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110th to 150th streets, New York City, NY
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Neighborhood covering the north section of Manhattan Island.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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110th to 150th streets, New York City, NY
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited Harlem during the evening in the dark. It is an interesting place that changed a lot from how it was in the past. It is now a quite and nice place to visit.

1  Thank Artfran
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a Licensed NYC Guide I'm prohibited from commenting, Sorry folks. Have LOTS of off the radar tips & info that Trip Advisor won't let me share. Suggestion: double check permitted comments for accuracy... Lots of 'Urban Myth' out there. Note: Harlem has always been...More

1  Thank salsitanyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Harlem was originally called Haarlem In the Netherlands. It was Historic Dutch, New York. It's charming these days. Lorenz Hart was born in Harlem ,New York in 1895. He was born To Max and Frieda Hart. His most important Musical was, in my opinion, "A...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Harlem continues to be on the up and up. The city, private organizations and residents are taking pride in this gem of Manhattan. Delicious restaurants are popping up everywhere, nice bars scatter the streets and the architecture paired with the Parks and plethora of activities...More

Thank Michael Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eastside Harlem West Side Harlem take subway bus cab or uber up to 116th St or 125th St eats or west and walk around experience the sounds the food go into local bodegas, mrkets coffee shops restaurants feel NYC

Thank africanmatrix
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful neighborhood and walking 125th street and then making our way to enter Central park made for a great sunday walk.

Thank Ice-travelers
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Drop the notion that Harlem ain't safe..... Manhattan has many faces and those I encountered on my last trip to Harlem were happy ones. Strangers on the street said hi! Sylvia's is the place for soul food and great service and swing by the famous...More

Thank spookykenny
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Changing rapidly but still a 'black home' in the USA... The restaurants are very good and music too...

Thank nealhurwitz
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend you take a walk in this neighborhood during your NYC stay. It's a very charming and nice place, with an interesting story. While there, you should of course attend a gospel mass and have excellent soul food at Sylvia's :-) (The view...More

Thank vivaforever83
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The area isn't at all what it is portrayed in the media and films. Found it to be a vibrant and clean area of the city. Visited during the daytime and it was fine.

1  Thank 30,043
As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
Nearby Restaurants
Bono Trattoria
28 reviews
.23 km away
Harlem Public
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.24 km away
Tsion Cafe
15 reviews
.31 km away
The Chipped Cup
26 reviews
.25 km away
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Can you tell me where's the swap meet shopping is. I hear they have very good prices on items
27 September 2016|
Response from car9797 |
Wanted to know about the flea market in Harlem. I've been told they have the best deals on shopping there in Harlem, just didn't want to pass in up. Everyone shopping for bargains these days?
Hello, me and my boyfriend plan to go to NYC for a week and We will stay in Harlem (madison and 126th) I have been reading and I want to know if it is safe. We will be sightseeing all day and We will return at night is it safe to take the train and walk a few blocks??
23 August 2016|
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Response from Marciahi | Reviewed this property |
Harlem has become very upscale and is completely safe. I would not worry.
What bus could I take from your train station to Harlem. I want to spend the day there on 8/20/16. I guess I could even take the trains with directions. Can you help me out.
24 June 2016|
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Response from salsitanyc | Reviewed this property |
"Take the 'A' Train, Its the fastest way to Harlem"..... advised Ellington & Ella Fitzgerald in this famous song AND it still is! Goes express from 42nd Street to Columbus Circle to 125thSt (8th Av/FDBlvd). "You'll be there... More