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The Viand

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American, Cafe, Diner
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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Upper West Side
0.4 miles from Central Park
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Reviewed July 19, 2020

It's not always easy to find a place in NYC where you can have good healthy food, when compared to Europe or NZ/Aus. But at Viand, there was plenty of choice, although the portions remained US of big ;). Great salads and burgers, made and...served with good old fashioned TLC.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed July 9, 2020 via mobile

Having been back in nyc for a while has its perks: a neighborhood restaurant / coffee shop in the old New York style: think perfect grilled cheese for lunch, a great BLT, good ice coffee- perfect also for a picnic in Central Park with a...blanket and bottle of ice tea- I’m set. Or as I did the other night- after weeks of doing the cooking- I tried a great chicken breast in oregano spices, served with a delightful couscous and cauliflower, Oh we are lucky in NYC with the restaurants that do delivery!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed February 24, 2020

If you want a delicious meal that just happens to be classic diner food, you want to go to The Viand. It is a neighborhood staple with a huge menu that you don't even need to look at since you will feel like you grew...up there. All the iconic dishes and a wonderful vibe. Service was friendly and fast tooMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

The breakfast was great and the service amazing. The atmosphere was calm. French Toast was the best. Very moist and seasoned.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 14, 2019 via mobile

I visited this place its first week, at least a year ago, and thought it wasn't fair to review it then. But I just made a return trip and can report it is equally awful. Oh,for the Greek coffee shops of our youth, where the...cooks were virtuosos of eggs and breakfast in general. Here, they have no idea of how to cook an egg over-medium, and the sides are dreadful. Plus, it's almost twice as expensive as it has any right to be. It's a confused mix of coffee shop and a real restaurant. Guess that's what high real estate prices have brought us to. At any rate, no need for me to return.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 10, 2019

My daughters and I have been to NYC two years in a row and both times we have had breakfast at the Viand because it is delicious! We have only had breakfast there. Eggs, pancakes, french toast, cappuccinos...it is all wonderful. If you are in...the area, stop in and enjoy!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 14, 2019

The time I went there for dinner - the service was incredibly slow. I chose simple foods: soup and a hamburger . Both were of very poor quality, to the point where I took a bite of the hamburger and a taste of the soup,...found them both disagreeable, and left the place, to go somewhere else.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed August 21, 2019

So, there's a real attachment to Dr Suess in our family, and Green Eggs and Ham is a favorite story. At Viand it's a favorite dish. Excellently prepared and attractively plated it was a great choice for brunch. We had no problems with substituting fruit...for potatoes. We had a hungry little kid along and staff was very quick to bring a fruit bowl. Everyone was very helpful, friendly and efficient. We'll be back.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

Was told about this diner on Columbus by a local. Dropped in for a late lunch and had nice outdoor seating. Started with the Greek Lemon Soup. Was delicious. Had the pesto chicken panini and the mediterranean chicken salad. Both excellent. Service was very good....Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Quality food. Enjoyed our meal. Wasn’t amazing, but definitely delicious. I’d return and would tell Others to try it out. BIG portions... feel free to share if you aren’t starving. Very good chicken apple sausage.

Date of visit: July 2019
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