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The Comfort Diner

214 E 45th St, New York City, NY 10017-3302
+1 212-867-4555
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“pancakes” (107 reviews)
“blueberries” (19 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
214 E 45th St, New York City, NY 10017-3302
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Reviewed yesterday

Ten years ago I was staying in the hotel across the road from this diner and ate there every morning and some evenings. The food was good and the service was friendly. I returned to New York with my husband recently and stayed in a...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped twice at this diner once for a sandwich and the other for breakfast. The breakfast was great. We had pancakes and eggs. The price was very reasonable for NYC. I would recommend The Comfort Diner to anyone in the area.

Thank Napsterthecat
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was clearly a popular breakfast place. It's old but and has that well-worn look of an old fashioned diner, but it was perfectly acceptable. Fit right into the city vibe. Our party had pancakes and eggs (over easy done right). The bacon was crisp...More

Thank HappyExplorer7752014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small and very popular diner. Foid was great but seating preference is given to groups, i get it but sadly that would stop me returning. That said food was very good.

Thank Familycat022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After an early morning or travel we stopped across the street to eat here. The service and staff were friendly and fast. The food was delicious! The eggs were fresh, coffee was hot and the biscuits and gravy were the right mix of crunchy on...More

Thank Rquin90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked here for breakfast as it was near to our hotel. It was a busy spot, clearly popular with locals. I had pancakes served with bacon and poached eggs which was a huge portion of deliciousness. My partner had the breakfast burrito which he...More

Thank ellebtn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very kind and friendly staff. Breakfast was amazing, very tasty and big portions for a reasonable price. Maybe you will need to wait in a queue to get a table but it is worth it.

Thank koki5000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner to this place. Maybe that was the mistake.. reading others perhaps it’s good for desserts or breakfast.. We ordered 3 items from the menu which looks it could be delicious given the ingredients. But it was the worst food we had...More

Thank Monk2150
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Great country breakfast with biscuits and gravy, eggs and bacon. My husband got the pancakes, which was also very good.

Thank Telma D
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We just wanted to grab a quick bite and found this online. Takes you back in time with kitschy decor. We'll be back. Polite efficient service, good prices.....

Thank dottylobby
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17 November 2016|
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Response from BlackTaxiMart | Reviewed this property |
Dress code is as you are very informal it's a diner not a formal type restaurant . Think you can make reservation and it's open all day if I remember rightly
Elizabeth D
16 October 2016|
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Response from Gustave D | Reviewed this property |
I did see some gluten free options on the menu and also on specials.
Anne F
7 February 2015|
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Response from Robbie H | Reviewed this property |
The address is 214 East 45th Street, New York, NY just off 3rd Ave. hope this helps and they have really good food. Bon Appetite!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 E 45th St, New York City, NY 10017-3302
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-867-4555
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