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156 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1813
+1 212-337-8000
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Located in Chelsea, Elmo is celebrated for its American offering, which spans burgers to eggs. The spot has built a positive reputation on TripAdvisor; as one diner put it, "The...More
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
156 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1813
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, reasonably priced and the food was great! I had the Lobster Mac & Cheese and the Mahi Mahi Tacos.. very tasty. My friend had the Lasagna and that was really good!

Thank NikkiElois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this restaurant on open table based on recommendations and it didn’t let us down. Great greeting shown straight to table. Offered drinks menu and food menu with no pressure to rush us, cocktails were really good, food was quick but good time between courses....More

Thank Nigelmcevoy
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We ordered the classic Mac and cheese and a sampler plate consisting of onion rings, sweet and spicy wings, and a cheese quesadilla. The food was really tasty and wonderful. The vibe is really excellent. It was nice when we were there, the ambience is...More

Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

So my husband and I tried to find a good brunch in NYC and as easy as it SOUNDS it was quit hard. Thank goodness we found this place. The staff was very nice and food was delicious. The atmosphere was cool and relaxed. We...More

Thank italiansophistic
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Service was acceptable and food was standard. Nothing special and quite expensive. Better lower cost options in the area.

Thank lestamunda
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Deciding to eat at Elmo's was a result of hunger pangs as we walked along 7th Ave, liked the selections on the menu posted on the door, and the inviting look of the dark wood interior. We were not disappointed! The food was excellent, served...More

Thank Jill1207W
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I went to Elmo for lunch about a week ago and had a very good pulled pork sandwich. So I went again yesterday with my husband and we both ordered omelets. They were terrible. We do not plan to return. I would give it a...More

Thank NYNYGIraffe
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The place was more like a bar than a restaurant because it was a bit dark. We were escorted to our seats. The menu was simple, but the appetizers were great. The place was clean. Service was prompt. Prices were moderate. Highly recommended.

Thank Ahmad S
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Casual dinner environment. The menu contains traditional comfort foods and some trendy food items. The service was excellent and knowledgeable about the menu providing recommendations.

Thank julierayc73
Reviewed 3 October 2017

High points: good buzz, good food, great decor Lows: slightly disinterested staff, drafts near the front doors

Thank MWSurrey
Home to hundreds of art galleries, beautiful
brownstones, and one of New York’s newest and most
popular attractions, Chelsea is one of the city’s
jewels when it comes to neighbourhood life. The
contemporary art scene is an integral part of the
neighbourhood’s identity, with gallery openings almost
every night of the week and countless exhibits to
explore. As a longtime hub of gay culture in New York
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1813
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-337-8000
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