Amy Ruth's

Amy Ruth's

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant, Fried Chicken Joint, and American Restaurant
113 W 116th St (at Malcolm X Blvd), New York, NY 10026, United States
Hours:
Open until 11:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon
    • 11:30 AM–11:00 PM
  • Tue–Thu
    • 8:30 AM–11:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 8:30 AM–4:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 4:00 AM–5:30 AM
    • 7:30 AM–4:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 4:00 AM–5:30 AM
    • 7:30 AM–11:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.9/10

Based on 526 votes

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Total Visitors
7,888
Total Visits
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  • What you need to know
    Sydney M.
    "You can't go wrong with their signature dish of chicken and waffles."(60 Tips)
    Ricky G.
    "The Rev. Al Sharpton is definitely worth the trip."(7 Tips)
    Kaitlyn
    "Smothered chicken and waffles with greens & mac n cheese."(7 Tips)
    Carmen O.
    "The smothered fried chicken, collards, with mac&cheese was great."(6 Tips)
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  • chicken & waffles
  • rev al sharpton
  • mac & cheese
  • soul food
  • catfish
  • cornbread
  • collard greens
  • tommy tomita
  • pork chops
  • fried okra
  • casual
  • good for a late night
  • authentic
  • ribs
  • family-friendly
  • grits
  • lively
  • croquettes
  • breakfast food
  • good for a quick meal
  • Saarim Z.

    arnold palmer is fresh, the ratio of lemonade to sweet tea is perfect

    Saarim Zaman · 2 days ago
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  • emily w.

    Get the half and half (Arnold Palmer)!

    emily wilson · 2 days ago
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  • tolu

    Best waffle I have ever had

    tolu · 2 weeks ago
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  • Enn E.

    Try the Dr. Walter Delph Fisherman’s Platter (Fried Shrimp, Catfish & Crab Cake)

    Enn Ess · 2 weeks ago
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  • TYree

    After all the hype and press about this place, it was somewhat of a disappointment bland food very viny and stemy greens but the catfish was excellent and the mac & cheese was decent

    TYree · June 3
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  • Sophia A.

    Good food and good service. Always seems to be crowded which makes it hard to want to go there.

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  • Jess F.

    Chicken & waffles!

    Jess F · May 29
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  • drew t.

    Chicken and waffles with an Arnold Palmer is the only thing you need to know.

    drew tarvin · May 25
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  • Heather M.

    The smothered chicken and waffles is delicious... You will need a food coma afterwards

    Heather Meena · May 24
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  • Lisa F.

    Amazing food and service

    Lisa Flowers · May 18
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  • Guan L.

    If you want to stuff food in your face kind of meal, this is the no.1 option. Huge plate.

    Guan Li · May 11
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  • Eli S.

    No scene, just delicious fried chicken, amazing buttery waffles, and fantastic service.

    Eli Showalter · May 7
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  • Devin S.

    The chicken wings and waffles are top notch

    Devin Spain · May 3
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  • Devin S.

    Just about everything is good, but the chicken wings and waffles are top notch

    Devin Spain · May 3
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  • Sonya R.

    Waffles and Chicken - Delicious!

    Sonya Roberts · May 2
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  • Curtis S.

    Chicken waffles = bomb. Ribs are not bbq/smoked, just sauced heavily = pass

    Curtis Shoung · April 29
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  • Lauren M.

    Amazing fried chicken and waffles don't get the mac and cheese, not worth it.

    Lauren Myer · April 28
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  • Tom J.

    The Al Sharpton chicken and waffles is good but expect a queue if you turn up on the door

    Tom Joseph · April 20
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  • Alex T.

    the Al Roker wit mac n' cheese and fried okra.. forget chicken and waffles, unless you're sharing, then get both!

    Alex T · April 13
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  • Jennifer S.

    chicken and waffle. hands down the softest waffle ive ever had. better than roscoes in LA by far.

    Jennifer Shin · February 7
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  • Gil S.

    Good ole southern cooking, up north!

    Gil S · January 31
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  • Holden M.

    AL Sharpton waffle with chicken

    Holden Me · January 22
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  • Ronald D.

    Food was great..

    Ronald Donato · January 22
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  • Ardit B.

    Don't forget to put your name on the list at the door before you patiently wait at the back of the line.

    Ardit Bejko · January 19
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  • Robert M.

    Great place to eat

    Robert Moore · January 18
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  • Víctor @.

    Los wafles son muy sabrosos.

    Víctor @pinedauno · January 13
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  • Sarah R.

    Fried okra is bomb!

    Sarah Robson · January 11
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  • Crystal B.

    Perfect baked mac and cheese.

    Crystal B · December 17, 2014
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  • A B.

    Chicken & Waffles. You get a choice between white meat & dark meat. White meat is a $1 extra.

    A B · December 16, 2014
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  • Maria W.

    I had the ribs and smothered chicken.

    Maria Wiliams · December 10, 2014
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  • Monibru

    Pedir el waffle de alitas de pollo si tenes mucho hambre igual te llena. Hay que esperar habitualmente pero vale la pena. No hay wifi.

    Monibru · December 8, 2014
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  • ZZubin

    Chicken surprisingly moderate on breading and super meaty

    ZZubin · November 17, 2014
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  • Datrianna M.

    Chicken & waffles are so good that I can never try anything else!

    Datrianna Meeks · November 15, 2014
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  • Skoyia W.

    Maple syrup honey dipped fried chicken

    Skoyia Warner · November 14, 2014
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  • Skoyia W.

    The honey maple syrup deep fried chicken is my guilty pleasure👍👍🍗

    Skoyia Warner · November 14, 2014
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  • Uiru

    Breakfast menu only before 11:30am. The Tommy Tomitas (fried wings & waffles) is good. Friendly service too :)

    Uiru · November 1, 2014
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  • Phoenix 💥💥💥

    Go for the fried chicken and waffles!

    Phoenix 💥💥💥 · October 25, 2014
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  • Shawanda D.

    Live for their pork chops!!

    Shawanda Davis · October 22, 2014
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  • Neel B.

    Fried chicken sandwich was quite disappointing... Not recommended

    Neel Bhargava · October 18, 2014
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  • Atrianne D.

    Reverend Al Sharpton

    Atrianne Dolom · October 15, 2014
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  • Tohm S.

    Fried chicken wings are on point! Love the fried catfish, too. Collards and the fried okra are the two best sides. All fried everything!

    Tohm Sansani · October 11, 2014
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  • El★na

    Great food, great portions and affordable prices. We had Sharpaton's Chicken & Waffles, Smothered Turkey Wings, Seafood platter, Salmon Croquettes, which were very tasty. We will definitely be back.

    El★na · September 28, 2014
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  • Nici K.

    The baked macaroni and cheese is as close to what momma makes as possible....

    Nici Kelly · September 22, 2014
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  • Maya I.

    Just yum! Absolute yum! Best fried chicken ever! The lines are long to get in but the wait is def. worth it!

    Maya Itani · September 18, 2014
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  • Akiko B.

    Tourist trap but the food is still solid. Waffles, fried shrimp and mac and cheese are so good. Plus you can order kool aid with your meal!

    Akiko Bombita · September 13, 2014
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  • Rachel S.

    Dark meat fried chicken and waffles, obvi. Lots of seating inside, food comes super quick. An institution.

    Rachel Sheppard · September 12, 2014
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  • Cristina

    Delicious is the word for the waffles and chicken. I was so full after this. Worth it!

    Cristina · August 31, 2014
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    TV Food Maps · August 28, 2014
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  • Nicolas L.

    I've took waffle with bacon. I wasn't a great fan of the mix of the taste. By the way, the waffle was excellent

    Nicolas Lampert · August 26, 2014
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  • Sistaharlem

    Shrimp & waffles

    Sistaharlem · August 13, 2014
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