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Gazala Place

709 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-7300
+1 212-245-0709
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“pita bread” (11 reviews)
“babaganoush” (10 reviews)
“lamb” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
709 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-7300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have walked by this place several times and it was always packed so I could not get in. This time I got smart & made a reservation! I enjoyed my labadee appetizer and especially the interesting bread it is served with. I got a...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This review is for the Gazala’s on Amsterdam Ave on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, recently opened. Not good. It was understaffed and we waited too long for everything. The food is mediocre at best and overpriced. An epic fail for Middle Eastern food...More

Thank Marc207
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We tried Gazala Place before theater last week based on a rumor this was a fantastic opportunity to experience something new. It was! Wonderful food, a bit familiar to many good Middle Eastern, eateries but then everything had a subtle difference that caused pause when...More

Thank plpark55
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The food is mouth watering delicious!!! The place is No frills and BYO, so if alcohol is a priority, bring your own.. If great affordable middle Eastern is what you are after, then This is It. The place is small so you might want to...More

Thank 501MAZ2014
Reviewed 22 April 2018

While on an food tour, our guide took us to Gazala Place. This is probably a place I never would have stopped at on my own. The inside is very small and there is not very many seats. We had a sample of several dishes...hummus...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Visited Gazala Place after seeing it on a list of locations featured on "Guy's Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives." We were in NYC for 4 days and this was by far the best food we had. The restaurant is extremely small, but we were seated...More

Thank Hunter O
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We only found this place on a "Ziggy food tour", we would probably never have gone in otherwise. We saw the owner, Gazala, who apparently is Russian, making extremely thin flatbreads by hand. She makes it looks so easy and is very fast. We all...More

1  Thank andyjansy
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Started with Boureka's (spanakopita like with goat cheese, spinach baked)- excellent. Had a salad & baba ghanouj(eggplant based) & hummus. Great food at decent prices.

Thank Vijay B
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by this place on my way to Columbus Circle because I like middle eastern food in general. I would not go here again. Food was just ok. There was nothing special about it. The place is really small and looked like a sandwich shop...More

Thank cool-al
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing dinner! Loved the grape leaves and bread stuffed with goat cheese. Service was prompt and courteous. They don't take Amex.

Thank Sharon L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-7300
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-245-0709
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