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12 Chairs

56 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-2930
+1 212-254-8640
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
12 Chairs, a popular spot for dining on a budget, offers Mediterranean eats to those that choose to stop by their SoHo location. On TripAdvisor, one reviewer wrote, "Excellent...More
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
56 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-2930
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a late Sunday brunch. Cute (small) Soho restaurant that had a small wait. Hostess and wait service were friendly. Started with a very good hummus and falafel dish. Hummus is very light and is served with pita, we had the whole wheat that...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 6 April 2018

12 Chairs is a small, Israeli mediterranean spot located near Greenwich Village and is my absolute favorite restaurant for lunch. The hummus is incredible & comes with warm pita (regular or whole wheat) - even stays warm when ordered for delivery. My go-to is the...More

Thank Lindsay D
Reviewed 13 March 2018

I was there with my partner and we had a fantastic evening. The waiters were extraordinarily nice, careful and friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank Simone M
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We just had our israeli beeakfast ... the pita with ‘Sabich’, roasted eggplant and egg was perfect, the hummus was one of the best I’ve had, in short great service, clean ,friendly and delicious... recommended

Thank alain z
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Great place for brunch The food is excelente. A single egg becomes an explosion of flavors w all their ingredients. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Gooki
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Great story to frame this trendy Soho eaterie which feels like you’re in someone’s front room. Tasty food and fun vibe make it a great lunch or dinner hang-out with friends. Recommend

Thank djangoGibsons
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We travel to NYC a couple of times a year and try and have lunch at 12 Chairs each visit. This time, I had the usual (terrific falafel plate) but my husband had the better dish - eggs cooked in tahini and served in a...More

Thank Avigal
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This place has a great selection on their menu. Did not have a chance to try the Russian items, the hummus is legit and the pita bread is the best i ate so far in the states. Its a cute bustling place that tends to...More

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

12 Chairs located in Greenwich Village in NYC is a very small and casual restaurant serving Mediterranean type food... hummous, excellent Israeli salad and dips, and chicken schnitzel. Very good for a quick and bite.

Thank shellesey
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I was exploring the soho for a got place to eat breakfast in and the 12 chairs was an excellent choice!

Thank Dean B
Once the artistic hub of New York City, SoHo (South of
Houston) is now one of the premiere shopping
destinations in the world. Housing everything from the
most popular luxury brands to swank boutiques you
won’t find anywhere else, this is a sophisticated
shopper’s dream come true. Broadway teems with
big-name stores and people during the day, while
Prince and Spring Streets are the other main drags to
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-2930
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > SoHo
  • Neighbourhood: SoHo
  • Phone Number: +1 212-254-8640
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