
Posted 6 months ago by Charles C.
I had no idea who was knocking at my office door- because it couldn't possibly be the food I ordered just 9 minutes ago... Spoiler alert: It was. HOly $&%. Tasty too! Will order from again.
Posted 6 months ago by Caitlin E.
An hour and a half later and our food still hasn't gotten here (delivery estimation is entirely inaccurate). Hoping our food is not cold. Not sure why this place is rated so high. First time and last time ordering here.
Posted 6 months ago by Rachel P.
Best dumplings Ive ever had
Posted 7 months ago by Ciaran B.
The food has absolutely no flavor. I ordered the General Tso Chicken, white meat only. I have no idea why this place has a 5-star rating, but my suspicion is they have inflated it.
Posted 7 months ago by Matthew D.
great, fresh fish
Posted 7 months ago by nicole h.
Good quality food and fast delivery. Would order again.
Posted 7 months ago by Evan M.
Two stars because the food was edible, and I think that's still overboard.
Don't order from Friend House within an hour of their closing time. That's apparently when they are "very busy," which is what the delivery guy yelled at me with a quick "sorry" as he jumped off the elevator, nearly threw the bag at me, and jumped back on the elevator in my building.
I got a bento box and two spring rolls. When the food arrived the miso soup was outside the paper bag and leaking, having soaked through the paper bag and leaving the spring roll bag ready to disintegrate.
Don't order the spring roll(s) if you want something to dip it in, there's no traditional spring roll chili dipping sauce. Also be aware that it's about 1/3 crust and very few ingredients on the inside.
As for the bento box, the chicken is not white meat. It took me a second to realize it was actually chicken compared to other bento boxes in the city that serve chicken teriyaki bento boxes. The avocado in their California rolls was already brown when the order arrived, and while there was wasabi (mixed in with the salad), there was only one lonely piece of ginger in the whole plate. The lettuce in the salad was whatever leaves were left at the bottom of the barrel, there were no cherry tomatoes, radishes, or any other traditional ingredients you'd find in a salad in a bento box. Also it gets served within the same platter as the rest of the box (rather than the normal separate container) which is why the wasabi was basically mixed in.
Don't order from here.
Posted 7 months ago by Gerard R.
Fast delivery, but not edible. Chicken was sour and rubbery, soup was below average at best.
Posted 7 months ago by Michael B.
Twice in a row we have ordered from the Friend House and they did not deliver our food. They did not even call us to notify us that there was an issue. Will never order from here again.
Posted 7 months ago by NATALIE K.
Deliver promised 30-45 minutes, but had not arrived within 75 minutes of placing order. Called and they said offered lame excuse that they had "opened late"
Posted 8 months ago by Jon W.
i ordered curry duck. SUPER TERRIBLE
Posted 8 months ago by YUXIN Z.
The food is okay and the price is okay. There are some other tastier and cheaper options I have found. Friend House has never disappointed though. The food is consistently okay, the prices aren't terrible (even if they aren't the best), and delivery time is always reasonable. Not the best option, but definitely a safe bet.
Posted 9 months ago by Sebastian K.
Delivery estimate was 30-45 minutes. Food came over an hour after restaurant confirmed delivery.
Food was cold and ALL of the boxes/trays were opened and spilling into the bag.
Food was mediocre at best. Ate about half of the sushi and half of the coconut shrimp and had a stomach ache for the rest of the night.
Will not order from here again.
Posted 9 months ago by zack a.
Posted 10 months ago by Roxana R.
always great chinese food - and fast!
Posted 10 months ago by Anna S.
Worst "Red Curry" I've ever had.
Posted 10 months ago by Desiree I.
Delivery is the WORST. They say 30-45 minutes but it's more like 90.
Posted 10 months ago by Kerri S.
Actually pretty great, clean food - but always takes forever. Like, 2 hours on a weeknight forever.
Posted 11 months ago by Jessica G.
I just called these guys to ask about my delivery (it had been about an hour). I got a text message indicating it was 'on the way' a while back and tried to explain this to the host, but she just hung up repeating 'it's on the way bye'. Terrible service. Never order from here again.
Posted 11 months ago by Shaan B.
The WORST service I've ever experienced. After the food didn't arrive over an hour later, I made a phone call to the restaurant only to be told that the delivery man was on his way. After nearly 2 hours, I called again-- and this time I'm told that the delivery man DROPPED MY FOOD and won't be coming. The woman at the restaurant was unapologetic and says the only thing they can do is give a refund, which has yet to happen. Don't order from here!
Posted a year ago by Sharon S.
was cold and gross
Posted a year ago by Kasey M.
Ordered and it said 30-45 minutes. Was told on it's way when I first called to check at the 45 min mark but then still here waiting after another 30. Called again - unapologetic , not offered any portion of a refund. Told to keep waiting ...
Posted a year ago by Emily C.
Ordered several pints of tom kha soup at 9pm and received a text that the food was out for delivery at 9:30pm; it arrived at 11:15pm! (There was literally only soup in the order! How long does that take to send out?!?!) I was really too tired to eat by then, but I was still super hungry, so I plunged a spoon into one of the still very hot containers (an obvious indicator that it was, in fact, NOT out for delivery over an hour-and-a-half earlier!!!!); ingesting the product was a big mistake. The chicken had that distinctive "something's-off" metallic tang inherent of meat that's been taken straight from the freezer to the microwave. Plus, it had this uniquely slimy texture that somehow managed to suffer a breakdown into mealiness upon chewing. The coconut broth was actually pretty yummy (yet unbelievably oily, but whatever), but with all that questionable chicken floating within it, I had to make an executive decision to throw away the whole bag of soup, in an effort to avoid gastrointestinal regrets later. Ordering from this place was a thoroughly disappointing experience on so many levels. I'm sooo hungry as I type this before bed; looking forward to [a proven safe] breakfast tomorrow!!!
Posted a year ago by Evelyn D.
Fast delivery. Great sushi for the price.
Posted a year ago by Mehmet S.
Over an hour late now, and counting. Called twice and both times I was lied to. "Yeah, he left 10 mins ago, should be there in 5 minutes" both times. That was over 30 mins ago. I think I've just about given up.
Posted a year ago by Jason K.
food was longer than the estimate by 30 mins and was cold tasted ok.
Posted a year ago by Doug B.
Meat was sparse seasoning was terrible
Posted a year ago by Yeison R.
2 hour wait for delivery. Awesome.
Posted a year ago by John C.
Food was just ehh... Not much more to say. Just average and not very authentic
Posted a year ago by Rob W.
Not bad if you have double the time quoted. 30-45 estimate was 120 min.
Posted a year ago by Brian C.
Awful - I'll never be ordering from them again. The green curry was fluorescent - more coconut milk w food coloring, and tasteless. The thai salad was pathetic, literally leaves with sweet chilli sauce on it. Not cheap and I was upset that I'd spent just under 50 bucks on a meal for two that was hard to eat
Posted a year ago by R A.
Delivery took an hour and a half and food arrived cold.
Posted a year ago by Seth S.
don't even know why they have so many good reviews. Worst taste ever, shrimp stinks
Posted a year ago by Jing W.
Like Michael Johnson at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, Friend House is fast and reliable. Decent pricing, good variety offered, fast delivery. The noodle dishes are good, authenticity of all but the Cantonese menu is definitely questionable, but if you're in the need for a quick fix of heavily salted, MSG-drowned Chinese, look no further. Try the Salt and Pepper Shrimp.
Posted a year ago by Nick C.
The lemongrass chicken lunch special was great! The chicken itself was delicious, as was the veggie fried rice! I also enjoyed the scallion pancakes. Good food and reliable delivery (took about 45 minutes during peak lunch time).
Posted a year ago by Christina E.
Completely overrated and the delivery guy left the food with security and took off. Luck so happened to provide me with the food.
Posted a year ago by Bradford R.
We ordered from this restaurant at 8:30. It's now 10:20 and the food has still not arrived. We've called twice and been told both times, "it's on the way." Ridiculous.
Posted a year ago by Emma B.
terrible. It looks this place has gamed the ratings. five stars, but all the written reviews are 1 or 2. The five star written reviews sound totally fake.
Posted a year ago by Peter B.
Posted a year ago by Eric E.
I ordered a simple order (shumai and lo Mein) 1 hour and 5 minutes ago. The lady said it would be 45 minutes which is enough time to wait late at night. But 20 minutes late for a simple order? No hank you. I even called and was told it would be right. Still waiting. Hungry.
Posted a year ago by Dan D.
The food at Friendhouse is consistent and good, I order here a lot. But lately, when I've ordered, the Delivery many is VERY angry at me for tipping the suggested Seamlessweb.com amount of 20% which i think is very fair. Its very frustrating to have an angry man yelling at you in another language about a 20% tip. If Friendhouse has a problem with their $10 minimum, it should not be taken out of the customers by an angry delivery guy. I always tip fairly, but it makes me not want to order from here again. Its Super aggressive and kindof scary. I hope they see this and stop this barbaric treatment of customers.
Posted a year ago by miranda l.
Took about 1.5 hours for the food to get, and by that time it wasn't so hot anymore.
Posted a year ago by Adam O.
I paid full price for an entree portion for General Tzo's chicken and it was just awful. A soggy flavorless mess... Never again. Didn't even mind that the portion size was small; it all went in the trash (and I've eaten some nasty leftovers when I'm hungry.. nope, threw this out).
Posted a year ago by Rose G.
Terrible food and terrible service. I think they even keep changing their name to get rid of old ratings. This place has a C rating from the city for cleanliness.
Posted a year ago by Parinaz V.
Horrible experience! I ordered my dish without mushrooms. They sent it with mushrooms. I called and asked for another dish to be sent and the woman laughed at me. She laughed. What kind of business is this? Plus they have a C rating.
Posted a year ago by Rita G.
Bad - the Chicken Pad See Yu was completely flavorless and greasy and the dumplings were inedible and had hard bits in them. Yuck.
Posted a year ago by Penelope M.
Delivery guy appeared a half hour late and did not follow instructions to call--he instead banged on the door and disturbed my coworkers.
Posted a year ago by Will O.
this place took forever to deliver, even after I called to inquite about my food. After a certain time they were no longer picking up their phone. when the food was delivered, it was actually quote good.
Posted a year ago by Valentina A.
NEVER AGAIN!!!! I placed my order at 11:00pm and received my food at 1:05am. It was supposed to take 5-60 minutes. I had finally called seamless to cancel my order at 1:00am and had planned on not accepting my food, but the delivery man didn't understand me so I finally took my order. The food was very gross and cold. I bit into a piece of my chicken and rice dish and bit into a bone (not supposed to be in there!) Plus the breading on the outside was all soggy. The whole meal went in the trash. Do not waste your time or money!
Posted a year ago by Marisa K.
I ordered - they subsequently called me, told me they would not deliver my order, promptly hung up and then did not refund my order. I had to go ahead and call Seamless to get the refund processed. Poor business practices.
Posted a year ago by Colin D.
95% of the time this restaurant has the most amazing sushi ever (and 5% of the time, it's really bad). But coming from a super picky eater, this is so far, the best sushi that I've eaten in the city thus far.
Posted a year ago by Nicole A.
Food was never delivered
Posted a year ago by susan y.
Lived in the city 3 years and just moved to this area, and this is the worst General Tso's that I have had yet. I paid the extra $1 for white meat and it did not taste good and the broccoli looked like it was cooked that morning. I will not order from this place again.
Posted a year ago by Blake T.
Food came over an hour late and I only ordered soup.
Posted a year ago by Rachel V.
Deliveryman demanded from me a $2 tip even after I put a $2 tip already on the site. Refused to give me the food until I give him an additional $2. . . .All that and the food was average. First and last order with them!
Posted a year ago by Nakia A.
I used to love friendhouse until I walked past the restaurant and saw
a) they have a C rating. You cant even get worse than a C - and btw, I worked in a restaurant that had an A rating and we had mice in the back so just take a guess how dirty a place has to be to get a C...
b) its literally a nasty looking hole in the wall restaurant ...
So sad but so gross.
Posted a year ago by nita n.
Yo their sesame noodles are green and taste bad.
Also their vegetable dumplings were bad.
Everyone who ate their food agreed that it was the worst food.
I am only writing a review because they obviously have their staff writing 5 star reviews constantly.
don't order this food.
Posted a year ago by Miles R.
Posted a year ago by Joe G.
Food was good but unfortunately the wait time for delivery was 2.5 hours! I ordered at 12 and it didn't get here until 2:30pm. That's practically dinner. Get it together.
Posted a year ago by Eric B.
after 1hr 45min after ordering, still did not get food. I canceld my order, never ordering from here again.
Posted a year ago by CHEUNGYOON K.
Not my favorite.
Posted a year ago by Rebecca A.
Food was not good.
Posted a year ago by Ivy K.
Worst place ever! Beware! Never order from here.
Posted a year ago by Tabish Rizvi R.
Terribly bad general tso's. Tuna was inedible.
Posted a year ago by Matt S.
Just picked up my order of Shrimp only to realize this place has a C rating from the city for health! Threw it out. sad and hungry.
Posted a year ago by Angel S.
Worst pad thai i have ever had. dry and I requested peanut sauce on the side which they didn't send.
Posted a year ago by Donna F.
Has a "C" grade health rating
Posted a year ago by patricia m.
Be prepared to wait for your food, but that's because so many people are ordering from this place. By far the best Chinese delivery in Manhattan that I've had.
Posted a year ago by Eric S.
Posted a year ago by Melanie W.
Were late and forgot my cheesecake. Double check an order that has 3 items. How hard can it be to remember 3 items? To make it worse they wouldn't deliver it when I called even though I payed for it. They claim they're busy. Lies. Never ordering from this place again. DO NOT ORDER FROM THEM!!!!!! ps they're rating are obviously fake because if you actually read comments, most are negative and one star.
Listen to these reviews. If so many people get their order late, be prepared to wait forever.
Dining at the actual place is not that great. The food is mediocre. Really blah.
THIS PLACE IS OVERRATED!!!! I HAVE NO IDEA WHY THE 5 STAR RATING. FRAUD! OWNERS SHOULD STOP REviEWING THEIR OWN RESTAURANTS.
Posted a year ago by vlada a.
DO NOT order from this place if you'd actually like to eat while you can still feel how hungry you are. It took 75+ minutes to get here. Estimate time 30-45 mins? I guess that's humorous.
Posted a year ago by Christie y.
The spinach dumplings are amazing and the flavors in their vegetarian food are authentic and delicious.
Posted a year ago by Jodi L.
Ordered Vegetarian delight with tofu...3 pieces of tofu. A joke.
Posted a year ago by Shelly C.
WORST FOOD I HAVE EVER HAD.
Posted a year ago by Ann T.
The food from Friend's House is really good!.
Posted a year ago by Ricky D.
Food is great but delivery was LATE OVER AN HOUR. it isn't smart cost cutting to cut staff but then send orders an hour past delivery estimate.
Better off to order from someplace cheaper and less tasty but get food in 15-20min.
Posted a year ago by Aidan G.
Food is fine, but delivery is terrible. Very late with only promises of "it's on its way" after multiple calls.
Posted a year ago by Patrick M.
The delivery came just a couple minutes past its estimated time. I ordered the General Tso's Chicken lunch, and the chicken was flavorful. The vegetarian fried rice was alright, but the side salad was old, and the lettuce was browned and decaying. I had to throw the salad away, which was disappointing.
Posted a year ago by Marissa V.
Consistently takes way longer than estimated. Wonton soup is oily. Not delicious.
Posted a year ago by Michael R.
I can't even call what I got "food". Didn't even eat two bites. Absolutely terrible.
Posted a year ago by Collin L.
Food was estimated at 30-45 minutes. It came 1.5 hrs late. They shouldn't agree to deliver to places that they can't meet within that time frame. I sent that food right back because I had no choice but to make some pasta or risk murdering someone from hunger.
Posted a year ago by Kelly M.
The 5 stars seem a little fishy after the food I got two days ago...
Posted a year ago by Michael P.
The food was disgusting. The chicken was old and suspicious another lunch thrown right into the garbage. I'd give it zero stars.
Posted a year ago by Atiq A.
Terrible food, deliver was an hour late. The green curry was neon green as was the shrimp.... Really disconcerting. The Tim kha tasted like plain canned coconut milk with chicken floating in it. My worst experience with Thai food in my life.
Posted a year ago by Trevor C.
Foods always been good here - delivery takes a long time at times but I'm also not the closest to them.
Posted a year ago by Anand P.
not good -- oily, took almost an hour to deliver, food thrown away -- usually i reserve my judgements but this was a glaring problem.
Posted a year ago by Patrice D.
Please check the city's rating on this place.. I ordered 50bucks worth of food only to learn they've been cited several times in the 18months for rats, mice and flies. Caveat emptor.
Posted a year ago by george w.
Terrible Service. 45 min takes 2 hours. Don't do it.
Posted a year ago by sonali P.
Love love love the SATAY .... And I'm usually on the vegetarian side of food...
But this satay (beef) is everything it should be. And a generous portion. I'm not giving 5 stars bc the eggplant,,, I love eggplant and although the eggplant dish was VERY generous and not bad.... It just wasn't great. Satay is great. Will definitely order again.
Posted a year ago by zoe K.
Friend House is consistently delicious. My go to for Chinese food. Their scallion pancakes and singapore mei fun are out of this world!
Posted a year ago by Susanna B.
A very disappointing experience. Delivery took more than an hour. Food arrived cold. Rock shrimp tempura was breaded shrimp that had been chopped into small pieces.
Shrimp balls had a faint taste of bad seafood. Crispy beef was gummy.
A very sad meal.
Posted a year ago by Joe L.
One and a half hours after I ordered the food I started calling on it. I was hung up on twice. The third time somebody answered and I requested the order be cancelled. It was time for bed. The employee hung up on me.
Posted a year ago by Robert M.
Nope. Never ordering from here again. Took two hours for the food to arrive (despite a window of 15-30 minutes). I called twice and got no update as to where the delivery person was or any offer to alleviate the situation.
Posted a year ago by Pinar C.
Food never came.
Posted a year ago by Shivam P.
First review we have written, ever. Its been 1hr and 15mins after order confirm and 20min delivery estimate...just called and was told its on the way then they hung up. Wish I had read reviews prior.
Posted a year ago by Liz D.
Food was AWEFUL - will NEVER order from here again!!
i have no idea why this was rated 5 stars
Posted a year ago by SUHAL A.
I order from here all the time. You can't go wrong with the Duck Lo Mein, Kung Pao Chicken, and Shrimp Shu Mai. I usually order around 8:45 or 9, and they get to my place within 20 minutes, even when it says it will take 45 minutes. I don't know if that's necessarily a good thing, but it always tastes good and fresh, so I won't complain. Good portions, good food, fast.
Posted a year ago by Gajan S.
Green curry fluorescent ? Seriously ?
Posted a year ago by didier p.
Fish was fresh in the sushi, but rolls were loose and poorly formed. Papaya salad was horrendous - swimming in dressing and the papaya was extremely overripe.
Posted a year ago by Alison H.
Posted a year ago by kelsie r.
hit or miss. Sometimes I am actually sick to my stomach after eating here, sometimes it's decent. Lunch is definitely higher quality than dinner for some reason- would never order raw fish here again but the soups and veggie entres are fine
Posted a year ago by Julia J.
Posted a year ago by charlotte U.
Food arrived quickly but salad was clearly old - lettuce was limp and brown in the center. It is completely inappropriate to charge customers for produce that should be thrown out.
Posted a year ago by Jonathan S.
great food! I ordered the Chirashi lunch special, and they didn't jip me on fillers like too much egg or crab stick - a good selection of fish! fish is fresh and tasty. will def order from here again
Posted a year ago by Dana D.
Solid choice for Chinese.
Posted a year ago by Jennifer M.
consistent food, reasonable delivery, fair prices
Posted a year ago by michael c.
Gross. Mystery meat mixed in with my chicken.
Posted a year ago by Lyndsey H.
Quick and delicious! Order lunch here all the time, never messed up an order. Big portions. Good prices.
Posted a year ago by Jessica S.
disgusting, i threw half of it out and only ate the first half because I was far from sober. do not order the sushi
Posted a year ago by Craig H.
Late and literally inedible. Threw everything away.
Posted a year ago by Brittany K.
Posted a year ago by Joshua S.
Delivery was timely but the food was not good. I ordered their pad thai and was surprised how different it looked from pad thai. It had this bright redish sauce, so strange and not very appetizing. I also ordered their vegetarian hot and sour soup and spicy roll combo which were also not very good. I would not recommend ordering from here.
Posted a year ago by Jennifer L.
The delivery man left me waiting an extra hour to deliver my food. Showed up at my door with a really nasty, rude, poor attitude and unfortunately after all that the servings were the size of a pea and tasted horrendously terrible.
Posted a year ago by Jen D.
a bit over priced for chinese food, but they gave a lot of duck in my duck lo mien, so it was great.
Posted a year ago by tim l.
Good place and fast but average quality food.
Posted a year ago by Shah T.
I was disappointed... the one on the East side was good once upon a time...not so much now. This location was very bland... not nummy.
Posted a year ago by Nicole M.
THIS PLACE IS AWFUL. dont order the rock shrimp - it is $10.50 for two larger shrimp cut into about 8 tiny pieces - and it tastes like it was dipped in sewer water - it is NOT tempura, it is full fried. The General Tso's chicken is terrible. Not sure how this place got good reviews. GO SOMEWHERE ELSE - this is disgusting food.
Posted a year ago by ward s.
Food is OK. I get the General's Chicken and about half of the time it is sub-par, the other half, quite nice.
Posted a year ago by Matt R.
the food was uneatable!!!
Posted a year ago by sani s.
The green curry is colored green with food coloring. I have never seen anything like this in my life. And it took over an hour to get to me, and it takes like nothing. Do not recommend- although I've seen decent chinese fast food come from here- Avoid anything Thai-like.
Posted a year ago by Rochelle F.
Terrible. Horrible general tso's, I didn't even know you could screw that dish up. Soggy fried dumplings. It was all THE WORST.
Posted a year ago by Ashley S.
am now snacking on a jammin spicy chinese broccoli and a very satisfying singapore mei fun, best of all it showed up in 13 minutes! i dont know how they do it!
Posted a year ago by Daniel F.
I'm so upset. It took them 1 1/2 hour to deliver and the hot and sour soup is terrible!
Posted a year ago by Nicole D.
Incredibly slow in delivery service!!!
Posted a year ago by Eli F.
Don't know why I seem to be an exception, but this place is consistently good, and has now been my go to for at least a year. Food is always hot even though I live across town and always delicious.
Posted a year ago by Greg K.
Posted a year ago by Stephen G.
Overrated, stay away from the thai options which super salty and flavorless.
Posted 2 years ago by Danya D.
Absolutely disgusting food. My pork dumplings are raw. DO NOT ORDER!
Posted 2 years ago by Emily C.
This is the worst food I have ever eaten! DO NOT ORDER FROM HERE!
Posted 2 years ago by emily S.
Ordered b/c Seamless rating was 5 stars; apparently this is meaningless.
The pineapple fried rice literally smelled like the floor of a movie theater. I took one bite and spit it out. My wife somehow ate half and then gave up, worried she would become ill (prior to my taking one bite and spitting it out). The cold sesame noodles appeared to be store-bought green linguine with some kind of bottled peanut sauce squirted on top. The thick slices of nearly over-ripe cucumber were a scant saving grace. The moo-shu chicken, least offensive, seemed like a rough approximation of moo-shu, such as might be made in a junior high home economics class in the early to mid 1980s - which is to say, it didn't seem poisonous, but it was similar to actual moo-shu in superficial appearance only. By the way, the order took about 1/2 longer than the max time it said online that it would take. I think Seamless' review system is somehow flawed if the average is 5 stars; the restaurants must be bribing someone. It is definitely a Seam.
Posted 2 years ago by grant b.
Broad noodles were good, not spicy enough for my liking made them seem somewhat bland. Order time of 1.5 hours makes this a non-starter for deliveries.
Posted 2 years ago by Rick C.
It's been 1 hour and 45 minutes and the food's still not here. Looks like they're closed for the night. Unreal.
Posted 2 years ago by Bradley J.
How does this place have such great reviews? I've tried ordering twice -- both times it took an hour and a half, and the food was greasy and mushy and tasteless. It's the worst Asian restaurant downtown.
Posted 2 years ago by Melissa A.
The so-called "Grand Marnier Prawns" turned out to be a congealed mass of breaded plastic strips drowned in a starchy white sauce that tasted more like wood glue than Grand Marnier. When I called to complain, the restaurant insisted that they made a "correct order", and wouldn't do anything about it.
Posted 2 years ago by Dan M.
2X now. Their General Tao's chicken has given me massive stomach issues. I thought the first time was just a fluke. But, ate it again yesterday. Not sure what it's even made out of, but now I have a massive stomach ache. Avoid this dish, if the restaurant at all.
Posted 2 years ago by Josh B.
Took well over an hour, food was soggy and barely warm.
Posted 2 years ago by Matt S.
Really good spicy tuna. Slow delivery on my first try. Cold day. Very busy.
Posted 2 years ago by Bella A.
The place is terrible, take up to over an hour to get the food, then it is cold, on the telephone they are very unfriendly!
Posted 2 years ago by Marcus E.
90 minutes after ordering and still waiting for food. Kinda ridiculous
Posted 2 years ago by Phoebe P.
Truly awful - everything tasted like fishy shrimp
Posted 2 years ago by Cameron M.
Slowest delivery ever
Posted 2 years ago by Elizabeth F.
I just had the Beef with Mixed Vegetables Lunch Special (w/t out broccoli) and it was one of the best meals I have ever had.
I just ordered for the second day in a row to confirm it was not a fluke, i NEVER write reviews, but this is SO GOOD, SOOO FRESH!!!
best meal for the price i have ever had in NYC, & delivered at that!!!
Posted 2 years ago by virgil w.
Very low quality Chinese food. Would not order again.
Posted 2 years ago by timna t.
They never showed. Food might have been good but I'll never know
Posted 2 years ago by David R.
Posted 2 years ago by Kate H.
ZERO STARS. Its been an hour and a half for delivery and we still dont have our food.
Posted 2 years ago by Michael V.
tasty, but all rice and no chicken
Posted 2 years ago by Fred W.
Estimated delivery is wrong. Says 15-30 minutes, but it took an hour to deliver. Tipped 50% through seamless and I got cold soup.
Posted 2 years ago by Malarie K.
Decent sushi delivered quickly, but odd flavors in the shrimp tempura roll. The eel sushi roll had tough fibers or bones in it. Stick with standard items like the spicy tuna roll with crunch.
Posted 2 years ago by Aaron M.
Posted 2 years ago by Megan W.
Food is fine but their wait times are way off. Ordered food over an hour and half ago that said it would be delivered in 15-30 minutes. Still waiting...
Posted 2 years ago by Michael M.
slow delivery but good food
Posted 2 years ago by Evan L.
they are always way later than they say they will be! it's really frustrating. decent sushi though.
Posted 2 years ago by Katie B.
How do they have 5 stars? I found it very average.
Posted 2 years ago by Reynolds T.
The food was delivered late despite being told it would be there in 10 minutes. Setting false expectations made waiting for the food much worse than if they were honest and told me it would take longer than expected.
The food itself was gross. The hot and sour soup was very oily, almost slimy. I also ordered Eggplant in a Spicy Garlic sauce, which was chewy and mediocre at best.
They kindly refunded my purchase since I was dissatisfied, so at least they corrected their mistake. I would not order again despite ending up having an OK customer experience because I couldn't eat the food.
Posted 2 years ago by Jeremy Y.
no freaking chicken wings!! i hate you all
Posted 2 years ago by Miguel B.
Terrible.. It took 1 hour and 30 min to get my lunch. General chicken was not good. I could not even eat the salad because of the rotten lettuce. I do understand why they got 5 stars. I guess they hire someone for the review. NOT recommend.
Posted 2 years ago by Nadia K.
This is so mediocre. It has no business being 5 stars. The service was slow (it took over an hour, when they said it would take 30-45 mins) and the foot was just okay.
Posted 2 years ago by Dan A.
Arrived an hour late, adn the dumplings were raw. Basil chicken was tasty, though.
Posted 2 years ago by Matthew Z.
I should have listened to the reviews...
1.) General Tso's chicken was dry.
2.) I received the wrong rice.
3.) Thai ice tea was very disgusting and leaking.
I normally don't complain, but how did they get such a high rating?
Posted 2 years ago by S. C.
WORST food I have eaten in my entire lifetime on this planet. Threw most of it away. Unbelievable that this has any good reviews. Just throw away the money you would have spent and save yourself the time, calories, and horror of their food.
Posted 2 years ago by JOHN N.
WORST. SERVICE. EVER. They took 40 minutes to get here and I specifically selected them because it indicates they would be here between 10-15 minutes. The got my order WRONG. They did apologize, which was nice, but then took 50 minutes to get the right order to me. I called them at the 30 minute mark to say I had to leave and would appreciate a refund, rather than the order. She told me that was impossible and that all they could do is leave the new order at my doorstep? Totally unaccommodating and kept me waiting far too long. When I called to cancel the second order at the 30 minute mark, I was told to wait 2 minutes. I called back 10 minutes later to say I had to leave immediately and was told there is nothing they could do. I would be charged. No food received. And they were less than willing to account for their mistake. NEVER. AGAIN.
Posted 2 years ago by Deganit N.
Hmm how can it be 5 stars with all of these poor reviews. Something's very fishy...
Posted 2 years ago by Peter G.
Order confirmation received in my email at 12:39 PM. Food arrived at 2:20.
Posted 2 years ago by Nick V.
My chicken was completely dried out. The pineapple fried rice was flavorless. All in all, this place isn't that good.
Posted 2 years ago by Andy W.
Wasn't bad, but definitely not great. The chicken with broccoli sauce had a distinct taste to it that I didn't love. Also, it comes with mushrooms and carrots which was weird. Reviews about the disgruntled delivery man were spot on, but those about orders taking too long to be delivered were incorrect. My food arrived piping hot within 35 minutes - even on a rainy day.
Posted 2 years ago by Christina B.
The curry and lunch items were a good deal for the price, but the food showed up 30 minutes late. An entire entree was missing. Our white tuna sashimi was spoiled. When I called to try and fix the order they never picked up the phone. It rang 30+ times over 3 different calls. Order was fixed once I called Seamless customer service.
Posted 2 years ago by Garrett P.
Always reliably good. I order from here frequently; it's my neighborhood secret.
Posted 2 years ago by Michael T.
The lunch special was great, but they decided to no longer allow people to order and pick up, delivery only. Since that adds a $2 tip to the order, I will no longer be ordering from them.
Posted 2 years ago by Robin J.
Took 2 hours to delivery and then they brought us the wrong food. Their phone was off the hook and we could not get through to have them send new food. Apparently the actual restaurant closed and they are sending delivery orders from a new, undisclosed location (sounds kinda gross to me). Ended up settling with Seamless for a refund.
Posted 2 years ago by Kiki B.
Terrible delivery. Takes over an hour even when they promise 15 minutes.
Posted 2 years ago by Brian B.
terrible!!!!!!!! takes forever no one answers the phone, starved to death : X
Posted 2 years ago by lisa s.
Food is good, but the delivery man rang the doorbell obnoxiously and shouted at me about the tip I gave him (I tipped between 20 and 25%--unsure what he would have wanted instead). I called about this, and the woman on the phone assured me that she would speak to the manager. I like the food and the price, but I probably won't order from here again because of the poor service.
Posted 2 years ago by Chelsea O.
Food took over an hour to deliver. If it's going to take that long as least warn people and i'll go somewhere else.
Posted 2 years ago by Darrin H.
The food was delivered very quickly.
Posted 2 years ago by Alana S.
Fast and good prices
Posted 2 years ago by Karen C.
I do not recommend this place. It took more than one hour even though I live few blocks away. Just pick another Chinese restaurant!
Posted 2 years ago by Igal N.
this place has never been on time. ever.
Posted 2 years ago by Nir S.
Took over 2 hours to come.
Posted 2 years ago by Howard W.
I have not been so disappointed and unsatisfied with a meal in a long time. I think it began when the 30-45 min delivery time was eclipsed and it finally showed up an hour and 20 minutes later. The girl on the phone said they were slammed. I get it. It happens. A call would have been nice, but now I'm starving.
Well the food was not fresh, not hot and the chicken had no sauce on it. Maybe it did when it left the restaurant, but it didn't when I got it. The dumplings were fine, nothing special, but the General Tso's chicken was a major disappointment. Order at your own risk.
Posted 2 years ago by David B.
gen tso's chicken and wonton soup tasted not what I expected.
Posted 2 years ago by Eunji C.
I ordered the sesame bean curd, edamame, and crystal shrimp dumplings. The bean curd was deliciously prepared, with large firm blocks of tofu seasoned with just the right amount of sauce and green broccoli. The edamame was also good -- some places oversalt, others undersalt, but this was just right, with large, firm beans. I gobbled them up. The crystal shrimp dumpling isn't something I've ever ordered before, so I didn't know what I was getting. It's a transparent white dough dumpling with a shrimp inside. Not really my personal tastes, but folks seem to like them. I just ate the shrimp out of the dough.
After having has such a bad experience with the bean curd dishes elsewhere, I was relieved by Friend House's cooking.
Posted 3 years ago by Brian B.
Not impressed at all. Our food was very disappointing. Won't go back.
Posted 3 years ago by firstname.lastname@example.org S.
pepper steak with onions......meat was chewy and tasted terrible. the meal ended up in the garbage can
Posted 3 years ago by Denise r.
Incredibly slow. They said 30-45 minutes and took twice that long and kept lying about the time.
Posted 3 years ago by christopher d.
some of the worst chicken and broccoli I have ever had. tasted like they cooked it 4 days before and heated it up to send to me. YUCK
Posted 3 years ago by Michael R.
Amazing food, dumplings are amazing and huge! Everything was perfect!
Posted 3 years ago by Matt M.
SO FAST! only 15 minutes with food arriving warm. yummm. i'll definitely order again from here again.
Posted 3 years ago by Cara W.
Delivered in less than 20 minutes after ordering, and filet mignon cubes were outstanding. Great flavor, cooked perfect. Dumplings juicy and substantial. Ordering again tonight.
Posted 3 years ago by Mike I.
Delivery takes much longer than listed and the receptionist states that they don't fill seamless orders as they come in, but wait.
Posted 3 years ago by Andrea K.
The food took over 45 minutes when the delivery time was 15-30. The sushi was ok, but the miso was disappointingly not vegetarian.
Posted 3 years ago by Radhika L.
Save yourself a headache and DO NOT order from this place. I cant believe it has good reviews. It must be from its own employees. Worst experience possible.
Posted 3 years ago by Cristina A.
The food from this place is fine, but I have tried them twice because of all the great reviews and both times they have been late and then tried to deliver to the wrong address, both times this has resulted in multiple phone calls and then cold food when it finally does arrive. I'm a Seamless Web regular and have not had this issue with any other restaurant.
Posted 3 years ago by Victoria B.
decent for a neighborhood multi-asian fare. but as with any restaurant that tries to offer too much variety, they are jacks of all trades but masters of none. still, for the price and convenience of location if you're in the neighborhood, it's okay.
Posted 3 years ago by JIM W.
The estimate for the order was 15-30 minutes - it is now been an hour and half since I ordered. When I called after an hour they assured me its on the way - but it's still not here. If the food isn't totally amazing and warm - I'll never order from here again.
Posted 3 years ago by Jeni M.
Consistently good food and super quick delivery. The spinach dumplings and sushi rolls are awesome. Chinese is basic and the sashimi is fine but I'd still pick a true sushi joint for that.
Posted 3 years ago by Mary R.
delivered quickly.. good thai!
Posted 3 years ago by Anne Marie B.
Terrible. Skimpy portions for way too much money that don't taste good. We got shrimp tempura that was cold and not battered with tempura, essentially hard fried shrimp. Oh yeah, they cut the shrimp into little bites so you can't they're shortchanging you. Crispy beef was not crispy. salmon teriyaki came with congealed teriyaki sauce on the side. Will not go back, cannot understand how they had 5 stars.
Posted 3 years ago by Heather A.
only the spicy sushi was decent. Everything else was substandard
Posted 3 years ago by David L.
Food was TERRIBLE. I don't know how this place has a five star rating
Posted 3 years ago by Mike Z.
The quality of the food was average but I was very disappointed by the service from Friend House. I had just moved to the neighborhood and live around the corner from the resturant. It was over an hour and 1/2 before the food was delivered even though I had been given a window of 30-45 minutes. In that time period I called twice (after 50 minutes and then a 1/2 hour later) and was assured that the food was out for delivery. The second time I called, they first told me they didn't have my order, then it was out for delivery before finally saying it had yet to be made. I was also charged full price when it finally arrived 20 minutes later - if I was not delirious from hunger at that point I would have contested. I will not be ordering from here again.
Posted 3 years ago by Elizabeth P.
time estimate was 15-30...came almost an hour late and the food was soggy and unappetizing...
Posted 3 years ago by Emily C.
Quick and efficient. I always order sushi here
Posted 3 years ago by Ari R.
Ordered my vegetables steamed (dietary restrictions) and they were sauteed heavily in oil. I called to check and ask for steamed ones and they swore that the vegetables were steamed. I'm looking at a pool of oil in the bottom of the container. Sushi was not very fresh also.
Posted 4 years ago by Jennifer S.
They tend to lose seamless web orders.
Posted 4 years ago by Melissa H.
food is of low quality and not fresh.
a simple meal like stir fried broccoli should be cake to prepare, but this place managed to screw it up. also, the lady who picks up the phone when you complain doesn't want to hear it so she hangs up on you.
Posted 4 years ago by Henry B.
The food was actually delicious, as it usually is. However, (and I hope you're reading this, owner/manager), the delivery person was awful. No - he was wretched. He either doesn't know how phone/telecom systems work, or he is willfully stupid. If it's the former, you (owner) need to educate him. If it's the latter, then you (owner) need to fire him. After calls from him through my intercom and calls from his/your cell, he couldn't get in. I tested the system myself, and had successfully received an order from the store not 20 minutes before he arrived, so I am inclined to believe he didn't want to climb the stairs. He was either lazy or incapable. if it's the latter, then you (owner) need to decide if he's uneducated or stupid, and cull as necessary.
I intend to order your food again, because it's delicious, but if I have that experience again, I'll stop.
Posted 4 years ago by jaime p.
Very poor quality. Gloppy sauces, unrefined flavors. Had to call and ask for a refund, which thankfully was granted.
Posted 4 years ago by Michael G.
I got sick
Posted 4 years ago by Harry K.
It's the epitome of greasy Chinese food. Appealing to the eye, not so much to the stomach.
Posted 5 years ago by Brian Y.
Tasteless food and there was skin left on one of my yellowtail sushi pieces. Not good.
Posted 5 years ago by Danielle T.
Good food and fast delivery. Would recommend the dumplings.
Posted 5 years ago by Loretta H.
Highly recommend the Shrimp Shumai, best in the city. Also, the least greasy Chinese food I've had by delivery in the city. Very good go-to Chinese delivery.
Posted 5 years ago by Jeffrey S.
didnt like the soup, but chicken was decent
Posted 5 years ago by Yasir S.
Really good food but your food can be wrong even when ordering online. For example, they constantly send ginger ale instead of seltzer water and make the sushi with seaweed on the outside instead of inside out like i ordered. So, maybe they're a little careless.
Posted 6 years ago by Serdar G.
Pretty good Chinese. Fresh vegetables. The wanton soup is on another level. Fast delivery. Never had the Japanese stuff.
Posted 6 years ago by Benjamin S.
always good, amazing lunch specials!
Posted 6 years ago by Michelle q.
I'm not a fan of this place. Both dishes I ordered were bland and tasteless. To add to the issues, this place is not cheap. Pricey, tasteless, and slow? Not a good combination in my opinion. Definitely better options for Chinese food in the city.
Posted 6 years ago by Warren W.
The food came quickly, but who knew so much could go so wrong? Raw braised beef is an oxymoron and this stock was so fatty I can hardly call it meat; bones in my sashimi; and then a piece of bell pepper so tough I hurt my tooth. Gross!
Posted 6 years ago by Renee B.
I took one bite of everything I ordered and threw it out. This place is awful.
Posted 7 years ago by Amanda P.
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