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Morning Star Cafe

949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
+1 212-588-1050
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“morning star” (21 reviews)
“pancakes” (32 reviews)
“french toast” (19 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We made our second visit here as we were once again staying nearby at the Hilton Garden on 52nd. It wasn't as good as I remembered, but part of the problem was our server. He wasn't as attentive as his co-worker who was working the...More

Thank BerlinG-ParisF
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was close to our hotel and the food and service were so good we went for breakfast twice. We both had corned beef hash and eggs which were great, very tasty and decent portions. I also tried pancakes with bacon, sausage & maple syrup...More

Thank Sue O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, great food, did not wait long for food, reasonable price. Cannot complain and would go again for breakfast!

Thank CoupleWhoTravels17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A real American diner! Wonderful place, very friendly stuff, funny, helpful and polite! The food is amazing, very big portion and very tasteful. A must!

Thank Jutta T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fast friendly service and good food. A wide variety of healthy and not so healthy breakfast options.

Thank Gemma D
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

The choice is awesome and they willingly adjust your order if necessary. Food was simple and amazing, eggs Benedict just as they need to be as well as other plates. And just around 50 dollars for both, including 18% tip.

Thank Katrina A
Reviewed 25 January 2018

I like nothing better than a good American Diner and great breakfast. I thought I go somewhere new to add to my list of good places to eat and tried the Morning Star Cafe. The food quality was simply poor: over cooked and dried out...More

Thank Gazflyalot
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Popped in for breakfast as was only a short walk from our hotel in 48th street. Well worth a visit. I had the most delicious huevos rancheros and my partner had a steak philly sandwich ( well you have to do these things when in...More

Thank PELIZ30
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Back here once again and nothing has changed in 6 years. Same staff, same excellent service and still excellent food. A locals diner that is off the normal tourist trail, but the tourists are missing out. Beware as breakfast is very busy, especially at weekend,...More

Thank DavidSeddon
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Went in with a large group and they accommodated really quickly. The staff were friendly and with large numbers in the kitchen, the food came out really quickly. Great option for adults and kids! Everyone was happy.

Thank AliFung
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Megan D
20 October 2015|
Response from Bob C | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry no idea! It was certainly very well run but didn't notice who was running it all.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-588-1050
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