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54 Prince St, New York City, NY 10012-3309
+1 212-226-8877
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11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 23:00
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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We're visiting from UK and wanted somewhere quick and easy for dinner. This ticked the boxes. A tiny place, best for takeout really, but the 3 of us squeezed around a small table. The pasta was tasty and made with a proper cheese sauce, not the orange gloop. Portion sizes were great - small was ideal for our child -... More 

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Space is EXTREMELY limited even for NYC standards. Waited for over 30 minutes for our order (1 med mac lobsta & 1 med cheeseburger mac). Majority of the time was spent standing as there was nowhere to sit. Took the food to go, it stayed hot all the way back to Chelsea, and it was delicious. Next time I'll order... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I was watching the travel channel in my hotel room and there was a review of restaurants serving cheese items. As my business was taking me in the same district the day after, I decided to try the Macbar. It was a cold day and I needed comfort food. I went there around 2:30PM and while there was a constant... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I love a good mac & cheese and have been to some of the other mac joints around NYC, and was excited to try this one. First, I found the portion sizes to be pretty small compared to the price. The food was good, but not amazing. Dissapointed.

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Thank Kathy S
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

we were sitting in hotel room watching food channel when this place got reviewed, you always see these places on TV and all looks so good, so all of a sudden we are few blocks away and it did not dissapoitnt,tourists we obviously don't know Manhattan and all these cool places are hidden treasures, you have to know where you... More 

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Thank Alexandra M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The most disrespectful place ever! I waited almost 1 hour for a simple mac & cheese. I would never recommend this place.

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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277 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This restaurant has taken the mac&cheese to new level. We saw the restaurant in a tv show and decide to go and taste it. the Mac&cheese with lobster was delicious so was the one with cheeseburger and the carbonara. The space is small but they do take outs and delivery.

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Thank luis g
Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The Mac and Cheese (Lobster) is awesome and the stuff very friendly. I sat at the bar and although the restaurant was full, the waiting time was very short. The stuff is very attentive. The prices are fair compared to other locations in New York. I can definetely recommand this restaurant.

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Thank ficcusblatt
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I made it a point to visit Mac Bar, because his sister raved about it to us. Personally, Mac and Cheese is my all time favorite food and Mac Bar definitely did not disappoint. There aren't a whole lot of options, but there are enough for meat eaters, pescatarians, and vegetarians to be able to find something... More 

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Thank Anita D
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Saw this restaurant on the Travel Channel several years ago and put it on my "must eat" list for when I was NYC. Found it with no problems, and it was so delicious! My only complaint is they didn't list onions in the description of the mac stroganoff, and there were chives all throughout and on top. My Mom has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Prince St, New York City, NY 10012-3309
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Nolita
  • Neighbourhood: Nolita
  • Phone Number: +1 212-226-8877

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Nolita

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Nolita
Despite being just off of busy Houston Street, Nolita maintains a low-key vibe that makes it a pleasant retreat in the heart of lower Manhattan. Short for “North of Little Italy,” Nolita was once considered to be part of Little Italy. Today, the neighbourhood is popular with young fashionistas popping in and out of the chic independent boutiques that line Mulberry, Mott and Elizabeth Streets. In addition to shopping, there are cozy restaurants and sidewalk cafes serving everything from new-school Italian food to the world-famous cronuts. While small in size (Nolita stretches just a few blocks in each direction), it’s a great neighbourhood to spend an afternoon people watching, window-shopping, and grabbing a bite to eat.
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