890 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Phone Number

(212) 514-9000

Date Visited



Link to Website

Redeye Grill


The Redeye Grill is located at 890 7th Avenue, just across the street from Carnegie Hall. Parking must be found on the street, or in one of the garages nearby.
There are seven steps leading to the large patio and single-door, main entrance. If you cannot manage the steps there is a lift on the property at the corner of 56th St. and 7th Ave. A small entryway and another single door lead to the restaurant itself.
The bar/lounge area is two steps up on the right, and the main dining area is to the left. Tables can be a bit tight to navigate.
Multi-stall restrooms are located in the rear of the main dining area. The accessible-stall is a bit narrow and there are no wheelchair accessible sinks. There are no baby-changing facilities.


    Attraction Type:  dining
    Surface of lot:  na
    Distance to venue:  na
    Transportation to venue offered:  na
    Terrain:  na
    Places to rest:  na
    Paths and walkways:  concrete steps and patio to entrance
    Doors:  single door
    Number of floors:  ** 1
    Elevators:  no
    Ramps:  no
    Steps and staircases:  seven steps to entrance- there is a left if you cannot manage the steps
    Width of aisles:  can be tight
    Places to sit:  tables, booths, banquettes
    Location of restrooms:  in rear of main dining area
    Type of restroom:  multi-stall, with narrow, accessible stall, no wheelchair accessible sinks
    Ease of entry and exit:  ok
    Baby changing station:  no
    Available food services:  lunch, brunch, dinner
    Friendliness of staff:  very pleasant and professional
    Notes:  * There is no dedicated garage. Parking must be found on the street or in a nearby garage. ** Although it is technically one floor, there are two steps to the lounge, bar area.

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We had been to Redeye Grill more than a few times, but never had the pleasure of sitting outdoors on a beautiful October day.Redeye has been a staple in midtown Manhattan for over 25 years. Located across the street from Carnegie Hall, it is a perfect spot for dinner after an afternoon performance or before an evening one.  I only recently discovered that its name is derived from the infamous late night flight linking New York and Los Angeles. 

Its colorful art, floor to ceiling columns painted by celebrated artists, along with Red Grooms artwork, it is a feast for the eyes as well as the stomach.

Eight concrete steps are required to reach the patio and main entrance. If you cannot do the steps there is a lift located at the corner of property ( 56th and 7th). It is not very noticeable; look for the “888” sign and you will find it.

The single door entry, small entryway and another door lead to the welcome desk. To the right is the bar and lounge area, requiring two steps up.

The main dining area is large, with tables, banquettes and booths. Depending on where you are seating it can be difficult to navigate. 

The patio dining was wonderful. Tables and chairs are well spaced.  We were told that, unfortunately, the patio would soon be closing for the season.

The food and service are always great. The lobster roll and crab meat salad we had for lunch were delicious. The lobster roll presentation brought a smile to our faces. Check out our photo! The crab salad definitely needed more crabmeat.

Multi-stall restrooms are located in the rear of the dining room. If you are seated outside they are easy to get to by using the back door. It’s unfortunate that the accessible stall is rather narrow and the sinks are not wheelchair accessible. There are no baby-changing stations.

If you can manage the aforementioned item, Redeye Grill is a good choice.As always, we at Destination Accessible, advise you to visit a venue’s website,, when planning a visit, to help you “know before you go.”



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