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Friend of a Farmer

77 Irving Place, New York City, NY 10003-2203 (Gramercy Park)
+1 212-477-2188
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Ranked #2,961 of 11,751 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $25 - $32
Hours:
Sun - Wed 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Bakery
Neighborhood: Gramercy Park
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Home Style
Cross street: East 19th Street
Transit: 4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R & W trains to 14th Street-Union Square.
Description: Fresh ingredients, a cozy enviornment with welcoming staff, gives way to a unique NYC experience.
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Montreal, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

I'm not usually a tough reviewer but my second visit to FOAF was disappointing. Had to sit at the window bar because they were full. A nice table behind us sat empty from the time we walked in to the time we paid our bill and left. Not sure why but 2 of the 3 of us commented on how... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

A very quaint and low-key resto for a crisp, December late afternoon, early evening meal... especially after speed shopping through the City without a hat or gloves and dodging all the Christmas spirit in mid-town on Santacon weekend. Yes, we needed a hide-out and fireplace away from the street. We found all of that at Friend of a Farmer. Cozy... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great neighborhood restaurant. The food is consistently good, the service good and relatively quiet for a NY restaurant. We eat here often...

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Orlando, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

LOVED the chicken pot pie. It was the perfect meal for a cold winter's day. Place is cute and quaint. It gets busy during prime lunch hours so would recommend coming early or having a reservation.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had called for reservations about a month in advance only to be told they were completely booked for Thanksgiving. Then 48 hours before I called again to be given a 1:30pm seating for 3 people. The restaurant was very busy when we arrived, so we got to our table about 2:00 pm. There was a party of 10 ahead... More 

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Top Contributor
202 reviews 202 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

As visitors from Australia we were excited to find a venue offering an affordable traditional thanksgiving feast. They ambitiously ran 5 sittings on the day and although we were worried about feeling rushed it all worked seamlessly once we overcame the 30 min delay in being seated. Food was delicious and the cocktails divine. Would love to come back and... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We love coming here, great food and comfortable atmosphere...highly suggest trying it.. we go here for brunch which is awesome!!!!

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Lansing, Michigan
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93 reviews 93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

A charming place close to Union Square that has great potential, but is lacking. The one smiling, genuinely friendly person we met was Steven, who was hosting on Thanksgiving day. Kudos to him, otherwise this would have been a two star stop. Food was fresh but the pepper used was excessive. I felt our meal was rushed for how much... More 

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Kansas City, MO
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50 reviews 50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

This is a great little place in East Village just off Union Square. The chicken pot pie was fabulous! They also have a solid wine list and friendly service. Recommended,

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Lakewood, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We stumbled upon this restaurant by accident. It is a small charming restaurant. We both had the shepherd's pie, and it was good. At first glance the entree seemed somewhat small, but after we finished we both thought it was enough food. The service was good.

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Additional Information about Friend of a Farmer

Address: 77 Irving Place, New York City, NY 10003-2203
Phone Number: +1 212-477-2188
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Gramercy Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 32
Cuisine: American, Bakery

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