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1305 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1327
+1 212-996-1200
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good52%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“crab cakes” (8 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1305 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1327
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a very juicy cheeseburger my friend had tomato bisque, which she really liked. I tried the blueberry cobbler with ice cream for dessert. Another night we stopped in just for dessert and we had the Brioche Ice Cream Sandwich. We were staying at...More

Thank uscfan1325
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had brunch on a Sunday in October with 6 people. Our grandson (2 years) joined us and, as one can imagine, provided a bit of a challenge for the wait staff: squeezing in one more, up and down, etc. They were ever so patient, served...More

Thank EllCPA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow what a find. If you love to sit outside or be in an airy restaurant this is the place. My chicken salad was nice presentation if bland. We thought the staff were super nice and very accommodating. Most locals must like this place and...More

Thank tarad32530
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We have passed by this restaurant several times and finally stopped, met our son and his partner here ... and we'll be back. Dinner was delicious and the service excellent!

Thank travelin_at_leisure
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Located right next door to my hotel so I checked it out for dinner one evening. Really enjoyed the salad and an excellent salmon entree. It was somewhat busy but even with that in mind, my table service was spotty. Still...good food.

Thank sstrauss51
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Awful service and servers have attitude problems. Added another $20.00 dollars on our bill already on top of the tip we left her.

Thank Arnel P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Every once and a while there will be a great and even innovative dish, but that is not why I keep coming back to Island. It is low key with a personable wait staff and good food. I come here because I can sit at...More

Thank R9251QSdavidt
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Have really enjoyed a couple of meals here, particularly a recent brunch. But had dinner Tuesday night, restaurant was crowded, and waited an hour and ten minutes for my entree. When we asked the waitress about the delay she said the roast chicken took a...More

Thank edward S
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Ok so what I noticed right away was the number of return customers. I was seated immediately, and across from the bar. It gave me a view of everyone coming in and how they were greeted. The staff seemed to know everyone. I even commented...More

1  Thank Bill K
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

When I saw that Island had a Kobe beef 🌭 Hot dog with sauerkraut & french fries on their lunch menu, I knew it was a delicious once a year delicacy... My hubby selected a more healthy entree & raved about his roasted multicolored beet...More

Thank Laurie B
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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Dolores M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1305 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1327
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-996-1200
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