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The Comfort Diner

214 E 45th St, New York City, NY 10017-3302
+1 212-867-4555
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
214 E 45th St, New York City, NY 10017-3302
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Reviewed yesterday

We went for lunch and were seated in a booth. Not sure what we wanted, but I tried a cheeseburger with bacon. It was average, at best. We stayed very close but did not want to come back to this place. We felt like the...More

Thank Funonewi
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice place for breakfast. We visit whenever we are in this part of the city. We both ordered Waffles - one the red, white and blue, the other plain. The bottom of the plain one had black crust all over the bottom. When I pointed...More

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the place! Great old fashioned breakfast dining. I, a southern boy, tried their biscuits and gravy...mmm mmm good. Big mug-o-coffee, fried taters, eggs cooked correctly, all great! 'Nuff said. đź‘Ť

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice small Diner with average to good food. The service was slow but the staff was very friendly. I had a Cobb Salad and it was huge and very good. My wife had a Chicken Wrap and it was just okay, definitely...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Proper diner. Nothing fancy about this place, just good old fashioned cooking and service with a smile. You should breakfast here if you're staying at the Westin two blocks away. Often busy but they will always fit you in! Good coffee, plenty of refills. Only...More

Thank Slacker_T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worst diner we visited in NYC, poor service. Waited a while for someone to take our order. Our table was situated right next to the till, where a young dude stood the whole time (I think he was the owners son) when he wasn't texting...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had breakfast at the Comfort Diner last weekend. My pancakes, sausage and eggs were excellent. But my wife's veggie omelet and home fries were even better! Next time we will definitely try the challah french toast and eggs benedict, which looked...More

Thank Dougaloo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, son and I had breakfast in this diner three times end of May 2017. We wanted to experience real American food in a typical diner. The lady who we assumed was the owner was friendly and welcomed us back the second and third...More

Thank joannabax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We waited for a table in line out the door onto the sidewalk for 30 minutes on a saturday around 10AM. After finally being seated and waiting for a server it took forever....people seated after us got served before us and left before we had...More

Thank MLB90405
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small diner has great food and is quite popular at lunch. This may be the best challah french toast I have ever had. It was soft and flavorful. I wish I had time to visit again before leaving NYC.

Thank Michelle D
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Hi coming to New York mid December and staying near to this Diner. Do we have to make reservations and what is your dress code. What are your opening times for dinner.
16 November 2016|
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Response from BlackTaxiMart | Reviewed this property |
Dress code is as you are very informal it's a diner not a formal type restaurant . Think you can make reservation and it's open all day if I remember rightly
Elizabeth D
Do you have gluten free options?
15 October 2016|
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Response from Gustave D | Reviewed this property |
I did see some gluten free options on the menu and also on specials.
Anne F
Hi, Read good reviews on line regarding restaurant. How far away are you from the Westin Grand Central Hotel? Kind regards.
7 February 2015|
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Response from Robbie H | Reviewed this property |
The address is 214 East 45th Street, New York, NY just off 3rd Ave. hope this helps and they have really good food. Bon Appetite!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 E 45th St, New York City, NY 10017-3302
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-867-4555
  • E-mail
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