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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 good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“morning star” (21 reviews)
“french toast” (18 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

This place was fantastic. Huge menu with healthy options, service was spot on (best in ny so far) and food was really reasonably priced. We each had a different omelet with home made fries and toast - yumo! Morning star juice was delicious as well....More

Thank deewill47
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We visited a number of times during our holiday in New York. The food was very good, reliable and we would recommend. The club sandwich, pancakes and eggs Benedict were a particular fave. Price was very good and averaged at $10-12 for a good hearty...More

Thank Louise B
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Had multiple foodgasms here !! We loved it !! Pancakes, French toast, fries with cheese and friendly service! And open 24hrs. Must try the spinach pie!

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Coffee was horrible and service was lets say kind but obviously tip wasnt enough :( Pancakes were good! Price tag was pretty high

Thank tommih320
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Just round the corner from our hotel and we went every morning. Great authentic American diner with great attentive staff. Always busy and used by locals which is always a good sign. Try the pancakes as they were fantastic.

Thank Rotherhamred
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Went in because close to hotel. Good service. Decent basic breakfast. Cheese omelet was good. The home fries were warm and has a good flavor. Pancakes were ok.

Thank angelica r
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We had breakfast and lunch here on different days while visiting NYC in February. The menu is massive. The service is fast. The food is great and the price is definitely right. The place has a friendly, family feel to it. The breakfast was great....More

1  Thank JamesII
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We were walking close to our hotel looking for a place for breakfast. Walked in off the street to a packed, bustling place with a huge menu. Staff was so nice and the breakfast was one of the best we'd had here in a week.

1  Thank CeeMe
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Great avacado toast, breakfast on a budget, for families, friends, good meal. Efficient luncheonette that is great on neighborhood charm. If you have to have a good meal , authentic simple egg, waffles, diner/this true luncheonette is the place for friends and family. Quick dinette...More

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 11 March 2016

I was recommended this cafe by my hotel for a great traditional american breakfast and I was not disappointed. Little more pricey than other places for breakfast but it was worth it for the fresh OJ and the yummy pancakes and bacon - so many...More

Thank Plums28
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Megan D
Hi, went here a few years ago and there was a fab lady on the counter, she ran the place like clockwork. She ran this job alongside teaching. Does she still work here?
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
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
  • E-mail
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