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Mimi's Restaurant

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984 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-6340
+1 212-688-4692
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Today
12:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 03:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 01:00
Sat 13:00 - 03:00
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I wouldn't return to Mimis; my son and I went there on our trip to New York. The overall experience was very poor. The only decent item was the wine, which they didn't make. We left most of our meal. I felt the staff were not bothered that we clearly didn't think much of the food. We couldn't get out... More 

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Thank norfolklady47
Denver, Colorado
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607 reviews
376 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chicken Delicious -- plays a few nights a week -- there are a lot better piano players but not many who are as much fun -- food is OK but the piano is the reason to drop by

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1 Thank HonestMcHonest
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91 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambiance. The host is wonderful. The service very good. The food spotty. The bread great. The antipasto very good. RawClams Lukewarm and not well detached. Veal piccata needed lemon. Both it and my friends chicken parmigiana needed to be pounded to tenderize. Portion of piccata- nouvelle cuisine small. Peppers and onions with spaghetti- sausage was lackluster. Wine carafe very... More 

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Thank Jim V
Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Went with a large group on the recommendation of a friend. What a great night. We had a great table for 18! The drinks and apps were wonderful. The menu is Italian and everybody loved their food. There is a piano bar and we all sang along. There were four teenagers in our group and they joined in and then... More 

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Thank DanaM60745
New York City, New York
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97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Three of us for dinner. Quickly waited on for drink and food orders. Very nice and varied menu. Bread served with drinks and bread was very good. Nice and warm. We ordered a salad so the 3 of us could share it. Nice house dressing. Two of us ordered the chicken parmiagana and one ordered the chicken cacciatore. Both were... More 

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Thank nyctraveler230
New York City, New York
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Mimi's has been around it seems forever, I think mid 1970s. You are greeted by the host, Fred who will seat you. I like to be close to the piano and be entertained while I eat a delicious Italian meal and wash it down with some wine. If you are lucky, you may be entertained by Chicken Delicious who will... More 

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Thank corky r
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70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My advice is to look for somewhere else to eat. The food and drinks are expensive, the quality of the food is average and the service is poor. I will never go back to the restaurant.

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Thank Duhollow
Northampton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We wasn't overly impressed with this restaurant but it was an okay experience with okay food. Not sure if will return

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Thank Greenyab
New York
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Whenever I visit Manhattan, Mimi's is always a must stop in the evening before I head back to my hotel. Although there are much better restaurants in NYC, very few places can match the character of this neighborhood piano bar with its snappy bartender, inexpensive drinks, late-night food service, and regular clientele who pack this place night-after-night to hear Chicken... More 

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Thank HVNY
New Fairfield, Connecticut
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a great evening with family at Mimis, loved the garlic bread with cheese and chicken with hot cherry peppers chocolate cake for dessert all with a lively piano for background music

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$14
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 03:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
13:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 984 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-6340
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-688-4692

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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