Best NYC restaurants located within a 5 minute walk of 86th Street Station | Ratings, Reviews & Maps

The following New York City restaurants are all conveniently located within a 5 minute walk of the 86th Street Subway Station. They are sorted according to their overall rating on Yelp. When you are looking for a great place to eat near 86th Street Station in NYC, any of the following restaurants should prove to be a good choice.

Amelie

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 226 Reviews.

Amelie
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Price: $$$

Category: French Wine Bars Breakfast & Brunch

Address:
566 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (646) 422-7167

5 Star Rating Chose this spot for brunch with some friends and it was a terrific place to start our Sunday. They have indoor and outdoor seating. The indoor area still... Read More

Vivian C. May-14-2021

5 Star Rating I ordered the grilled chicken sandwich for pickup and everything was perfect. Ready literally 5 minutes after I ordered it. Sandwich and fries were hot... Read More

Ivan M. Jan-06-2021

5 Star Rating Duck, duck, great duck! Been here a few times for brunch and dinner. Not as good as Le Dip in DC, but presentation and food quality is good. Staff is very... Read More

Kay W. Nov-17-2020

King Wang's

Yelp Rating:
5 out of 5 5 Star Rating
Based on 61 Reviews.

King Wang's
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Category: Sandwiches Asian Fusion Burgers

Address:
522 Columbus Ave
Ste A
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (929) 295-6644

5 Star Rating This takeout-only, underground restaurant (in the most literal sense of the word) has a good thing going: ramen powder, liberally applied to fries and... Read More

Jane D. Apr-18-2021

5 Star Rating I've gotten food from here three times now and I absolutely love it. It's become my go-to spot for pick-up in the 86th street UWS area. This is a... Read More

Kevin C. Apr-05-2021

5 Star Rating Excellent meal! I ordered the restaurant week special and it was such a delicious, generous deal. You get an entree (fried chicken sandwich, pulled pork,... Read More

Rebecca L. Feb-19-2021

Jacob's Pickles

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 4434 Reviews.

Jacob's Pickles
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Price: $$

Category: Comfort Food Southern American (Traditional)

Address:
509 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (212) 470-5566

5 Star Rating The best food I had while in NY. I wanted to try something different and not a fan of meat loaf. Buy this was filled with flavor. The curly onion rings on... Read More

Sid L. Jun-04-2021

2 Star Rating I do not think the place was for me. I've tried to go here numerous times and made a reservation for tonight. We got to the restaurant about 15 minutes... Read More

Liz M. Jun-11-2021

4 Star Rating Oh my, over 4K reviews. What can I add? Our last meal in NYC was here yesterday before our flight home. We made an online reservation via Resy for... Read More

Shirley N. Jun-04-2021

By the Way Bakery

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 239 Reviews.

By the Way Bakery
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Price: $

Category: Bakeries Gluten-Free Coffee & Tea

Address:
2442 Broadway
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (212) 877-0806

5 Star Rating Allow me a moment or two to hardcore gush... Hiya, Covid-impacted, gluten-free bride here! My large-ish wedding was transformed into a small, backyard... Read More

Alli K. Aug-10-2020

5 Star Rating By the Way Bakery is one of those old-fashioned kind of places that's become a rarity in NYC. After a lot of searching, I discovered a few things: 1) The... Read More

Marie S. Feb-23-2021

3 Star Rating Do not get sprinkled white frosted cake--it's gross! My dairy free friend recommended this place so I was excited to try. Had to purchase a last minute... Read More

Nicole M. Feb-20-2021

Maison Pickle

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 1145 Reviews.

Maison Pickle
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Price: $$

Category: Cocktail Bars Comfort Food Sandwiches

Address:
2315 Broadway
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (212) 496-9100

4 Star Rating Great service. The food was good. Would recommend! I got the hot honey chicken and toast and the pull apart garlic and Parmesan bread. I also got the French... Read More

Heba J. May-15-2021

5 Star Rating This is my new favorite date night spot on the UWS. Everything I had here was wonderful. Keep in mind that they do have fairly generous American size... Read More

Valerie C. Jun-09-2021

4 Star Rating Pro: - Amazing staff - Cool venue - Delicious drink Con: - Brunch portions are ridiculously big, encouraging food waste - Loud dancefloor music Read More

Colin V. Jun-14-2021

The Mermaid Inn

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 1151 Reviews.

The Mermaid Inn
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Price: $$

Category: Seafood Breakfast & Brunch Sandwiches

Address:
570 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (212) 799-7400

5 Star Rating Have been wanting to come here forever and by chance while walking by last night, they had an opening! All I can say is that it did not disappoint! Drinks?... Read More

Andrew F. May-01-2021

5 Star Rating So this was our first time at this location. We were regulars at the one in the East Village, pre Covid shut down. We dined inside. Decor was so much like... Read More

Linda D. Mar-21-2021

5 Star Rating Came here for happy hour indoor dining on a Sunday with my bf and since we were a little early, they had us stand in line for a bit until the clock hit... Read More

Samantha W. Nov-24-2020

Dagon

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 43 Reviews.

Dagon
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Category: Bars Mediterranean Tapas/Small Plates

Address:
2454 Broadway
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (212) 873-2466

5 Star Rating My prayers have been answered: a new restaurant has opened on the Upper West Side that can rival its counterparts downtown. Dagon is not just "good for the... Read More

Molly T. Jun-03-2021

3 Star Rating Great vibe and great service. The food looks much better than it tastes however in my opinion. I had the hummus and the hummus itself is not very good.... Read More

Antoine C. Jun-06-2021

5 Star Rating We really enjoyed this restaurant! Came here on a Saturday for dinner and sat indoors. The interior decor is trendy and they have their bar in the middle of... Read More

Sona D. May-23-2021

Chick Chick

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 39 Reviews.

Chick Chick
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Category: Chicken Shop

Address:
618 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

5 Star Rating Delicious. Got the korean style fried chicken sandwich. Super crispy chicken with a sweet and spicy sauce w aioli and pickles w a Korean slaw on a soft... Read More

Eric K. May-19-2021

5 Star Rating I have been waiting for this new spot to open on the UWS and wasn't disappointed. Ordered the whole fried chicken box with the Korean spicy, hot honey, and... Read More

Victoria T. Mar-27-2021

5 Star Rating new, so clean and the staff were all friendlyEspecially the Nashville hor chickwich was really delicious Awesome The chicken tender dip in gochujang... Read More

Eunkyoung S. Mar-28-2021

e's BAR

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 356 Reviews.

e's BAR
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Price: $$

Category: Bars American (Traditional)

Address:
511 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (212) 877-0961

5 Star Rating Ok guys coolest date day/night idea! Take your date to e's BAR for board games and s'mores! The bar is so cute, clean and has safety measures in place.... Read More

Sharm S. Apr-08-2021

4 Star Rating Solid, welcoming neighborhood bar. Dropped by on one of those busy NYC happy hour nights when it was impossible to get in anywhere else, and it worked out... Read More

Rebecca L. May-01-2021

4 Star Rating Visited E's for the first time today and I had a great time. Starting off with the obvious, all staff is masked, the seats have plastic borders between... Read More

Sofiya R. Apr-24-2021

Takeda

Yelp Rating:
5 out of 5 5 Star Rating
Based on 33 Reviews.

Takeda
Takeda map

Price: $$$$

Category: Sushi Bars

Address:
566 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (646) 370-6965

5 Star Rating First time trying out Takeda. Not sure what to order so I ordered the Chirashi because it looks like it has a little bit of everything in the photo. It... Read More

Lee C. Nov-14-2020

5 Star Rating It was closed due to the pandemic, so I went to eat because it opened again. The menu was a little different from the last time I went there, and I was very... Read More

Yu A. Nov-05-2020

5 Star Rating Great place to have fresh Omakase Sushi. It's been a while since pandemic started. Now thankfully they open again. Been missing out their sushi. Glad i can... Read More

Indra H. Oct-31-2020

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Rating 4.5 Star Rating

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Rating 5 Star Rating

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Rating 5 Star Rating

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