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Manna's Soul Food Restaurant

2331 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York City, NY 10027-3627
+1 212-749-9084
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“stuffing” (4 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
2331 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York City, NY 10027-3627
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

If you don't mind to eat with plastic knives and forks from a styrofoam box, this is a great place to get a huge variety of original Soul Food for very little money. The food tastes great, and you can just start out with a...More

1  Thank J P
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Just like I thought Deep Southern American States menus to be like. Its not exactly a fancy restaurant but the food speaks for itself & was delicious , proper soul food. I had collard greens, mash potatoes, mashed pumpkin and sweet sticky BBQ ribs. twas...More

Thank Colm P
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Mannas is a local buffet restaurant that i have been going to for years. Now I've dined at the Palace in Abu Dhbi and so this is not fancy food but it is straight ahead and good for a very inexpensive price. When I am...More

2  Thank Ichaso17
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Went to do the Harlem Hush Hip Hop Tour on a Tuesday afternoonwith my son and stumbled on Manna's Soul Food around the block from the Apollo Theatre. Very good soul food! Pay $6.99 per pound. Lots of delicious choices, everything and I mean everything...More

1  Thank criz2feen1
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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to stop in during our trip to Harlem. Food was okay had a few cold items such as green beans were cold and I had a lot of bones in my chicken dressing. Staff or cashier was being a cashier or staff not much...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you’re in Harlem and need a quick dinner or lunch try Manna’s. I’ve been eating at Manna’s since the early 1990’s. There is wide selection of food to choose from; the buffet style tables will be to your liking. Just be careful what you...More

1  Thank curstep
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick bite to eat. Tasty food well-prepared. chicken bbq, baked,curry style. Mac & cheese, collard greens with turkey, ribs, fish, rice and peas, veg. Lots of choice and flavours. Your meal will be weighed at the till and this would determine...More

1  Thank YawehsChild
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This place is the real deal - tourists have found it but that hasn't stopped the locals - delicious, authentic and cheap. Buy a regular or large plate (L= $10) and fill er up with whatever deliciousness takes your fancy. I had jerk chicken, candied...More

Thank Andi448
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We couldn't get into some of the trendier places to eat due to lineups so chose to go here. It's a steam table type of place, nothing fancy but boy the food was great! You load up and pay by the pound. People who worked...More

Thank Canadian064
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

A friend gave me a tip about there being a lot of good soul food in Harlem, so we went there and walked around for a bit. This was the first place we found and I just needed to look through the windows to know...More

1  Thank MorpH2k
As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2331 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York City, NY 10027-3627
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Harlem
  • Neighbourhood: Harlem
  • Phone Number: +1 212-749-9084
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