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12 Chairs

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$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
SoHo
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56 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012
+1 212-254-8640
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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coconut grove
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food is fresh and tasty (although the vegetarian cous cous is pretty dull). Very fair prices. The humus and small appetizer plateis are outstanding.

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Thank 33map
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

This is OK place, but you find far better value for money in SoHo. Couscous was dry, fish over cooked, chicken dry. Only really good was hummus and falafel. Service not quite standard.

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Thank Vesa M
Queens, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Wow ...was really great experience highly recommend I tried few things like the kabab and the shasuka and it was fresh and good Defiantly I need to come back to try more things in that Manu

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Thank thekoren
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

The blueberry pancakes were really tasty. My friend ordered a hummus, falafel meal and also loved it. The restaurant itself is also very cool. Good atmosphere and tasty food! Really worth it!

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Thank Mariezula
Nashville, Tennessee
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

12 Chairs is a quaint Middle Eastern/Israeli style restaurant located in SOHO. My family ate there recently for dinner. Our food was outstanding and the menu allowed for a tremendous number of selections ranging from breakfast all day to Middle Eastern classics like hummus, stuffed grape leaves and Israeli salad. They have a more substantial dinner menu also. We all... More 

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Thank Stewart P
Brighton, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Visited this place with my family. The hummus was some of the best I've ever had and the chicken livers were out of this world. I will definitely go back!

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Thank Suzie B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Terrific neighborhood spot. We live around the corner and have walked by this place for years and never went in. It's a casual Israeli place with solid, good food at very reasonable priced. Atmosphere is very easy going with friendly service. We had fish and chicken salad. Both were quite good. The babaganoush was great! We will be back.

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Thank Tim S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Good israeli breakfast For israeli who want israeli food We found it by mistake Hebrew spiking מקום נחמד לישראלים

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Thank Ronaharon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Very Good breakfast Made exectly the way breakfast should Be made With liquid egges and a lot of Good spices

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SF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

The chopped salad with tahini is amazing. The schnitzel was tasty too. The long line outside suggested how popular was this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > SoHo
  • Neighborhood: SoHo
  • Phone Number: +1 212-254-8640

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in SoHo

Neighborhood Profile
SoHo
Once the artistic hub of New York, SoHo is now one of the premiere shopping destinations in the world. Housing everything from the most popular luxury brands to swank boutiques you won’t find anywhere else, this is a sophisticated shopper’s dream come true. Broadway is teeming with big-name stores and people during the day, while Prince and Spring Streets are the other main drags to explore. Take a detour down the quieter side streets to see the real star of the district – the world’s largest collection of intricate and elegant cast-iron architecture. What were once warehouses and art studios are now meticulously restored loft buildings favored by many of New York’s celebrities, making SoHo one of the trendiest addresses in the city.
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