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Amy Ruth's Home-Style Southern Cuisine

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113 W. 116th St., New York, NY 10026 40.80223 -73.950081
nr. Lenox Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-280-8779 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Southern/Soul
  • Price Range: $$

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  • Reader Rating:

    7 out of 10

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Official Website

amyruthsrestaurant.com

Hours

Mon, 11:30am-11pm; Tue-Thu, 8:30am-11pm; Fri-Sat, 8:30am-5:30am; Sun, 7:30am-11pm

Nearby Subway Stops

2, 3 at 116th St.; B, C at 116th St.

Prices

$12-$20

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

Amy Ruth's feels as if it has always existed. It's confident and comfortablejust as we imagine Carl Redding's grandmother, the restaurant's namesake, must have been. Redding opened his soul-food kitchen in 1998, a year after Amy Ruth passed away, and what a tribute it is to her, to her cooking and to a number of noteworthy African Americans. Order the "Rev. Al Sharpton" (fried or smothered chicken and waffles), the "Stan Hoffman & Lu Willard" (BBQ spare ribs), or any other soul-food staple: fried chicken, catfish, collard greens, ham hocks. If you aren't so lucky to have a southern grandmother of your own to cook for you regularly, visit Carl Redding's instead.

Recommended Dishes

Collard greens, $4.50; the "Yasmin Cornelius" (chicken wings and waffles), $10.50; the Stan Hoffman & Lu Willard (BBQ spare ribs), $14.50

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