Momofuku Ssam Bar

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Based on 6 reviews

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  • Hours: Open daily, 11am-2am
  • Public Transit and Parking: L to 3rd Ave Street parking - Hopstop
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Payment Options: MasterCard, Visa, American Express
  • Dress: Casual
  • Noise: Moderate to Loud
  • Seats: 40
  • Key People: Executive Chef - David Chang, Joaquin Baca; Owners - David Chang, Joaquin Baca
  • Year Opened: 2006

Critic Reviews

Since opening Momofuku Ssam Bar in the summer of 2006, David Chang has tinkered with it, bit by bit and month by month. - Frank Bruni

New York Magazine star star star Critic's Pick  

Could a place that doesn't even serve coffee really be a three-star restaurant? Maybe not. But since we're Meatheads, and David Chang is the Nobu of the Meatheads, we can't resist. - - Adam Platt

Momofuku Ssam Bar Chef David Chang's latest feels like two restaurants fused into one: a Korean Chipotle, and a self-aware joint serving designer ham and...

The New Yorker 10/16/06

David Chang's restaurants share a name with Momofuku Ando, the founder of Nissin Foods and inventor of Top Ramen. - Andrea Thompson

Savory Member Reviews

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koala z.
30 Reviews

Food Rating star star star
Service Rating star star star Posted on 03/03/08
pretty good food in a fun space. i do believe ssam bar is a tad overhyped. dishes err on the side of salty at times
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dan k.
205 Reviews

Food Rating star star star star
Service Rating star star star star Posted on 08/01/08
the food and service were far better on my last visit. try the pork buns and crispy pig's head torchon. some dishes are still a bit salty.
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Gregg L.
8 Reviews

Food Rating star star star star star
Service Rating star star star star star Posted on 03/21/08
I've never has a bad experience with these guys, and the food is every bit as good as the hype says. My only beef is that it has gotten so crowded.