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Good Enough to Eat

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Upper West Side
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520 Columbus Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10024 (85th)
+1 212-579-3194
08:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 22:30
Fri 08:00 - 11:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I read multiple reviews about the place, and everything pointed to a delicious sunday brunch. I went with my 2 siblings and waited for about 25 minutes to be seated. I didn't mind because I was aware of the estimated seating time. Whom seem to be the owner of the place was very polite, nice, and friendly to everyone. It... More 

Thank andreapadilla
Boulder, Colorado
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just ordered delivery from here. There is so much oil in the fish, french fries and onion rings that I am going to go lube my car with the leftovers after this. It is awful. It's as if the cook didn't let the oil drip off or use paper towels to blot the fried food. Fish is overcooked and their... More 

Thank BackPorchSoap
Innsbruck, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had some pancakes with strawberry butter and it was just so delicious. The service is great and we had a nice walk in Central Park after the best breakfast ever. Great NYC experience and you will want to come back.

Thank Travelmila14
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

I met my friend here for brunch on a Saturday. It was REALLY packed. She beat me there and sat at the bar. By the time I arrived, it was clear we were going to have to wait for a while but we got lucky and there was another seat at the bar for me. We decided to just sit... More 

Thank Jvalliant
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The best thing to be in the city is the food. New York its New York" No comparing. Best breakfasts 🍳Strawberry butter, from scratch pancake, buscuits!!!! Amazing place to eat in NY.

Thank Diana Z
Durham, North Carolina
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a breakfast meeting with a friend yesterday and was floored by the prices. It was freezing so we decided to go for it. My omelette was $12 and coffee was I believe $6- my friend had eggs and toast that was the same price. It was very good mind you but really?? A dozen eggs are $3!... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Managed to get a seat no problem, but shortly after there was a large queue forming. We ordered 2 coffees, my partner ordered eggs two ways and I ordered the chocolate chip pancakes with coconut. These were amazing! The best part was they came with strawberry butter - something I had never even heard of, but it was delicious! Definitely... More 

Thank Moork7
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Looking for some good comfort food and a relaxed atmosphere for my girls and I to enjoy our first Christmas w/o my wife and their mother. It was perfect.

Thank Paul H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for country Vermont dining in the upper west side, follow the cows and quilted blankets to Good Enough to Eat. Great comfort food from scratch and a country feel are the highlights. Steel cut oatmeal with Canadian syrup with fresh bread to dip into it was a highlight. Great for breakfast with kids.

Thank PineStreetEater
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

My family and I waited for almost 40 minutes outside to sit for lunch. Granted there was no line when we left. Food was good, loved the BLT. Slightly cramp accommodations. Large families will be a challenge but they will do their best.

Thank Luis R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 11:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Columbus Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10024
  • Public Transportation: Trains B & C (86 Street Stop) are a block away
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-579-3194

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

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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