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Ellen's Stardust Diner

) #279 of 9,243 Restaurants in New York City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Soups
1650 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-6833
+1 212-956-5151
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“singing waiters” (299 reviews)
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American, Diner, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
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1650 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-6833
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is a can't miss. Good food but you won't really care...the entertainment is like going to a great musical for the price of...lunch. dont miss this

Thank rcwgator
Reviewed yesterday

A must visit place . Great entertainment and good fun , a wonderful start to the day to have breakfast there .

Thank Mal M
Reviewed 2 days ago

The waiters and waitresses are aspiring entertainers who sing show songs and other contemporary songs. Some of them are really very good. The food was tasty and filling. At one point in the performances confetti comes down from the ceiling and that was a surprise....More

Thank Phyllis H
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my first visit to Ellen's Stardust diner. We were a party of 8 so we waited a little over an hour in line and then ended up at 2 separate tables of 4 (our choice, we could have waited longer to sit all...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 2 days ago

First of all, it's a restaurant, but you are not here for the food. We rated it bleow Chili's. But what fun! Ellen's was across the street from our hotel so we could see the lines from our window day and night. I'd say there's...More

Thank mcmax25
Reviewed 2 days ago

Food is average to below average diner fair. I eat at many diners. The staff sings during the evening and they put on a great show so it is worth the stop. Big issue--while waiting they take people to fill the most amount of seats....More

Thank Freq T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You will be entertain while you enjoy the home cooking! This place gets very crowded on weekends! I love their meatloaf! You will not be disappointed! Bring an appetite with you!

Thank thekenCt
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our daughter-in-law recommened this unique diner to us. There is usually a line outside on the street and around the corner waiting to go in but it is worth the wait. The young serving staff are talented music performers waiting for their chance on Broadway....More

Thank Cheese2016
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ellen’s is a classic American diner, which doesn’t accept reservations, and always has a massive line curling all the way around the building. Their big draw is their singing waitstaff, and it would be easy to dismiss this as a gimmick and feel sad with...More

Thank Scruff_UK
Reviewed 2 days ago

my daughter took the family here after reading reviews, an well worth the visit , very talented staff preformed all the way through our meal. food also very good, we had a wide range of starters and mains and no one was disappointed,a must visit...More

Thank pat206sld
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Is there a different lunch menu than dinner? Can you go just for dessert and get the same experience?
23 June 2017|
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Response from nadine d | Reviewed this property |
Yes! We have been many times on various visits to NYC! This visit, we ordered milk shakes and coffee drinks and it was incredible. You will have the same experience whether it's for a meal or a snack! Not to be missed!
Can u pre book ?
27 May 2017|
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Response from danj87877 | Reviewed this property |
Over 20s only I believe as in a group of 20 plus can book
Daughter turning 16 our last day in NYC. Thinking about breakfast here...do they do special things, like sing Happy B'day to people?
7 May 2017|
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Response from Suela0912 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they will sing Happy Birthday. They repeat birthday songs every 40 mins or so.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1650 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-6833
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-956-5151
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