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197 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2908
+1 212-358-7917
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“mac cheese” (94 reviews)
“buffalo chicken” (15 reviews)
“four cheese” (15 reviews)
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11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
197 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2908
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of options on size of portion as well as flavours of mac cheese. Service is below par but food is good. A smile wouldn’t go amiss! Basic food and for a reasonable price.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Louisa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being in New York, when one of our party wanted mac and cheese we wanted to make it an adventure so we headed so S'MAC in East Village and were glad we did. This is definitely a local favorite. It seemed like we were the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bulldog2003
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was on my list of ‘must eats’ when we came to NYC. So glad we made the trip over from our hotel near Times Square one evening. My eyes were bigger than my stomach and I ordered a skillet far too big but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank danstar858
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Don’t judge this place by its exterior, the food is beyond yummy. Casual, good price, excellent choice and superb taste!! I wish we had one in the UK...

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gareth W
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the food and the restaurant. Very good selection. Choices for everyone. Easy to order. Food very flavorful & cooked perfectly.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rothtravelmedia
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Mac and cheese is not something I would normally go to first. I am sure glad I did try out this restaurant. The concept of the way that it was presented and the flavor choices that were offered was awesome. I tried the Parisianne Mac...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Eve C
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

Went here after reading about it in a food blog for cheaper NYC eats. Easy to find, good large menu, good clewr size options (the smallest pan size was more than enough for 1!). Very quick cooking and service - it's bought to your table...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank terri_havill
Reviewed November 11, 2018

A bit of a hole in the wall. Nothing fancy. But great mac and cheese. Lots of varieties of it. Was difficult to order as wasn't sure what size to get. Nobody available for help with that. You order yourself using a computer screen. Would...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

We liked the range of sizes and flavour combinations.enjoyed the 4 cheese Mac. Casual place to dine in or you can take away.they have containers if u don’t finish it and want to take rest home

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank coconut1234512345
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Was recommended this by a local and it didn't disappoint! Would recommend the 'sampler' to try out different types of mac and cheese.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jukie_68
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February 17, 2015|
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Response from stevenfmurray | Reviewed this property |
They have a variety of sizes to feed a variety of people.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2908
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-358-7917
  • E-mail
S'MAC (short for Sarita's Macaroni & Cheese) is an exciting eatery located in the heart of Manhattan's East Village. We opened our doors on June 24, 2006. We specialize in, you guessed it, Macaroni & Cheese! Our menu is simple yet delicious with a variety of "MACS" available. Come check us out -- you won't be disappointed! You can eat-in or take-out or cater your next party.
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