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Almayass

4.6
939 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Mediterranean
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  • Authentic
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good Vegetarian Options
We are proud to introduce a distinguished culinary experience to the refined palates of New York City with the infusion of authentic Lebanese cuisine and the exotic flavors of traditional Armenian dishes.

We are located in New York City’s bustling Flatiron district boasting a large dining room with a separate bar and lounge area available for Private Dining events.

The story of Almayass began in Beirut in 1996 by the Alexandrian family, third generation Armenians, who had a passion to share and serve their culinary delights. Ever since, the restaurant has come to the attention of The NY Times, New York Magazine, Food & Wine Magazine, LA Times and many other international publications as a ‘must go’ destination for an Armenian-Lebanese dining experience. The restaurant continues to feature in the Michelin Guide, for a streak of 6 consecutive years, and has additional locations in Riyadh, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait City, Doha (at The Pearl) and Dubai, Downtown.

Reservations are recommended.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Mediterranean, Lebanese, Middle Eastern
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Hours of operation
Lunch
Daily 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Wed, Sun 5:30 pm–10:30 pm
Thu–Sat 5:30 pm–11:00 pm
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Phone number
(212) 473-3100
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Varak Alexandrian
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Catering
We offer Catering options of any party size. Please feel free to e-mail us at Mario.Arakelian@almayassnyc.com for more information and a personalized proposal.
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Cross street
Broadway and Park Avenue South
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Parking details
Two Public Lots adjacent to the restaurant
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Public transit
4, 5, 6, N, R or L to 14th Street Union Square or 6 to 23rd Street at Park Avenue
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Special events & promotions
Private events and full restaurant buy out options are available. Please inquire for more information.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

We offer the Main Dining room and the Private Dining room as options for Private events. The Main Dining room has a seating capacity of 110 guests, whereas the Private Dining room can accommodate 40 seated and 95 standing. We are able to customize a variety of Dining packages, varying from sit-down lunches/dinners to cocktail and canape receptions to entire Restaurant buy-outs both for social or corporate gatherings. Please feel free to e-mail us at Mario.Arakelian@almayassnyc.com for more information and a personalized proposal.

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Sun 1:00PM - 2:00PM 5:30PM - 5:45PM 9:15PM - 10:00PM
Mon - Wed 5:30PM - 5:45PM 9:15PM - 10:00PM
Thu - Fri 5:30PM - 5:45PM 9:30PM - 10:30PM
Sat 1:00PM - 2:00PM 5:30PM - 5:45PM 9:30PM - 10:30PM

What 939 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.5
ambience
4.2
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipAnamaria (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Great Mediterranean food and great service. They are incredibly nice/polite and it’s a pleasure to go there. Try their hummus with pine nuts - the mix between smooth and crunchy is perfect!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Outstanding menu. Excellent service. Very much enjoyed our evening. Delicious.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Highly recommend the Ossmalieh Almayass Dessert; A++

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vipRRoyal (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

We went here for Valentine's Dinner and the experience was simply outstanding. The restaurant was buzzing with great ambience and the interior decoration is stunning.
They had a 4-course pre-set menu which offered substantial portions and great variety. The menu was paired with a glass of wine (I think from Armenia) and it drank perfectly well with the cuisine. Everything was so carefully prepared and of high quality.
The level of hospitality and service at Almayass always impresses. By far this is the most superior Mid-Eastern dining experience in New York.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Surprisingly excellent

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MSFinn (New York Area)
2.0  Dined 6 days ago

They decided to have a pri fixe for Valentines Day. The choices they offered were below par. I've eaten here twice with flavorful food. I think they chose inexpensive meals for a costly night (if you aren't getting tasty food.) Everything was bland. My lamb off the bone on rice had no seasoning, and the sauce they brought out was broth that you cook with!! No flavor!! Also they didn't have 1 seafood choice as an appetizer or a main course. It was just very disappointing.

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vipJeffM (New York Area)
2.0  Dined 6 days ago

Very Disappointing. Took my husband and his Mom here for Valentine's Day - the menu was $110 prixe fixe - which would have been fine if the food was on par with the Almayass of the past. However, on this occasion, our entrees were dry, overcooked, and bland. Obviously batch-cooked earlier in the day and kept warm. Service was slow (it was an hour before we received our entrees). They messed up our appetizer order, and they sat us at a table in the very back of the restaurant up against a wall and next to a bussing station. Not what I expect for $500.00 I get it, it's Valentine's Day, staff is overworked, people overstay at their tables, etc. but the restaurant was half-empty and we still got warmed-over food and bad service. We used to love Almayass - the food was flavorful and the service was top-notch. It seems to have gone downhill. I hope this train-wreck experience was due to bad planning for Valentine's Day on the part of the management and chef, and not indicative of the state of the restaurant in 2018. My advice is do NOT go here for a holiday or special occasion, you will be disappointed and the hefty price tag will add insult to injury.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

I really like the place and the food was delicious, but I think is kind of over priced. The place is nice, service is great and the vibe of the restaurant is cool!
Very recommend

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

I was worried because the restaurant was barely half full on the night that we went. But I shouldn’t have been! The service was terrific, with a server helping us navigate a new cuisine experience. Everything we ate was delicious.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Amazing interesting food. Best with a group so you can try lots of different dishes.

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mbl3772 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Sticking to the Armenian fare, everything was beyond delicious, and accompanied by attentive and friendly service. The place itself is gorgeous.

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vipDiegoZ (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

We tried Almayass for a weekend dinner and we liked it
Food is good and service is excellent
Based on our experience It can get a little loud but we probably just had very rude tables next to us
It’s slightly pricey for what you get but definitely worth trying

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Awesome , really an excellent restaurant

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RaviS (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Amazing and authentic food. Great cocktails too.

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Patrick (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

The food and ambiance are great. Servers are really attentive which made our dinner relaxing. Overall, this is a very nice restaurant that I will recommend to my friends.

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