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Flex Mussels

174 E 82nd St, New York City, NY 10028-1839
+1 212-717-7772
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (209 reviews)
“donuts” (54 reviews)
“fries” (25 reviews)
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Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
174 E 82nd St, New York City, NY 10028-1839
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After a trip along Museum Mile we stumbled into a happy hour that really was a happy hour because the oysters were $1 each. A large pot of mussels with fries and a beer was also part of their happy hour special. The oysters were...More

Thank Greg L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bar tenders wear some amusing tee shirts. One of them says "Mussel Tov," a play on the Yiddish word Mazeltov. During Happy Hour at the bar I had the Blue Point Oysters which were good, and especially at the Happy Hour price of $1...More

Thank Harvey M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For real. I'm not a big mussels guy, the texture alone normally skives me out. My cousin took the family here one night and my mind was blown. I don't really know what I ate but everything we ordered was incredible and did not taste...More

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a lovely Happy Hour meal in this excellent little eatery A dozen good mussels each, a little on the small side but nonetheless delicious. Followed by yummy crab guacamole for me and Moules Mariner with fries for my sister. About $90 incl tip.

Thank BettyLinn
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

thank u very much the waiters and the chef I enjoy my Devine Devine meals with you. if you keep up then I am bringing all my friends in

Thank Singaporean U
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I live near Flex Mussels UES and haven't gone before because I already have several neighborhood favorites. By chance, we planned to go with friends who suggested Flex Mussels. Not expecting a great dining experience, we thought the neighborhood convenience would outweigh the food. Boy,...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017

Was hoping for a European style mussel restaurant. Disappointed. Nice atmosphere. Mussels served in a variety of broths. Mussels are small to average in size -- not large like those served elsewhere. A seafood chowder was watery. "Beet salad" was actually a spinach salad with...More

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Had a reservation - sat and looked at menus - first decision was Yes, get a dozen oyster from happy hour menu. Only to be told by server that was only good up front at the bar and would we care to be seated there...More

Thank kwtaper
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The place is nice and the mussels are excellent. The service is friendly. If you do not like mussels do not go there since the rest of the food is quiet mediocre.

Thank seasonedvisitor
Reviewed 7 August 2017

A mussels restaurant? Yes, it is. But not just delicious mussels, also oysters and all kinds of other seafood. And fried goodies like french fries and donuts. Service was helpful and friendly. Come hungry.

Thank Liz R
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 E 82nd St, New York City, NY 10028-1839
    (Between 3rd and Lexington Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: 4, 5 & 6 trains to 86th Street, and M79 and M86 buses to 3rd Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-717-7772
  • E-mail
Direct importers of mussels from Prince Edward Island and oysters that taste like you're kissing the sea. Happy Hour specials 7 nights a week at the bar and counter only. No sharing. $25 for 2 pots mussels and 2 orders of fries Choice of Fra Diavolo, Classic, Dijon 5:30-7PM Monday-Friday 5:00PM-7PM Saturday and Sunday
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