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156 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1813
+1 212-337-8000
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good52%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Located in Chelsea, Elmo is celebrated for its American offering, which spans burgers to eggs. The spot has built a positive reputation on TripAdvisor; as one diner put it, "The...More
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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156 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1813
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

The place was more like a bar than a restaurant because it was a bit dark. We were escorted to our seats. The menu was simple, but the appetizers were great. The place was clean. Service was prompt. Prices were moderate. Highly recommended.

Thank Ahmad S
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Casual dinner environment. The menu contains traditional comfort foods and some trendy food items. The service was excellent and knowledgeable about the menu providing recommendations.

Thank julierayc73
Reviewed 3 October 2017

High points: good buzz, good food, great decor Lows: slightly disinterested staff, drafts near the front doors

Thank MWSurrey
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place on our way to the comedy club. Stopped for dinner with no expectations and were very impressed. The crab cakes were delicious and the restaurant had a really cool vibe.

Thank erinkkg
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the food and cocktails here. The ambience was lovely, not too busy and noisy. The service was good. The food portions are large. Loved the spicy calamari and cosmopolitan cocktails. Will definitely be back next time I am in in NYC!

Thank ZuAndy
Reviewed 2 September 2017

While in NYC, we had brunch with two local friends who recommended Elmo on 7th Avenue. The restaurant has a nice, friendly ambiance and we were greeted with a smile and seated immediately (we had reservations). The brunch menu is traditional (Eggs Benedict, omelettes, etc)....More

Thank Irish_Harry
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch. Nice spacious restaurant. Not very noisy but the restaurant was not full. There is sidewalk seating. The menu is varied offering many selections in salads, sandwiches and entrees. Pricing is very good. I had the Cobb salad that was a very nice...More

Thank nyctraveler230
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Stopped by on a Friday night. Place was packed. Food was epically good. Two in my party had the Chicken Fried Steak with Broccolinis (they normally serve it with Green Beans) and a Garlic Mash . The chicken was perfection and the gravy was super...More

Thank Cleavetwo
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

A really pleasant restaurant with great service and excellent food. Well worth a visit for a great evening

Thank bongslyse
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Catching up with old college friends was fun at this vibrant place. Friendly staff and great cocktails. Food was good and lots of options. Desserts scrumptious.

Thank Rula A
Home to hundreds of art galleries, beautiful
brownstones, and one of New York’s newest and most
popular attractions, Chelsea is one of the city’s
jewels when it comes to neighbourhood life. The
contemporary art scene is an integral part of the
neighbourhood’s identity, with gallery openings almost
every night of the week and countless exhibits to
explore. As a longtime hub of gay culture in New York
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1813
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-337-8000
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