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Amy Ruth's Home Style Southern Cuisine

113 W 116th St, New York City, NY 10026-2521
+1 212-280-8779
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
113 W 116th St, New York City, NY 10026-2521
Neighbourhood: Harlem
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here for one reason only to try the Chicken and Waffles. The first time I have tried Chicken and Waffles, the chicken was very crispy and the waffles just right. It´s a popular place and I can totally understand why, food is awesome.

Thank jamesohrourke
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Didn't wait long music was nice food good Mac and cheese on point corn bread was whomp whomp was excited for it reading other reviews corn muffins where I work taste better. Prices were good for the amount of food 1 had lunch the nxt...More

Thank Leticia L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was amazing authentic southern food. The chicken wings were so big they almost looked like turkey wings. The chicken was crispy fried but not greasy. The macaroni and cheese is the best I have ever eaten by far at a restaurant. The staff...More

Thank Terri A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was highly recommended. Went for the first time. The service was really good. And the food was amazing!!! Good fashion southern cooking. The sweet potato 2 thumps up and the collard greens. Will be going back.

Thank LeeLee C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Amy Ruth's on the recommendation of our guide from Hush Tours. There was a significant line (it was a Sunday), but we decided to wait anyway. I think it took us about 30 minutes to get in. We were seated in an upstairs...More

Thank NCNummi3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was recommended Amy Ruth's by multiple people, and they disappoint! Authentic soul-southern cuisine in Harlem...with some of the best chicken and waffles I've ever had! Real close to the subway, so we didn't have to drive, and close to Central Park to walk it off....More

1  Thank K J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was part of a very large group and the staff made us all feel right at home. They were very accommodating and extremely friendly. It is really hard to server gods food to a large group but Amy Ruth hit a home run!!!! The...More

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Away from the hustle and bustle of the NYC lights, you'll find this sweet gem tucked away! If you are looking for great, southern comfort food, look no further than Amy Ruth's. To jumpstart your appetite, they bring out complimentary mouthwatering cornbread that literally melts...More

Thank Moniclub40
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate dinner at Amy Ruth's but I think it's more of a breakfast place. Our dinner was Ok, but I hear their chicken and waffles are delicious.

Thank ARL14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was recommended by a local to come here and have the chicken and waffles - great "soul" food. I had no idea what to expect as I have never heard of this before. I was asked what kind of chicken I wanted and was...More

Thank JomJom2707
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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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I saw one review on here that says that don't accept solo diners - I was wondering if it was true, isn't there a counter or a bar etc?
2 May 2017|
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Response from dmekles | Property representative |
Hi. We accept single customers. That information you received is wrong. Hope to see you.
Can i reserve a space for a CD listening/launch party?
29 September 2015|
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Response from Janjust16 | Reviewed this property |
maybe, they have a big space.
How much is a piece of sweet corn pastry?
13 May 2016|
Response from Mitmek |
Corn bread is free and is served with all the meals
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 05:30
08:30 - 05:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 W 116th St, New York City, NY 10026-2521
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Harlem
  • Neighbourhood: Harlem
  • Phone Number: +1 212-280-8779
  • E-mail