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Fairway Cafe

2127 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-1791
+1 212-595-1888
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“lox” (7 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2127 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-1791
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the second floor of the iconic Fairway Market [more like FoodWORLD] on Broadway and 74th Street in Manhattan is this little treasure of a restaurant, Fairway Cafe...service was great, comparable prices, relaxing atmosphere.....and the food? delicious! We had a scrumptious lobster salad platter, exceptional...More

Thank 23NYC
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I were looking at the menu of a restaurant near the Beacon hotel on Broadway when a lady walking by stopped and pointed across the road to the upstairs of the Fairway store. She said it had very good food at good...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've always wanted this place to be great but in the end it is average. The breakfast is okay and they make you stick exactly to the menu. Not fun. It always crowded and the seating is tight. I have always felt uncomfortable here though...More

Thank Ichaso17
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Had lunch here with some girl friends. We only had an hour as we were on break from a seminar across the street at a Hotel. When one gal ordered her burger she was told it would be about 15-20 minutes as it is quite...More

Thank colden197
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The chefs walk downstairs and pick up what they need. Vegetables, meats, fish, etc. For me though, the price is right. $12. For a french tuna salad loaded on the plate with lots of good stuff. Pleasant servers are nice to have around as well....More

Thank jknows
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I think the cafe is best for breakfast, others like the steak dinners. Regardless, its a good medium priced place. I will admit it has lost some charm with the departure of Mitchell London who ruled the roost from a table in the front. Still,...More

Thank iphonenyc
Reviewed 6 June 2017

OK, this is not a fancy place, but it's a great place for a laid-back lunch or dinner in a non-touristy environment. Fairway has good pizzas, pastas and burgers. I especially like to have a plate of pasta and glass of wine on a cold...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Better for dinner than brunch, IMO. Laid back atmosphere favored by locals, reasonable prices, and dishes properly prepared. If you ask for medium rare, you'll get medium rare. Nearby coffee shops (Viand, New Wave, Cafe82) do a better job with brunch.

Thank schvitzNewYorkCity
Reviewed 26 May 2017

On a recent trip, while staying across the street at the Hotel Beacon, we stumbled across this café above the Fairway. Light and airy, with terrific service and a good menu, the Café became our breakfast place of choice. Saw lots of locals and few...More

Thank Arie K
Reviewed 23 May 2017

White napkin service, subdued atmosphere and great menu that combines the excellent Fairway deli downstairs and chef prepared meals. An excellent selection of burgers and exhaustive list of vegetables give a feel of fine dining and a home cooked meal. I opted for a mediterranean...More

Thank Sassamatt
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
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15 February 2016|
Response from Luke T | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I had a terrific cabernet recommended by my server. I'm not sure what else they offer. My guess though is they serve what they sell in the market below.
Luke T
8 February 2016|
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Response from Luke T | Reviewed this property |
This was actually my question. I ordered the pizza prior to getting an answer. It was almost flatbread with very fresh toppings and the size was right for two to share.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2127 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-1791
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-595-1888
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