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Posted by Teaneck Tep on 05/31/2015
We came here for the first time on the busiest Sunday of the year (Israel Day Parade). The place was packed and we had to wait, but the staff kept coming to us where we were waiting at the front of the room to reassure us that they were working on getting a table for us. The food was fantastic. Cauliflower and tahini sauce included fresh minced herbs. The chicken shwarma lafa was juicy and a big enough portion size that we took 1/2 home. We also had the quinoa- and lentil-stuffed butternut squash. We ate every morsel. The squash was done just right and the quinoa stuffing was scrumptious: moist and tasty. It had a tomato based sauced that included fresh tomatoes. No jarred or canned sauce. The portion was a perfect size for anyone with a big appetite. Dessert of chocolate mousse was plated beautifully and it was creamy and not too sweet. 4 or 5 very busy servers were on duty and did a great job! We were really surprised at how they managed to act so very friendly and calm, in spite of it being a crazy-busy day. Each of them had smiles and were very gracious. We're definitely coming back! PS: We don't know why some other reviews weren't so good. We've worked in the kitchens of great chefs and tend to be critical, so if we say it's good, it's gotta be good. Thanks, Hummus Kitchen, for a delicious and enjoyable dining experience!
Posted by zBear on 11/12/2014
Used to be good. The portions were terrible; soup cold; salad like a pile of leftover vegetables. Overpriced. Just about any other place in the neighborhood has better food and value.
Posted by Ian on 03/26/2013
Sadly, what used to be a favourite place, was a case of food rated "A", service was "Grade Pending". Recognising that it was Passover and some of our favorites bites were not being served we opted to stay. Having waited a few minutes to order, we were told some of the items on the reduced Passover menu were not available, post ordering, we were then told some of the items we did order were not available either, you get the gist..... After 45 mins, our food came, with an incomplete order. Not sure why they had to give us all the Mazze at once and not as soon as they were ready....? total time, start to finish 1 hr 20 mins Sadly, today they lost a loyal customer.
Posted by Thomas on 02/15/2013
The title says it all. I used to order from them all the time, cause the food, especially the hummus, was good. But prices went up and the portions got so very very small! I'm talking half the size.... Not worth it.
Posted by Vlad on 01/22/2013
It's close and the food is decent. That said, it's not worth it with so many other options. 3 delivery orders- 3 orders that were missing items. The first two didnt have pita bread even though it was ordered and paid for. The last one had no green tahini sauce for the green tahini kabab (kind of important). The last order I ripped open the bag with the delivery guy there (and before I paid this time) and sure enough, no pita. One time you can excuses but three times in a row, and you have to wonder. They never made a mistake by putting too much in the order, always less. Couple this with the fact it's crazy expensive ($20 per person) it simply isn't worth it.
Posted by disappointed on 11/27/2012
I can't believe how small the portions have become. I'm so appalled that I'm forced to post this, my first review. $18 for the smallest sorriest looking dish I've seen in NYC. I thought it was a mistake. I called and spoke to someone who said that they know and "we've been discussing it recently". What does that even mean?!?! Not an offer to make it right. Just more nothing. "I'll let me manager know" I would NOT RECOMMEND this place anymore. It's not the same, maybe new owners?? I don't know what the deal is but they went downhill and fast!!
Posted by anonymous on 03/23/2012
I've been to two of their locations, including this one, and have had delicious food both times. I split the brunch and a falafel laffa wrap with my friend. The brunch was really good, but I don't know if I'd say it's worth $15. But I've seen way worse brunch rip-offs in the city, so I guess it's not terrible. The moroccan chicken laffa was also really good.