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The Halal Guys

6th Avenue At 53rd, New York City, NY
+1 347-527-1505
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Middle Eastern, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
6th Avenue At 53rd, New York City, NY
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

I don't know why it's highly recommended among the best food trucks in NYC! you have to wait in a long queue for almost 30 minutes till you reach your turn, then you find out that the food is cold and not fresh, wither it's...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank msjayousi
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Went to the New Brunswick (in Jersey) branch for the first time (for me), with family and family friends. The place was packed, and the food was just like the original place in Manhattan. And the staff and manager were welcoming and joking with the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rania E
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The price is very low in comparison to other places and also very delicious! The portion was enough for me to have even for dinner. I highly recommend the combo platter.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pbphuong_
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

On my first trip to NYC I ate at the various dood carts with “halal food” on the signs and they were fine but this tome I was determined to find the “guys” and their infamous white sauce. So glad we did!! Well worth the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Navigate174427
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

The chicken and beef they sell at this cart is always old, they always give you a attitude when you ask for vegetables on top, and they keep raising the prices. Overall this is not a good food cart and I wouldn’t recommend to anyone.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank asif182018
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

On our walk to Central Park we stopped here for a late lunch. We shared a Chicken platter and water for $9. It was delicious and a generous portion. We found a place to sit nearby which turned out to be a great people watching...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kpatters
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Had to try this place. Was recommended by a friend in NYC. Got there and the queue was huge. Always a good sign especially when there are so many other food stalls around. Had the Chicken over Rice and it was so dam good. Mate...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SunnyB176
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We saw some guys eating it on the sidewalk and asked about the place. The food reminded me of a Kebap, and even the Combo Sandwhich had just lettuce, meat, chicken and sauce, it was so extremely delicious. The platters are bigger and come with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank andreachezan
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Since at least 2011 I've stopped by The Halal Guys when I'm on a biz trip to NYC. Always good quality food: big portion (combo) and for only $8. I can't do the very spicy red sauce anymore, but it's still great. And pleasantly surprised...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John2728
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

This street vendor made quite a name for themselves. Very professional set up and cleanest food vendors I have ever seen. Great food! Be prepared for a long line.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TheSushiGuy
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13 May 2018|
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Response from saaaraahss | Reviewed this property |
combination of mayo , water, lemon juice with some spices like sumac , turmeric and caraway ,
17 April 2018|
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Response from nkeswani | Reviewed this property |
Cash only!
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9 October 2016|
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Response from Harryhdl | Reviewed this property |
Standard hotels, none that particularly caters to Muslims. Dowload the Zabihah App on your smartphone to search for Halal Food and Masjids in your vicinity.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 4:00 am
7:00 pm - 4:00 am
7:00 pm - 4:00 am
7:00 pm - 4:00 am
7:00 pm - 4:00 am
7:00 pm - 5:30 am
7:00 pm - 5:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6th Avenue At 53rd, New York City, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 347-527-1505
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