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Cosmic Diner

888 8th Ave, Frnt 8, New York City, NY 10019-5704
+1 212-333-5888
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pancakes” (87 reviews)
“potatoes” (30 reviews)
“finger food” (19 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
888 8th Ave, Frnt 8, New York City, NY 10019-5704
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The restaurant looked really nice when we walked passed and we were all hungry, we checked the menu and it had standard fare (burgers, fries etc.). So we went in and were shown to our table, the place was not busy and the waiter didn’t...More

Thank lanesra69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently visited New York for the first time, mad place, wish we had found this place sooner rather than the last day,very clean and tidy, good menu, excellent service, such a good place to be,would we go back, oh yes ‘ see you in 2019...More

Thank Paul Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Cosmic Diner and it did not disappoint. Service is amazing. Food is great Fun atmosphere. I highly recommend when you visit NYC

Thank lisapN2838SM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been here several times but it’s been a couple of years. In NYC many things change and change fast, but not the CD! Still under great management, served by knowledgeable staff, prompt service and good ole home style cookin’! While you can pay more,...More

Thank keithpholloway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for breakfast, can’t fault it. Great service, and reasonably priced food. Open 24hrs and has an extensive menu, will definitely try again, much more like the price that should be paid for breakfast our hotel wanted $34 a head!

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this little gem whilst exploring and looking for the open top bus stop! Really nice little diner. We had to wait 10mins to be seated but were looked after from the word go. Lovely hot coffee that was topped up before you had...More

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great diner in a great location. I got the Cowboy burger which hit the spot just right. It was a giant burger with all the toppings, buns were grilled and they offer a generous serving of curly fries for a dollar extra....More

Thank Reece L
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This was our first meal in NYC. We saw it as we were walking by and decided to go in for a meal. I had an omelette and my husband had a roast beef sandwich. We both enjoyed our meals and it kept us full...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This place isn't meant to be or supposed to be a 5 star NYC restaurant. What it is is a 5 star coffee shop/diner. They are so busy, and go through so much food that the food has to be fresh. You can get anything...More

Thank 482barryg
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Discovered this diner whilst out on a morning walk near our hotel and as it was raining today thought it was time to try it Out. Open 24 hours it was empty of 7am but packed at 10 when we arrived for brunch. Service was...More

Thank tigger2594
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31 March 2017|
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Response from yonyrl | Reviewed this property |
You don't need it. They usually have tables available.
14 February 2015|
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Response from Katherine L | Reviewed this property |
Cosmic Diner seems to be open round the clock, not sure when the staff goes home to sleep. Food is good and it's fast - they do not rush you out so you can enjoy your meal. Deserts are mouthwatering in the case by the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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