Mediterrean restaurant Almayass is the newcomer to the NYC Quiet List where you can actually hear and converse with your companion.
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Almayass is on 24 E 21st between Broadway and 5th serving Mediterranean, Armenian, Lebanese cuisine.
SoundPrinters commented that the restaurant is spacious, with table-cloths and enough space between tables to carry a conversation. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars ($$$) on yelp.
Make your reservation here.
SoundCheck Score: QUIET with 6 SoudChecks producing an average 70.5 dBA
- Quiet = 70 dBA or below (safe for hearing health, conducive to conversation)
- Moderate = 71 – 75 dBA (safe for hearing health, manageable for conversation)
- Loud = 76 – 80 dBA (likely safe for hearing health, conversation is difficult)
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