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476 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024-5002
+1 212-579-3076
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (39 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (25 reviews)
“meatloaf” (17 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
476 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024-5002
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super cozy bar, just down the street from where we were staying. Bartenders were extremely nice & quick to get drinks. Would definitely visit when back to the UWS!

Thank Carly A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second visit to Fred's, but it had been well over a year. Am happy to say that the friendly reception, personal service and over the top bar food is still excellent. Went for brunch and had pancakes and Huevos rancheros and definitely...More

Thank dancinggoats
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have everything for everyone. The portions are big and the quality is good. Cozy atmosphere and the staff is very friendly. Not expensive either, it’s reasonable.

Thank John D
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Great food, better than great staff and vibe - fantastic experience! If you are after a classic local NY experience this is it! Doesn’t get any better than walls filled with dog pics!!! Unique friendly and well worth a visit!

1  Thank JenPNewZealand
Reviewed 26 November 2017

went here twice on recent visit to New York. Warm and friendly atmosphere, staff pleasant and very profession. Cocktails were good and not overpriced, food (at the bar as we did not have a restaurant reservation) was tasty and generous.

1  Thank Aoifenr
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We were looking for something not too expensive around the natural history museum. We saw a few options, but this was the only one without a line and it seemed better anyway. Three fourths of our meal were good. We cannot recommend the quiche as...More

Thank Stephane M
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We picked Freds b/c we were looking for a place that wasn't too frufru in food but still good and fun. It did not disappoint. We had meatloaf, burger and pulled pork and everyone enjoyed what they ordered. The hostess was great when I made...More

1  Thank elizabethsfavorite
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We did brunch at Fred's and it was a little pricey, but the food was good. $25 for two pancakes and bacon seems steep, and the bloody mary's were $12 and about 10 oz. The food and drinks were great, but I think its better...More

1  Thank Mike F
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great food, great service, beautiful atmosphere! Absolutely love the decorations in the restaurant, all doggies' photos! We had meatball linguine and pork chops seasoned with apples, topped with mashed potatoes as sides.

2  Thank Chloe L
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Had a meal our first night in New York here it was just down the road from our hotel. Staff very polite ,food excellent and atmosphere just right. Next two nights tried other places but returned to Fred's for fourth and fifth nights. Other places...More

2  Thank John B
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
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 476 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024-5002
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-579-3076
  • E-mail
Time Out NY named us one of The Best Burgers in the City, and our Macaroni -n- Cheese made with aged cheddar is legendary.Fred’s well-rounded menu has something for everyone, be it Crab Cake Benedict or an omelet for brunch, Fred’s Pear Salad, a burger, Lobster Ravioli, or our New York Shell Steak for dinner. Our desserts are the perfect finish to any meal, whether you choose our Homemade Cheesecake or California Carrot Cake.Our full bar is always a great atmosphere to enjoy a drink and get to meet other people. Try a themed cocktail off of our menu, like Hair of the Dog or Paw Punch. We also offer Trivia ever Monday at 8:30 p.m.
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