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Premier Cafe

856 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5204
+1 212-757-4477
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (35 reviews)
“cheesecake” (34 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
856 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5204
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Please take this review seriously, and don't be dissuaded by shills urged to write positive notes about positive attributes to this inane little place that simply aren't true. The food is overpriced even for this area. The staff are a bunch of rude, arrogant little...More

Thank ENGLISHFOLK1234546
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Stopped in for lunch during a day sight-seeing. My husband and I got sandwiches and one bottle of water and it was over $30. The seating area upstairs was warm and the bathroom was filthy. His sandwich was okay; I am dubious that my sandwich...More

Thank IndianaJaneC
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My son and I stopped in here for a fast lunch on July 3rd, 2017 and just sort of stumbled on to the place after getting a haircut down the street. This place is a typical old fashioned NY style Jewish deli and believe me...More

Thank caymankid
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Lox, cream cheese, and a bagel - melt in your mouth lox, perfect bagel. Good coffee. Real dill pickle. I walked over 5,000 steps to get here and I'll have to walk another 15,000 to work off the bagel, but completely worth it. It's got...More

Thank Leela F
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Hi My Name Is Michael Ponari From Montreal Canada I Was In New York On May 07-05-2017 to 09-05-2017 One Morning I went For A Breakfast At Premier Cafe WoW It Was Excellent. They Have A Wide Variety Of Food,All Very Fresh And More..!!!! The...More

Thank michaelponari
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This was convenient to where we stayed, so we picked up breakfast here for a week. They have a wide variety of foods, all very fresh and high-quality. Every type of sweet roll, eggs, cheese, bagels, pancakes, French toast, fresh fruit, oatmeal and cereals, good...More

Thank Grandpa328
Reviewed 19 May 2017

On my bucket list was "eat at authentic deli"! This was it! The pastrami melts in your mouth! Service excellent and it's right on a corner! You can't miss with this place! It's all GOOD!!!!!!

Thank RetiredMama1955
Reviewed 17 May 2017

fantastic food no matter what time of day you go, although the breakfasts are awesome. and the staff are fantastic to we felt like we had known them for years...when we return to new York in the future ,no matter were we stay we will...More

Thank Goldjonny5
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast, good price and awesome service! Was convenient being right across from our accommodation

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Two bagels with cream cheese and lox wrapped in paper, a packaged o.j. and a bottle of water. Corner store with a couple of tables in front of the register. Perfunctory counter service. $35! Too much for what it was even with the generous amount...More

Thank AHappyTraveler52
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Gillian S
9 March 2016|
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Response from Doug F | Reviewed this property |
We are native New Yorkers and we still buy take-out and go to Central Park to eat the food and people watch. It is one of our favorite activities to do in the middle of the day. The Premier Cafe might be wheel chair... More
7 June 2015|
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Response from duncmon | Reviewed this property |
According to the website, menu pages, they are open from 6 am until 2 am. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 856 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5204
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-757-4477
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