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) #1,315 of 9,272 Restaurants in New York City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
156 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1813
+1 212-337-8000
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good52%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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156 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1813
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1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For many years Ive come to Elmo for good food and great service. While the service remains great the food has gotten disgusting. What I would have considered to be their signature dish the mac & cheese use to me amazing now its tasteless and...More

Thank Nicholas R
Reviewed 1 June 2017

we had been recommended by a friend who said its his "go to place when stuck for a Chelsea dinner/brunch". the atmosphere is great, lively, fresh, modern with the lighting just a little too cold - perhaps this could be warmer toned... the staff, from...More

Thank 74DannyC
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I ate at Elmo on a recent trip to NYC. I had the lobster Mac n' cheese and a glass of wine at an outdoor table. The food was great, the staff was friendly and attentive, and the location was convenient in Chelsea on 7th...More

Thank hdtraveler2016
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We were passing by and this place looked really funky so we decided to drop in for a late night dinner. The service was friendly but unfortunately the food was terrible. All of it was pre-prepared and very stale. The salad looked like and tasted...More

Thank Konrad D
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We had the idea to be in a reallife SOAP of 'gays in New York' ~ it was fabulous. We enjoyed the food — perfect service and goodlooking guys! RECOMMENDED!! :)

Thank Sjoerd V
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Nice portions of food, good value in Chelsea. I had the turkey burger and it was moist and delicious. Also shared the guacamole and was very good.

Thank Timothy B
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

For startes we had the calamari, sweet/spicy wings and pop corn shrimps. Big portions, a lot of food. Calamari was delicious. The chicken paillard was so good, with freshley fried cucumbers and mini tomatos.

Thank Vibeke H
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Was in NYC for a friend's birthday weekend, and he takes food, atmosphere, and mostly importantly drinks seriously! When looking for our next brunch spot, I stumble across Elmo on Yelp. Great reviews, the atmosphere was fun, bright and lively. When reviewing the food list,...More

Thank stacigetzit
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Elmo's is one of those places I can usually count on to provide me with a good meal. When I go I order the roasted chicken or salmon which are both pretty good. The service can be spotty but the food is always good. A...More

Thank Devonta W
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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
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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