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1305 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1327
+1 212-996-1200
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good51%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1305 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1327
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate there with friends last night.The staff was very friendly and efficient. I had a burger just a bit larger than a slider.The 2 ladies (our wives)each had a Cobb salad which was just Okay. My friend had a quesadilla which was just okay too.The...More

Thank Bobwake3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the joys of staying @ the Hotel Wales is that the Island restaurant is right next door! The grilled Kobe beef hotdog with baked beans, sauerkraut, grainy mustard & fresh greens is ‘to die for!’ Penne Mozzarella a winner for hubby’s lunch .....More

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wish TA had a 1-10. This is truly a 7. Islam is Average-good. Solid place if you’re in the area. But not a destination. I live in the area so I come here a couple of times a year.

Thank Doby47
Reviewed 15 April 2018

I thought I would take my mother out for brunch at what looked like a nice bistro. My mother had just come out of the hospital and was using a mobility device. I ran up and found an outside table which I had found for...More

Thank neil102
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I traveled to NYC to be close to patient at Mount Sinai. This restaurant is next door to Hotel Wales. Welcoming staff .. you can enjoy casual salad or filet mignon dinner. Wine choices were nice. I felt completely comfortable dining alone.

Thank ElizabethEC
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The staff was very pleasant and they were accommodating. We were promptly seated and got very quick service even though the place was full.

Thank egrandolph
Chris M, General Manager at Island, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thanks for the review! We're glad you enjoyed your experience. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 December 2017

We stopped at Island for lunch because it and its menu looked inviting from the street outside. We were welcomed warmly and seated promptly even though we didn't have a reservation. My wife said her salad was one of the best she had ever had....More

Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Chris M, General Manager at Island, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thanks for stopping by and for leaving a review. We look forward to hosting you again soon.

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Although it is not a gourmet experience, lunch with girls is more than adequate after a visit to a neighborhood museum. The salads and omelette are all very good.

Thank Sue K
Chris M, General Manager at Island, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thanks for your review. We hope to give you a 5 star meal next time you come in.

Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I had a very juicy cheeseburger my friend had tomato bisque, which she really liked. I tried the blueberry cobbler with ice cream for dessert. Another night we stopped in just for dessert and we had the Brioche Ice Cream Sandwich. We were staying at...More

1  Thank uscfan1325
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Had brunch on a Sunday in October with 6 people. Our grandson (2 years) joined us and, as one can imagine, provided a bit of a challenge for the wait staff: squeezing in one more, up and down, etc. They were ever so patient, served...More

Thank EllCPA
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1305 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1327
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-996-1200
Welcome to Island. We have proudly become a staple in the Carnegie Hill neighborhood ever since we opened our doors in 1985. Here some of the finest North Eastern dishes, perfectly mixed cocktails a great variety of hand selected wines and unbeatable service all come together for a yacht club like experience.
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