Eatery
Eatery

Eatery

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.eaterynyc.com/
  • Phone: 2127657080x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm,
    Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am - 3:45pm

    Dinner: Sunday - Monday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 1:00am

  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Global, International
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 53rd Street
  • Public Transit: The 1 & 9 A,C,B,D at 59Th St and 8th Ave. The C,E at 50Th street and 8th Ave.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking lots are very close one on 52nd Street BTW 8th and 9th ave as well as some street parking.
A word from Eatery
Eatery
Zagat 2013
Ratings & Review

FOOD-22 DECOR-17 SERVICE-19 COST-$34


"Comfort food with a trendy twist" is the calling card of this Hell's Kitchen American where the mid-priced chow arrives in "minimalist"' "diner-chic" digs; "be-seen" types like the "gay-friendly" people-watching and tolerate the high-volume "hustle and bustle"
as rated in the 2013 New York City Restaurants Guide-
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Eatery reviews from OpenTable diners
140 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food4
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance3.6
    Noise LevelModerate
85% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for brunch (73)neighborhood gem (62)fit for foodies (44)great for lunch (43)good for groups (27)great for outdoor dining (24)hot spot (14)kid-friendly (10)late-night find (10)special occasion (8)vibrant bar scene (3)romantic (3)notable wine list (2)Show More
  • Diappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We made a reservation, and although walk in we're being seated. We were seated at a table crowded near the next table although there was available seating near the window, which looked much more comfortable . Had coffee with lipstick on the cup, waited too long for it to be replaced, and because we sat so close to the next table it was deposited on their table. We will never return
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  • Improve hosting
    Artly
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    In a nice corner of Hell's Kitchen with dimmed lights and candles a rather cold reception and glacial Cerberus dog hosting those whom have dared (?) to make a reservation... I asked to be seated on the terrace and a " first arrived first served" was the sharp answer. Then after being seated in a corner table, we had to face to an impossible choice of wines... and a server shaking the bottle of a fine red Malbec before serving ! Food was fair, defenitely overloaded with lipids, impossible to finish the "house burger" so dry and with a huge bread covering the whole with no vegetables or fresh salad... luckily the few muscular customers were nice to stare at. No Eatery for me for long time specially for my birthday !
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    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Review below
    redhedgirlVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Service was extremely slow; one waiter took our drink order and then never returned; had to hail down another waiter to help. His name was Ron and he was GREAT!!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GREAT dinner!
    essjaebeeVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Food was delicious, I had short rib mac&cheese, yum! Staff was wonderful, whole experience ****
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Could be more kid-friendly
    sharonVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    I went for brunch with a group of 5, including my 6 year old cousin. They had a regular kids' menu, but nothing on it was brunch or breakfast food, so we struggled to find something the picky eater would want. Additionally, they completely forgot to brink one of our drinks, and it was hard to get someone's attention to remind them, despite the restaurant not being that full. The food was excellent as usual though!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Rosielulu
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Everything is yummy here! Always busy, but waitstaff great. Great place for brunch!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love this restaurant!
    MarilynIz
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Every time I come to New York I have to have at least one meal here! Love the food and the bar is great too!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • solid eats at the eatery
    hungrymanVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    We had family in from out of town staying at the Hilton. This was a short walk toward restaurant alley and worth the short walk. The waiter was very friendly and helpful with selections. The apps were mixed in my opinion but all tasty. The entrees were all as expected and I would say good eats for the value. The décor is very simple unless you are eating outside (only for smaller groups 2 or 4). The bar looked very small but the drinks we order for the table were excellent. Overall a very solid experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Brunch spot
    Nope
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    We met a friend for brunch and had a really great meal. A panini, a turkey burger, and lemon ricotta pancakes all turned out well. My Maker's Mark Arnold Palmer was delicious as well. Only gripe was that service could have been a bit more attentive, but nothing too awful. Would go back in the future!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Table in the back
    UWSfoodie
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    I have been to the Eatery many times, however, I did find it to be very loud. This time, we were offered a table in the rear, which I did not know existed! It was perfect. We had a hamburger, which was wonderful, and salads, which were very good.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot
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  • Added to my short list
    BakerTravels
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Joined 2 friends for brunch this weekend upon a recommendation. Service was awesome. I had to wait for two and the bartender came around to offer me water while I waited. Classy touch. Our waiter could answer all questions on the menu and joked about being on the hook if I was disappointed. Food came, we all loved our meal. Try the Ricotta Pancakes, they rock!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yum!
    pickykid680
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We had diverse food needs in our group and everyone was accommodated with the yummy and reasonably priced food offered at Eatery. Special requests were handled with no problem. The free rice chips are AMAZING and should be packaged and sold!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • RN
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Food took forever. It was cold when we got it. The waiter was nice but overall not a great experience. I don't foresee ever going back or recommending :/
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  • Great Brunch
    NickyTheRoad
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    I had an omelette with smoked mozzarella and sausage (with sun-dried tomatoes and garlic). Great flavor combination. Wife had lemon ricotta pancakes - also wonderful. We started with the Beignets - Served with Blackberry Compote and Powdered Sugar. Service was great - our waiter Abe was really informative, friendly and just the right amount of attention to our needs.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Mac & cheese
    Mylene
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    You HAVE TO get their Mac & Jack (add some bacon), it's the best. I also had the summer salad, which was delicious and fresh. The waiters are so nice, so pleasant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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  • nice menu, energetic vibe
    cynashVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    have been here many times and enjoyed. they have a nice broad menu and it's especially good for lunch and brunch. Not the best food ever, but reliable and tasty. this place is super-noisy though so don't go to Eatery for an intimate conversation!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always Happy at Eatery
    picky2
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    The Eatery has consistently good food and upbeat and efficient service. Their fish dishes are fresh and beautifully prepared, the Mac and Cheese is great comfort food, and their salads are crisp and flavorful. They will also work to get your meal to you in time for a nearby Broadway show. We've always had a great experience there with wonderful service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always consistent
    SurprisemeVIP
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Thank you for another wonderful dining experience. I've been to the Eatery many times in the past and the food quality and service are always awesome and consistent. Whatever your secret formula is it works like a charm. I tell everyone I know to pay a visit to the Eatery. I booked a reservation for three picky people and they ALL loved my selection. Thanks for making me look good. I'm looking forward to my next visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved the mac n cheese
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    We tried several dishes and fell in love with the mac n cheese. Wine and beer menu was accessible. Kid friendly atmosphere. Quick service.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love this place!
    sharonVIP
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    I love that Eatery has so many options, and want to keep coming back to try something else! The drinks, food, and service at brunch were great, and now we live in the neighborhood, so we'll definitely be back for dinner.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pre-theatre dinner
    yummy
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Great spot for dinner before theatre! We liked the food , drinks and service!
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So disappointed
    Luvurlife75
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    I was greatly anticipating to eat at the Eatery, so much to the fact I had it as one of my restaurants to dine at while visiting NYC. After ordering food for a party of 8 people, my family & I waited over an hour & 10 mins for our food, with the restaurant less than half full of other customers. We spoke with the manager & inquired what was taking so long & he said he didn't realized we had ordered food, apologized, & walked to the kitchen to check on our order. To make matters worse, the manager did in fact know we didn't order because he stood less than 5 ft from our table at the hostess stand. My family finally received their food but my French Toast was missing from the order & finally arrived an hour & 30 mins after I ordered it!
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    great for brunch
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  • Okay...
    foodsnob
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    I chose this spot for a girls' brunch, because it was mid-way for everyone, but it was difficult for us to continue our brunch for too long. The music was so loud that everyone had to speak over each other, and because everyone was speaking over each other, you really had to concentrate on your conversations and repeat ourselves multiple times. We had to leave as soon as we were finished with our brunch because we were just getting a headache. The food was good, but it's nothing special in NYC.
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    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I miss the chicken chili
    travellingcariVIP
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    and the usually decent turkey burger was dried out. Not sure what was up -- the restaurant is usually a winner but it was a let down this time. They were also out of edamame and hummus.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Watermelon Cocktail Madness
    InWalkedWayne
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    Admittedly, I go to and refer others to go to EATERY mostly in the summertime for their Watermelon Martinis and Watermelon Margaritas. They're very refreshing and the place has a good vibe. The servers are always on point, too, and very well-trained.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Eatery
    Foodie
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    Food and service was very good. Tables are very close together so we had to talk over diners sitting on both sides of us. Luckily the weather was nice because we had to wait outside for our table...there was no place to wait inside without crowding diners already seated.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • How can you screw up an omelette?
    mangezbienVIP
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    Food was mediocre - I ordered an omelette with spinach and cheese that was completely tasteless. My friend had poached eggs that were inedible. Not sure how it's possible to make simple egg dishes that are flavorless or inedible, but they were. Lot's of great choices in the neighborhood, so just pass this place by.
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  • Just Good Pre-Theater Matinee Food
    FrequentBruncherVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Coming into the city for pre and post-theater dining can get expensive. Rushing through lunches are costlier per minute than dinner. That was till I found the Eatery this past weekend. Our reservation was honored on time, the service was well-paced, the food very good, and the prices reasonable. I almost aLways ask the name of the server, but this time I forgot. I would have wanted to give him a shout-out because he was one of the nicest and best waiters ever. I look forward to going there again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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  • Poor Food Poor Service
    jem2234
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Poor service. Food did not come out right. The chicken was dry and the fish tacos were average at best. I'd give the food one star but one person enjoyed the burger. In general the food was of lackluster quality. All in all I would never return and inform anyone who listens to avoid this place at all costs. Way to many good restaurants in that neighborhood to waste time here. Will be putting up a Yelp review about this as well.
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  • Pleasant, Nothing Special
    jordon50VIP
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    I live in the neighborhood and have gone a half dozen times, each time hoping that the food and drink might go up a notch. They never do. If you're more interested in a fun, noisy environment than food, this place will do. Brunch drinks need work--when will bartenders learn how to make a real Bloody Mary? P.S. If I have to recommend anything, go for the salads.
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  • Great find
    PABLO
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    Loved this neighborhood find. Great food .Great service. The food came very promptly. Many of the dishes could be shared. Would go back again.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food great service questionable
    NYVisitorVIP
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    I have been here many times given closeness to where I live and reliable fare. This last time the service was chaotic, slow and disappointing. It was unclear who was our server and we kept having long delays before getting the next course or the check. This needs to be looked at because this is the kind of restaurant in which you expect pretty seamless service and, if you don't get that, it may just not be worth going back to
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  • Neighborhood Gem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We eat here often, but, mostly when we can get a table outside: gets very noisy indoors. The menu is diverse and food consistently good -
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous food & service
    daeh5
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Our waiter Frank was charming and attentive. Every dish that came out was better than the one before. Great choices for vegetarians and the flavors were terrific. Looking forward to coming back without the kids!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food...too much noise
    MollyZoe
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    We loved the variety offered and the food we ordered but the noise level made it unpleasant. I know that the acoustics of a place is a given but is there really a need to pump loud music into an already noisy environment causing patrons to vibrate in their chairs and shout even louder to be heard on at Saturday at noon?
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    great for brunch, fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Neighborhood staple
    JbnycVIP
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    Always reliable and good for any occasion. Service is impeccable.
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    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brunch
    Moonshine
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    We enjoyed a great brunch. There are lots of unique and healthy options, although the cornflake crusted French toast was yummy!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The worse service...
    WellfedVIP
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    It's always hard to know if someone's just having a bad day... but the likelihood every single member of the staff is in a fowl mood is pretty indicative of a systemic management issue. even though the place wasn't very busy, our waiter was constantly pushy for us to order. The guy serving us water, spilled half a glass on us, and just turned away and kept going, leaving us to wipe it down, and then having to feel bad about asking for a dry napkin. The lag time between ordering a drink and actually getting it was close to 20 minutes (and that's not counting getting the wrong drink delivered, and then the waiting arguing with a fake smile that it was our fault and not his). Props to the kirchen, the food was pretty darn good!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Our pre theatre go to
    FOODMOMVIP
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    This was our 3rd time at eatery and it never disappoints. Good is great at reasonable prices - love their homemade white sangria !!!
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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  • Disappointing
    neveragain
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    The sound level was beyond high. The food was average to below.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic