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Omar's Kitchen & Bakery

154 E 55th St, New York City, NY 10022-4513
+1 212-207-8302
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (15 reviews)
“baklava” (8 reviews)
“shawarma” (17 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
154 E 55th St, New York City, NY 10022-4513
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, excellent Turkish eggplant, baklava was *not* soaked in honey syrup making the nutty flavor come through. A real find!

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We were in NYC for 27 days and ate at restaurants every day. Omar's was so good we went back for a second visit. Best food of this type we have ever had and we are serious foodies. The hummus is leagues ahead of its...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Long line of people waiting but the staff are fast and efficient so waiting time was minimal. The chicken shawarma Hummus and Greek salad plate to take out was truly delicious the chicken was coated in a mix of middle eastern spices which just makes...More

1  Thank Millgreen107
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Went in on a Friday night around 7. Maybe half filled. Within the hour it was packed and the carryout line was out the door. Prices were reasonable with most dinners less than $15. incl salad, hummus or other side dish. Smallish menu but certainly...More

Thank travelerdebBaltimore
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I was visiting NYC & staying at the Carvi Hotel (next door). I walked by & the queue was out of the door, which peaked my interest. The food was amazing. The garlic sauce & spicy one should be bottled & sold! Only downside is...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 8 December 2017

My friends took me to Omar's this week; incredibly busy restaurant with customers taking out orders and eating in, AMAZING food, inexpensive, wonderful owner (Omar), extremely pleasant and accommodating staff. Don't be intimidated by the lines as the service is very fast and efficient.

1  Thank _lightkeeper656
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I could find a place to write a review so I'm writing here. A mixed bag for me. Had table service. Hated the bread as it was doughy and not like pita. The Baklava tasted like cardboard. I ordered an iced Tea and they said...More

1  Thank Jerry F
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Wow! Go for the falafel! Light, delicious and if you get the pita wrapped version, smeared with humus and topped with lettuce and tomato. Very busy weekday place, but great on weekends without the crowd. 100% yum.

1  Thank foodie50Ny
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered the shawarma from this place and I was not disappointed . Great food made in front of you. Won't disappoint

Thank TahirS188
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Every time we are in NYC we visit here and it never disappoints. Best shawarma and hummus around. Falafel is great too. Great, fast, convenient.

Thank Phil G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 E 55th St, New York City, NY 10022-4513
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-207-8302
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