Café Asean

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Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nels


Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nels


West Village

If you’re keen on introducing your tot to Pan-Asian cuisine, you could do far worse than this West Village eatery, whose menu boasts a pleasing blend of Vietnamese, Thai and Malaysian dishes. The rustic space falls somewhere between cozy and cramped, but it's cheery and welcoming, as is the garden out back.

Venue name: Café Asean
Address: 117 W 10th St
New York
Cross street: between Greenwich and Sixth Aves
Opening hours: Mon–Thu, Sun noon–10:30pm; Fri, Sat noon–11pm
Transport: Subway: A, C, E, B, D, F, M to W 4th St
Price: Average main course: $15. Cash only