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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
$$ - $$$
807 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-7418
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

We had found this diner on Trip Advisor before we came to NYC. It was a minutes walk from our hotel. Although the diner is a little rough around the edges the breakfasts are big and delicious and more importantly very reasonably priced!! Service was...More

Thank hayl341
Reviewed July 25, 2013

If you want a taste of authentic day-to-day New York with no frills, the Olympic is worth checking out. Imagine the diner in "Frankie and Johnny" and you'll come pretty close to the Olympic's atmosphere. Yes, the staff can get a little fraught when it's...More

Thank NHCFleet_Hampshire
Reviewed July 13, 2013

We had breakfast here one morning since we were staying across the street. The food was very good although the interior was very tired. If you don't mind eating in a place that is a little run down then this is the place for you......you...More

Thank bear0127
Reviewed July 12, 2013

The worst restaurant ever. After seated we waited for a long time to get service, and after a long time someone came by just to ask if we had desided then he just walked off straight after we said yes. We waited for 10 more...More

Thank Marius H
Reviewed June 29, 2013

We spent a small fortune to feed our family on our recent sight-seeing trip to NYC, so we were happy when we stumbled across this place just around the corner from our hotel. It's not much to look at, but we decided to give it...More

Thank Luckybeckyblue
Reviewed June 27, 2013

This diner is very inexpensive, convenient to Hilton Garden Inn Tomes Square, and the service is so fast! I always enjoy a quick breakfast there before heading out to see the city.

Thank ladybuggy54
Reviewed June 13, 2013

I loved this little place. Not much to look at but a really good breakfast experience. Waitress was very apologetic for making us wait, which surprised me because the service was quick. The food was tasty and there was plenty to keep us going until...More

Thank Jo S
Reviewed June 6, 2013

The café was across the street from our hotel. We ducked in one morning for a quick, cheap breakfast. It was pretty good. The staff could have been a little nicer. They were fine with us but not so much with some of the other...More

Thank 1partyof3
Reviewed May 28, 2013

28/05/2013 - Just had an evening meal at Olympic Diner - needless to say we won't be going back, which is a shame because we have enjoyed having breakfast there.Staff are friendly and pleasant - no pressure. So we thought we'd give the evening menu...More

Thank Kudos1970
Reviewed May 23, 2013

This is a place that seems like a landmark to me! Every tie in NYC, I drop by for breakfast, lunch or dinner and say hello to my dear friend Gloria and the good pal Orlando! Great food, really tasty, hearty and honest dishes, without...More

1  Thank Schwartzkopf_Reiser
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$20
American, Diner
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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