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Effy's Cafe - CLOSED

1638 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10128-3618
+1 212-427-8900
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good53%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
4 Aug 2017
“Delicious, healthy, well-priced”
21 Jul 2017
“Good breakfast place.”
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1638 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10128-3618
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

A great menu of Israeli style food. Selection of egg, salad and fish dishes presents lots of healthy options. My shakshuka with spinach and feta was delicious and the smoked fish platter was impressive. Love the outside seating. The menu was reasonable when compared to...More

Thank Ivy C
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Nice place to have breakfast on the terrace in the middle of NY. Good coffee and pastry. Hurry to get a chair outside...

Thank rattenpakker
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We were looking for an early dinner and ended up with a delicious afternoon breakfast. The eggs with tomato sauce and spinach were awesome!

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

No atmosphere but we didn't care. The food was made fresh and the service was excellent. The Israeli breakfast was delish and very plentiful. The grilled cheese was outstanding! There are many Israeli dishes, eggs, wraps and salads to choose from. A variety of coffees,...More

Thank Bobbie W
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Very much enjoyed my breakfast here of classic shakshauka and kale whale juice. While travelling I had with colleagues the first time and returned solo for a repeat as I enjoyed it so much. The gentleman who served me the second time was worried the...More

Thank Melbthirtysomethimg
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I had a brunch at this place, the food was good, the price was sweet and well situated in the area. A small regret, the salad was not fresh...

Thank Florian-T-81
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Good prices. Fresh food Great Mediterranean selection Good place to just see you can read the paper for one hour. Without anyone bother you

Thank sunny j
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Pros: super affordable, fresh made-to-order, friendly service. Cons: not much of an atmosphere, they were out of a lot of stuff for 7:00 on a Tuesday. I was going to a concert at the 92nd street Y. Looked up places to eat nearby and found...More

Thank Piscatawaygal
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Small place with a decent menu and fair prices: latte: $3.50; large fruit salad $3.50; sausage omelette $8.95; waffles $8.95. Food is worth going back for. Main gripe is being seated at a table with a dirty/used paper cover. Effy's uses butcher block paper to...More

Thank rockwell121
Reviewed 3 March 2016

was here last week the food was good and fresh prices were right i dont live in the area but next time i am the upper west i will be back

Thank Efi J
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1638 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10128-3618
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-427-8900
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