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Moonstruck Diner

American, Diner
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400 W 23rd St, New York City, NY 10011-2122
00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

This unique chocolatier shop offers beautifully crafted sweets and pastries. They offer so many things that intrigue your curiosity and you won't regret anything that you try! The artistry and attention to detail of all the beautiful confections make you want to never take a bite, but to hold on to them forever as a keepsake - but, alas -... More 

Thank Ngbb518
Trinity, Florida
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We stopped by this place after a long night of walking because of the yummy looking cheesecake in the window. We sat at the bar area because we were only ordering dessert. The man looked busy and annoyed that we were there. He hardly talked to us to take our order, but the cheesecake was good.

Thank Chele0273
Lenox, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch while in the city. Good menu, reasonable prices. Salad bowls where huge and delicious, with the Greek and crispy chicken salads enjoyed. One in our part ordered an omelette with home fries and that was a definite disappointment as they were proponents promoted. The omelet dry and over cooked as were the home fries. There was... More 

Thank sirius7
Dundee, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Not so cheery staff served a good breakfast to us every day on our trip to New York. We kept going back because it was near our hotel and the food was good. The staff certainly didn't endear themselves to us and we were lucky if we got any response to any conversation we attempted to start.

Thank Supernanna
Detroit, Michigan
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85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Not much to really say about this place. I think it gets most of it's crowd based on it's relationship with the movie in which the diner was shown in. The food was ok, but if you are into checking out spots that's popular due to their movie relationship, you should check it out. I don't think you will be... More 

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New York City, New York
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2013

The Moonstruck Diner in my neighborhood (Chelsea) has been changed to the Rail Line Diner ... not sure if it's the same people or the diner was sold to another company. The staff seems to be the same but the prices seem to be a bit more. It could just be me. It's an average diner w/ average diner food.... More 

Thank TravelJunkie6420
New Delhi, India
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451 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2013

This place is what you would expect from a diner in New York City. Nothing to write home about but nothing bad to say. This place is good to find good diner food at decent prices (for NYC). They have a good breakfast!

Thank Mindful_Travels
London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Decent diner food, you're not going to get anything out of the ordinary here but if you want a generous portion of something to fill you on a slight budget you can't go wrong coming here.

Thank Dean D
Lake Worth, Florida
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Hidden amongst the NYC hustle bustle is the place I met my husband in 1993 - Moonstruck Diner, which is still here! Chelsea is my favorite neighborhood in NYC. Chelsea offers beautiful tree lined streets, smiling people and great little shops and restaurants. This place feels like a neighborhood even own with some big name chains on the corners. Very... More 

Thank 4Cindy4
Grantham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2013

We decided that when we went to New York that we would try some traditional American Diners and the Moonstruck was by far the best. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the menu comprehensive and good value for money. The quality of the food we chose was very good and we have already recommended the Moonstruck to several friends... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 W 23rd St, New York City, NY 10011-2122
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1(0)2129243709

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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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