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Blooms Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
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350 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10016-1723
+1 212-922-3663
Today
07:00 - 20:30
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 20:30
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 20:30
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled into this place whilst wandering round on a first night in NY. It doesnt look much but we had some decent food here at a decent price. Big portion size and very friendly staff.

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Thank Simon C
Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like a big breakfast, then this is the place. Eight in the party but no problem seating us together. The food is very good and the menu is extensive. Clean and tidy with attentive staff. Set us up for the day.

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Thank Iwan W
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast, very friendly and quick service. Locals and tourists use the cafe twice we visited twice during our stay. Definitely worth a try very reasonably priced too

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Thank Kerry M
Oxford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate breakfast here a number of times whilst in New York. The service was warm and welcoming and very quick. The food was gorgeous especially the pancakes. The cafe was used by tourists and locals which I always this is a sign of quality and authenticity. Will return here next time we are in New York.

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Thank ColinQ1981
Laindon, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Lovely lunch at this old style deli. Fab food, huge portions! Waiting staff very friendly and efficient. Nice to eat where locals do and not " touristy" The walls are littered with stars who have eaten there - highly recommend!

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Thank Kay H
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and three children have eaten here twice for breakfast while on holiday in NYC, and we'll be going back in the morning before we leave! Their pancakes and eggs are the best and the coffee keeps on coming 👍

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Thank Diane R
Wolcott, Connecticut
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109 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here on a very cold Saturday. We were craving a nice bowl of hot matzoh ball soup, but no such luck. We ordered both chicken and matzoh ball soup which were served cold. Despite sending it back, the reheated soup was really bland and the matzoh ball was tasteless. Our sandwiches (pastrami and turkey) were excellent and... More 

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Thank rossclaudine
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This cafe has an old school charm about it that puts it in a different league for me. The coleslaw and pickles. The waitstaff wearing waistcoats, and with a quick no-nonsense New York vibe. The chatter around from local NY businesspeople (rather than tourists). I just love it.

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Thank Jamesjcog
Alberta
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97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

We accidentally happened upon Blooms when we got lost leaving Grand Central Station and I think it was meant to be! We decided to stop in to grab some lunch while we figured out where we were. It was a busy work-day lunch hour and there were many locals there having a bite to eat. We were seated by an... More 

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Thank lizzzys
Canvey Island
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Breakfasted here, pretty much every day! Food was great, so was the coffee. Staff were able to laugh & joke with us(doesn't always work with Brit humour).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:30
Monday
06:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 20:30
Thursday
06:30 - 20:30
Friday
06:30 - 20:30
Saturday
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10016-1723
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-922-3663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Midtown
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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