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Amir's Felafel Uptown

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2911 Broadway Ste A, New York City, NY 10025-7823
+1 212-749-7500
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11:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Standard Middle East fare, but always fresh and tasty. Had the chicken schwarma with pita that was quite good.

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Thank Tedperl
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

I was unsure about what I should order and the cashier was very patient and helpful. I enjoyed the natural sodas and the sweet potato fries were excellent.

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Thank Melaney68
Islamabad, Pakistan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

It's a small place. The name can be misleading as this is not a halal restaurant. Ordered falafel. They were the worst I ever had. The greasiest, blandest felafel anywhere in the world was here.

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Thank SaadSeeb
Newport Beach, California
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Amir's is one of my must visit whenever I am in NYC. The falafel platter or sandwich are a must try. Friendly and fast service. Great for lunch.

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Thank SuzChef
Sao Paulo, SP
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

This place os great for a nice and affordable meal. They usually carry lunch and dinner deals, wich never surpass the 10 dollar mark, and it's all really tasty. The falafel is amazing.

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Thank Mariana Z
NYC
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

I agree with Wayfarer909, since the change in ownership, this place has plummeted in quality, execution and service. It used to be a very authentic Middle Eastern cafe, simple homemade dishes, well-prepared. The people working were all family and cared about their establishment, the food they were serving and their customers. I was recently served falafel over-fried to the point... More 

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Thank MaryC212
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

I've been a patron of Amir's for decades and remember with fondness when it was little more than a hole-in-the-wall that nevertheless served excellent falafel, babaganoush, hummus and the like. As Morningside Heights has gentrified I suppose it was inevitable that Amir's would change too, but in its efforts to broaden its appeal and perhaps go slightly more upscale, it... More 

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Thank Wayfarer909
New York
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Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

Came upon this place quite by accident. Great for a quick bite or takeout. We enjoyed the chicken, salads and babaganoush. Fresh and yummy.

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Thank juniemoonie
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2013

This place is great, some of the best falafel I've ever had. Great egg salad, and awesome fries. At lunch you can get a falafel, side, and a drink for like 6 bucks. And they have draft beers too!

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Thank SFTexan
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Reviewed 10 March 2012

i remember when it was just a tiny six seat hideaway on Broadway in the early 1970's ! it offers more variety now, but is still delicious and a favorite place to stop by for a snack or a Middle Eastern meal. it was my intro to Middle Eastern foods and hardly surprising i still love that food, given the... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2911 Broadway Ste A, New York City, NY 10025-7823
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-749-7500

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