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Skylight Diner

402 W 34th St, At 9th Avenue, New York City, NY 10001-2353
+1 212-244-0395
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“pancakes” (40 reviews)
“meatloaf” (15 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
402 W 34th St, At 9th Avenue, New York City, NY 10001-2353
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a good quality traditional diner that offers simple food at reasonable city prices. We had the pancakes for breakfast and we left feeling very satisfied with the food and also the prompt service. They’re very quick to offer you a free refill on...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere that did good food at a reasonable price close to our hotel. This place came up on google so we went to take a look. Oh my goodness, fantastic food and really reasonable prices, AND you don’t leave hungry! It...More

Thank Anna E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do you remember when the UK had great cafes and milk bars? The US has a tradition of diners which, for the most part, have kept that quality, service and individuality so absent from the coffee chains on every corner. Lemon tea wasn't on the...More

Thank sarah h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did what it said on the menu but not exceptional. The Westway Diner is better in my opinion. Staff were okay, toilets average.

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had brunch here after walking the High Line in the freezing cold. You can see the chef mold the burger patty from a container of freshly minced streak before serving it up medium-rare with chips. Bottomless coffee, free WiFi and just so nice compared to...More

Thank Samuel R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Giving this place another chance after a few years of avoiding it. Check was delivered immediately after the food, no problem. I glanced at it. After a while, asked for a coffee refill, and check was taken away with my coffee cup (why not bring...More

Thank bkcarolina
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Visited here on my last trip to NYC and had breakfast here every morning. Very good breakfasts at a very reasonable price. Service was fast and efficient. Will definitely return here.

Thank amanda m
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped here after shopping nearby fgor a quick breakfast. Our waitress was very friendly and the food was delicious. It was nice eating at a restaurant where the tables weren't crammed together like the other places we ate at.

Thank Libby S
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Good food, great staff and very reasonable prices, we used Skylight Diner for a couple of breakfasts while staying at The Newyorker.

Thank Coj
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Good food, economic and pleasant place to eat. Very helpful and friendly staff. The serves were a decent size.

Thank tjstringer
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25 October 2017|
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Response from BusdriverPhil | Reviewed this property |
Yes on all counts especially the large group reservation.
2 March 2017|
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Response from Divine R | Reviewed this property |
No they done have gluten free I'm not to sure about the dairy. No bookings necessary quite a laid back space.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 W 34th St, At 9th Avenue, New York City, NY 10001-2353
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-244-0395
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