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Flex Mussels - 13th Street

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
West Village
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154 West 13th St., New York City, NY 10011 (6th and 7th Ave.)
+1 212-229-0222
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17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri 17:30 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have gone to this delightful spot on numerous occasions and we have never been anything but delighted. The staff is knowledgeable and fun, the service excellent, the food served to protection and delicious. I would recommend it to anyone!!!

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Thank Susan C P
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you love mussels, you'll LOVE Flex !. With friends, we've been dined here a number of times and never disappointed. Having to choose over 25 varieties is both fun and an experience of anticipation. We usually all decide to order our own mussel bowl and then proceed to share the amazing taste varieties. Service has been excellent and for... More 

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Thank 295MJT
Leverett, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

They know how to cook mussels, their oysters are great (both raw and fried), and their doughnuts are crazy good.

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Thank sagegreen2014
Wilton, CT
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We have been here a number of times to eat and every time we leave everyone is raving about the experience from the friendly and efficient greeters, the wonderful service, the daily specials, the food presentations, the wonderful service and the delicious food. This is a great restaurant and you can't go wrong with ordering anything on the menu. Five... More 

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Thank Crawford99975
Dallas, Texas
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

If you are into PEI mussels then this is your place. The multiple ways they prepare the mussels is incredible. I had the Mussels Parma and the broth was excellent. Service is excellent. The entire staff go out of their way to ensure you have a positive experience. There are other items on their menu, but I go there for... More 

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Thank Mike W
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I've been to Flex a few times, but this is my second time at the 13th st location, and it's by far my favorite! Be prepared to wait a bit, even with a reservation, but relax, have a drink, & listen to the great tunes they're playing. Don't even think of not reserving a table.... Flex became busier & busier... More 

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Thank Jwolff70
New York City, New York
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I would definitely recommend reservations and if it's nice out, sitting outside at one of the few outdoor tables is great as the street is quiet. The dining room can be noisy when they are packed but the food and service is absolutely worth it. I finally it my husband to try west coast oysters and he's hooked. My go... More 

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Thank challeste
Hoboken, New Jersey
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

On election night we had an 8 reservation. It's my fiancée favorite restaurant and it didn't fail to deliver. You'd think mussels in broth is simple but what they do with the combinations is outstanding. The service was great and they even did he donuts with a candle per my request. It wasn't that full, which is unusual, but we... More 

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Thank cbg822016
Bronx, NY
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We were very excited for this experience being mussel lovers. Out of 30 mussels, I would say at least 20 were sandy. Chewing down on sand is not my idea of a enjoyable seafood dinner. We ordered the Mediterranean mussels which were better than our second choice, san Danielle which stated it had prosciutto in it. Definitely didn't see nor... More 

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Thank Bella6990
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Service was good. I ordered the octopus appetizer. Very well made. The mussels were very fresh. Really enjoyed my evening,

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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
USD 30 - USD 80
Cuisine
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 West 13th St., New York City, NY 10011
    (6th and 7th Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Take F, M, 2, 3 TO 14th Street and 4, 5, 6, N, Q, R to Union Square.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-229-0222
Description
Flex directly imports the hightes quality Prince Edward Mussels, and we serve oysters that taste like you're kissing the sea! Happy Hour 7 nights a week-bar and counter only $25 gets you 2 pots of selected mussel flavors, 2 orders of fries and a choice of select glass of wine or tap beer

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