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53rd & 6th Halal

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w53rd Street & 6th Ave., New York City, NY 10019
19:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Thu 19:00 - 04:00
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 05:30
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Aurora, Illinois
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

For something fast and cheap, this is very tasty. My 12 year old had the beef gyro, and said he'd be happy to have it every week! That's a good endorsement coming from him. Fast, hot and great value - stop by!

Thank sweetnlo1
Boston, Massachusetts
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100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Beware! These guys yell at you to order quickly and pay and get the hell outta their way. In doing so, we paid for sandwich($5), combo($7), and drink ($2) which totals $14. We paid with a $20 and was given $1.00 back. They yelled for us to move forward and we tried to explain that they owe $5 more dollars.... More 

2 Thank HappyTrails1984
Exeter, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Kept walking past long queue for this. Locals including police so thought must be good. Tried out one evening and was not disappointed. For 5 or 7 dollars can be very filled and tasted good. Cheap alternative to some pricey restaurants.

1 Thank devmh
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Food standard is same since long but food portions varies everytime you go there. Not a bad option if you want to fill your belly in $6 but most of the times guys there are little rude. Chicken has no taste and chilli sauce is too hot, so careful if ordering chicken.

Thank nazeef k
Sydney, Australia
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788 reviews
490 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Recommended to us by Famous Fat Dave, we weren't disappointed. Lamb, chicken wraps, sauce were all really good.

Thank Riddoch88
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We get food from here every time we're in the city, sometimes more than once. It's the only place across multiple trips that we've been to several times. You just can't beat a $5 gyro or $7 rice dish. Tastes delicious and super fresh. Worth waiting in line for it!

Thank striker1064
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Cheap eats and so delicious! We were lucky and only had 2 people in line in front of us, this is not usually the case, they are very popular and easily have 20 people in line at any given time. But don't be discouraged, the line goes fairly quickly. The Gyro was fantastic as was the bowl, which is pretty... More 

Thank Crazymotherof2
1 review
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Beware of the Halal guys @53rd and 6th...I was there with family yesterday. I ordered Lamb and rice combo. I got a little concerned when I heard the guy who took our order telling his cooks at the cart to prepare Beef with rice. I corrected him that I dont eat beef and want lamb and he said yes..yes Lamb.... More 

Thank Raja B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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182 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

If you visit NYC, you MUST go get a $5 lamb Gyro. Get the white sauce, lettuce & tomatoes and mild spice for just a touch of heat.

Thank MeAndVerusBlue
London England
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568 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

You'll see that I previously left a review titled "The best $6.00 ever spent" so with inflation it was fitting to go back, eat and then leave another review called "The best $10.00 ever spent" Everything is still exactly as it was in terms of the experience. The chicken gyro is absolutely delicious, the portions are huge and will defeat... More 

Thank Preyom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Fast food, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 05:30
19:00 - 05:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: w53rd Street & 6th Ave., New York City, NY 10019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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