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12 Chairs

56 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-2930
+1 212-254-8640
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“israeli salad” (13 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
56 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-2930
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The food here was SO good. I've never had Israeli food before and I'm so glad I tried it for the first time here. My recommended plate would definitely be the roasted beets with goat cheese croutons...super delicious. I thought I was going to be...More

Thank Kristina B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The food is healthy, meaning you get an Israeli salad (cucumbers and tomatoes) with some dishes including eggs. All the food is casual, well prepared and reflective of middle eastern cuisine. Gets very crowded for brunch on weekends.

Thank ALSmember
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My girl and I were pleasantly surprised at the 12 Chairs. We had the Israeli breakfast and the Shakushka. Both scrumptiously delicious!

Thank mike f
Reviewed 4 August 2017

My wife and I went here for breakfast last weekend. The restaurant is cheerful and the staff were very friendly. The food was Israeli and very fresh and flavorful. Most of the people eating there at the time seemed to be from Israel, so I...More

Thank Dngspencer
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Our friend recommended that we go to 12 Chairs. She said she loved the Shakshuka so I immediately ordered that, too. To be honest, I've had better Shakshukas in my life. What I was incredibly impressed with, though, was the hummus and pita. Ever since...More

Thank sgannot23
Reviewed 11 July 2017

always solid food! nothing has been bad. great israeli food made by israelis!! All the apps and entrees taste just like in israel and service is great. pita look so warm and good but we pass on the bread. Enjoy!!

Thank elissa s
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Nice little place in Soho. We went for breakfast. Tasty pancakes and oatmeal. Eggs and pancakes also a big plus. Very friendly service and fair pricing. A good place to start your day!

Thank Pendergast1974
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
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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