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Cafe Lalo

201 W 83rd St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10024-4931
+1 212-496-6031
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (38 reviews)
“cakes” (61 reviews)
“cheesecake” (58 reviews)
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American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
201 W 83rd St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10024-4931
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited 14th February, early morning. Dissapointing service, and it was quiet!Took an age to order and then it came very disjointed, 2 meals..followed by 2 drinks...followed by 1 meal and drink...followed by a meal...followed by a final drink after asking waiter. Place itself very quaint...More

Thank Scuttler01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to Cafe Lalo a dozen times since 1996 for coffee and dessert when I am in the neighborhood. This was the first time I ate from the kitchen. First I must mention the service. Possibly the slowest and most least attentive I’ve...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We completely enjoyed breakfast here on a cold winter morning. The avocado toast with sunny-side up eggs was chosen by one of us, the Irish oatmeal with fruit by another and the granola over yogurt by the last in our party of three. We were...More

Thank DeborahDoright
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’m giving Lalo 2 stars because I was a bit put off by them. Admittedly, I showed up to drink a coffee and read a book at 4PM on a Saturday. I hadn’t considered that it was likely a tourist spot and they would be...More

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have never had the food here, but love to sit back and enjoy the ambiance and the coffee. I had the house coffee, my wife a double espresso and my sister in law the Viennese Cafe. Service quick and professional.

Thank Martysfo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a NY experience. Nice vibe, good deserts, but it can get crowded, and feel very claustrophobic. If you can get in there when there aren't so many people, it's a nice place to end your date night.

Thank znealleh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great spot for a bagel and coffee breakfast. Service was good and food delicious. Recommend for a quick and good breakfast on the UWS.

Thank cc2506
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Mandatory thing to do in Manhattan. carrot cake, Blackberry tart, cafe s.. atmosphere is nice and not so fully growdet after 9pm

Thank joke8814
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

I ordered a plain slice of cheesecake with hot fudge. The waitress took my order and brought our desserts and coffee and I reminded her about my topping. She left and 20 minutes later returned with a slice of chocolate cake. I kindly said that...More

1  Thank Julie E
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Busy little cafe with a huge choice of desserts. Lots of atmosphere. - Quite pricey but so are lots of lovely places in New York. Visit is a must if you are a You've Got Mail fan.

Thank Christine J
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W 83rd St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10024-4931
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-496-6031
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