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235 E 53rd St, New York City, NY 10022-4821
+1 646-837-0501
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good18%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
27 Sep 2017
“This place is a bit depressing and more fast food than quality ”
9 Oct 2016
“Interesting experience ”
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
$$ - $$$
235 E 53rd St, New York City, NY 10022-4821
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Came here to try its Moroccan. Food, very disappointed in results. It seem a bit haphazard and scattered. Nothing was appealing, I am sorry but that is true

Thank Allan S
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Found this place after typing in "hummus" to google. It's a quiet sub-street level family owned place. Menu has a lot of options- I liked the hummus and couscous and falafal. Good priced. Pay in cash because credit machine is broken. Atmosphere is a bit...More

Thank Taylor G
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a glorified fast food restaurant. No flavor, packaged pita bread. Food was unremarkable Table was sticky and the hot sauce bottle was even stickier. Bathroom was rough around the edges. Lots of restaurants in the neighborhood - one can choose better. Don't...More

Thank CallieSLC
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been going here for years. It is a halal restaurant and very helpful to observant Muslims to dine out. The place is a little hard to find. It is sub street level. All the restaurant on that side of the...More

Thank Syed H
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I went with a group of friends for dinner and thought the food and service were both good. After having lived in Tanzania for 27 months I got really attached to hand washing stations in restaurants, and this is one of relatively few restaurants in...More

Thank Leigh R
Reviewed June 16, 2016

Walked into this restaurant based on Yelp reviews. Depressing atmosphere and no ambience but was willing to give it a go. Tables felt greasy and there was loud argumentative talking from the back area. Cold tap water arrived promptly and the wi fi was complementary...More

Thank mtjb01
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Difficult to find as it is below the street. The Veggie Couscous was ok. I asked for more sauce because the couscous was dry. Falafel was really excellent. Tip is included in bill.

Thank Gloria B
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

The food was stinky, And the service was very bad. The writers never come to the table and never bring the check. Also, 20% tap is included. Anyway, it was the worst experience I've had in NYC!!!!!

Thank Abeer I
Reviewed October 16, 2015

Food was awesome; Fallafels were excellent; bit difficult to find since it is at basement level......

Thank CMB_Halal_Hunter
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Food is not bad, pricy for what it is. The restaurant and the service was average. Bathroom is falling apart and not inviting.

Thank ESolorzanoLemus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 E 53rd St, New York City, NY 10022-4821
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 646-837-0501
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