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About Local 92

Local 92 is a unique gem tucked away in NYC’s East Village, serving and specializing in fresh, locally sourced Israeli dishes made using the finest of herbs and ingredients. We love to support local businesses, especially breweries and wineries, which you will find in our full stocked bar with a menu produced by the best mixologists in New York City. We are always searching for ways to improve our dishes and your dining experience with us. Our dishes are based on family recipes, passed down through the generations. From dishes like our famous hummus that is "worth eating right off the spoon" to our happy hour specials, you will not be disappointed. Whether you are a meat lover, vegan, or vegetarian, we promise you will find something you’ll love in our rustic & unique restaurant that we call home. Mazel tov!

92 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10003
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Mediterranean, Israeli, Tapas / Small Plates

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 12pm - 12am
Saturday - Sunday: 11am - 11:45pm

Cross Street:
5th and 6th Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 432-2232

Website:
http://www.local92nyc.com/

Entertainment:
Open Mic every monday 9:00pm - 12:00pm.

Catering:
We would be happy to cater your company, personal and/or special events! We will work with you to bring your vision to reality from the menu to the delivery process. Please note pick-up and delivery are available upon request. For more information, contact info@local92nyc.com to place your catering order with us now.

Public Transit:
6 train to Astor Place
F train to 2nd Avenue (lower east side)

Executive Chef:
Shai Zvibak

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Join us for birthday celebrations, holiday dinners, anniversaries, and more! Our private back room can seat up to 30 friends and family members of yours. Our main dining area can seat up to 60. Give us a call right now to book your special event. Tell us what you want and we will get it done.

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

The holidays are meant to be filled with great food, good drinks, and even better company. Luckily, you can find that with us. In the spirit of Christmas, we will be serving you a three course prix fixe meal for an amazing price of only $45. Let's rock around the Christmas tree together!

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

Great company, food, and drinks make Christmas even better. This year, we have a present for you, your friends & your family. For $45, you will get an amazing Mediterranean inspired three course prix fixe meal. With twists on classic favorites, it will be a meal to remember.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

You should be ringing 2018 in the right way. This year we are offering you a prix fixe meal with a compliment champagne toast for only $65 dollars, making it one of the best NYE deals you will find not only in the East Village, but in all of NYC. Add some Mediterranean flare to your New Year's now.

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Private Dining

Visit our cozy, candlelit private dining room for an unforgettable evening! Our rustic decor and brick walls create an intimate, but welcoming, setting for any event or celebration. We can accommodate 70 people standing or 40 sitting and our attentive staff are available to answer any questions.

Local 92 Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

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4.1

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4.3

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4.1

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Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (5)
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Creative Cuisine (2)
Fun (2)
Healthy (2)
Romantic (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 21, 2015

I love its location and they have great outdoor seating come spring, but the food seems to be an afterthought. Hummus and pita bread is fantastic, but bigger dishes disappoint. stale sliders, droopy asparagus, rubbery calamari... and the service was terrible. A man who brought EVERYTHING together (a total pet peeve) so that most gets cold, and no room on the table..and when dishes went back not eaten, he didn't seemed concerned at all. nice decor though.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 30, 2015

I was really excited to come across both the excellent reviews and restaurant description for Local 92 - local ingredients, good for vegans, vegetarians, meat eaters alike and they work to help local animal shelters?! Pretty great and definitely a business Id like to support (and perhaps would try again for these reasons...perhaps). My partner did enjoy his entree quite a bit - he got the shakshuka with the cheese like topping and challah bread. It did look great. I was just pretty disappointed with their vegan options for a restaurant claiming to cater to vegans - even stating it on their menu. For starters - they don't specifically note which items on their menu are vegan or can be made vegan and when I asked the server she acted a bit surprised and had to confirm several things. The choices are some salads (server said all though that's not actually the case), hummus with vegetables instead of pita, and falafel and they had a vegan couscous special. The falafel was truly the worst I've ever had - I couldn't taste any seasoning, herbs or flavor in general. Just grease. The vegan couscous was also not what I was expecting - for one it said Israeli couscous which it was not. It was just really very very savory - spices made it difficult to eat for an entire entree. My partner couldn't take more than one bite. The three stars are for my partners good meal, the ambiance and the hummus which was very good but not the best in the world. Overall my comments are not to criticize but critique that if you say you cater to vegans - you actually should and you should do it well.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 25, 2015

what a great place i local92 very welcoming with a great stuff and food well done cocktails,appetizers and entrees
highly recommended!!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2014

we loved the various middle eastern dishes and atmosphere. great waitress and cocktails, too. will be back!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2014

we chose local 92 to Celebrate NYE it was a good choice because from past experience NYE in restaurant can be disappointment but they really play a good roll over here with excellent food and memorable cocktails, this place is highly recommended

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 22, 2014

Im eating in local 92 at list once a week its beautiful place, great to come with a date or just with friends.
Food 5 stars for reasonable prices i call it a good taste from Israel
They have a privet beck room for big party's groups from 10 and more
Probably go there next week as well
Highly recommended !!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 9, 2014

2nd time in this place in a week always great food and 5star service
they change the menu and the new stuff on the menu are delicious. try the chef specials !!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 17, 2014

The food and service was excellent! Will be back. Shi was a sweetheart!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 14, 2014

When I think Israel I think local 92 five star service excellent food perfect location we decorate outdoor seating I went there last week with my wife and we cannot stop eating the food be so great from the Hummus till the desert excellent cocktails and then put love in to them can't wait to go back, highly recommended

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 3, 2014

The host was super friendly and welcoming! We were a group of 18 people and they welcomed each and everyone of us. They really did make it a great night for me!

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 9, 2014

Great find in the East Village. Great for going with a small group and sharing small plates.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 23, 2014

Good meditteranean mix of flavors, ample seating out on 2nd Avenue, a little too noisy to eat inside.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 27, 2014

Was looking for a first date option. This place has the ambience plus incredible food -- way better than I could have expected. I was very impressed and have already recommended it to friends and family. Prices are higher than I would normally spend, but they're worth it. Even an item as simple as the pickle appetizer is amazing.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 10, 2014

Chose to take a few girlfriends here and was not disappointed. Our server was fun and suggested some great dishes. Loved the freshly made pita bread too!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 10, 2014

Just giving the menu a glance did not do justice to the variety and excellence of the dishes. Everything was delicious. We took suggestions and shared 2 plates to begin and followed with soup, salads and other main dishes. Wine suggestion was also quite good. There was some confusion with the waiter because one of our party had to leave and another friend slipped in at a time when the restaurant got busy.
We ended up being rushed at the end since we were going to a performance but it seemed there might not have been enough servers. When the restaurant got crowded it got quite noisy which is to be expected. However they turned the music up so loud we could barely communicate.
Good prices and wonderful food!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 9, 2014

Found this spot on OpenTable and after some research decided to give it a try. I made a reservation for six, but two friends had to bail, and Local 92 was accommodating, moving us to a smaller table without a problem. The service was a little awkward and slow, but we were in no rush, so it was actually fitting. We started with drinks (tasty!), the classic hummus, and classic shakshuka. Both were delicious and filling. The pita bread was awesome, too. For our entrees, we got the tuna pizza, quinoa salad, another salad (can't remember the name), and the falafel plate. Everyone was satisfied. Good little spot, and great hummus!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 9, 2014

Went with my parents who live abroad. I wanted to have them experience a new cuisine. Also we were 2 blocks from the theater where we saw STOMP.
Food was outstanding, so was the service. Very friendly staff, explaining all the nuisances of Mediterranean food.
We dined early (at about 7:00pm) so the noise was minimal.
Great experience. I'll return for the food! (The hummus was incredibly fresh and tasty, prepared a couple of hours prior...).

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 4, 2014

There is *way* better Mediterranean‎/Middle Eastern/Israeli in this city. The place was so loud the server couldn't understand us, and he didn't seem to really care. The food was oily and overpriced for what it is. The bartender butchered my sazerac. I did like the hummus though, and the falafel was ok (but way too small).

Tags: Good for Groups
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 3, 2014

Our waitress was very helpful in explaining the dishes, the wines and very accommodating.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 29, 2014

I brought my 15 year old for a "night out" with mom. Great time, great food, great energy! We had a terrific time.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 27, 2014

Have been here 3 times now and I love it . Went with 3 friends atmosphere was nice and relaxed, food was amazing we had a bunch of appetizers ,loved the beef hummus and cauliflower popcorn . Server Justin was very friendly and chocolate cheesecake was the perfect end to a great dinner .I will definitely be back soon.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (San Antonio)·Dined on March 8, 2014

good food and reasonable! Drinks selection a bit limited no decaf and no iced tea - bj

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on March 6, 2014

Very nice spot with great Israeli inspired cuisine. Good hummus. Everything we ordered was delicious. Service was slow but friendly.

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 28, 2014

Third time back, always love coming here for the shakshuka. They have an extensive and well priced menu that offers a unique twist on Middle Eastern specialities. Definitely recommend this

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 21, 2014

A terrific place to take a date or catch up with a friend. The staff was extremely friendly, the food well-prepared, and prices extremely reasonable.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 20, 2014

Great happy hour, fair prices, yummy hummus and genuinely kind waitstaff made for a great spur of the moment date spot! Definitely coming back in the near future.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 16, 2014

Delicious authentic Israeli food and a great atmosphere.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 16, 2014

Nice atmosphere. Service was slow even though few people were at the restaurant. Waiter was not very nice. Would recommend restaurant because of the hummus, which was delicious.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 14, 2014

feesh real fresh. avocado salad good too.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 14, 2014

Goat cheese tortilla and Hummus plate were very good but the filet mignon and lobster ravioli were not very good.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 29, 2014

No complaints at all, enjoyed our time, and the server went out of his way to ensure we had a good time. Much appreciated by my girlfriend and I. People should go here and make sure they stick around, was very slow on the weeknight we went.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 24, 2014

Really delish but a bit salty. A lot of great options for vegetarians and vegans and meat eaters alike!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2013

Went to Local 92 for their NYE event and we had an amazing experience. The age range of my party was between 5 yrs to 50 yrs and we all really enjoyed every part of the party. I ordered the asparagus salad appetizer, the lamb entree and a banana dessert, and i have to say that i cleaned the 3 plates because it was so delicious. The servers are charming, knowledgeable and very attentive. Even though it was a special event the atmosphere did not feel crowded and the staff was very prepared and organized. I will definitely come back and will recommend to a friend.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2013

Excellent food and outstanding service

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2013

We made a reservation at Local 92 for a late Christmas day lunch. We had an incredible experience. The service was attentive and speedy. The food was phenomenal. The hanger steak took the prize for best dish. But we all agreed we could've just gone in and ordered the hummus and pita. Some of the best homemade hummus of all time. We'll absolutely be back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 2, 2013

We are extremely happy about this awesome find.
Everything from the food to the ambiance was really incredible. After my last trip in Israel I had some serious problem on finding the perfect place to enjoy some authentic Israeli food in NYC. The attention on the quality of the ingredients, the friendliness of the staff, the cosiness of the environment made us think right away of a similar night we had in Tel Aviv!

Try the popcorn cauliflower and the fresh mozzarella basket, the slowly cooked lamb shank is to die for.
we will be back and we will recommend to all our friends!...(we also booked for their $65 NYE package)

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 28, 2013

A great addition to the neighborhood. Delicious and beautifully prepared Middle Eastern fare.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 25, 2013

love this drink.. don't care if its 2 below out. and all is delicious and very shareable.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 6, 2013

Really cute neighborhood spot with a big menu and selection of Middle Eastern dishes

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 27, 2013

Local 92 had a great menu--there were so many seemingly delicious options. I ended up getting a falafel plate (the combination of falafel, hummus, pita, and Israeli salad) and shared popcorn cauliflower and the carrot salad with two other people. I was there for my sister's bachelorette party. We had a group of 14, and I was impressed with the quality of the service, especially dealing with such a large group. Everybody loved the food.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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