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EJ's Luncheonette

1271 Third Avenue, Close to the 72nd Street crosstown bus, New York City, NY 10028
+1 212-873-3444
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1271 Third Avenue, Close to the 72nd Street crosstown bus, New York City, NY 10028
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food is actually nice but the staff is among the rudest I have experienced. Not at all friendly. Will not come back

Thank Eduarda T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went for brunch and was very delighted with overall experience. Place is very clean which is amazing considering the amount of food prep going on. We had a booth right next to the food prep area and enjoyed watching the comings and goings. Food came...More

Thank SMGleb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

EJ's is the best authentic diner in New York. Great relaxed atmosphere and the best pancakes I've ever tasted. Go and visit.

Thank Jondirects
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived hungry and nostalgic after years away from New York. Left satisfied, plates not quite empty, and reminded of just how noisy NY eateries can be. My daughter her fiance took us here after we had arrived on a long flight. A line outside at...More

Thank Stephenbkk20156
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Good burgers s, nice breakfast but lot of noise. Very crowded on weekends and lots of small children. If you want quiet with your meal do not come here. Food is pretty good with relatively fair prices.

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We went there for a quick bite and it turned out to be a huge bite. The food portion is very big (than what normally is served in my country). We ordered chicken Reuben and turkey club. I particularly like the sauce coming with the...More

Thank Tia G
Reviewed 13 July 2017

EJ's is a good basic diner. The air is slightly greasy depending on what they are cooking up, The decor is good diner feeling decor, and the food is diner food. Great milkshakes served in tall glass plus they bring you the metal tumbler as...More

Thank FrequentTraveler333
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The food is fine taste-wise, but the portions seem to have shrunk lately. For their price of a side of bacon, that bacon better be amazing. It was good, but not earth-shattering.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Guys, we have been here after asking someone in Central Park while walking: we were looking for a true American place for burgers (we are tourists in NYC) at a normal (European) price: well, this is The place for the ultimate burger experience: the taste...More

Thank Luigi P
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Great little diner in the upper east side. Menu is typical diner menu but the décor is classic and in that sense a bit more fun than some of the newer places around. The staff are funny as well. Went at lunch and were seated...More

Thank Joe M
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16 November 2016|
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they are open all day.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1271 Third Avenue, Close to the 72nd Street crosstown bus, New York City, NY 10028
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-873-3444
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