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10 E. 16th St., New York, NY, 10003
at Fifth Ave.
Comfortable and delicious
By kimberlyewand on 8/20/2010
The portions at CnC are huge and delicious; the perfect set of comfort food. I went with a friend, who ordered the Catfish Po'Boy, (so satisfying, with a good dipping sauce) and I ordered their delicious, over-the-top mac and cheese (crunchy top, creamy insides, not at all overly greasy or cold). Eating just those two dishes together, and drinking a soda, we could barely move out the door. Service was pretty good, and I am somewhat picky about this. We were seated promptly and the waitress was friendly about coming back to get us drinks when we hadn't ordered them initially. They did not rush us out the door, and it was quite clearly a 2 hour lunch.
By gjl137 on 1/21/2010
The place is chaos but in a good way. I went there for lunch with two other co-workers and they sat us next to a group of about 15 people with all there crying babies. It was a little distracting and hard to enjoy my company and food. Overall, the food was not so special that I would want to come back. It reminds me of an overpriced diner.
By mrsjmpjedi1 on 7/31/2008
Delicious homecooked food you wont be disappointed -- I just visited CnC for the first time -- had the Miss Patty's Chicken Sammy (grilled chix breast) - loved it......
Low key place with tasty comfort food in NYC - a rare find
By pinky_magee on 7/14/2008
I've been going to Chat n Chew for years. Always friendly staff and great comfort food at decent price. Red velvet cake is unbelievable. The place is low key and friendly and great to take friends or kids. If you need to find a place to take your parents, this would be it. Ribs were on special once and they were awesome. hope they come back again. Awesome sandwiches too.
Chat & Chew Restaurant: Home cooked food at a reasonable price.
By nkimerling on 7/11/2008
For a great local restaurant on 16th street it's Chat & Chew .You can't beat the great tastes from sweet potatoe fries, fresh home baked moist meat loaf, crispy tasting fried chicken & an array of great deserts including choclate mud pie, there the best & the price is a bargin.I've been going back there for years.
By ITALIANSUGAR on 7/11/2008
If you want to cheat on your diet with the best comfort food without cheating your wallet go here! The mac and cheese is so delicious I refuse to share! LOL And the sweet potato fries are great to pick on with some drinks. The bartenders love to experiment with any drink you like and even have great wines to choose from which was a surprise coming from what's pretty much a family style restaurant. A great place to take the kids or pop in after work for something yummy.
No reason to go here
By dwallack79 on 2/12/2008
Take Brother Jimmys decor, then remove the party atmosphere and good food. That pretty much sums up the Chat N Chew. This little spot just off Union Square does not have much to offer in comparison to the rest of NYC. The mac n cheese was huge and flavorless, and the turkey burger was not much better. The dining space is awful and filled with little kids, which makes sense because the decor is like I said - that typical family restaurant garbage with random crap all over the walls. Bring kids or someone you hate.
By jerlbaum on 9/29/2005
Great place for lunch.
Low Key Eats
By NYCGirl219 on 2/17/2005
I come here (16th St.) often for a quick and low-key dinner. No pretention, GREAT Mac n Cheese, fun waitstaff.
union square secret
By ameadows on 8/16/2004
This place is a hidden secret of Union Square. It's off the beaten path, so I don't think a lot of people know about it. The waiter was kind of a smart ass. We didn't know if he was joking or if he was really serious. We ate brunch there and it was great. The decor is great also. Good little find!
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