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ABC Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Flatiron District
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35 E 18th St, New York City, NY 10003-2003 (Broadway & Park Avenue South)
Mon 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tue 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have been to this restaurant several times in a span of several years and never been disappointed. The food is delicious and the ingredients are fresh. The atmosphere is bright and cheery as well as the wait staff.

Thank Maria R
San Antonio, Texas
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate lunch here. Simple recipes that allow fresh ingredients to shine. Lovely atmosphere and great flavor.

Thank JMPTourist
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sad to say that we were both underwhelmed. We had a late lunch after a glorious private sail on the Hudson. With great expectations that the second part of our day would be equally sublime. Not quite. Having many Jean George meals in various outposts that we're memorable ABC kitchen was pale in comparison. Pretzel crusted calamari were tender but... More 

Thank vimatravel
Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The farm to table food at this restaurant was just great - you could be happy with only vegetables as they were so good - but the rest of the food is great too. It is such a cute location with wonderful art and sculptures - worth seeing even without the food. Will come back here again - so fun!

1 Thank MOmtravels4
Arden, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous, creative food and even more fabulous staff! We were spoiled by all and couldn't have enjoyed our meal and the atmosphere more! Restaurant was packed and we stil felt like we were the only customers. Professionals from the door to the kitchen! Every dish was to die for-- never knew sunflower sprouts could taste so yummy! Can't wait to... More 

1 Thank jeckllm
Mississauga, Canada
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ABC Kitchen is located a block from Union Square. Make sure you have the address as it is a challenge to see from the street....a very small sign and a non-descript exterior hides an hip bustling interior where the food and service are exemplary. I had a excellent meal here....ask the waiter for the house specialties. Who knew carrot and... More 

1 Thank BeachboyDMC65
Greenville, South Carolina
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you're looking for a fun atmosphere, a hip location, extensive wine menu and fabulous array of tapas and main courses- this is your place. Went here for my birthday in the summer, and had amazing wine and the best lobster rice ever. The cocktails at the bar were a nice treat prior to sitting down. Would highly recommend to... More 

Thank Beccarter10
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

ABC KITCHEN has got to be one of my ALL TIME favorite restaurants! I love the almost secret entrance and the ambiance! The food is out of this world! Just thinking about ABC KITCHEN and my mouth waters! The fresh salads, veggies, and fish are amazing! A cant miss when in NYC!!!

1 Thank FrankFern
New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not my first visit and if you arrive just before seating - 5.30pm - you might actually score a table in what is becoming one of the harder seats to obtain. Service very attentive, raw fish appetizers pretty good, although for choice I take the fluke over the tuna but rather small portions of the main course which at the... More 

Thank OrganicForever
Lafayette, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place was packed on the Wednesday we went. Snappy, friendly service. Piece of advice...make a lunch reservation. We did not have one, but found seating at the bar. Salads were fantastic, with a huge emphasis on local ingredients and sourcing. This spot will be a regular stop for us whenver we are in NYC

Thank trippin7

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 E 18th St, New York City, NY 10003-2003
    (Broadway & Park Avenue South)
  • Public Transportation: L,N,Q,R,W,4,5,6 to Union Square
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
  • Neighborhood: Flatiron District
  • Phone Number: 212-475-5829
ABC Kitchen with Jean-Georges: passionately committed to offering the freshest organic and local ingredients possible. ABC Kitchen presents a changing menu that is locally sourced and globally artistic in a fresh and articulate space.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Flatiron District

Neighborhood Profile
Flatiron District
Offering many of the city’s best restaurants and shops set amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building, which makes a good picture no matter what angle you photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant architecture as you stroll the streets - much of this neighborhood is part of a historic district that was home to many of the city’s most famous department stores at the turn of the century. At the northern end of the neighborhood, Madison Square Park is best known for being home to a famous burger shack, but it can also be a quiet refuge to spend an afternoon, and it frequently hosts interesting public art exhibits. In the lower part of the Flatiron District you'll find Union Square, a bustling crossroads at all times of day and night.
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