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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%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (14 reviews)
“baklava” (8 reviews)
“shawarma” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 20:00All hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
154 E 55th St, New York City, NY 10022-4513
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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.

Thank foodie50Ny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Tahir S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Walking past I noticed the long line of people queuing for lunch, a friendly face explained why, so I joined the queue. It's worth the wait, an authentic menu from Turkey, I chose the lamb platter, it was delicious, great taste and freshly prepared. It's...More

Thank garygeorge3
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Omar's is my current favorite and I love absolutely everything they make! I go there every week for veg falafel or chicken shawarma! The food portions are huge and everything is tasty. I absolutely recommend this place to everyone! 👍🏼 Tip- Don't get dissuaded by...More

Thank mvasudev
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I came across this restaurant by chance; I saw a huge line down the road at 11.30am for lunch (takeout), so I thought "why not". It was great. I mean it's great grilled chicken, homemade pita and nice salad. The point is, its was tasty,...More

Thank SaintmarkLondon
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Went there for a take away lunch. The queue was quite long but moved quickly. Many people in the queue were obviously regulars. Had a sharwarma pitta which was so tasty, lots of salad. Also came with a small square of cake which was delicious....More

Thank Flyingoriental
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Clean, bright restaurant featuring both time-out and full service. The wait staff is friendly and efficient, and they don't hustle you out. So go, enjoy the fine fare, and linger over baklava & sweet tea.

Thank redhead180
Reviewed 6 June 2017

we went there 3 times within 6 days,food was excellent,service very good and not expensive,must visit

Thank Yossi c
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Really great atmosphere in this little place! Omar greeted and thanked just about every guest that came in! The food was enough to make our short stay in NYC worth it! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

Thank Costa D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery
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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