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Josie's West

300 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10023 (Manhattan)
(212) 769-1212
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Ranked #3,214 of 11,664 Restaurants in New York City
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Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian, Healthy
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: 74th Street
Transit: 1, 2 & 3 trains to 72nd St, M104 bus to Broadway/73rd St, and M11 bus to Amsterdam Ave/72nd St.
Description: Friendly fun & fabulous for you, Josie's West serves the best in New American cuisine. An Upper West Side beacon featuring healthful & wholesome ingredients, this original neighborhood favorite delights in dishing up delicious lunch, dinner and brunch with an air of pep and spirit. With attention to detail and focus on satisfaction, Josie's excites and amuses all diners.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The unfried rice dishes are a great idea. Prices are reasonable considering the area. They also do takeaway. Great location just on Amsterdam.

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Melbourne, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We came here wanting a really quick feed as we had a concert to go to. Staff were accommodating and extremely helpful. The food we ordered was delicious (tuna burger - I want to return tonight for another! And the mahi mahi special)... Menu is healthy and extensive. Did I forget to mention we randomly got an extra glass of... More

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New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Dined at Josie's with a few friends and we tried a variety of items from the menu. All were excellent and the service was solid as well. Recommended if you are looking for a good place on the UWS for brunch.

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Cutchogue, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Met a group of old college friends here for dinner. The availability of vegan dishes was good to accommodate some of our party. The fair was supposed to be fresh and healthy and locally sourced as much as possible. The server was funny and informed but not at all attentive. The wine list was well below par for NYC and... More

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Had good roasted chicken with mashed potatoes, followed by apple pie. Pasta was also quite decent. Service was very nice and friendly. I have heard this restaurant described as a "favorite" by NY residents....no wonder!

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Centereach, New York
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Started with a blood orange martini...delicious. Everything was fresh and so naturally delicious.Great ingredients. Sweet potato tahini,corn bread, chicken teriyaki.Our waiter was so fun and helpful. Not fancy, but a great experience.

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Brasilia, DF
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The food here is honest: fresh ingredients, organic (most) and prepared with care. But don't expect your meal to be unforgettable. Service is a bit slow.

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Nyack, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Our friends in the neighborhood recommended this restaurant as a healthier option than usual. There were four of us for dinner and we all ordered different meals. We were all pleased, the portions were substantial and everything was really fresh. The place itself is ordinary, not at all elegant dining. The waiter was enthusiastic and appropriately interested in us having... More

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stamford, ct
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246 reviews 246 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

For years I have been meaning to eat here, because it had been recommended to me by various friends who know what I like--healthy, flavorful food. Drinks were just OK (I had raspberry lemonada mojito, and my companion blood orange margarita I think. We shared bean dumplings, which were pretty good, but too skimpy on the mango sauce, and a... More

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LaGrange, Georgia, USA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Just around the block from the Hotel Beacon, Josie's is never our first choice for a meal. It's rather unassuming, so only after we've visited our other favorites, we consider Josie's. Which is a shame because I've never had a bad meal there. Just last week I had a nightly special salmon salad with an enormous variety of fruit in... More

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