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Cosmic Diner

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888 8th Ave, Frnt 8, New York City, NY 10019-5704
+1 212-333-5888
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00:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 00:00
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Denville, New Jersey
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a good place to grab a quick bite to eat. Kid friendly. But they have cocktails for the adults. We got sandwiches and breakfast for dinner. The service was quick and friendly. Near the August Wilson theatre. I would go again.

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Thank Sangria129
Ireland
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here for breakfast one morning and the food was fantastic. Lovely restaurant that seems to be family run. Great selection and reasonably priced. Will definitely be back!

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Lantzville, Canada
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found by chance while walking from Central Park toward our hotel. Great burger and fries. Reasonable prices.

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retiredJB
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329 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very close to Novotel and the theatre where Jersey Boys is performed. They are open 24 hours a day and we ate there twice for breakfast and once for dinner. At night, a lot of people go there after seeing one of the plays at nearby theatres. They have a delivery service. Don’t be scared off by lines. They somehow... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food, the omelette and pancakes are delicious. The French onion soup and the coffee is perfect for snowy days.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I grabbed a quick bite to eat here after a show. He got a deluxe cheeseburger that he said was great and I enjoyed my matzo ball soup and turkey club. Big portions, lots of fries. Wish we could have ordered dessert but we were both full!

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Thank phillygirl372
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had afternoon tea there during the week leading up to Christmas. The coffee was tasty and the Cheesecake was the best I've eaten. To top off the afternoon, the Manageress gave us a cup full of the greatest tasting mint lollies on the planet. They are available for all restaurant guests and one is reminded to... More 

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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

recommended by a family member and was not disappointed. Great breakfast menu, The French toast is amazing!

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Coseley, null, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location, close to centre of Times Square. Good service, great food and not too expensive. Enjoyed food that much we went back again.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a classic New York diner -- a vast menu, quick service, cheap prices. The food simple and fresh, and portions are ample. It's just a few blocks from Broadway, but it has more of a local-joint feel to it than places like Ellen's Stardust Diner (which I like, don't get me wrong!) I had breakfast here at 2... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 00:00
Monday
00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
00:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 00:00
Thursday
00:00 - 00:00
Friday
00:00 - 00:00
Saturday
00:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 888 8th Ave, Frnt 8, New York City, NY 10019-5704
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-333-5888

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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