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New Amity Restaurant

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1134 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0425
+1 212-861-3255
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (21 reviews)
“gyro” (5 reviews)
“greek salad” (4 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1134 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0425
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

This place...what we used to call a 'coffee shop' even though it serves full meals... has become our favorite place for brunch/lunch. It is no frills, although there is a very nice mural on one wall and it is clean and accommodating. The meals that...More

Thank kat-151
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Local place that does excellent breakfasts, and decent lunches and diners there. With total meal including salads and desserts included in some. Try their specials. The only issues are it is a bit cramped inside and somewhat loud so I only go through occasionally. Best...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed July 1, 2017

This little diner is within a two block walk of the Metropolitan and if your tastes run to just some good diner food for lunch this will satisfy nicely. It has a large menu with breakfast stuff available all day as well as an array...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed June 29, 2017

Think of this as a small Greek-ish diner 2 blocks from the Met. Like many diner-like establishments, it is fine and filling, you will not be disappointed ... but you will not be wowed either. They have breakfast all day so I opted for eggs...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Great little diner! We went there for lunch and it was very very good! The place was packed so it must be a favorite for the area! The servers were also very friendly.

Thank Ramona K
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

A must on every visit to NYC before a trip to the Met, it offers Greek favorites, burgers, NY deli-style sandwiches, soups, big deal entrees and so much more. Breakfast is great and gyro...made in classic real style... a winner. Rice pudding a true comfort...More

Thank Julia O
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

We were lost and looking for the infamous New York salt beef.... A local suggested amity and it didn't disappoint. The service was friendly and the manager recommended the hot pastrami on rye with melted Swiss cheese. OMG - that sandwich alone was worth the...More

Thank Telegraphlondon
Reviewed January 3, 2017

The food was great (I enjoyed the Reuben with pastrami), but even more impressive were the friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere.

Thank TiaLRReilly
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

The summary should be: worse than bad. This is how we felt today when we had lunch at the restaurant. Our worst experience in NYC. The worst part: service and general management. We travel with two kids and we asked several times about the size...More

1  Thank Antonio M
Reviewed October 29, 2016

This is in a very pricey part of Madison Ave, and near the Met museum, so don't be shocked at the high prices. It is very popular with locals and gets lots of tourists too. It is a long narrow coffee shop, and not really...More

Thank daylilly50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1134 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0425
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-861-3255
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