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Josie's West

300 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10023 (Manhattan)
(212) 769-1212
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Ranked #3,432 of 11,623 restaurants in New York City
Price range: $30 - $30
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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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 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
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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228 reviews 228 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I love this place! It had been a couple of years since my last visit and upon having work to do in the area, I fit in a trip for lunch. Service was great. All of our special quirky dietary needs were taken care of. Food was yummy! Their bread is still one of the best things ever along with... More

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Austin, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

A little pricey, but worth it and the portions are large. Wonderful options for vegetarians or anyone who just wants to eat a little lighter in a city full of rich foods. And - without sacrificing any flavor! I had the veggie "meat" loaf, it was savory and wonderful.

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Almere, The Netherlands
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant was near our Hotel. The meals of my family were ok, but my chicken fajita was tasteless and my vegetables burnt black.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

Came out here with 2 family members over the Christmas period. Very homely decor although tables were too close together - somewhat problematic at a very busy period. Staff was very helpful with the menu and wine list, and the service was pretty quick. Food itself was good quality with good portion sizes - I had a vegetarian meatloaf which... More

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