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Amy Ruth's Home Style Southern Cuisine

113 W 116th St, New York City, NY 10026-2521
+1 212-280-8779
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“mac cheese” (48 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
113 W 116th St, New York City, NY 10026-2521
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I had dinner at Amy Ruth's tonight; we loved it! My fried chicken (plain, not the honey fried) was certainly among the best I've ever had; an 11 on a 1-10 scale. We got there a bit before the dinner rush and...More

Thank ARA49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our daughter and her boyfriend have eaten here in the past and recommended it to my husband and I on our recent visit to Hamilton Heights. Of course, it was the hot Saturday of Memorial Day weekend and the train service was not running on...More

Thank apples0ranges
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It doesn't have the atmosphere of a more crowded Sylvia's or Red Rooster. What it does have is awesome food in a relatively small restaurant with great service that can hold its own with any restaurant serving similar Southern style food. The honey fried chicken...More

Thank Mike4TraveI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to travel to what can only be considered nowadays as Trump’s America. Here's a man, a leader of the free world who’s marital situation is more dire than mine. At least my wife hates me for being boring and unadventurius...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I eat Amy Ruth’s when i am in the city! This time i had breakfast which I had never eaten there before. Had an omelette and grits (hard to find in NYC!). Service and food were great!

Thank scgirl61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wait wasn't too bad even tho there was plenty of available seating inside. I had just missed Sunday breakfast so i had a brunch meal instead: salmon croquettes with black eyed peas and baked macaroni and cheese(never order the mac not good at all)......More

Thank 123sade
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There was so many different types of waffle combos on the menu, it was hard to choose. I got a waffle with banana and walnuts. I can’t remember what it was called though, since the menu items are named after people. I arrived and it...More

Thank JustVisitingg
Reviewed May 5, 2018

We didn't have to wait and got a table immediately. Staff were helpful, and waffles were great! We liked the paintings on the wall.

Thank Francesca C
Reviewed April 29, 2018

not a good restaurant you can taste sugar in everything you eat, tables and chairs are not really clean

Thank Francois C
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Went with my work buddies Evening. It was freezing night but many people waited outside to eat. But we waited only 10min. And I ordered “Tommy Tomita” that is waffle and wing. Wing was perfect texture and crunchy. Meat was juicy enough. I will try...More

Thank Alextoyz
As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighborhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighborhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
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jodi m
July 19, 2017|
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Response from KNic0le | Reviewed this property |
If you have a large group, you want to call ahead to see if they can accommodate you. You might find yourself standing outside for a while.
May 2, 2017|
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Response from dmekles | Property representative |
Hi. We accept single customers. That information you received is wrong. Hope to see you.
September 29, 2015|
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Response from Janjust16 | Reviewed this property |
maybe, they have a big space.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 AM
8:30 AM - 5:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 W 116th St, New York City, NY 10026-2521
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Harlem
  • Neighborhood: Harlem
  • Phone Number: +1 212-280-8779
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