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197 1st Avenue, At The Corner Of 12th Street, New York City, NY 10003
+1 212-358-7917
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Fast Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
197 1st Avenue, At The Corner Of 12th Street, New York City, NY 10003
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Reviewed June 1, 2017

I recently ate dinner here and it was delicious. I highly recommend the Napoletana pasta dish with garlic, tomatoes, cheese, and basil. YUM! The service was friendly and fairly quick. I enjoyed finding an affordable place to eat while visiting NYC (cost $10 or less...More

1  Thank dreamer_iam_travel
Reviewed May 29, 2017

If you or someone in your family has celiac, you know it can be tough to find a place everyone wants to eat. No more. This place offers gluten-free and regular custom mac and cheese dishes in iron skillets that are exceptional. My daughter would...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed May 19, 2017

The full name of this wonderful place in the East Village is Sarita's Macaroni and Cheese. Opened in 2006, thanks to the efforts of the Eka couple, the restaurant is considered one of the most American in its direction, which, however, successfully passes the domination...More

3  Thank archil a
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Looks like a fast food joint but is actually a brilliant little diner serving only mac'n'cheese but in so many different varieties it's definitely worth a visit. We thought mac'n'cheese was only a Scottish favourite, how wrong we were seems that its a favorite in...More

Thank Colin G
Reviewed February 11, 2017

lots of options. portions seem small but are actually pretty decent. you can take out too- ready to cook!

Thank Olivia P
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I ate here for dinner on a Saturday night and it was not crowded. We split the regular mac n cheese and the buffalo mac n cheese. Both dishes were sooooo good. The mac n cheese was perfection! Better than anything I...More

1  Thank farrelma
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to S'MAC for years & it's consistently delicious. There are so many different combinations you can make & there is a full variety of Stewart's soda. I think the nosh is the perfect size & I greatly appreciate how my mac...More

1  Thank Maria_Casq
Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

We'd just got to our apartment a few streets away after 24 hrs of flying/transit and this was the perfect meal to kick off our American/NYC experience. We ordered the alpine (bacon and cheese) and pizza (fresh tomato, basil and herbs) and both were great....More

1  Thank josh b
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Really good GF pasta options! Really liked this place! Couldn't give 5 stars - staff was quite disconnected from the customers - that part was kinda strange. But I was there for the Mac!

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed October 16, 2016

The mac & cheese is amazing - really, truly the best I've ever had. I always eat too much and regret it afterwards but then I want to go again on my next visit to NYC! This location is really small so be prepared to...More

Thank travelforfun823
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There’s still an independent vibe to the East Village,
which offers plenty of unique small businesses
catering to longtime New Yorkers and area college
students alike. The East Village retains a bit of the
old-time neighborhood feel that you can still
experience today thanks to a mix of locally-owned
shops, cozy restaurants, and lively bars. The scale of
the residential blocks makes this a wonderful place to
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They have a variety of sizes to feed a variety of people.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
$6 - $16
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 1st Avenue, At The Corner Of 12th Street, New York City, NY 10003
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-358-7917
  • E-mail
S'MAC (short for Sarita's Macaroni & Cheese) is an exciting eatery located in the heart of Manhattan's East Village. We opened our doors on June 24, 2006. We specialize in, you guessed it, Macaroni & Cheese! Our menu is simple yet delicious with a variety of "MACS" available. Come check us out -- you won't be disappointed! You can eat-in or take-out or cater your next party.
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