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Simit Sarayi

435 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10016-2208
+1 212-683-4100
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“bagels” (13 reviews)
“boreks” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
435 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10016-2208
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Simit (Turkish Bagel) at the Simit Sarayi is a total disaster. The folks who tried it in Turkey will know the difference! Their biggest mistake is microwaving Simit, which makes it soggy and ruins it. If they were to reheat it in a toaster oven,...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We desperately needed something to eat and stumbled across this cafe. For a smallish cafe, the choices were actually quite extensive. We chose chicken rolls and these were excellent, although we thought a little expensive, but this is New York! The serving staff were really...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We went today to eat there, the quality have declined tremendously and we were very disappointed. They heated our cheese stick and it was soggy, the regular round simit wasn’t fresh and the soujok one had barely 3 pieces in it. We’re not pleased, will...More

1  Thank Gida A
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

You feel like yourself at home (Turkey) you can find lots of thing that you can find in Turkey. Place was wide and suitable for families with kids and infants. But follow your order because It would be late. Highly recommended!

Thank Sherpa51293
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I really loved the place, especially the second floor! Coffees were good and sweets as well. A nice atmosphere if you need to relax from long walks in New York!

Thank Kirsten M
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for some afternoon cakes and although quite pricey, the cakes did taste great and we were able to take leftovers home. Staff were okay.

Thank looba_183
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We came across this cafe along Fifth Avenue and the displays looked attractive, so we stopped for a quick lunch. They had hot soups, which were welcome on a cold and breezy day in NYC. The soups were ordinary, but the sweet pastry was disappointing...More

Thank jacquim883
Reviewed 21 February 2018

A simit sarayi in NYC is great! This Turkish chain tastes, like a chain, so don't expect fine dining or the best simits ever. That being said, I don't know of many other places in thee city where you can get good simits and ayrahn...More

Thank Gabriella C
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Good service and tasty food we stop by in New York Tour. If you miss Turkish Bakery I will definitely suggest

Thank BarisSenol
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Whether you're familiar with turkish food or not, this comfy cafe on 5th is a must visit for those who are willing to try new and better things other than the typical breakfast fare.. Very friendly service and delicious fresh tea, pastries and of-course the...More

Thank Tatun
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12 April 2017|
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Response from yenikoy34 | Reviewed this property |
I was there twice once in the morning and once in the afternoon. I do not know how early they are open I would guess latest 8 am open and remain open till midnight. That would be guess do not know for sure sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10016-2208
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-683-4100
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