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:
5 out of 5 5 Star Rating
Based on 68 Reviews.

Joe's Steam Rice Roll
Joe's Steam Rice Roll map

Category: Cantonese

Address:
422 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (917) 388-3781

5 Star Rating Came here for lunch after a long bike ride at Central Park! The shop is on the small side but luckily, our group of 4 snagged a table to eat at! Joe's is... Read More

Wendy Y. May-17-2021

4 Star Rating My second time in the past week :) This time, I tried Joe's Signature Rice Roll, which includes beef, pork, dried shrimp, eggs and a choice of 3... Read More

Sawako Y. May-05-2021

5 Star Rating Big portions, affordable, and delicious. Get the shrimp rice roll and Joe's signature roll. Wow, because of Joe's I know 100% where my obesity will come... Read More

Jonghan L. Apr-28-2021

Sushi Nonaka

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 94 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 Speakeasy sushi! located in the same location as another restaurant- you have to go to the back and down the stairs. we dined during covid, so outdoor... Read More

Raymond W. May-23-2021

5 Star Rating Phenomenal omakase experience. This was my first omakase experience - i can never go back to regular sushi again. The service was excellent, every item that... Read More

Sana H. May-08-2021

5 Star Rating Sushi Nonaka is a new speakeasy sushi restaurant that just opened right before the pandemic. The place is hidden in the basement of another restaurant so it... Read More

Aiko S. Jan-13-2021

Luke's Lobster Upper West Side

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 697 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 Got a Lobster Roll delivered for lunch and it was so good! I will say that it was smaller than I was expecting (ordered just the normal size) but the... Read More

Kathleen A. Nov-19-2019

3 Star Rating The lobster is hands down the best I have had. Buttery delicious roll packed with lobster. Maine blue berry drink is also very good. The lobster Mac and... Read More

Rose N. Jun-22-2020

4 Star Rating Your girl was craving some seafood one weekend and was celebrating her 3 year NY anniversary! I ordered their clam chowder soup, lobster mac and cheese... Read More

Lucy C. Oct-26-2020

Made In New York Pizza

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 293 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 Made In New York Pizza is consistently good. This was the first place pizza place I ordered from when I first moved to New York so it has a special place in... Read More

Ann P. Mar-22-2021

5 Star Rating Please buy your pizza here! My family has been staying super quarantined, and if you're concerned about COVID-19, their pizza, which is delicious both fresh... Read More

Elizabeth Y. Aug-22-2020

5 Star Rating One of my favorite pizza places when I visit! The square pepperoni is my favorite! Nothing beats it. I haven't been able to visit because of Covid, but... Read More

Christine L. Jul-27-2020

Flor De Mayo

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 1210 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

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

5 Star Rating Flor de Mayo! *Insert heart eyes emoji* Wow... How can one restaurant make me so happy!? The food is always amazing! During this (most recent) visit I... Read More

Shantelle C. Apr-10-2021

5 Star Rating They have take out, delivery, and dine-in options with both indoor & outdoor seating. Super clean with clear plastic boards and sanitizers bottles between... Read More

Felicity J. Mar-31-2021

Jin Ramen

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 938 Reviews.

Jin Ramen
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Price: $$

Category: Ramen

Address:
462 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (646) 657-0755

4 Star Rating Not a bad spot for ramen if you're craving it. I got the miso ramen with medium spicy level (2 chili peppers) but didn't find it that spicy. The broth was... Read More

Leanna W. Nov-27-2020

4 Star Rating Overall (4/5): Fast, friendly service with lunch specials on well-crafted classic style ramen, Jin will satisfy your ramen needs. Food (4.5/5): Came here... Read More

Matt L. Aug-15-2020

4 Star Rating Really great ramen, and I'm so happy to be in their delivery zone. Most recent order, we got our staples (the volcano tonkotsu for me, the spicy tonkotsu... Read More

Shawn H. Dec-20-2020

Peacefood Cafe

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 1318 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 Peacefood Cafe serves up some really tasty food. From their baked goods to their full meals, I have not ordered anything here that did not impress me!... Read More

Danielle W. Apr-16-2021

4 Star Rating Ordered the PFC tenders for pickup and they were delicious with a squeeze of lemon and optional chipotle sauce but keep in mind these don't travel well over... Read More

Angela G. Apr-28-2021

4 Star Rating I am happy ordering take out from here, and I treat myself to that every so often. The food is good. When I dine there in person, the food is even better.... Read More

Sharyn W. Feb-26-2021

Tessa

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 390 Reviews.

Tessa
Tessa map

Price: $$$

Category: Mediterranean French Italian

Address:
349 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (212) 390-1974

5 Star Rating How have I not reviewed Tessa?! This is a big statement, but I'd consider Tessa to be my favorite restaurant in the UWS. My wife and I went here first a... Read More

Derrick S. Apr-23-2021

4 Star Rating Great food great ambiance great service. 4 stars since I didn't order any entrees or desserts, just appetizers and a cocktail. By the time we filled up on... Read More

Elizabeth J. Apr-12-2021

4 Star Rating Good but not the most memorable or unique meal I've had. The menu is currently limited and only offers staples such as shrimp scampi, burger, salmon etc.... Read More

Biana G. Sep-21-2020

Two Wheels

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 103 Reviews.

Two Wheels
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Price: $$

Category: Vietnamese

Address:
426 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

5 Star Rating I decided to give Two Wheels a try and was NOT disappointed. I ordered to go and staff is very nice and helpful I decided to try the Two Wheels pho with... Read More

Garrett L. May-03-2021

5 Star Rating I got Two Wheel delivered to me because it was the middle of a thunderstorm. Not only was part of me worried it would take a long time, but how usually take... Read More

Isabel N. Jun-07-2021

5 Star Rating Two meals at Two Wheels and I can safely declare that they're already in my favorite restaurants list this year! I looooooooove the Deluxe Pho. The broth... Read More

Joanne U. Mar-04-2021

The Dead Poet

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 436 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

5 Star Rating Cool bar! I went pre-covid and I loved the vibe there. The bar tender was nice and helped make suggestions on what to get. The only down side is that's it's... Read More

Shubhi M. Jul-22-2020

4 Star Rating Came here for a quick bite to eat and wasn't disappointed. They make great cocktails, have a good selection of beers and delicious sandwiches. The indoor... Read More

Joseph B. Jul-21-2020

5 Star Rating Favorite bar on the UWS. Not competition! It may be small and narrow but the drinks are full of flavor. The bar if filled with hidden treasures; like the... Read More

Matthieu L. Dec-16-2020

New York City Culinary Tours

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Greenwich Village Italian Heritage Food Tour

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $81.44 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This is a fun-filled interactive walking tour of Greenwich Village's Italian neighborhood. See St. Anthony's Church, Raffetto's Pasta Store and then stroll MacDougal Street's Caffe Reggio. This 2-hour tour is led by a local, licensed NYC tour guide with Italian family roots in the neighborhood for over 125 years. Your food tour guide gives you an insider's perspective into local history with music, serenades and family tales.   Greg Walks NYC employees, are released/discharged, from and against any/all liability from participation in Greg Walks NYC Tours, and is legally binding on participant, heirs, successors assigns and legal reps. Tour participants assume all travel risks. Gregory Marro and Greg Walks NYC are released from all/any liabilities and penalties to the legal maximum permitted by law. Tourists MUST inform tour guide of any/all food allergies. Greg Walks NYC tour pics/videos may be used on social media.Samples and sights subject to change.

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NYC Chelsea and West Village Dessert Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $75.44 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Get off the beaten path in Chelsea and the West Village while tastings some of the best desserts and sweets in the area. You'll learn about the city’s culinary past, all while trying fresh hot doughnuts, half pound cookies, artisan chocolates from the city's oldest chocolate house, create a mini cupcake, try unique ice cream flavors in the summer months or enjoy a toasty hot chocolate in the winter, with a total of 6 tastings altogether. Mosey through the quaint Chelsea neighborhood, into Chelsea Market, down the High Line, and into the Meatpacking District and end your culinary adventure in the West Village.

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Greenwich Village Literary Pub Crawl

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $45.29 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

A fascinating tour of the historic pubs and haunts of the the greatest literary minds of the United States, in one of the most influential and progressive neighborhoods in the world.

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Chinatown and Little Italy Food Fest

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $99.38 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Explore the tastes and history of two ethnic NYC neighborhoods, Chinatown and Little Italy. Animated and friendly guides allow their guests to learn these neighborhoods through fascinating historical stories and culinary delights. The delicious food tastings range from homemade mozzarella to a sit-down authentic Chinese meal experience. One leaves this tour fully satisfied, along with a new found confidence in navigating the neighborhoods with a provided recommendation list in hand. This tour is a must if you're a local or visitor looking to get off-the-beaten path and taste amazing foods.

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NYC West Village Pub Crawl

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $25.88 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Experience the best of New York City’s wildly famous Greenwich Village in one night. Visit 4 of the Village’s hottest drinking establishments, featuring beer pong, karaoke, live bands, and DJ’s & dancing. You will receive free shots and admission fees at all locations.

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New York City Secrets of Grand Central Terminal Tour

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $45.29 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Did you know there is a hidden tennis court inside Grand Central? Or that the ceiling is backwards? Discover many more secrets on this tour and learn about the surprising history of this New York City icon! This tour is led by a native New Yorker who is a licensed New York City Tour guide.

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