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EJ's Luncheonette

1271 3rd Ave, Close to the 72nd Street crosstown bus, New York City, NY 10021-3657
+1 212-472-0600
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“pancakes” (17 reviews)
“burgers” (12 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1271 3rd Ave, Close to the 72nd Street crosstown bus, New York City, NY 10021-3657
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my two friends stopped off for breakfast before a busy day of sightseeing. Our waiter was miserable I asked for pancakes without cinnamon to which he said it was mixed in and I wouldn’t taste it I wasn’t sure that would be true...More

Thank sikev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A tremendous diner which has so much atmosphere. The place buzzes all the time even while having breakfast this morning. The food is very generous and well prepared. The staff were friendly every time we visited which was quite a bit.😀😀 Thanks for making our...More

Thank chriscrossKent
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We love the large portions and delicious breakfast at EJ's! This meal can keep you going for a whole day!

Thank 100Sharone
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We have visited EJ's when it was on the west side and twice now they it's on the UPper East side. Sunday morning and we got seated right away when it was fully packed. Food comes quick and people move out of their seats quickly....More

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Very crowded on the weekends but on a rainy night I decided to try one of their mid-week Blue Plate Specials - the Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner. Very good deal with 2 sides and a salad which ends up being a lot of food. Too stuffed...More

Thank Veri K
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The cheery yellow paint added to the feeling of deja vu. Ham and eggs, pancakes, omelettes and fresh squeezed orange juice makes me feel that traditional breakfast can be had in the upper east side. We had a wonderful server, polite and efficient. Prices were...More

Thank carolmK577FR
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We remembered EJ’s from our last visit 10 years ago and it hasn’t changed one bit! Imagine a choice of every American diner classic; flapjacks, bacon, eggs, home fries, fruit, real maple syrup, toast, coffee...nomnomnom!

1  Thank MrsMc-11
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a great place the food is awesome the staff is very polite, this place nice and very clean

Thank Raphael J
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

With 2 growing sons we needed an excellent breakfast to kick start the day. And we weren't disappointed. Excellent huge pancakes, waffles, sides of bacon, fruit on top. Or if eggs is your thing all options are available and the breakfast sampler was a great...More

1  Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 25 September 2017

While taking a walk with my hubby in NYC we passed EJ Luncheonette & I mentioned that from the outside it looks like an old fashioned diner. My cousins said it was a good place to try for breakfast. So the following day we tried...More

Thank burgerbabe711
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
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Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
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17 November 2016|
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they are open all day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1271 3rd Ave, Close to the 72nd Street crosstown bus, New York City, NY 10021-3657
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-472-0600
  • E-mail
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