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Chat 'n Chew

10 E. 16th St., New York, NY, 10003
at Fifth Ave.
212-243-1616

Avg. Rating

8
Food: 8
Service: 7
Décor: 7
"Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

92% would go back.

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Comfortable and delicious

By kimberlyewand on 8/20/2010

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 7
  • Yes, I would go back!

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.

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124 out of 228 people found this review helpful.

Chaos

By gjl137 on 1/21/2010

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Décor: 5
  • Yes, I would go back!

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.

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133 out of 279 people found this review helpful.

Great place

By mrsjmpjedi1 on 7/31/2008

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

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......

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159 out of 324 people found this review helpful.

Low key place with tasty comfort food in NYC - a rare find

By pinky_magee on 7/14/2008

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

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.

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164 out of 319 people found this review helpful.

Chat & Chew Restaurant: Home cooked food at a reasonable price.

By nkimerling on 7/11/2008

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

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.

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151 out of 301 people found this review helpful.

Yummy

By ITALIANSUGAR on 7/11/2008

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 7
  • Yes, I would go back!

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.

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147 out of 305 people found this review helpful.

No reason to go here

By dwallack79 on 2/12/2008

  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 5
  • Décor: 2
  • No, I would not go back!

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.

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211 out of 399 people found this review helpful.

Cool place

By jerlbaum on 9/29/2005

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

Great place for lunch.

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364 out of 762 people found this review helpful.

Low Key Eats

By NYCGirl219 on 2/17/2005

  • Overall Rating: 7
  • Food: 7
  • Service: 6
  • Décor: 6
  • Yes, I would go back!

I come here (16th St.) often for a quick and low-key dinner. No pretention, GREAT Mac n Cheese, fun waitstaff.

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union square secret

By ameadows on 8/16/2004

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

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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