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Sidewalk Cafe

££ - £££American, , Cafe
94 Avenue a, New York City, NY 10009-6101
+1 212-473-7373
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good21%
  • Average23%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
“flatbread” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cafe
££ - £££
94 Avenue a, New York City, NY 10009-6101
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 8 August 2017

The back room is comfortable with a great sound system. The menu offers delicious delights at moderate prices.

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Nice staff and very accomodating. Food offers seemed lovely, but just had beverages! Kind of throwback with a Village Feel of long ago.

Thank pji
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Great atmosphere. Good music can be heard in the eating area. Friendly staff. Good food selection and reasonably priced.

Thank Mom-of-Max
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I was invited by a friend to experience a special Sunday afternoon event that was a Tuli Kupferberg's Birthday Celebration tribute, with a bunch of musicians and poets of the hippie era (think of provacative groups like the Fugs or Brute Force). The Sidewalk has...More

Thank Oliver0001
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Local café/bar with sidewalk seating. Casual atmosphere. Friendly staff! Food is simple, tasty and inexpensive.

Thank florine1987
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The appetizers are scrumptous, and the wait staff is excellent, friendly. Had a room in the back for a cabaret performance, and we were all treated beautifully.

Thank Andrea6385
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

An old staple of village, where you can always go and be assured of an excellent burger. Went there again with another couple as we had a hankering for a burger. I had the sidewalk burger that was just right. I think grind the beef...More

Thank Santosh V
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in to Sidewalk Cafe today while visiting friends in New York. They had plenty of outside seating and it was. It crowded at all! The brunch me he has several options and includes a cocktail and free coffee/tea for $16. I had the sidewalk...More

Thank Trooper_traveler89
Reviewed 12 June 2016

While in NYC in May, stopped in for a late night drink and snack and wasn't disappointed. The food was really good and the setting was trendy without being over the top. Topped off with some excellent evening tunes from the 40's and 50's

Thank billaelibilla
Reviewed 3 June 2016

A really nice restaurant that invites you to hang out, nice atmosphere. The food is really nice too, we came back for a second time because we liked it so much.

Thank Fredrik H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Cafe
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Avenue a, New York City, NY 10009-6101
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-473-7373
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