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New York Luncheonette

135 E 50th St, Between Lexington & 3rd Avenue, New York City, NY 10022-7504
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (82 reviews)
“potatoes” (21 reviews)
“french toast” (18 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
135 E 50th St, Between Lexington & 3rd Avenue, New York City, NY 10022-7504
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited the diner twice during our stay. Once for dinner and once for breakfast. Both occassions the food was served quickly and was really good. Breakfast was for me the highlight of my trip. The diner was extremely busy so we were seated at the...More

Thank Mearcats
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a typical New York diner with character and great food and service. We ate here a couple of times and it was always busy which is a good sign. Great bacon, eggs, omelettes pancakes and syrup. Only in America!!

Thank Jon W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A little gem! A good mix of locals and tourists, quick service, lovely staff and most of all fantastic food! Reasonably priced and an all round good exeperience! Will be returning!

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went here for convenience really but were pleasantly surprised. It was fairly busy but service is really quick and it’s the place you go to if you want something reliable but at a little bit of a cost, we had 2 Orange Juices, Cheese...More

Thank Tina P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best place in New York to have a breakfast, lunch, dinner or late supper. Delicious fresh dishes American style. It's on the E 50th St just two blocks away from Lotte New York Palace

Thank Rima M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place. The food was amazing and the cost good. Service was great and fast and the place was always full. Love the oatmeal and breakfasts. Great coffee.

Thank glenysPlymouth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I felt like I went back in time. When Pepe use to smile, service was paramount and everything was easy. Such a nice place, great food and service, we asked for white tea and got real porcelain mugs, tea bags and cream. Pancakes and French...More

Thank Kenji M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jumped right into early morning busy “diner-food”. The is extremely professional yet relaxed. Very polite & welcoming servers in crisp white dress shirts reflective of the well deserved “A” Health department rating. The food? 1950s diner food done very well, hot, plentiful & classic. You...More

Thank Roger G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were headed out early one morning while on vacation in NYC. The hotel restaurant was not open at the time we needed to depart so we went to the New York Luncheonette and had a good breakfast. The service was quick...More

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite standard breakfast place in NYC. Food was average and price was slightly high but standard in NYC. However, the service was pretty good! I’d visit again as the overall experience wasn’t that bad!

Thank ychaos
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Bob C
7 November 2016|
Response from Bob C |
Call ahead. Their number is in their profile.
7 November 2016|
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Response from Bobbi G | Reviewed this property |
Regarding NY Luncheonette being open on Christmas Day, I have to admit I'm not sure. However, give them a call at (212) 838 0165 and get a quick answer. Sorry I wasn't very helpful.
25 February 2015|
Response from Zacass | Reviewed this property |
6am-11pm - according to their profile online.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 E 50th St, Between Lexington & 3rd Avenue, New York City, NY 10022-7504
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-838-0165
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