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Hummus Place Upper West Side

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305 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10023-1739
+1 212-799-3335
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11:00 - 23:00
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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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131 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband, daughter, and I had dinner here one night during our trip to NYC. the food was great. being called the Hummus Place you would hope the hummus is especially good and it really was. it was very creamy and all the food was great. my husband had the hummus platter with several different types of hummus and i... More 

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Thank LisaPunk01
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly servers and tasty vegetarian options at this cozy neighborhood spot. If you're on the UWS, this is a quick, easy option for lunch or dinner.

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Thank KayCeeNYC
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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525 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

There many countries/cultures that make/serve/eat hummus, so it's delicate to claim authenticity. Nevertheless, I'll step forward and say, the hummus here is among the most authentic. I can also add that the babaganooj is some of the best i've sampled. New to me is labne cheese, a cross between yogurt and feta and oh so creamy. falafel and grape leaves... More 

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Thank Sassamatt
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123 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw this place on GoogleMaps, we were spending the morning in Central Park, it's not a terrible walk over, just a couple blocks if you're in the southern part of the park. Were met at the door by one of the waiters, who seated us and brought water and menus. We ordered way too much! I was really hungry, and... More 

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Thank Eric M
New York City, New York
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533 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had dinner there with my daughter last night -the hummus platter -Lebanese leben are my favorites only request I have with the place is -they must be cleaner .

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Thank badbaruch57
Oklahoma
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I stumbled in after a day of walking through The Cloisters and down Hudson River Park. So, starving! It was late afternoon, no waiting, and the staff was lovely. Delicious hummus,real pita and fantastic mint iced tea. I can't say enough about how happy I am to have found this place!

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Thank smb0626
Wayne, New Jersey
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219 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a great place to try any of several hummus related meals.I usually get a 3-side special: beet salad, rice & lentils & a cup of vegetable soup (with large chunks of veggies). Mt friend's eggplant Shakshuka was also delicious. we shared their version of pizza, a pleasant treat. We each had Malabi (a custard dessert), Their hot house... More 

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Thank Steven L
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2017

NYC has too few reasonably priced restaurants with extremely flavorful vegetarian options like Hummus Place. What a unique menu. Absolutely delicious!

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Thank SoosanfromNPBFlorida
Livingston, Texas
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90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This downstairs place is quite small but really welcoming. We were there on a Sunday...their busiest day due to their brunch menu...but we didn't have to wait very long for a table. We accidentally ordered the hummus platter which was great but, in hindsight, we wish we'd ordered six different appetizers/small plates which we'll definitely do when we return. Loved... More 

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Thank Cathy B
Atlanta
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

If I could eat here everyday I would. The flavors of the food really shine through even in simple foods like hummus, falafel, pita and butternut squash soup (those are the items I ordered). Walking in, the restaurant I saw diners eating a variety of menu offerings which all looked appealing. The place is small and easy to overlook but... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10023-1739
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-799-3335

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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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