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Murray's Falafel and Grill

261 1st Ave, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10003-2901
+1 212-533-1956
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“falafel” (10 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Fast food, Israeli, Kosher
261 1st Ave, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10003-2901
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 29 November 2016

I had, hands down, the best falafel sandwich ever at Murray's Falafel. I'm so surprised and so pleased at this gem. The generous portions/sizes, the delicious white and green sauces, the oozing flavors, the crispiness on the outside yet softness on the inside of the...More

Thank Tunaidi
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Do yourself a favour and try Murray's out. What a treat! Amazing falafel, service and reasonably priced. We will be back here for sure!

Thank sarah123456Morocco
Reviewed 28 June 2016

You don't need to be kosher to enjoy the food here. Generous portions, friendly service, clean and most of all really good Israeli/Mediterranean food. We will be back!

Thank BEN21472
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

The staff was very accommodating. I came in and said it was my first time, they gave me a free taste of their awesome falafel!

Thank Cheryll A
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Don't expect a candlelight romantic dinner. What you get is a great falafel sandwich for a good price.

Thank uncoco
Reviewed 8 June 2015

This small falafel/schawarma restaurant is the best of its kind--by far! The food is extremely fresh. How often will one get crisp lettuce and fresh vegetables on a Sunday in the summer? The pita is very fresh and tasty. The falafel balls (you get two...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

If you love falafels then Murray's is a MUST! Best falafels I have EVER had! The staff are super friendly and helpful, and everytime I have gone (which is ALOT) they alway throw in something extra! LOVE this place!!! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

Thank Steph D
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Murray's is a small little place, only a few tables, but their falafel in a pita is the best I have ever eaten. The falafel is not greasy, not salty, nice crunch on the outside, and oh so tender and moist on the inside. No...More

Thank Glenna R
Reviewed 31 December 2013

This unassuming place has great food. You wouldn't think much of it from the outside as there are many small restaurants like it around East Village but this one definitely has some GREAT food. This was the first time we have stayed in East Village....More

Thank saintba
Reviewed 16 December 2013

Murrays is small, but the taste is great and the variety excellent. You can eat in or take out. Murrays bills itself as an Israeli style falafel and schwarma eatery. I Its described by many, including ourselves, as having the best falafel in town. The...More

Thank RLee18
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 1st Ave, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10003-2901
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-533-1956
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