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Popover Cafe - CLOSED

551 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024-2803
+1 212-595-8555
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
14 Aug 2016
“Another Great Place Gone”
15 Mar 2014
“Delicious their original popover”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
551 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024-2803
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Where in any city can you find popovers now? Such a shame that they're gone. They were great, with totally reasonable prices.

Thank JaydieGee
Reviewed 15 March 2014

I love this a secret cubbyhole in NYC on 86th street The popover is light hollow muffin made of a puff batter (individual Yorkshire pudding) baked in a deep muffin cup. They served us fresh baked it (crunchy crispy and puffy) with also their original...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2013

I went here for lunch to catch up with a friend from long ago. The atmosphere was fine for spending a few hours talking, in addition to having lunch. The menu is extensive and everything seems to be made carefully. Great brunch items as well...More

1  Thank David10536
Reviewed 16 December 2013

Heard about it but just never got there. Went for brunch with wife and friend. GREAT. The popovers were done perfectly. Well, after 32 years making them you would think they would get it right and they did. And everything else was also perfect. BUT...More

Thank UnklLes
Reviewed 27 November 2013

I love Popovers Cafe and go there whenever I am on the Upper West Side. It is really all about the popovers, served with strawberry butter, but the food is good too. Over the recent years, they have cut back their entree menu, but have...More

Thank sue5290
Reviewed 18 November 2013

I came to this restaurant with a group of friends in search of good food and a nice place to relax and catch up. We were all having a good time when the manager came and in a very rude manner told us to lower...More

Thank Federico S
Reviewed 6 November 2013

We go here every time we are in New York City. Small Upper Westside neighborhood place has great breakfast. The popovers are wonderful. The servers are fantastic.

Thank gregmackay
Reviewed 23 October 2013

I mainly go for the popovers, but they use good ingredients in their entrees as well. It's a good place for brunch, and I enjoy their omelettes and sandwiches.

Thank PowderHund
Reviewed 22 October 2013

My wife and I visit Popover every time we visit NYC! A great neighborhood place! Servers are great, and the food and popovers are excellent!

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 16 October 2013 via mobile

We had the best popovers in a cute cafe with cozy 1940s character. They are so light and airy served with delicious strawberry butter. We were a party of four and our entrees, three of them different, were all great! The variety is delightful!

Thank awhitelady
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 551 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024-2803
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-595-8555
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