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Tom's Restaurant

2880 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-7848
+1 212-864-6137
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“pancakes” (22 reviews)
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American, Diner, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
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2880 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-7848
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Ok, I'll admit...Stopped in because I'm a HUGE Seinfeld fan visiting from out of town, but what I discovered was a friendly staff, decent prices & a Great oasis on a Hot August day. Our water glasses were always kept Full & Cold 😎 Ice...More

Thank Jane B
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Tom's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Wow, Jane! Happy to see that you are Seinfeld fan! It's an awesome feeling to get five star and to know that your customers are happy with their experience! It's words just like these that keep us going. Be back soon.

Reviewed 16 August 2018

We went here because of our family obsession with Seinfeld, but we were pleasantly surprised with the great service and outstanding food. Our son had blueberry pancakes which were to die for! Our daughter and I had the lobster roll which was also very good!...More

Thank suzarm1
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Tom's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Hello! A meal with family is always a nice way to spend the time and we are glad you stopped by! Moreover, we're delighted to know that everyone enjoyed their meal and were happy with the service as well. It was truly a pleasure to...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

We ducked in Tom's after a visit to Columbia. We went here on recommendation, but also because of its notoriety. The outside is famous for it's use in Sienfield. I typically steer clear of touristy destinations, however, I was pleasantly surprised with Tom's. We ordered...More

Thank Jerae W
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Tom's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Wow Jerae! Thanks a bunch for stopping by and sharing your experience with us. It gives us immense pleasure to see that you were satisfied with every aspect of your visit. Moreover, reading your review was of a great encouragement to us, reminding us why...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Charming neighborhood restaurant known from Seinfeld. On the walls there are plenty of pictures with actors from the faimous movie which gives a nice feeling, throw back. Please try the pancakes and cheesecake.

Thank Cristina E
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Tom's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Many thanks for the kind words along with amazing pictures Cristina! Feels great that you had a good time here. Pancakes and cheesecake are great recommendations by the way! Do allow us the opportunity to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Stopped at Tom's when we where on our "Harlem bike tour", it's famous for beeing the "exterior" for Monk's Cafe in Seinfeld, but they never shot the scences in this place, they shot in i a Hollywood studio that actually looked pretty much like Tom's....More

Thank Hakan_12_Johansson
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Tom's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Hello Hakan, Thank you for stopping by! We are glad we bought back Seinfeld time for you! We would love to invite you back again, so that next time we can hear you raving about food and service too! See you again soon.

Reviewed 29 July 2018

We love Seinfeld and took the subway to 112th street to see the place that makes an ongoing cameo... It was a spin out seeing it. Obviously the inside of the restaurant was filmed in the studio but the inside has Seinfeld memorabilia and you...More

Thank Maria S
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Tom's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Hi Maria! Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Pleased to know that you are a Seinfeld fan! Your kind words means a lot to us and we appreciate your feedback. It was truly a pleasure to serve you and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Being a Suzanne Vega fan, this diner was on my radar on my first trip to NYC back in 2012 and I've visited every time since then. You can sit at the counter for coffee and quick bites if you really want to feel like...More

Thank liannejhare
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Tom's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hey! We can't begin to tell you how nice it is to see such words of appreciation. It gives us immense pleasure to see that we were always able to provide you with a great overall experience and we would make sure that the feeling...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This place is the old fashioned diner, fast efficient service, huge menu, yummy food, big plates. If you know what you're coming in for, it's perfect. We've been so many times, tried different plates, everything is tasty and well done.

Thank alkimadrid
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Tom's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hello! Many thanks for the review. Everything we do revolves around providing a good service to the customers and we're glad you noticed this. Moreover, your review reaffirms us that we are heading in the right direction. Do visit us again soon!

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Yes this is the very restaurant where Seinfeld’s show was filmed ! There are pictures of the cast on the wall including some memorabilia as well. We went mid afternoon and were quickly seated - it is a very busy spot but the waiters are...More

Thank Corey B
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Tom's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Hey Corey! Thanks a bunch for an amazing feedback. Your kind words are appreciated and the way you have wonderfully narrated your experience, Awesome! Moreover, feels great to know that everything from the service to each dish were to your liking. It was truly a...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018

Good food freshly made, friendly staff and interesting location. Place was packed with people eating, but we were quickly seated. Food didn't take too long to arrive. Food was hot and freshly made. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Interesting place to visit especially for fans of...More

Thank BDover
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Tom's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Hi! Many thanks for the kind words! We're immensely happy to see that we were able to please you with the food and service. This is exactly what we aim for every customer that walks in. Do allow us the opportunity to serve you again...More

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Response from lkbr2015 |
I see someone else explained how to get there. However, Tom's Diner is REALLY not worth the effort. It is cheap (plastic cups) and outrageously expensive ($8 minimum) at the same time If you plan to walk around Harlem and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Monday
6:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2880 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-7848
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Morningside Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Morningside Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 212-864-6137
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