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520 Columbus Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10024 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #1,258 of 11,875 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Bakery
Upper West Side
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 85th
Transit: Trains B & C (86 Street Stop) are a block away
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Mundelein, Illinois
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We went here for breakfast on a weekday snow day in January. It was busy, and we were sat quite close to others. The food was delicious and fresh. Everything was very good. Even my latte was notable. Our server was polite and attentive without hovering. I would definitely go back or recommend a friend to go.

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New York City, New York
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149 reviews 149 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Brunch was fantastic with corned beef hash that had inch-square chunks of corned beef. Truly comfort food. Folks in our group of four had the corned beef hash with poached eggs and potatoes. Best biscuits ever with strawberry butter. Bacon waffle with fruit salad on the side with real maple syrup. Pancakes galore. We didn't have the desserts but they... More 

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New York City, New York
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658 reviews 658 reviews
429 restaurant reviews
1,802 helpful votes 1,802 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We went in here to grab a bite after finishing our shopping. We both had three eggs with biscuits. You can't go wrong with that dish, they prepared the eggs just right, and the biscuits are really good. Our server was very pleasant, making this quick stop very enjoyable.

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London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

A nice relaxed place with a good atmosphere. Very low lighting, music just loud enough to be fun, without making it hard to talk. Very laid back staff. Big menu. Our beef burgers and fries were very well cooked and near too much to eat. Just right for our last night on the Upper West Side, before we move on... More 

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Gales Ferry
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86 reviews 86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Visited here on a chilly December morning after an early morning bus trip to the city. We were dropped off by the Met Museum of Art, walked across Central Park, (lovely any time of year), around 81st, and walked up to 85 and over to Columbus. We arrived to wonderful smells around 9:30 am. The place was busy but we... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Great service, great burger reasonable prices. Very satisfied with our visit to Good Enough To Eat! It is far better that simply good enough!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Rainy day, middle of the week and I'm craving biscuits that I haven't had to make myself! I'm meeting a friend for brunch so do a quick yelp search and find Good Enough to Eat ... She arrives late (as usual) so we miss a table, but get seated at the bar, from which we are able to see the... More 

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Los Angeles
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Great food and very friendly staff! It's very close to Central Park and you can walk off your meal in minutes. Nice street views of NYC too.

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Visited for breakfast on day 1 of our trip. Busy suggested good. Not so. We had to prompt for coffee refills, scrambled eggs overdone, bacon overdone. And the worst of it - each time one server went past me he bumped me. Not once did he acknowledge this or apologise. There's better across the road at Jackson Holde.

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Lafayette, California, United States
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116 reviews 116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We waited twenty minutes to be seated and a half hour for our food to arrive, but it was pretty good! Here's what we had: Cafe Au Lait: Average Provençal Omelette: Average Homemade French Toast with real Maple Syrup: Exellent! Biscuits with Strawberry Butter: Excellent! Total price for two: $35. Overall we'll give it a Very Good, but I'm not... More 

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Additional Information about Good Enough to Eat

Address: 520 Columbus Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10024
Phone Number: 212-579-3194
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: American, Bakery

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