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Jacob Restaurant Soul Food & Salad Bar

2695 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York City, NY 10030-1206
+1 212-283-3663
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cornbread” (9 reviews)
“fried chicken” (17 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
2695 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York City, NY 10030-1206
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Skip Sylvia's. You must try Jacob's. We were visiting from Philly and it was recommended to try Jacob's. We are happy we did. The West Indie and Soul food buffet was delicious. Everything was fresh from the fruit/ salad to the entrees. The price is...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Great selection, atmosphere, Great Price. Recent first time visit with friends was very good and happy we stopped by. Can't beat the price!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Loouis S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A very delicious soul food experience. I really liked the collard greens and banana pudding. Good value.

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Rachelram
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is my after work go to salad bar. Great mac and cheese and fried chicken. Lots of salads to choose from. I wish they would make their stuffing more available on a regular basis. the banana pudding and peach kobbler are to doe for.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank johnjflan
Reviewed 21 June 2017

If you're looking for the real thing at a good price go to Jacob's. It's cafeteria style and their business is mostly take out but there are tables in the back. The collard greens are excellent as is the mac n' cheese. Their meatloaf is...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Pina1945
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Numerous very well-prepared offerings. Eat in or carry out. Many seafood, meaty, and vegetarian choices. I particularly enjoyed the tender and delicious chicken gizzards. The brisket was also excellent. Mac and cheese was quite good -- not easy to accomplish when working with steam tables,...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank ibbyla
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Everything was delicious. Greens, corn bread, jerk and fried chicken were fenomenal. It's going to be hard to walk back.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Carlos60805
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Not only was the food delicious but everyone was very friendly. This was our second trip to NYC and we made a special trip to Harlem to try Jacob's. It was worth it.

Date of visit: June 2016
2  Thank Erica B
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I traveled to NYC, and had a taste for soul food. Jacob Restaurant came highly recommended by the concierge from the hotel that I stayed at. The only downside in my opinion was that the price was by the pound, so it could get a...More

Date of visit: October 2016
2  Thank linbrown85
Reviewed 30 December 2016

JACOB RESTAURANT SOUL FOOD AND SALAD BAR Again, during their sixth year they'll be feeding hundreds of people with Thanksgiving 2016 free meals at their two Jacobs' Restaurant Soul Food & Salad Bar. Currently New York City lacks salad bars' priced below $7.99 per pound....More

Date of visit: October 2016
2  Thank Irma T
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businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2695 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York City, NY 10030-1206
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Harlem
  • Neighbourhood: Harlem
  • Phone Number: +1 212-283-3663
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