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Ellen's Stardust Diner

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1650 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-6833
+1 212-956-5151
07:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 07:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was an unexpected highlight of our trip. I had planned on going here because it sounded like a fun novelty and something the kids would like. I expected it to be fun, but it far exceeded my expectations. It was my 12 year old's number one favorite part of our entire five day trip to NYC - she liked... More 

Thank Ann B
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Music awesome, our waiter Courtney was amazing and sings so beautiful. I would probably focus a bit more in the cleaning but I totally understand the concept and that is not a fancy restaurant. Perfect place to visit while in New York.

Thank 773solangea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Go late in the evening for cheesecake or another dessert and watch the fabulous show by the waiters and waitresses without having to wait in a very long line outside. Very comfortable diner and friendly staff.

Thank pamelah580
Paris, France.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is my third visit to Ellens! It has changed so much since 2013! I remembered the amazing singers/waiters who seemed to love their job, well what a down fall! It is a very sad show and the meal wasn't too good either! I was disappointed for the friends I brought with me... That was the last time for me!

Thank Rolipoli
Exton, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

While visiting NYC, we decided to have a late lunch ~1:30 on a Thursday at Ellen's Stardust Diner.Our wait was 15-20 minutes to get seated and we were placed on the upper level of the restaurant.Traveling with two teen girls, we were looking for a unique NYC experience and we definitely had that at Ellen's. The staff was energetic and... More 

Thank Bobette B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here one morning for breakfast with my boyfriend. The place is great, great atmosphere the minute you walk in the energy the staff have so early in the morning is unreal! It's defiantly worth a visit while in New York and food is great

Thank Dutton589
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fabulous - felt like I was in an episode of Glee!! Hope the stars of the restaurant become Broadway stars soon x

Thank Ch3rryb
Worcester Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food was fantastic and reasonably priced. The speed of service was great, and the waiters/waitresses were very friendly and chatty. The singing waiters and waitresses were excellent and very talented. The only problems were that the tables were really close together and it was so loud you couldn't really have a conversation with anyone. But it didn't spoil what... More 

Thank Becky L
Marysville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our 3 teenagers and my wife and I enjoyed the singing and entertainment. The food was good too. The line was long outside, but remarkably it moved quick and our wait was less than 20 min. I was surprised that it was non-stop Broadway show tunes--some classics, some current show songs and some Disney too.

Thank Travelingconroys
Crisfield, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to dinner here just because of the menu at the front door only to find out that the menu items had changed. We were accommodated with the choices we requested and the singing of the waitstaff was pleasant to listen to.

Thank SueL1974

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
American, Diner, Soups, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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