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Posted by NY Patron on 05/14/2008
$20 for a mediocre hamburger?!? $9 for a slice of cheesecake?? These people should be indicted for charging such outrageous prices. They get away with it by not posting a menu outside for vulnerable tourists to see before getting ripped off. Shameful!
Posted by funch on 03/31/2008
I went to the location on 7th Avenue and 33rd Street (in the Hotel Pennsylvania) only because my father was staying in the hotel, and we were too tired to walk any place else. Given the quality of the food (extremely bland), the prices are outrageous (see below). The atmosphere was just as bland (verging on depressing), and we had to wait some time to even get menus (despite the fact that the restaurant was only half full). Between the two of us, we had two entrees and three bottles of beer. The bill (without tip): $68. (The only pro: portions are large.) You don't have to walk that far to get a far better meal for less money. So keep walking tourists!
Posted by mark on 12/30/2007
I line in NYC, but not typically in this neighborhood for lunch. But was working here, and needed a place to take an out of towner I was working with. Walking down the avenue, I recognized the name "lindy's" so decided it was worth a shot. First of all the place was swamped with tourists. Ok I can live with that. Second of all both the hostess and the waiter had poor attitudes. I was embarred in front of out of town co-worker to be a new yorker. We looked at the menu and everything was WAY overpriced. Was like $17 fora cheeseburger deluxe. And then to top it all of, the burger was subpar. I don;t recommend this place, unless you are looking to show someone the type of ny restaurant that gave Ny a bad rap...
Posted by Laurie on 10/28/2007
$3.75 for a cup of coffee? That should be illegal. The cheesecake at 9 bucks a slice was also outrageous. Tourists beware.....
Posted by TopDomino on 08/12/2007
The food is bland and the portions are small compared to it's king size competition. They say their cheesecake is world famous but in my opinion that's only because it's a busy New York corner.
Posted by Anonymous on 07/03/2007
I am a New Yorker who was in need of a quick meal in the Times Square area right before a Broadway show. Cleverly, there was no menu posted outside the restaurant, but I figured "how bad can it be?" We were seated and given menus and was utterly floored by the prices - sandwiches in the $20 range, and breakfast items (3 eggs) for more than $15. So my partner and I ordered a bowl of soup each @ $7.50 each, and we split a knish @ $6.50. At best, I would describe the food as pedestrian. It is not by any means a fancy restaurant - it doesn't present itself as such (it has a diner atmosphere, and I had duct tape holding together a rip in my booth). One would be better served to go to Olive Garden or Applebee's down the block (as horrified as I am by making that recommendation!). With a couple of sodas, our bill was over $30 for a can of Campbell's soup, a potato, and some soda. Service was polite but excruciatingly slow. A family of tourists left the restaurant completely horrified. This is my first review on MenuPages after years of using the website; the experience was just so ridiculous that I had to take any opportunity to make other potential customers steer clear of the place!
Posted by bikeinfrance on 02/25/2007
We had a couple of hamburgers with fries, 2 cokes (sorry Pepsi) and a cheesecake. Everything was decent. They advertise the best cheesecake and being able to order online and have one shipped. Not sure I would go that far, but the cheesecake was light (for a cheesecake) and not too sweet. I still won't recommend you eat here. While eveything was just fine - no issues - the bill was $62 for that (2 cheesburgers with fries, 2 cokes and 1 cheesecake). I don't mind spending for food, but in this case I don't think it was warranted. So Lindy's doesn't get my vote, but it is only based on a value factor. If you have more money than sense, then it would be just fine. The food was ok and the service was good.