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Jacob Restaurant Soul Food & Salad Bar

2695 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York City, NY 10030-1206
+1 212-283-3663
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (7 reviews)
“fried chicken” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
2695 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York City, NY 10030-1206
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This was my first time ti be at the famous soul food restaurant and I loved it. The service was fast and friendly. The food was amazing. I served generously and finished the whole platter (see pic!)b Amazing treat to my taste buds! Just serve...More

Thank Diana N
Reviewed 14 October 2017

What a find! Great selection of a variety of food. Everything was fresh and delicious. Very casual. Very economical. Loved this place. I of course was trying to stay on a low carb diet and found lots of things to eat. They also had things...More

Thank ElkeArt
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Great to explore all the dishes you always read about but don't find at home. There is something for everyone's taste: savoury and sweet, meats and greens.

Thank Flippo5
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Best take out and caterer for southern soul foods in Harlem New York, Two locations, Seating area on 129th Lenox Avenue and take out, Yellow rice with red kidney beans, best flavor tasting collard greens, equally are the sweet yams, mac n cheese, lima beans,...More

Thank Maxine S
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Skip Sylvia's. You must try Jacob's. We were visiting from Philly and it was recommended to try Jacob's. We are happy we did. The West Indie and Soul food buffet was delicious. Everything was fresh from the fruit/ salad to the entrees. The price is...More

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Great selection, atmosphere, Great Price. Recent first time visit with friends was very good and happy we stopped by. Can't beat the price!

Thank Loouis S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A very delicious soul food experience. I really liked the collard greens and banana pudding. Good value.

Thank Rachelram
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is my after work go to salad bar. Great mac and cheese and fried chicken. Lots of salads to choose from. I wish they would make their stuffing more available on a regular basis. the banana pudding and peach kobbler are to doe for.

Thank johnjflan
Reviewed 20 June 2017

If you're looking for the real thing at a good price go to Jacob's. It's cafeteria style and their business is mostly take out but there are tables in the back. The collard greens are excellent as is the mac n' cheese. Their meatloaf is...More

Thank Pina1945
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Numerous very well-prepared offerings. Eat in or carry out. Many seafood, meaty, and vegetarian choices. I particularly enjoyed the tender and delicious chicken gizzards. The brisket was also excellent. Mac and cheese was quite good -- not easy to accomplish when working with steam tables,...More

Thank ibbyla
As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2695 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York City, NY 10030-1206
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Harlem
  • Neighbourhood: Harlem
  • Phone Number: +1 212-283-3663
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