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Taim West Village

222 Waverly Pl, New York City, NY 10014-2404
+1 212-691-1287
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (12 reviews)
“great falafel” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
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222 Waverly Pl, New York City, NY 10014-2404
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Taim, which means delicious in Hebrew, has several locations within NYC. We visited the location in the West Village which is a very small, order at the counter, a few stools to eat at a counter, type of set-up. Taim is not pretending to be...More

Thank kingsley67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its my favorite falafel in town, closest to israeli falafel I’ve tried in NYC. Perfect hummus, tahini and good fries! They have multiple locations. Wall st is their most comfortable location to seat and enjoy you falafel sandwich. They used to have different falafel options,...More

Thank Marco122
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Taim serves up delicious falafel sandwiches and in different styles/sauces. It's slightly pricier than some of the neighboring falafel/Mediterranean joints, but the ingredients are fresh and the taste is worth it.

Thank Tunaidi
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Being Israeli, I’m picky about my middle eastern food and this place did not disappoint. It’s a hole in the wall with only room for a total of 6-7 seats inside and out. Totally worth it!

Thank johnassaraf2018
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

The falafel platters here are delicious and generous. It’s a tiny place, a hidden gem, and packed like sardines. Be prepared to wait 20+ minutes and check inside for your order if waiting outside. We thought they would bring it out and after waiting 30...More

Thank 2014traveller-b
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I went here to get some take away lunch. I got the green falafel pita. And although it didnt look too appatizing, it tasted good. Staff was friendly too.

Thank Stephstraveldiary
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Very small place, 5 people behind the counter, 3 high chairs facing out and a bench out doors. The air conditioner leaks on you when you walk in or out but the vegetarian food is worth it. The servers are nice and friendly and the...More

Thank Tibi N
Reviewed 14 June 2018

We discovered Taim totally by accident. We wondered in to try the falafel balls. They offer two types, so we ordered the sampler. There is the yellow one and the green one. Both are heavily fried and flavor just okay. It's not a bad choice...More

Thank Cynderella43
Reviewed 30 April 2018

About a week deep and ~7 salads into my refined carb "cleanse", I had a craving. Yes, I wanted a giant bowl of pasta topped with rice and pizza and lasagna and drenched with congee, but I also just craved a different flavor profile to...More

Thank GlitterToastNYC
Reviewed 19 March 2018

taim produces the absolute best falafel on earth. the falafel is indescribably delicious. we have eaten falafel in many countries on different continents, and taim is by far the best. it doesn't matter what you order on the menu...it is all delectable. taim is a...More

1  Thank myer t
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Waverly Pl, New York City, NY 10014-2404
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-691-1287
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Description
Taïm is the love child of husband and wife team, Chef Einat Admony and Stefan Nafziger. In 2005, homesick for the favorite street food of Tel Aviv, they heard of a tiny store front available on quiet Waverly place and decided to open their own falafel shop. Relying on her years of international cooking experience as well as her roots, Einat created a menu centered around street food with a gourmet twist. The freshness and quality of the ingredients coupled with Taïm's spin on traditional falafel flavors give new meaning to the concept of fast food.
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