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The Comfort Diner

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214 E 45th St, New York City, NY 10017-3302
+1 212-867-4555
07:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited here this morning for breakfast after reading great reviews. When our food arrived we both took a couple of bites and it was cold, I wouldn't normally mind "warm" food, but this was too cold, it wasn't enjoyable. We sent it back and the owner apologised. When it came back to us I went to... More 

Thank Emily S
Winnipeg, Canada
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely worth the experience. Food tasted fresh made. The french toast was very good as was the BBC omelette. Coffee was very good. Prices were reasonable and service friendly but a little slow.

Thank Jim R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After my run along the east river in need of a good brekkie. This place close to our hotel so fits the bill. Tip: the lemon ricotta pancakes with blueberries are superb. My wife had the all American scrambled eggs , breakfast potatoes bacon and toast. Huge All up $30 a good value and a good experience try it

Thank Stevey1631
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had breakfast food at 2 pm on a Monday. It was awful. Potatoes too hard to bite in to, dried out left over toast, cold coffee. How can you ruin breakfast ?? Have a smelly bathroom. We won't be back. Sorry.

Thank lscrnp1
Cork, Ireland
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a gem! A traditional NY diner that did great breakfast/brunch. We ate here four mornings out of five on a recent NY trip. It's a popular spot so get there early especially at weekends.

Thank BlaaFan
United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good breakfast options, huge portions. You better be hungry! Efficient service. The place looks like it could do with a good cleaning.

Thank 1AnnieEliza
County Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had breakfast here a few times during our stay in New York City. A wide variety on the menu with some good offers available. Staff extremely friendly and overall good service. Very busy in mornings but no problem getting a table. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Derek K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went her for Mother's Day breakfast with our youngest daughter and had a wonderful meal. They have an excellent corned beef hash (chunks of grilled corned beef with white and sweet potatoes and roasted beets) plus an omelet served on a Belgian waffle. Also sausage gravy and biscuits to die for. Service was attentive and seemed to be provided... More 

Thank jlmVirginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While I love the simple but varied offerings at reasonable prices that diners provide, you do want the food to be good and "comforting", bringing back memories of Mom's cooking on her best days. The "Thanksgiving Everyday" option I chose had turkey that was real (some diners substitute turkey lunchmeat), good vegetables, mashed potatoes, a little bit of stuffing and... More 

Thank BizexecMi
north carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite NYC restaurants! One of our first stops as soon as we land. Chicken noodle soup is to die for! Have been coming here for years and will continue to come every time we visit the city!

Thank mook123

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
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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