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Tom's Restaurant

2880 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-7848
+1 212-864-6137
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“pancakes” (23 reviews)
“fries” (22 reviews)
“blt” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
2880 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-7848
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best burgers I have ever had hands down. Was stuck at the bar because it was packed but still received excellent service!

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eggs any style except poached, cooked surprisingly carefully. Toast is made with cheap commercial bread, “jam” is in little plastic tubs that contain no fruit, only chemicals. Home fries are delicious, and Heinz ketchup bottles are on each table. Service is blindingly fast! You get...More

Thank Lauren620
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A traditional American eatery catering to the Columbia university students and visitors in the main . Good portions and fresh food - the crispy shrimp basket is a strong recommendation and it comes with a cup of soup and perfect French fries. Great atmosphere ,...More

Thank madhav24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

THIS DINER DOES NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS. CASH ONLY! It was fun to see the exterior used in Seinfeld episodes to film Monk’s Diner. However, the interior is not the same. It is quite small and dated, but seemed clean. There is Seinfeld memorabilia throughout...More

Thank Wallyworld59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tom's is the typical American diner were you can enjoy a most classical brunch. We had a Lumberjack - if you are very hungry go for it - pancakes and fried eggs. If you love pouched eggs just be sure to be there very early,...More

Thank jewell82
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Go for the photo, get a coke ora cup of coffee. The food. Ehh. I mean maybe there are a few good things, but I haven't had 'em. Anyone?

Thank David H
Reviewed 3 November 2017

While I am aware that only the outside appearance has any connection to the show, as a fan you have to go. As you walk along the street and it comes into view, you cannot but think of all of the wacky things that were...More

Thank jason t
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Relaxed and classic diner atmosphere. Wide range of choices on the menu, good portion sizes. Definitely try a milkshake! Warning - cash only, but there is an ATM inside in case of emergency...

Thank C_Phil_13
Reviewed 31 October 2017

nice little resturant with great food. Igot the oreo pancakes and they were delicious. Alot of food choices. Bring cash because they dont take debit/credit cards.

1  Thank livelife h
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This restaurant tries to present itself as an authentic diner in NYC because of its appearance on Seinfeld. They put up pictures of the Seinfeld cast and celebrities on the walls as if they come here for the food. It's all fake. The food is...More

1  Thank jogo98
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23 March 2015|
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Response from lkbr2015 |
I see someone else explained how to get there. However, Tom's Diner is REALLY not worth the effort. It is cheap (plastic cups) and outrageously expensive ($8 minimum) at the same time If you plan to walk around Harlem and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 1:30 AM
6:00 AM - 1:30 AM
6:00 AM - 1:30 AM
6:00 AM - 1:30 AM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2880 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-7848
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-864-6137
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