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Mumbles Restaurant

179 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2522 (Gramercy Park)
+1 212-477-6066
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Ranked #5,382 of 11,623 restaurants in New York City
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bistro
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Gramercy Park
Cross street: 17th Street
Description: Located just two blocks from Union Square, Mumbles is a contemporary bistro that highlights everything we love about New York. An upbeat, affordable restaurant based on the way we like to eat today, our diverse menu is based on fresh ingredients and expert preparation. We are taking a modern approach to comfort food, with menu items ranging from BBQ Spare Rib Sliders and Truffled Mac & Cheese to Jamon Croquettes, Seafood Risotto and our famous Penne alla Vodka. In addition to tasty lunch and dinner options, we also have a full bar with a great selection of American Craft Beers.
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English first
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We came here for lunch since it was across from where we parked and I hadn't received a parking ticket on this trip to the hospital. The food was good but the service lacked. It was almost empty for lunch and we still spent a lot of time waiting for a server. The outdoor seating was nice with the stroller... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The dinner at Mumbles was good. The appetizer of Truffle Mac n Cheese was tasty but not memorable. The staff was uninformed and inattentive. Good menu but it doesn't leave you wanting to return

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New York City, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The decor is nice and the service is pleasant. So what's the problem? While the menu is interesting, the food is meh. The portions are exceptionally small. I ordered the Sunday special, which is a pasta dish with a salad (or soup) and a dessert. The salad was a few leaves with a bit of tomato and cucumber. The bread... More

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pittsburgh
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

onion rings coating- bland and cloy (think commercial corn dog mix) burger- flavorless on a giant bun vinegar slaw - no pep or pizazze sweet potatoe fries- overly sweet with no seasoning. my meal came home with me in a DOGGIE bag, and the clueless server wasnt present enough to notice my suffering. Another failed attempt at a decent NYC... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Webster Hall for a quick bite. I ordered the lamb burger. Prompt service, food was good, and good price. Would have liked to see more variety in the menu, perhaps. Overall it was a nice random dinner stop!

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David F, Owner at Mumbles Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a try, Caitlin! I'm glad to know you appreciated our prompt service and found our food both tasty and affordable. That's the goal! As for our menu, please know that we recently expanded it to include more healthy and gluten-free options. I hope you get a chance to try one of these new dishes soon. All... More

central Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

This was the closest place to my budget hotel down the block for a light dinner. I ordered one dish, which in an almost deserted restaurant, took a while to arrive. Said dish was a flatbread pizza, well-executed. Waitress was lovely and a range of folks were eating there that night, from families to couples to singles. Decor is pub-like,... More

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David F, Owner at Mumbles Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a try the other night. I'm glad to know that you thought our flatbread pizza was well-executed and that your waitress was personable and friendly. I'm sorry, though, that it took a while for your order to arrive. Because we prepare and bake our pizzas fresh to order, they take longer than other pizza places that... More

Winchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

This little restaurant was on the corner opposite our very basic hotel, and turned out to be a real gem. A varied, interesting European/American menu. Cheerful service and excellent value - so good we went two nights running.

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David F, Owner at Mumbles Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks Peter! It's really nice to know you were pleasantly surprised by us. We put a lot of thought into our menu, taking advantage of fresh and healthy ingredients. It's nice to know you appreciate it. The next time you're in New York, be sure to see us! All the best, David Feldman, Owner More

Pleasantville, New York
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230 reviews 230 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I have been here several times over the years. Basic American fare, fish, meat, burgers with many pasta options. They have good specials throughout the week. That is the best time to go. They also have a good Happy Hour at the bar. There is pleasant outdoor seating on both 17th St & 3rd Ave. I noticed last night they... More

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NYC
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We went to Mumbles for a quick lunch on a work day. Only three tables were full (I should have taken that as a sign!). Even though the waitress was lovely, she could not be nice enough to make up for the extended wait time for the food to come from the kitchen. They have a basic kids menu. The... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I have been here several times over the years, most recently last week. Good food, nice atmosphere, attentive service, friendly bartenders.

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David F, Owner at Mumbles Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Al! I really appreciate all your support over the years, and I'm thrilled to hear you consistently enjoy delicious food and attentive service. That's the goal! Hope you get a chance to visit again soon! Take care, David Feldman, Owner More

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