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993 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10025-2502
+1 646-438-9832
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Caribbean, Jamaican
993 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10025-2502
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Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Just had lunch at Frieda's, jerk chicken with rice and string beans. The food was great! Had to post a review and recommend it to others. Warm, friendly customer service; hot food served with the right amount of spice; comfortable seating, tables not too crowded....More

Thank Kathie Y
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Food was amazing, great selection for people who dont eat meat. massive portions - everything tastes and feels home cooked. The host was lovely and went out of her way to chat with us, make us feel welcome - didnt get that in mid town...More

1  Thank matty-os
Reviewed November 20, 2016

This wonderful place is well worth discovering for huge tasty portions of fresh home cooking, friendly service, and low prices. Vegetarians will find plenty to enjoy along with fish, chicken and other classic dishes. The callaloo is a scrumptious coconut-based greens side dish that is...More

1  Thank AddisonDeWitt1951
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

The food really surprised us all. The service was so friendly. You have 4 Chilean fans. The food was delicious and really amazing.

Thank Sebastian Andre... G
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Great Caribbean homemade food. Reasonable prices. Friendly service. Tast foof. Feels like eating at home.

Thank lorenzrp
Reviewed March 18, 2016

WOW! While in the area, and hungry, my search for a restaurant resulted in discovering "Freda's". It's a small place (be careful...you may walk right past it), but quaint. My waitress was very pleasant and juggled several tables in as smooth and professional a manner...More

Thank Taalib_Muhammad
Reviewed December 19, 2015

We were in NYC for the weekend over the holiday's and before we left the city we stopped in here to pick up some good west Indian food to take home and also drop off at my sister's office in NYC as she is the...More

Thank Sean D
Reviewed July 3, 2015

What an unpretentious gem within easy access of Columbia U! Am glad we stepped in -- the management was warm and welcoming without being obtrusive. My son enjoyed a goat curry while I thoroughly enjoyed a roti with 3 vegetables. It was pity that not...More

Thank rh24
Reviewed May 8, 2015

It was a great spot to enjoy the beautiful weather. The guacamole has a little too much lime for my liking but I added salt to tone it down. Good food.

Thank Sldenning
Reviewed August 17, 2014

We ordered the jerk chicken, curry goat and curry chicken. It was our first time at the restaurant, and the entrees were fantastic - tender meat and wonderful spicy flavor! Service was very welcoming and friendly too.

1  Thank sunnydays4579
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 993 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10025-2502
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 646-438-9832
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