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Kitchenette Uptown

1272 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY, 10027
nr. 123rd St.
212-531-7600

Avg. Rating

5
Food: 5
Service: 6
Décor: 5
"Mixed Reviews"

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44% would go back.

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Overpriced, hit or miss food

By diner3586 on 4/16/2007

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Décor: 7
  • No, I would not go back!

First of all, the baked goods in front are terrible. The cakes and pastries are almost universally hard, dry, and stale-tasting. The food in general is very overpriced. I've had my food come to me cold, overcooked, undercooked, and just awful. I do have to say that the fresh orange juice is very good, and the granola is excellent- toasted, nutty, crunchy, and not too sweet. Otherwise, I'd say skip this place altogether. The decor is cute, but the tables are very crowded together. Service can be quite slow, especially during brunch.

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268 out of 624 people found this review helpful.

Better than dorm food? Nah.

By tropicatomica on 4/8/2007

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Food: 1
  • Service: 3
  • Décor: 3
  • No, I would not go back!

Columbia students may be brats, but even they deserve better. Kitchenette is ludicrously overpriced slop that has almost no redeeming features. The potatoes are undercooked, the biscuits are dry. From what I gather, people go here because there's no place else around. Double digits for awful mac and cheese? I don't think so-- though some of the desserts are OK, if overpriced. Do yourself a favor: walk over to the soul food spot at 125th and Morningside instead.

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384 out of 693 people found this review helpful.

love love love

By lionbreeder on 10/12/2006

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

I escape to kitchenette for a warm meal and some comfort food that i really cant find anywhere else--Pancakes, eggs, sausage, omelettes-- im in love and I never leave with out a piece of berry pie...simply heaven

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335 out of 699 people found this review helpful.

Disgusting...!

By lzelaya on 4/23/2005

  • Overall Rating: 3
  • Food: 1
  • Service: 5
  • Décor: 5
  • No, I would not go back!

I went to this restaurant a second time because I figured that sometimes people make mistakes. I know, I'm in the food business myself. But, this dump is just terrible; from rock hard old turkey sausages, to greasy eggs, and just fowl tasting food. I feel very confused why people go to this place now. Maybe because there is nothing else in that neighborhood. And even though Max is next door, the coffee is just as bad as kitchenette. me

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324 out of 668 people found this review helpful.

Horrible Delivery Service Eradicates Quality of Food

By Walter on 10/16/2004

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Food: 7
  • Service: 2
  • Décor: 7
  • No, I would not go back!

In an attempt to have a wonderful Saturday morning in bed with my girlfriend, I relied on the delivery service of Kitchenette Uptown. This popular Columbia-area eatery is known more for their sweets and breakfasts than anything else, and I thought pancakes in bed would be a great option. After an hour and a half wait, I was told the delivery boy could not find the address and returned to the restaurant. I was assured the breakfast was remade (by this time undoubtedly cold) and would be sent off again. It wasn't. Our food arrived cold and late. Perhaps one should only visit Kitchenette in person, or not at all. Particularly because I was assured by a manager that the food would be remade, I am disappointed with the service. I would not recommend this establishment.

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