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Infirmary NYC

1720 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10128-4411
+1 504-606-6280
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good45%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“beignets” (6 reviews)
“gumbo” (5 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Pub
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1720 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10128-4411
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Reviewed yesterday

I was taken here for a late night drink, mainly to have the STD or the Silver Tongued Devil. Silver Tequila infused with Jalapeno & Pineapple, Ginger, Lime, Ginger Honey Syrup and then garnished with a jalapeno slice. Delicious and spicy!! My friends all bragged...More

Thank Quin4
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My daughter lives near this restaurant and I've gotten into the habit of taking her there every so often. Our last visit was for brunch on a Sunday and we liked it as usual. We both had kale salad, one with shrimp and one with...More

Thank sg911911
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We love Cajun food so we had high hopes, quickly dashed. Waited about an hour for food to come & then it wasn't even hot. Collard greens were cold on top and lukewarm on bottom. $20 bought a chicken wing, leg & thigh. Side was...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch. I'd go back for dinner any day. Food was a mixture of southern and Cajun fare and was very good. The cocktails were excellent. There were three different Sazerac recipes to choose from and they know how to use absinthe well...More

Thank Joshua T
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Food is seriously fantastic. I could eat the fried chicken every day. Charred oysters. Bangin. The owner is great and super hospitable. The kind of place you never want to leave. If I need a bite can always go there solo as well. Def a...More

Thank ngettes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I decided to try a new restaurant for Cajun/Creole food. I tried Infirmary and would highly recommend it. I ordered a Hurricane to start, and it was full of rum -- perfect! I ordered the New Orleans combo - gumbo, red beans and rice and...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This place offers a top notch crafted cocktail bar with a groovy relaxed vibe - sort of luxe meets relaxed. Good wine list and Cajun bar snacks or table dining. The pulled pork Po Boy and the fried chicken got thumbs up from our table...More

Thank Keluarga
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, a slice of New Orleans in NYC. The fried chicken was superb, good crispy boutin, sazaracks. ..delicious! Shrimp and grits need some work. .grits tasted instant. But plenty of other options, good cocktail list, and very reasonable wine list. Forget your NYC blues...More

Thank edward S
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Three of us went to the Infirmary for lunch and had spicy gumbo, catfish and fried oyster salad. The food was seriously tasty with quite large portions. Our waiter was quite attentive and regaled us with Bartender handshakes of Fernet Branca. We didn't try the...More

Thank Giffoni
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This place is much bigger than it looks like from outside. We came by for brunch on a Sunday and there were a lot of people and we were happy we made a reservation. The crispy chicken sammy (fried chicken breast, egg, hot sauce reduction...More

Thank TravlerFromNYC
Upper East Side
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easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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24 July 2017|
Response from Allan S |
Chicken and wafels. Are the least spiciest there. This is a can n place however so take note.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1720 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10128-4411
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 504-606-6280
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