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Infirmary NYC

€€ - €€€American, Cajun & Creole,
1720 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10128-4411
+1 504-606-6280
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good43%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“beignets” (7 reviews)
“fried chicken” (9 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
1720 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10128-4411
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

It may well be that this is a great bar with great drinks and ambiance. I don't know. I've never been inside Infirmary. Excited upon returning from a trip to New Orleans last weekend, I ordered food to be delivered. It was just bad---overpriced and...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 31 October 2017

What an amazing place, the atmosphere breaths New Orleans, and for being from there, I can assure you, the food is a good as there. The Po Boy is almost as delicious even if you will never get a better one than in New Orleans,...More

Thank Nicolas93230
Reviewed 22 September 2017

I was taken here for a late night drink, mainly to have the STD or the Silver Tongued Devil. Silver Tequila infused with Jalapeno & Pineapple, Ginger, Lime, Ginger Honey Syrup and then garnished with a jalapeno slice. Delicious and spicy!! My friends all bragged...More

Thank Quin4
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My daughter lives near this restaurant and I've gotten into the habit of taking her there every so often. Our last visit was for brunch on a Sunday and we liked it as usual. We both had kale salad, one with shrimp and one with...More

Thank sg911911
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We love Cajun food so we had high hopes, quickly dashed. Waited about an hour for food to come & then it wasn't even hot. Collard greens were cold on top and lukewarm on bottom. $20 bought a chicken wing, leg & thigh. Side was...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch. I'd go back for dinner any day. Food was a mixture of southern and Cajun fare and was very good. The cocktails were excellent. There were three different Sazerac recipes to choose from and they know how to use absinthe well...More

Thank Joshua T
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Food is seriously fantastic. I could eat the fried chicken every day. Charred oysters. Bangin. The owner is great and super hospitable. The kind of place you never want to leave. If I need a bite can always go there solo as well. Def a...More

Thank ngettes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I decided to try a new restaurant for Cajun/Creole food. I tried Infirmary and would highly recommend it. I ordered a Hurricane to start, and it was full of rum -- perfect! I ordered the New Orleans combo - gumbo, red beans and rice and...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This place offers a top notch crafted cocktail bar with a groovy relaxed vibe - sort of luxe meets relaxed. Good wine list and Cajun bar snacks or table dining. The pulled pork Po Boy and the fried chicken got thumbs up from our table...More

Thank Keluarga
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, a slice of New Orleans in NYC. The fried chicken was superb, good crispy boutin, sazaracks. ..delicious! Shrimp and grits need some work. .grits tasted instant. But plenty of other options, good cocktail list, and very reasonable wine list. Forget your NYC blues...More

Thank edward S
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24 July 2017|
Response from Allan S |
Chicken and wafels. Are the least spiciest there. This is a can n place however so take note.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1720 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10128-4411
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 504-606-6280
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