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Eats Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.EatsOnLex.com
  • Phone: (212) 396-3287
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 11:00pm; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Payment Options: Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American, Burgers
  • Executive Chef: Jeremy Spector
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Eats
Featuring fresh oysters, signature burgers and specialty martinis, this newly opened restaurant on the Upper East Side at Lex & 75th, 2 blocks south of the 77th St. stop on the 4 and 6 lines, 3 blocks east of Central Park and the Whitney Museum features the new American Cuisine. Restaurants serve Time Out NY’s Best New Burgers in NYC.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "We were looking for a casual brunch on a Monday. We liked the online menu at Eats so decided to try it. It was a little early for lunch for us and we were initially disappointed that their brunch menu is only available on weekends. There was an omelet on the menu which we both tried. It was delicious. We liked the menu selections for a later lunch and plan to return to this restaurant."
    Dined on 8/25/2014
  • "great kale salad and hamburger! servers are lovely!"
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "The waitstaff was ok. Very sweet, a new girl was training. However, the food was mediocre. Ordered the charcuterie, it was like going to the grocery store and buying packaged stuff. The oysters were not so great. My husband ordered the burger - which he liked but was not OMG great, I ordered the cornish hen which was also good but not great. Even though the girls were very sweet, the level of attentiveness was not there ie didn't offer us desert or coffee at end of meal, etc. Will I be rushing back - no."
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "We ordered drinks, French fries atop steamed mussels in a white wine broth, shrimp mac and cheese, kale Caesar salad, and strip steak that was grilled to perfection with creamy mashed potatoes and fresh grilled vegetables. I could not be pleased more. Everything was fantastic, from the service to the ambiance to the meal. They did not disappoint and we will visit again."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Great neighborhood spot on the upper east side with great window seating. You can enjoy watching the people pass by. Excellent burgers and tasty fries. Nice to have some Brussel sprouts substituted too if you prefer. The lamb burger is especially good and the accompanying fries seasoned perfectly. Lamb burger and a glass of wine make a nice meal anytime of day. Service was friendly and easy going yet very attentive."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "I had the fried oysters (house specialty). They were overcooked and greasy."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "love the burgers!! (and, of course, the irresistible fries) - and our waitress could not have been nicer"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "A nice alternative to Orsay - excellent kale salad and seared tuna/avocado sandwich. Prices great for the area!"
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Every dish I had here was very good! I had the Kale caesar which was super yummy and so huge i couldn't finish it! The Fig Cosmo was even better than the traditional cosmo...I plan to get a bottle of the liquor they used. The burger was super fatty which made it juicy and melt in your mouth. It almost tasted like there was foie gras in the caramelized onions....I ordered it rare, which in retrospect was probably a poor decision on my part as it didnt agree with me later that night. Thank god I made it home in time! If I were ever in the area again, I would totally come back. I would just order my burger a little more cooked."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Got oysters with groupon, amazing deal - really fresh food, good martinis and very lovely, attentive service."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Eats is a lovely little oasis on Lex. The food is tasty, the bartender rocks... Who could ask for anything more?"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "We had our usual. Steak burgers, salad, et . Good."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Tonight we tried the cauliflower appetizer, the mesculin and beet salad, roasted Brussels sprouts, Cornish hen entree and steak burger. My friend didn't like the Brussels sprouts side dish but enjoyed everything else. For dessert, he had the keylime tart. That was a bit expensive for a dessert but he enjoyed it. Our waiter, Andrew, was great."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "What a lovely evening to be sitting by their open windows enjoying a good meal with a friend. Another good evening at Eats."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Burger was great; seafood sampler was generous; oysters were particularly good, especially the Pacific coast ones; portions overall were generous and priced appropriately. The service was very attentive and made good recommendations about drinks and food choices. We were seated immediately and given the perfect table for two and had our water glasses refilled three times before even ordering (which was remarkable). Overall a great experience that I hope to repeat again soon."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "the service was excellent, my waitress was very friendly and attentive.the burger was delicious one of the best I've ever had right down the caramelized onions.the pop out windows made you feel like you were sitting outdoorsbut without the pedestrians walking right on top of you.I would definitely recommend going to this restaurant to others"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "We're here just about once a week. You must try their Kale pear salad. Healthful and refreshing in the Summer months. Steakburgers are juicy. It's lovely to sit near the open windows on a Summer night."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "This was my second visit to Eats. Both times the apps and drinks were outstanding but the mains were just adequate. I'd come again though because the apps were so good!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Everything was great, as usual. We sat by the open windows and enjoyed the Spring breeze."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We had our burgers and I had my kale pear salad with it. Always looking to see what others are eating. Someone had paella and it looked good. Allergic to shell fish, I can just wish I could eat it. All was good as usual."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We've passed EATS many times but had not stopped in. We bought a groupon for 2 dozen oysters and 2 drinks (including their full Martini list) for a very reasonable $39. They are open until 11PM so we decided to stop in after a movie on Tuesday night. We arrived at 9:30 and the dining room was reasonably attended. The oysters were fresh and briny and my wife particularly enjoyed her Cucumber Martini. I noticed a sign in the window behind us that EATS won a top place in a Best NY Burger contest so we decided to split one. It was really good- juicy and flavorful. I don't know that we'll consider EATS for a regular rotation for dinner but we definitely will for something more than a snack."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "I enjoyed eating at Eats. All the staff were nice. I had a great view of the street and the burger tasted good. Thank you."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "I took a friend who never ate here before and she loved it. We both had steak burgers and kale pear salad."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Two thumbs up for their Kale Pear Salad and their steakburgers. Their french fries are good too although I try to keep away from them. "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Nothing about this restaurant rocked my world. Average ambiance, food, service. Its ok but not out of this world."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Too noisy too salty. Why? I did get my opentable points so at least they are honest."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "I won't be surprised if this place goes out if business. The appetizers we had were bland (steak tartar and French onion soup). They were also the same price as entrees. We were eyeing the mac and cheese appetizer but when the waitress told us it's not even big enough to share, for $16 we decided to skip. The saving grace of the meal were the burgers. They were good (not great). The bun was nice and buttery. I got brussel sprouts as a side and they were soggy. The fries were ok. Overall, we will not be going back. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "to deliver quality food with an attentive wait staff."
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "should be 2.5 stars- really nothing special here at all- more like a diner than anything else- food ok but not more than that- too many choices to include this place in the mix"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "We both had our usual, the steak burgers. Everything was good as usual."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "An UES spot with all the vibe of downtown. Great mix of people all there for a good meal, good friends and good value. The menu will satisfy most fussy palates. The oysters (their specialty) are always fresh and fairly priced. Great bar and creative mixed drinks. Overall, a very satisfying night out in the nabe."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Very accommodating and good fare in a nice setting near the hospital"
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "I really wish this restaurant around the corner from where I live. The food was terrific and the service excellent. Will definitley return without a Groupon! "
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "We were drawn to Eats by the review of the burgers - and my burger did not disappoint. Simple but perfectly prepared, juicy, and flavorful. Fries were also among the best I have eaten. The menu otherwise looked great, too. My wife had the pumpkin gnocchi, which was wonderful. Everyone was friendly and the neighborhood atmosphere was easy and relatively quiet. Refreshing easy rock music (tired of the tech-no heard in a lot of similar restaurants these days)... OK - I'm over 50... This was a good cross between great food and easy going, casual atmosphere. The waiter was excellent - just the right amount of attention, friendly, informative. Will return next time in NYC."
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Everything was good. We love their burgers and the service was excellent. Only problem was a lady sitting behind us. Her voice was particularly loud and disturbing and, although there was no one else sitting near us, we could hardly hear each other speak."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "Good food, nice environment. We got to sit where we could basically be outside because all the windows opened up. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Mainly creative comfort food, moderately priced, and casual. Good for lunch, but crowded and noisy."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • " We were struck by the friendliness of the staff. Our Kale Caesars seemed freshly prepared, generous in size, and quite good. There are 3 varieties of burgers, steak, lamb and salmon. We both chose the steakburgers, and felt they were unusually good.The fries were worth the calories. True, we didn't test the kitchen with our selections, but it is always noteworthy when everything goes just fine."
    Dined on 4/28/2014
  • "We had the burger- very good; kale bisque soup, very good, although less salt would be better; gulf shrimp - very good; salmon burger, also good, and a kale pear salad that was large and good. Drinks were fine. Service was ok, although neglected to deliver a soup spoon with soup and had to ask 2x.Its a good choice if at frick or whitney - although whitney now moving."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "What struck me the most was our service. Our server had the amazing talent of understanding exactly when to approach a table. She wasn't there too often and she wasn't there too seldom. A girlfriend and I were there until they almost closed and she never hurried us out. The food was a tasty and the drinks were delicious!"
    Dined on 4/25/2014