Social Eatz

(Now Closed)
232 E 53rd St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave.), New York, NY 10022, United States
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Social Eatz is a simple and fun, eat-in/delivery restaurant that specializes in Asian inspired comfort foods. We proudly serve sustainable fish and all natural meat from humanely treated animals.

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  • The Corcoran Group

    Come for the Bibimbap burger – the winner of the Best Burger in America. You’ll be wowed by a beef patty cooked with a sweet and savory sauce, topped with slaw and a slow cooked egg.

    The Corcoran Group · July 22, 2011
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  • New York Habitat

    A very interesting Asian fusion burger joint. Come here for the hanoi burger, tilapia tacos, and the yuzu cream puffs.

    New York Habitat · November 30, 2011
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  • Eric Y.

    two thumbs down. super unhealthy and mediocre food; horrific service and wait time; overpriced and overhyped. a trifecta of low class eating.

    Eric Yeh · June 22, 2011
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  • Brooks W.

    Yeah yeah yeah, the bimbimbop is all the rage here, but for something else yummy and super satisfying, get the fish tacos. So damned good with a big squirt of sriracha. BOOM!

    Brooks Wood · November 15, 2011
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  • Liza R.

    Bibimbap burger is ridiculous! A must have to try on the menu. The Korean beef taco is really good as well as the curry cream spinach. Yum yum!!

    Liza Ramsammy · June 27, 2011
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  • Amy C.

    Try the Bibimbap Burger - Pickled veggies overpowered the yummy runny eggs and quality meat. Still worth a try!

    Amy Cao · May 26, 2011
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  • Bin Y.

    Bibimbap Burger is fantastic! The fries are really great too!Decent beer selection.

    Bin Yang · November 23, 2011
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  • LocalBonus

    The Kung Pao Wow is delicious and so are the points you'll earn when you sign up for LocalBonus. Earn points towards "America's Best Burger" the BiBimBap Burger and a t-shirt signed by Angelo Sosa! Read more

    LocalBonus · September 19, 2011
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  • Joe G.

    The burgers are great! Read more

    Joe Gruchacz · July 25, 2011
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  • Carlos R.

    Amazing food! Friends were all satisfied. The Bulgogi Burger is awesome & the Hanoi is great. Kung Pao...Wow is another favorite. All in all, great food at a great price.

    Carlos Russo · April 22, 2011
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  • Daniel L

    Order the wings or hotdog. You'll leave full and happy!

    Daniel L · March 28, 2011
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  • Sekou P.

    MUST HAVE>>> French Toast!

    Sekou Pyle · April 17, 2012
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  • Greg B.

    Try the Bibimbap Burger With Mac & Cheese - Delicious, even second time around.

    Greg Bodenlos · January 12, 2012
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  • DA

    Food is good but the name is misleading because the hostess asks you to leave after socializing for too long. I didn't realize patrons were not allowed to chat after dinner.

    DA · November 6, 2011
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  • Johnny J.

    Already loved the burgers, ribs, and wings but now they've added new items to the menu! The edamame fritters and sloppy ho are a must have!

    Johnny J · October 16, 2011
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  • Rizky R.

    you can't go wrong with the Bimbimbap Burger! Read more

    Rizky Ridwan · October 10, 2011
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  • Sah L.

    Leave room.for.dessert!!! Un-fucking-believable

    Sah Liang · October 8, 2011
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  • Diana M.

    Good chicken & coconut tacos. And the fries had a little spice. Thumbs up.

    Diana Martinez · September 8, 2011
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  • Ricky C.

    The sauce that comes with the fries is a sake cheese sauce. Not a creamy lemon mustard.

    Ricky C. · August 18, 2011
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  • Simi

    They can substitute tofu for the meat on the burgers :) Definitely get the kimchi fries!!

    Simi · December 23, 2012
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  • Athena C.

    Try the Hangover Ramen - Rich broth with delicious sausage

    Athena Chang · July 28, 2012
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  • GH K.

    Amazing brunch special- Shrimp and Kimchi Gritz!

    GH K · July 2, 2012
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  • HipHostessNYC

    Great taco selection, good for late night dining.

    HipHostessNYC · July 1, 2012
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  • Jessica C.

    Food is Amazing and staff is Super Friendly

    Jessica C. · June 25, 2012
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  • Trevor F.

    Come for the burgers, stay for the Peter Gabriel soundtrack.

    Trevor Filter · May 6, 2012
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  • Tanya V.

    Bibimbap Burger. I thought it looked great until I tasted it. The Best burger I have EVER had in my 30 years on earth. I WILL be returning.

    Tanya Vazquez · April 15, 2012
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  • Tanya V.

    Celebrating Kat's BDay!

    Tanya Vazquez · April 14, 2012
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  • Soo Y.

    Tomato curry is very good.

    Soo Yoo · February 20, 2012
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  • Ting

    The yuzu cream puffs are divine!! Yum :)

    Ting · January 13, 2012
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  • Nancy

    This Thursday come by for our special HAPPY HOUR 9-11pm for the unveiling of our outdoor patio! Be the first to enjoy FREE Social Eatz cocktails for two hours!!

    Nancy · June 28, 2011
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  • sarah v.

    I just like that I can get runny eggs with my burger. Read more

    sarah vergara · June 27, 2011
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  • Jenna O.

    don't miss the spring rolls. also love the bibimbap and hanoi burgers, beef tacos, and fries. if you like a tom collins cocktail you'll love the yuzu collins.

    Jenna Odett · May 19, 2011
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  • Rex F.

    Order the Signature items. They are very worth & win. Rest of the menu is hit or miss.

    Rex F · May 1, 2011
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  • Jaimi A.

    Leave room for dessert!!

    Jaimi Alexander · April 16, 2011
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  • Jess L.

    The smoked ribs were excellent--tasted just like my mom's homestyle cooking. The bulgogi burger had a perfect combination of flavors and the fries were amazingly crispy!

    Jess Leung · March 31, 2011
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  • Kim B.

    Excellent food and top notch service! Ordered chicken hot dog, Burger, chicken sandwich and steak tacos - we can't wait to Come back and try more!

    Kim B · March 21, 2011
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  • RDW

    disappointed by service, the people next to us at the bar kept getting our order, & they are not serving alcohol yet, big bummer, had fish tacos, burgers, ribs, all pretty good & very well priced Read more

    RDW · March 19, 2011
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  • TV Food Maps

    Check out Social Eatz as seen on Top Chef Read more

    TV Food Maps · August 29, 2014
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  • kate b.

    They're CLOSED.

    kate bryant · April 24, 2013
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  • Carrot C.

    Check out Top Chef's Angelo Sosa's spot.

    Carrot Creative · February 13, 2013
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  • Debbie L.

    Like it for lunch more and get the bulgogi burger! Course portion is smaller (too small, ramen) under prix fixe dinner. Average quality, didn't match expectations given the chef's fame, price, reviews

    Debbie Lam · December 20, 2012
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  • keith n.

    Social Eatz is amazing. Great staff, inventive menu. Menu has changed a bit since my last visit, but the sweet tomato soup is remarkable.

    keith norton · November 29, 2012
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  • Ellen L.

    The old menu has completely changed... I miss the old menu and ambiance.

    Ellen L · November 13, 2012
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  • Brenton L.

    Bibimbap burger! Get it!

    Brenton Land · October 7, 2012
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  • Kaeisha

    The bartender Christian is the best!

    Kaeisha · September 23, 2012
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  • Jaimi A.

    Have you been by on a Monday at 6-9pm yet?! You should. Come "Taste Mondays" w/ SoSleepless girls. Sexy drink specials and crowd. We make Monday's taste good!!

    Jaimi Alexander · August 18, 2012
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  • Gary R.

    Do not skip dessert! We sampled the Strawberry Short Cake Jar and the Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta…highly unusual and very tasty! Read more

    Gary Reloj · August 13, 2012
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  • Melissa R.

    Try the Bibimbap Burger

    Melissa Rogers · August 5, 2012
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  • Alex M.

    Bibimbap burger FTW!

    Alex Marshall · July 25, 2012
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  • Aliza

    Try the watermelon margarita! So delicious!

    Aliza · July 23, 2012
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