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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” (33 reviews)
“home fries” (14 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Gemma D
Reviewed February 7, 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 January 25, 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 January 18, 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 January 14, 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 January 4, 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
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Good food, fast, clean, LESS EXPENSIVE and delicious. Truly, if you are staying in the 51st hotels it is worth walking to second avenue to eat here. It’s much less expensive and they can cook.

Thank Beth S
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

Prices were good ..services was New York style deli type Ok I guess for breakfast. Food was good ..they didn't t mess up the eggs.overall good for breakfast

Thank Paolo1005
Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife arrived in NYC late at night and this place was just around the corner from the hotel. We had a really nice quick gyro and chicken kebob.

Thank Luuk M
Reviewed December 5, 2017

We went here for breakfast. Wife, 2 sons and myself. I had the avocado toast, my son had the smores waffle, eggs and toast and my wife had a omelette. Service was great. The food was served super fast. The restaurant has many people working...More

Thank Camphorn
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Megan D
October 20, 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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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