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“Heaven on a Cart” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Halal Guys

The Halal Guys
6th Avenue at 53rd, New York City, NY (Midtown)
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Ranked #35 of 11,180 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Midtown
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“Heaven on a Cart”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

There are plenty of options when it comes to middle eastern cuisine and halal food, but this one takes the cake
The food is simple- bed of rice with some chicken or lamb or mix. Add your own sauces and you are ready. The queue was big And that justified the reviews

I had a mix plate for UsD 6 and I was fill by the end of it

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“53rd and 6th”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

That's the address, just in case you can't find it! I'm a pretty healthy eater, so this place is a bit much for me. This is greasy, makes my tummy hurt kind of food.

HOWEVER

after a long night of partying in NYC, this is def the place to go! Be prepared to wait in line at 3 am, with other drunks, like yourself. Its amazing if you are pretty wasted, oh and get the GYRO, tastier than the chicken.

Get extra white sauce!

Visited July 2013
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“Once a week”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Have a few Halal Guys in my office neighborhood and never had a bad experience. It is what it is, street meat.

Visited August 2013
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“This Cart is food heaven!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

well i have eaten at this many years ago and knew it was good but didnt remember it being this good! first day (yup you heard me right) went to moma and then had hala guys i got the mix over rice because i wanted to try both the gyro and chicken. i ate on the steps of moma with a bunch of other people. I think i made happy noises the whole time i was stuffing my face! so FREAKIN ' GOOD! i brought the rest back to the room for later. so my friend came in kinda late and she was starved so i pulled out the leftovers and made her a plate heating what needed heating and then put the cold lettuce on at the end with the sauce. she made the same happy noises and was amazed that it was street food. the next evening we went back late nite for more. then when we were leaving the last day we ended up there again and i got one to take home! even after the 6 hour journey home in the little cooler it was still amazing! now i wish i had more - i think i could eat the all gyro one over rice every day! i will dream of this food till i can go back and have more!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“What a pleasant surprise!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

The long line initially shoched us but I got to say it's worthwhile. I don't know of another restaurant that you can eat REAL food, not typical fast food trash for less than $10 plate in NYC.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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