Best NYC restaurants located within a 5 minute walk of 79th Street Station | Ratings, Reviews & Maps

The following New York City restaurants are all conveniently located within a 5 minute walk of the 79th Street Subway Station. They are sorted according to their overall rating on Yelp. When you are looking for a great place to eat near 79th Street Station in NYC, any of the following restaurants should prove to be a good choice.

Joe's Steam Rice Roll

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 97 Reviews.

Joe's Steam Rice Roll
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Price: $

Category: Cantonese

Address:
422 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (917) 388-3781

5 Star Rating This place is pretty darn good! The food was tasty and VERY worth what we paid for it - which was a very reasonable price indeed. We did go for the two more... Read More

Natasha L. Aug-23-2021

5 Star Rating We walked over a few blocks after some unsatisfying dumplings and noodles because we were still hungry, and Joe's really hit the spot! We usually frequent... Read More

Christina O. Aug-13-2021

5 Star Rating Just had dinner and it was great!!! I had the crab dumpling and crispy beef. I highly recommend the team and staff were great!! #DaddyDaughterDate Read More

Jason R. Aug-10-2021

Sushi Nonaka

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 107 Reviews.

Sushi Nonaka
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Category: Sushi Bars

Address:
410 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (646) 454-0226

5 Star Rating Came here for dinner on a Saturday evening. It's located in the basement of a Korean fried chicken joint, but at this time they have tables both upstairs... Read More

Dawn Q. Jul-19-2021

3 Star Rating My friend and I decided to go to Sushi Nonaka since I thought it'd be a really nice place to try since it was my first time having omakase. First, it was... Read More

Yuan S. Aug-18-2021

5 Star Rating Came here for dinner on the recommendation of friends and enjoyed every moment of it. Nonaka is owned by the same people who run Boka, the Korean fried... Read More

Dave L. Jun-06-2021

Made In New York Pizza

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 310 Reviews.

Made In New York Pizza
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Price: $

Category: Pizza

Address:
421 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (646) 484-6200

5 Star Rating Typical take out/dine in pizza spot in NYC. Have been ordering pizza from this spot for about 2 years and it never disappoints. Lots of different pizza... Read More

Casey S. Aug-09-2021

4 Star Rating 4.5 / 5.0 - Either I was really hungry or the pizza was really good--or it was a combination of both. I had the Fresh Mozzarella Margherita Pizza Slice... Read More

Sawako Y. Aug-20-2021

2 Star Rating It's not great. I'd give it 2.5 Stars but half stars aren't a thing. The staff was nice and friendly which should have been enough warning to let me know... Read More

Cullen B. Aug-02-2021

Luke's Lobster Upper West Side

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 706 Reviews.

Luke's Lobster Upper West Side
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Price: $$

Category: Seafood

Address:
426 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (212) 877-8800

5 Star Rating OMG. Went here to pick up lobster rolls for my mother and myself. They have nut-free pesto and TRUFFLE lobster rolls as summer specials! So naturally, I had... Read More

Jean T. Jul-22-2021

4 Star Rating Lobster roll was fresh and delicious. I also really enjoyed the buttery toasted bread. I like how they don't add unnecessary sauce on the lobster rolls. The... Read More

Vannie C. Aug-27-2021

4 Star Rating The lobster rolls and the lobster grilled cheese were very flavorful and delicious. Although the meal was great, the cost is hard to justify. Overall... Read More

Miyad M. Aug-31-2021

Flor De Mayo

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 1229 Reviews.

Flor De Mayo
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Price: $$

Category: Chinese Cuban Peruvian

Address:
484 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (212) 787-3388

4 Star Rating YUM! The food is excellent and the prices are very reasonable for NYC. I got a half chicken with rice and side salad for 13 bucks! I couldn't even finish... Read More

Kaleena G. Jun-27-2021

1 Star Rating The other night we're waiting for a table outside since the place is packed. The Asian manager sneakily attempts to bypass us for entrance with an Asian... Read More

Jose C. Aug-22-2021

5 Star Rating Food was amazing. Environment is cool and comfy. The drinks were ok. I had a Blue Hawaiian amd arroz con pollo (rice with chicken) was delish. But notice... Read More

Lisette T. May-02-2021

Jin Ramen

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 954 Reviews.

Jin Ramen
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Price: $$

Category: Ramen

Address:
462 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (646) 657-0755

5 Star Rating Jin Ramen continues to please and fill our bellies as our go to non sushi Japanese place on the upper west side. You really can't go wrong with any of... Read More

Sharon C. Sep-21-2021

4 Star Rating Is there a better hangover cure than ramen? Chicken Karaage: 4 Volcano ramen: 3, not at all spicy to me Spicy Tonkotsu: 3.5, mild level Shishito Peppers:... Read More

Your Mom's Y. Sep-13-2021

3 Star Rating This ramen place is convenient outside of the park. There's a very big menu including standard ramen and some special ramen, and cold and hot soba. There... Read More

Alex Z. Aug-31-2021

Peacefood Cafe

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 1344 Reviews.

Peacefood Cafe
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Price: $$

Category: Vegan Cafes

Address:
460 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (212) 362-2266

5 Star Rating It was absolutely delicious. We ordered the roasted potatoes pizza and the pan seared shanghai dumplings and it was fabulous (I recommend the pizza). We... Read More

sarah e. Aug-11-2021

4 Star Rating What a lovely little cafe! Healthy food that is delicious, and helpful staff to answer all questions and make great recommendations. (Note to staff: please... Read More

Erika T. Sep-21-2021

4 Star Rating Peacefood itself has a very quaint Cafe x Diner type of ambience in the sense that the decor was very nice and Cafe-y, but also had the hustle and bustle of... Read More

Alex G. Jul-22-2021

Tessa

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 398 Reviews.

Tessa
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Price: $$$

Category: Mediterranean French Italian

Address:
349 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (212) 390-1974

5 Star Rating The outdoor dining (especially streetside) is so cute, complete with atmospheric music and tons of plants. One of the glass panels of the streetside dining... Read More

Isabella A. Aug-05-2021

5 Star Rating I love Tessa! This is one of our favorites in the neighborhood. The food and drinks (blood orange g&t is my favorite) are always amazing. Tessa has a... Read More

Kate A. Sep-04-2021

4 Star Rating Saturday dinner with a friend. Pros: Nice ambiance. Quiet and upscale. Good for date or to catch up with friends over a nice meal. Very friendly and... Read More

Huilin C. Aug-30-2021

The Dead Poet

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 441 Reviews.

The Dead Poet
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Price: $$

Category: Bars American (Traditional)

Address:
450 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (212) 595-5670

4 Star Rating Dive-bar type vibes on this UWS bar -- good yet limited selection of drinks, I got a beer on their menu right next to the bar. The first bartender was a... Read More

Sabrina P. Sep-22-2021

3 Star Rating Solid divish bar. I've spent many Sunday nights here. Bartenders are usually chill. Well drinks and beer are fairly priced. Cocktails aren't anything... Read More

Tessie V. Aug-07-2021

3 Star Rating I think of the Dead Poet as the local UWS establishment, the one I've known since my heyday 20's... it holds a special place in my heart, but I'm not sure... Read More

Ari A. Jun-10-2021

Land

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 1069 Reviews.

Land
Land map

Price: $$

Category: Thai

Address:
450 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (212) 501-8121

4 Star Rating Bro!!!! Weekend lunch 2-course prix fixe menu for only $12!!!!! Yeah you heard that right!!!!! - Papaya salad: idk if I'd go for this again, but twas... Read More

Angie L. Aug-11-2021

5 Star Rating Have tried a lot of Thai food but this is my favorite place by far. Great cocktails and specials menu. The calamari was perfectly crispy and pad see ew... Read More

Niha M. Sep-18-2021

4 Star Rating Land is not a big restaurant, though it is certainly big on Thai flavor. I went with the Pad see ew with beef, flat noodles, beans, cauliflower and Asian... Read More

Cathy O. Sep-03-2021

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Rating 4.5 Star Rating

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