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Olympic Diner - CLOSED

807 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-7418
+1 212-956-3230
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
30 Mar 2017
“possible price scam and average food”
27 Jun 2015
“Excellent for breakfast and dinner - Although now closed :(”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
807 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-7418
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

I had a lunch around 3:30 in the afternoon, when the restaurant was not busy at all. I had a chicken salad, which was nothing special, priced at $7.95 on the menu. When they gave me the bill, it was $10.95! When I pointed it...More

Thank KHS1234567890
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Last time we stayed in New York City we always went to the Olympic Diner for breakfast and sometimes for our dinner. The service was always fast and the food of excellent quality. Whilst planning our next visit to New York City we looked up...More

1  Thank djb2002
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We stopped here on our way to the Ballet at the Metropolitan Opera house. It is a casual diner and obviously a favorite with locals. The food was good, not great. We enjoyed the Gyro wraps, and pesto pasta, but the alfredo and brocoli pasta...More

Thank perkyfam
Reviewed 12 November 2013

This is my neighborhood diner. It has exactly what you would expect from a NYC coffee shop. Unfortunately it is now closed. The sign says "closed for renovations" but it has been closed many many times by the board of health in the past so...More

2  Thank gllafc
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Discovered the diner around the corner from the Crowne Plaza in NYC and we made it our breakfast home for the two days there. Service was solid, food was fast and very tasty and reasonable. Eggs benny were a big hit but the omelettes were...More

Thank PatmanCalgary
Reviewed 1 October 2013 via mobile

We had breakfast here after reading reviews on trip advisor. It was an o.k. breakfast. The bacon was a little on the undercooked side but everything else was fine. The location is great if you are in the Times Square area. It was typical diner...More

Thank psmilsky
Reviewed 20 September 2013

This is your average diner food. We ate breakfast here and thought the food was average. The service was friendly and quick and the prices were decent compare to some places!

Thank Beachn
Reviewed 14 September 2013

We went here for breakfast as we were staying across the street. Well cooked straight forward food served quickly at a fair price which is exactly what you want when you're on the go.

Thank SharonBlackburn
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Not the game show but the price is right at the Olympic Diner. We had a Julienne salad for lunch, $13, was not the greatest salad I have had, but for THE CITY, and the price , it was okay. Probably will not return, but...More

Thank nancy l
Reviewed 15 August 2013

The digs have seen better days and the staff weren't all that friendly, but the bergers were surprisingly good and substantially cheaper than nearby eateries. If you need an affordable place to eat in the general neighborhood of Times Square, and don't mind the run-down...More

Thank Leneal
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-7418
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-956-3230
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