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Amy Ruth's Home Style Southern Cuisine

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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113 W 116th St, New York City, NY 10026-2521
(212) 280-8779
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:30 am - 5:30 am
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amy Ruth's is a relaxed/casual restaurant which can get quite busy on weekend nights with people coming into the restaurant for dinner and with others picking up food that had been pre-ordered. I decided to place an order to go which was the Ruby Dee (catfish). My meal consisted of two sides and I decided on trying the string beans... More 

Thank Memento03
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the full rack of ribs, baked mac n cheese, sweet candied yams collard greens n boy was I happy. I truly recommend this restaurant

Thank Jeffrey O
Atlanta, Georgia
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here for a late lunch/dinner. I had fried wings, collards, and candied yams. My cousin had chicken and waffles. Delicious!! The restaurant has several rooms so there was ample seating. The service was good, but a little slow. This restaurant is worth stopping by if you have a little time.

Thank Keeshkeesh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch at Amy Ruth's ordered brisket it was very good in enjoyed. The service were good and it get crowded fast. The price is reasonable. I'll be back.

Thank Harry C
Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I was in NYC this past week, I had to make it a point to get to Harlem for some comfort food. The best chicken and waffles? Amy Ruth's. I was not disappointed with how it was prepared. Here's the thing about chicken and waffles... places try to make it really hip but that's not soul food. The friend... More 

Thank Jon N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent gave nice portions.. the BBQ beef ribs finger licking good. Chicken wings on point.. I'm definitely going back also price is very very reasonable

Thank Danny J
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is Soul Food like "Mom" makes. The food is so well seasoned, even down to the Collard Greens and Potato Salad. Prices are reasonable between 15-20 dollars for a meal. If your in Harlem, you should check it out.

Thank edithroxbury
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the fresh made corned beef hash, and a side of chicken wings. Casual clean environment with a nice blend of culture. Relatively average service and food. I would recommend this place for breakfast or lunch.

Thank Rigma84
Chicago, IL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A tad expensive ($15.95 for a quarter chicken and two sides, then they charge an extra $1 for white meat. The chicken was very tasty, extra crispy, but the edges were a tiny bit dry and the crust needed a bit of salt. The cheesy grits were creamy and had good flavor. The collard greens were tender with a strong... More 

Thank ouilv2travel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The ambience in the restaurant was a bit disappointing, probably my expectations was somewhat too high. The food we had however was great. We ordered different dishes we had never heard of and all of them were very tasteful with amazing flavors. Also drinks were very good and the bill was much lower than I had reckoned with.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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: (212) 280-8779

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Harlem

Neighborhood Profile
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 big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and you’ll discover some of the most beautiful blocks in the city, filled with handsome brownstones, soul food restaurants, corner shops, and scenic parks. For a taste of a real New York neighborhood, it’s hard to top a visit to Harlem.
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