Almayass- the rare quiet spot downtown in Flatiron

by SoundPrint Team

Almayass Restaurant New York

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 SoundChecks producing an average 70.5 dBA







Decibel Guidelines 

  • 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)


Disclaimer: SoundPrint measures the approximate decibel level and is not a replacement for a professional sound level measuring device. The dBA numbers displayed on the iPhone app and the website are averages of all the historical SoundChecks measured and submitted to the database. These SoundCheck dBA numbers are historical and thus are a reasonable guess as to what the specific venue’s sound level are and will be in the future. There is no guarantee that the average dBA displayed is or will be the actual noise level in the future.