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53rd & 6th Halal

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w53rd Street & 6th Ave., New York City, NY 10019
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Today
19:00 - 04:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 19:00 - 04:00
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 05:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beware! These guys yell at you to order quickly and pay and get the hell outta their way. In doing so, we paid for sandwich($5), combo($7), and drink ($2) which totals $14. We paid with a $20 and was given $1.00 back. They yelled for us to move forward and we tried to explain that they owe $5 more dollars.... More 

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Thank HappyTrails1984
Exeter, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kept walking past long queue for this. Locals including police so thought must be good. Tried out one evening and was not disappointed. For 5 or 7 dollars can be very filled and tasted good. Cheap alternative to some pricey restaurants.

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Thank devmh
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food standard is same since long but food portions varies everytime you go there. Not a bad option if you want to fill your belly in $6 but most of the times guys there are little rude. Chicken has no taste and chilli sauce is too hot, so careful if ordering chicken.

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Thank nazeef k
Sydney, Australia
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764 reviews
475 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended to us by Famous Fat Dave, we weren't disappointed. Lamb, chicken wraps, sauce were all really good.

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Thank Riddoch88
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We get food from here every time we're in the city, sometimes more than once. It's the only place across multiple trips that we've been to several times. You just can't beat a $5 gyro or $7 rice dish. Tastes delicious and super fresh. Worth waiting in line for it!

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Thank striker1064
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Cheap eats and so delicious! We were lucky and only had 2 people in line in front of us, this is not usually the case, they are very popular and easily have 20 people in line at any given time. But don't be discouraged, the line goes fairly quickly. The Gyro was fantastic as was the bowl, which is pretty... More 

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Thank Crazymotherof2
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Beware of the Halal guys @53rd and 6th...I was there with family yesterday. I ordered Lamb and rice combo. I got a little concerned when I heard the guy who took our order telling his cooks at the cart to prepare Beef with rice. I corrected him that I dont eat beef and want lamb and he said yes..yes Lamb.... More 

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Thank Raja B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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184 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

If you visit NYC, you MUST go get a $5 lamb Gyro. Get the white sauce, lettuce & tomatoes and mild spice for just a touch of heat.

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Thank MeAndVerusBlue
London England
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568 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

You'll see that I previously left a review titled "The best $6.00 ever spent" so with inflation it was fitting to go back, eat and then leave another review called "The best $10.00 ever spent" Everything is still exactly as it was in terms of the experience. The chicken gyro is absolutely delicious, the portions are huge and will defeat... More 

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Thank Preyom
San Antonio, TX
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had the gyro and the falafel. The gyro was excellent, the falafel a little dry, but everything was fresh and hot and the line wasn't bad at all. We ate at the LOVE artwork right next to it. I will reiterate what I read here before going, the hot sauce is ridiculously hot, like habanero hot, and I love... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Fast food, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 04:00
Monday
19:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 04:00
Thursday
19:00 - 04:00
Friday
19:00 - 05:30
Saturday
19:00 - 05:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: w53rd Street & 6th Ave., New York City, NY 10019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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