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craig4food May 16, 2007 12:46 PM

Anyone have suggestions for the best places in New York City (especially Manhattan) to get great cheese fries?

  1. jakew8 May 16, 2007 01:07 PM

    Have you tried them at Coffee Shop on Union Square West? They're slender fries with addictive cheese sauce and herbs.

    PS: this is the Manhattan board--try the Outer Boroughs board for other places.

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      nikky May 16, 2007 01:29 PM

      Love the Coffee Shop fries and the fries at Extra Virgin are also addictive - but with a caveat, they come with melted cheese on the side instead of on top.

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        mas May 16, 2007 01:36 PM

        love this question!

        i know it seems like a cop-out and will probably bring out tons of people telling me that it's overrated, or not worth the wait, or both, but the cheese fries at the shake shack are really good. i think my favorite. the fries themselves are just ok, but i love their cheese sauce.

        the frites place on 2nd street in the EV does cheese fries that are pretty respectable.

        sometimes i like the cheez nastiness of the waffle cheese fries at atomic wings.

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          Lucia May 16, 2007 01:39 PM

          I second these

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          randumbposter May 16, 2007 01:43 PM

          I like the ones from the nathan's chain when fried fresh.

          1. kelea May 16, 2007 01:43 PM

            I miss the disco fries at Diner 24....

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              roze May 16, 2007 03:18 PM

              Cheese fries from Wogies

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