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Eatery

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798 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5639 (53rd Street)
The 1 & 9 A,C,B,D at 59Th St and 8th Ave. The C,E at 50Th street and 8th Ave.
(212) 765-7080
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 88
    Excellent
  • 95
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We stopped by here to eat/drink something while we were walking the 9th Avenue Festival. We sat at the bar. Bartender was really sweet and gave us a second drink on the house. I had the Asian Chicken Salad and my boyfriend had the Sirloin Burger. It was worth stopping by and munching.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Jasmine R
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The food was just adequate and way overpriced. The place was noisy to the point of not being able to have a conversation with my table mates. They did not honor our reservation and sat us 45 minutes late even though we were there in time

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stopped by here to eat/drink something while we were walking the 9th Avenue Festival. We sat at the bar. Bartender was really sweet and gave us a second drink on the house. I had the Asian Chicken Salad and my boyfriend had the Sirloin Burger. It was worth stopping by and munching.

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Canberra, Australia
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132 reviews 132 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We came here specifically due to it's gluten free menu items. The pancakes were delicious and a good size. The staff were a little stand-offish, a little too 'modern' perhaps! We came here twice during our 4 day stay.

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Noida, India
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is a restaurant plus food store where you can choose the kind of cuisine and accordingly sit in that section; e.g. fish, pizzas, fast food, etc. It is quite a wait before your food is served as there are so many customers, but well worth it.

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Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

1st place recommended to me when I moved to NYC in 2010 and it never disappoints. Great lunch wraps & salads. Dinner has lots of fresh options & good drinks.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This little eatery on 9th Ave has very good food, decent prices, nice waters, and overall is a great little place to have lunch or dinner. You should always make a reservation because the place gets very crowded especially on a Saturday before 2pm. It's a great place for regular folks and the prices are really fair.

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Bakerstown, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I went here with some friends before going to a show at Radio City Music Hall. It's very close and convenient. We did have reservations because we weren't sure how crowded it would be. The service was quick. There's unique chips to munch on. We got a quesadilla as an appetizer which was delicious. I had the Adobe salad which... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We remembered eating really good Mac and cheese here a few years ago. It is just as we remembered! So delicious! salads were also great.

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Londonderry
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This restaurant is situated at the corner of 9th Avenue and 53rd Street. If you are looking for good food in clean surroundings without the queues found in restaurants around Time Square then make the effort to go to the Eatery. It is a 15 minute walk from time square.

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Huntington, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

6 of us managed to get a last minute table. We enjoyed the atmosphere (music a little loud since we were near a speaker) which was busy, but not rushed. Staff was friendly and accommodating.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 798 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5639
    (53rd Street)
  • Public Transportation: The 1 & 9 A,C,B,D at 59Th St and 8th Ave. The C,E at 50Th street and 8th Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (212) 765-7080

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Californian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am

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Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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