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Beach Cafe

) #3,272 of 9,272 Restaurants in New York City ££ - £££ American, , Italian
1326 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10021-5403
+1 212-988-7299
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good57%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
“cobb salad” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Italian, Cafe, Pub
££ - £££
1326 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10021-5403
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cool atmosphere, friendly staff. You can come here for food or drinks. They play music later at night to give it a more 'nightlife feel'. All pizza can be made into a GF base and there are also a few vegan and lots of vegetarian...More

Thank Gracie E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Tried to visit for lunch in July. Went at around 11:30 and the place was empty both inside and out. Was rudely informed they have a no stroller policy! I could have parked it of course but wasn't given the option. Given the place was...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the completion of the Second Ave subway we've been checking out places along Second Avenue. My wife and I stopped in the Beach Cafe for an early dinner this past Saturday. Nothing fancy, but very good in quality and quantity. My wife loved the...More

Thank reservelamasondu2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At last you can sit outside again at the Beach cafe. 2nd Ave subway construction all done and the restaurant has weathered the storm. Food here is consistent and pretty good. Not a huge menu but something for everyone and all prepared well. Service is...More

Thank expat-nomad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...which is overpriced and was quite without "spirit" (4 CHEESE), but it seems great for the atmosphere, a lot of Young people being "very happy" in the middle of a working day, maybe due to a great variety of cocktails and and excellent IPA draft...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will echo what a few other reviews have said. Although I'm in NYC frequently, the Upper East Side is not my usual stomping grounds, but Weill Cornell and Memorial Sloan Kettering have become almost "second homes" to me. A quick walk (and just next...More

Thank jgmjr
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although the menu is very limited, we were able to thoroughly enjoy our lunch. My friend and I each had a Chopped Cobb Salad which was delicious and plentiful. My husband had fish and chips and it was good. The staff was pleasant and the...More

Thank Secatogue
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Cool place. Good food and good service. We had the shrimp cocktail and calamari starters...nice. I had clam linguine and my partner had curry apple mussels...both good offerings. There was a nice buzz and people queuing to get a table. Overall a nice place to...More

Thank walshfamily2
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I stopped at Beach Cafe for a snack, and found that it was not just for pizza, although it is also called Pizza Beach. My tuna poke was made with yellowtail tuna and had a good variety of fixings, all very fresh and very well-balanced...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Best burger in the area. A great little clubby restaurant - you always see people you know there. Always a good experience.

Thank LizzieT05
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
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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American, Bar, Italian, Cafe, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1326 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10021-5403
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-988-7299
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