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Silver Star Restaurant

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Upper East Side
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1236 2nd Ave, E. 65th St., New York City, NY 10001
+1 212-249-4250
06:00 - 12:00
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New York City, New York
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Good diner, open 6am to midnight. Prompt pleasant service. Convenient. Usual diner fare - breakfast to burgers, sandwiches, full dinners. We have had breakfast here a number of times. A bit pricey - coffee is $2.20, soda is $3.05, eggs (with no meat) $8+ so two people for breakfast will be around $25. A little dark now that there is... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

You can get any breakfast item you want at Silver Star. We came back after the theater for dessert. Yummy

Thank Mary Louise K
Charleston, South Carolina
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Did both take-out and dine-in. Take out portions were enormous, Food was a C+, not bad. Reasonably priced and very little wait. The dine-in was lunch and they were very nice and there was little wait for the food. Dine-in food was also a C+. Would go back when needed to grab something quick.

Thank sctraveler2017
New York City, New York
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845 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Any diner in business for over 50 years New York City must be doing a great deal right. Service this morning was very prompt and very friendly, the coffee was delicious, and a lox and scrambled egg wrap was cooked to perfection.

Thank robcurtross
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96 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Have visited Silver Star many many times over the years - always with family. I have mixed feelings ... Place is very clean and there is lots of choice on the menu. However, staff can be unfriendly and provide a 'throw at you' service which is disappointing - pity the service is not a little more friendly. That said, I... More 

Thank PlanesTrainsAutos09
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121 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We visited Silver Star Restaurant two times during our trip to NYC. It was conveniently located to the apartment we were staying in and was one of the only places open during our late arrival. The lunch and dinner menus are filled with an extensive selection of entrees. The Monte Cristo was wonderful, it was not made like other restaurants.... More 

Thank pearx4
Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Not fancy but good quality food with a huge menu. Ate here three times while staying nearby and was never disappointed. No atmosphere except nostalgic for iconic Greek diners (like in "Seinfeld") that are disappearing.

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Hamilton, Canada
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

If you're looking for fancy fine dining, this is not your place. But for reasonably priced, large portions of home cooked food in NYC, this is a great option in the Upper East Side. We were the only tourists at the restaurant and greatly enjoyed our meal - my mom had a half chicken dinner with choice of veg and... More 

Thank Liz W
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142 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Service is good - friendly and fast. The setting is ok as well, whereas the food (we had breakfast) could be better. Omelettes were ivercooked and pancakes on the dry side.

Thank Jonny S
long island
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Last week I went to this diner alone between hospital visits. As soon as I entered the manager said "how about the counter" while there were many empty tables. I said that I wanted a table and he complied. Now, this may be petty but I've been to many different diners hundreds of times and they never do that. If... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 12:00
06:00 - 12:00
06:00 - 12:00
06:00 - 12:00
06:00 - 12:00
06:00 - 12:00
06:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1236 2nd Ave, E. 65th St., New York City, NY 10001
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-249-4250

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Upper East Side
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