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“MUST try!!!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Macbar

Macbar
Ranked #3,936 of 13,335 Restaurants in New York City
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Seating, Takeout
Neighbourhood: Nolita
Florida
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“MUST try!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

We passed this restaurant while we were in a group tour, we came back to try this. You can't miss the place because store front is colored bright yellow. It is small, and I mean 3 round tables fro the entire place with 5 people to fit in one. It is self service. YOu choose from the menu then order from the counter and wait until it's ready.We ordered five diff items from the menu and they were all good. its serve in a plastic yello macaroni shape container which was a nice touch bec. their portion were huge that we had to bring them home.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Windsor, Canada
Level Contributor
47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Mac and cheese!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

We ordered the mac 'shroom and the mac quack, both were good but nothing too special. Note that Macbar has limited seating, you can call the restaurant ahead of time and pick up your order in about 15-20 minutes. The staff were friendly and I was happy with the service I received!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Singapore, Singapore
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333 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Just Mac and Cheese”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

I visited MacBar as I saw it on the Food Network. It is a small takeaway shop in yellow in the shaped macaroni. Surprisingly it was empty at 1230 lunchtime on a Saturday.

My meal was average but probably as I picked a small classic Mac and not one of the specialties. Had expected something more given it was on Food Network. There are some small tables - quite noisy due due to the construction and restaurant next door which was buzzing.

Visited June 2014
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Toronto
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235 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“There's nothing impressive about Macbar...except the Mac and Cheese”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

Come here for one reason and one reason only. Not the atmosphere, not the service, and not for any other type of food. There's about eight versions of Mack and cheese and we tried two of them. The standard issue and the lobster. Both were incredible and among some of the best we've ever had. A bit of a downside is that the place feels like a fast food joint but the food actually takes a while to come out because it is made fresh to order. Understandable and the food is worth the wait.

Word to the wise, do not order the large size because you pay more than double of what you would pay for the small but get less than double the portion (the staff had no idea why that was but recognized that it's an oversight). The price of two smalls gets you a lot more food so even if you are going to split with someone, it's more cost-effective to each get your own.

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Thank DJKham
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“MAC AND CHEESE. Enough said.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014

This is a must for the mac and cheese lover. Seating sucks, but if you decide to take it to go they put it in a cute macaroni noodle container!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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