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Heavenly Rest Stop

Fifth Avenue between 89th and 90th Street, New York City, NY 10128
+1 212-659-0955
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
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Fifth Avenue between 89th and 90th Street, New York City, NY 10128
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Great stop for a quick coffee or an iced tea between hours long visits at anu of the museums in the area - conveniently located just next to Cooper Hewitt, one not to be missed there

Thank Scipion-Paris
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

After visiting the Guggenheim we walked the short distance to The Episcopal Church of Heavenly Rest which houses a small eatery. It was very busy and we were lucky to get a table after a short wait. We had the smashed avocado toast which was...More

Thank Ebelle66
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Recommended by an Australian friend, this was a great find in the Big Apple. Fantastic coffee - with real flavour - and a stimulating selection of brunch meals which reminded one of Australia, offered great variety in flavours, were basically healthy and a reasonable size....More

Thank oldportz
Reviewed 31 March 2017

A few steps away from the big guns on museum row, across from the reservoir, this church bistro is a lovely place to refresh the body and spirit, home cooked light foods are available for good value(considering the alternatives in the neighborhood). Outdoor and indoor...More

Thank Elfma
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Beautiful food and delicious drinks. This is a perfect place to stop either before or after a trip to the Guggenheim.

Thank COtravelfam04
Reviewed 20 March 2017

So glad I stopped in for lunch after a morning at the Cooper Hewitt Museum. Ordered the "avocado smash" and a cappuccino - both excellent. Plus, the atmosphere is "out of this world", next to the Church of heavenly rest!

Thank Barbara_Antle
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This is a quaint little point stop on the Upper East side and is perfect for quality. It affordable light meals and snacks. It's best features are 1. it's proximity to the Guggenheim (way better than their in house cafe and right next door) 2....More

Thank Seamus272abc
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

The sun was shining in NYC and the weather was a warm 42 degrees. We stopped for a late lunch and the seats inside were all taken. No worries because we sat at a table outside on the sidewalk ,in the sun and looking out...More

Thank Stacey C
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Loved this place. Stumbled upon it after visiting the Guggenheim. Great menu, mainly whole food oriented. Had a very satisfying sandwich which came with chips (not chips). Lovely friendly serving staff and a real neighbourhood feel. Frequented mostly by young locals which gave it a...More

1  Thank Craigvar
Reviewed 24 November 2016

This lovely little coffee, sandwich and pastry shop is part of a beautiful church and right across the street from a wonderful garden in Central Park. It's a great place to have coffee or coffee and a snack, and refresh mind, body and soul. Even...More

Thank robcurtross
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Melanie M
6 May 2017|
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Response from robcurtross | Reviewed this property |
Physically, it is located on Fifth Avenue between 89th and 90th Street,
6 May 2016|
Response from Monica D | Reviewed this property |
No pizza or burgers that I recall, but definitely can find something.
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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08:00 - 17:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fifth Avenue between 89th and 90th Street, New York City, NY 10128
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: +1 212-659-0955
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