The Halal Guys

The Halal Guys

Food Truck and Halal Restaurant
W 53rd St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY 10019, United States
Hours:
Closed until 10:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–4:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
Wheelchair Accessible:
Yes
9.2/10

Based on 1,737 votes

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    Nicole C.
    "Yummy chicken and lamb over rice! 😍 great after-club-food."(11 Tips)
    Brian C.
    "Mixed chicken with gyros is great and its a heavy meal!"(38 Tips)
    Mi A.
    "Best way to end a good night in NYC!!! CAUTION: Red sauce is SPICY."(139 Tips)
    ZA4
    "Halal guys is the most affordable tasty halal food in new york city."(19 Tips)
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  • street meat
  • gyros
  • chicken
  • halal food
  • good for a late night
  • lamb
  • good for a quick meal
  • falafel
  • lively
  • white sauce
  • authentic
  • casual
  • trendy
  • good for groups
  • hot sauce
  • sandwiches
  • shawarma
  • big portions
  • barbecue
  • great value
  • ReemO A.

    Founded by Mohammed Abouelenein in 1990 as a hot dog cart. In 1992 they changed the business to be as it's today. Overrated food thus!

    ReemO Almanie · 1 day ago
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  • Nuha A.

    يرزق من يشاء 😅 اقل من عادي

    Nuha Almanie🔒 · 1 day ago
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  • Michelle S.

    Great food. Don't forget the hot sauce but go easy at first.

    Michelle Swank · 5 days ago
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  • Melissa C.

    Chicken and Rice with White sauce. Delicious and so filling for only $7!

    Melissa C · 5 days ago
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  • Ayaz H.

    Current prices

    Ayaz Hyder · 1 week ago
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  • Ayaz H.

    The sauces are in little packets now.

    Ayaz Hyder · 1 week ago
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  • Christian F.

    Chicken and Rice (best drunk food!)

    Christian Fielitz · 1 week ago
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  • Terence C.

    There's usually a shorter line on the 7th Ave and W 53rd St side. Chicken was dry and lacked flavor so stick to just lamb. Can't beat the value proposition here for $7. 4/5

    Terence Chan · 1 week ago
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  • Fahad

    Very delicious food and friendly service. I recommend the falafel.

    Fahad · 1 week ago
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  • Ivy M.

    Got the mixed rice twice in a week! So good! Be careful not to put too much hot sauce though, it's super spicy and this is coming from someone who can take spicy

    Ivy M · 1 week ago
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  • Fahad A.

    The best food truck in NYC

    Fahad Alnuaimi · 1 week ago
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  • KristiaMarie P.

    Chicken and Lamb combo. Hot sauce is super hot, so taste it before you add too much. Don't skimp on white sauce!

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  • Justas Z.

    Cheap, good, filling. Watch out with the red sauce!

    Justas Zieminykas · 2 weeks ago
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  • Darren M.

    This crap is horrible ! How did they get so popular? Why do they grind their meet so tiny. Its god awlful.

    Darren Marshall · 2 weeks ago
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  • Mayra

    If you come to NYC forget about eating $5 street hotdogs, eat this! Great spicy, tender meat. It's worth the wait!

    Mayra · 3 weeks ago
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  • Vivian W.

    OG combo over rice. The wait is worth is and don't get fooled by imposters nearby!

    Vivian Wang · 3 weeks ago
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  • Nicole C.

    Yummy chicken and lamb over rice! 😍 great after-club-food.

    Nicole Checo · June 27
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  • Carl D.

    Street meat of the highest order.

    Carl Dispoto · June 26
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  • Karan T.

    Chicken over rice - Hands down, one of the best meals on the planet.

    Karan Tamhane · June 26
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  • Camille L.

    If you're in New York and out past midnight stop by to get some delicious street meat!

    Camille L · June 20
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  • Nes. G.

    1 portion is ok for 2 people, really tasty. Avoid the hot sauce for your health :)

    Nes. G. E. · June 18
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  • Jennifer W.

    It's definitely worth the wait in line for this reasonably priced bowl of chicken and rice goodness! The ranch sauce to top it off perfects the dish.

    Jennifer Wu · June 16
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  • Vivienne Z.

    The spicy sauce is really really hot! Be careful! But food is really good!

    Vivienne Zhou · June 16
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  • leo k.

    great fastfood

    leo kyiv · June 15
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  • Monica K.

    Gyros lamb and chicken with rice was awesome..... and its cheap with huge portion

    Monica Kong · June 9
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  • Elif

    If you do something well, here is the result. We have waited half an hour to taste and enjoyed a lot. Hot sauce is really hot, be careful and have the white sauce as much as possible.

    Elif · June 7
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  • Harumi U.

    I ordered gyro over rice and falafel sandwich at 4:30pm on a rainy day which means line was non existent. I got chicken over rice and gyro sandwich. They have only 3 proteins. You deduce my thoughts..

    Harumi U · June 1
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  • German S.

    La salsa es lo mas rico, no te irrita el estómago y pica mucho,un plato para 2 delicioso!!😁

    German Servin · May 30
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  • GxMxZ I.

    Gyros Wrap!!! add abit of hot sauce (it's extra hot!)

    GxMxZ ISMA · May 24
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  • Diego F.

    Incredibly cheap incredibly good.

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  • Ciano B.

    Hungry For Halal!

    Ciano B · May 16
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  • Ana Luisa C.

    gyro wrap ❤️

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  • Emma M.

    A Delaware Statutory Trust is a separate legal entity created as a trust under the laws of Delaware in which each owner has a “beneficial interest” in the DST for Federal income tax purposes... Read more

    Emma Malay · May 1
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  • Greg C.

    Worth lining up for. Get the combo on rice with plenty of white sauce

    Greg Cal · April 28
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  • Layne S.

    Awesome lamb and rice

    Layne S. · April 21
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  • Chao

    simply delicious

    Chao · April 15
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  • Djaniella D.

    One of the best street foods you'll find in NYC! Trust me, it's worth the wait.

    Djaniella D. · April 13
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  • Rewan P.

    Cheat Tip: Ask your cab driver to buy you the food. They get to skip the line, specially during late nights on weekend.

    Rewan Parti · April 7
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  • Chrissy T.

    Gyro sandwich was super tasty, filling and only 5 bucks. Plus, they're really efficient and the long line moves quickly.

    Chrissy Tobin · April 6
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  • Rich W.

    The food will lay on you like a bad suit. Tastes good for the first bite but after that, you better have the pepcid ac ready

    Rich Wentzek · April 5
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  • Oji M.

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    Oji Mckenzie · March 30
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  • Elaine N.

    best drunk food ever!

    Elaine Ngo · March 29
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  • Andrea R.

    Excelente Ford. Quite affordable. If u go to ny u cant miss this place. Always ask for extra quite sauce.

    Andrea Rodriguez · March 28
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  • Gizem T.

    Mixed gyro tastes good. White sauce is a must but hot sauce is terrible although I had just 5 drops. Either the sauce or the food itself made my stomach hurt all night.

    Gizem Tabak · March 28
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  • Kevin Matthew T.

    Literally THE BEST place to get a scrumptious platter. With the best white sauce around and a very affordable price for a big plate, it's no wonder there's always a line! (Don't worry, they're fast).

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  • Alden C.

    Chicken over rice is delicious, ask for more salad though! Careful with the red hot sauce, it is VERY hot (but good, so add more white sauce to balance it out!)

    Alden Cates · March 20
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  • YE JI L.

    자 한번 먹어볼께용

    YE JI Lee · March 18
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  • Peter G.

    There is No Other Hallal. If you want good drinking food without the excess peppers and onions for a great price; you find yourself here.

    Peter Grubb · March 15
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  • Brandon B.

    I like the one of the northeast corner who allow you to put on your own sauces (so much extra white sauce). Definitely get a side of falafel as well. Great NYC experience.

    Brandon Browne · March 15
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  • Josh S.

    Get the gyro with lamb meat! :)

    Josh Singer · March 10
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