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The Bluebell Cafe

293 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10010-5502
+1 646-649-2389
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (29 reviews)
“french toast” (14 reviews)
“pancakes” (13 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
293 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10010-5502
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Reviewed yesterday

The portions are HUGE and potentially too much. One meal could serve two people or you can ask for the just the omelette/eggs without the salad and potatoes

Thank Clare P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a pretty fair sampling of their realitively small but diverse menu. The crab benedict was delicious. Excellent sauce and egss prepared perfectly. Brunch omlette with gruyere/bacon was delicious. My chicken curry sammie was REALLY good. Excellent service from Monica made for an exceptional...More

Thank nd2trvmore
Reviewed 10 September 2017

My daughter recommended this restaurant for our late, lite dinner, and I'm glad she did. We weren't too hungry, so we each had a bowl of soup - she had the potato-leek, and I had their soup of the day, creamed asparagus - they were...More

Thank CollegeParent45
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Came for breakfast with a large group. Food was cooked to our liking and the service was very attentive. Decor was clean and simple, while the atmosphere was breezy and relaxed. We'll definitely come again...

Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

This place has it all--a comfortable and cozy yet chic decor, excellent service, and delicious food. Our server was friendly, helpful, and efficient. My mom and I both ordered the country eggs breakfast, which was scrambled eggs, potatoes, sausage gravy, and a fluffy biscuit. The...More

Thank Tag1126
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We were looking for a place to eat before hitting a comedy show and went in to Th BlueBell cafe. It was clean, quiet enough that we could hear ourselves talk and a varied menu to select from. Our server was friendly and got our...More

Thank altonite
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Our hotel recommended The Bluebell Café for breakfast, and we were not disappointed. The Bluebell Breakfast was a great start to the day. Service was attentive and the food was delicious. We ate here 3 days out of 5.

Thank Julgil
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I remember going to the bluebell cafe a few years back and loving it. I was so happy to find that my old favorite is still an amazing breakfast spot! I ordered the brioche French toast and was not disappointed...incredibly yummy! In fact, this place...More

Thank julezblue
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Waitress was a bit slow but all others were very attentive and anxious to please. I would recommend and go back for breakfast

Thank Gigi C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Luckily discovered this gem on my first morning in NY. It was nice and close to my hotel. Had breakfast there four mornings in a row. The food was well cooked and nicely presented, the blueberry pancakes were especially delicious. Staff were very friendly and...More

Thank Zummersetal
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24 April 2016|
Response from zabrinacollings | Reviewed this property |
If you can get to 23rd Street and ParkAvenue that would be the closest. Sorry, I don't remember where Penn Station is but if it stops by Times Square you could take the N and R line to 23rd Street.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 293 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10010-5502
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: +1 646-649-2389
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He Bluebell Cafe raises the bar on the midtown culinary scene. To help fill the gap in the area's dining options, the newest addition to Gramercy Park comes to us by the same acclaimed owners of Open Door Gastropub, The Paris Bar and Grill and Molly's Pub and Restaurant.

Executive Chef Scott Hawley serves up gourmet offerings at affordable luxury prices. Offering American comfort food with a French country flare, the new eatery is an updated version of all your favorites, but classed up with an array of delectable menu options. The interesting variety of seasonal menu options, an eclectic selection of regional beer & wines, delicious home-baked desserts, and popular weekend brunch, make this new gem in Gramercy's culinary crown the newest hotspot for affordable decadence.

Bluebell Cafe is open daily from 8am-11pm and serves weekend brunch from 8am-4pm. Reservations are accepted for dinner.
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